Pro Skier/Model Sierra Quitiquit on the Importance of Physical Therapy

With so many inspirational athletes vying for world records and to qualify for the next Winter Games, it’s easy to get inspired. However, we don’t hear enough about all the athletes who didn’t make it due to injury or about the weekend warriors who left their dreams of becoming an Olympian behind. At RockTape, we’ve heard it all. We’ve heard from …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Bridging the Gap from Rehab- Part 3- Psychomotor Control

In the last post we discussed the concept of the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment as it relates to Bridging the Gap. In this post we’ll touch on Psychomotor Control, Biopsychosocial Considerations and Somatosensory Control. Psychomotor Control In reviewing psychomotor control, we are concerned with the right tissue firing at the right time as muscles and other …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Course at Stanford University

Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization Movement Preparation for the Athlete Skills Course with Michal Truc, P.T. April 13-14, 2019 Stanford University Stanford, California This course explores the utilization of Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) and the developmental uprighting sequence to prepare for the specific demands of sport. It will feature the DNS flow sequences and active exercises specific to the individual athletic needs: …

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance

In a clinical and performance world where there are so many experts to follow, the development of a philosophical training model can be difficult to create and implement, especially for the less-experienced practitioner. Rather than trying to be exclusive or exclusionary, it is important to recognize that many schools of thought, when broken down to their core principles, focus on …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

4 Weeks to a Stronger Core

A 4-week exercise challenge can never replace an individual exercise program tailored to a patient’s specific needs. It also cannot replace a long-lasting lifestyle change. However, this type of challenge can be a good idea for patients who are otherwise healthy and just need motivation and structure to stay active, even if they are not currently on an exercise rehab program. …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Sports Medicine Doctor, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Sue Falsone Structure and Function 2019 Dry Needling Course Schedule

Structure & Function Dry Needling (SFDN) is a system of dry needling developed by Sue Falsone utilizing her vast experience with rehabilitation and performance of the professional athlete. SFDN incorporates Sue’s knowledge from decades of education in dry needling, pain management, differential diagnosis, fascial manipulation, soft tissue mobilization, visceral manipulation, and movement efficiency and skill. Over the years, Sue has worked …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

CSM 2019 Recap Part 3 – The PT Profession’s Biggest Fan

Physical Therapists . . . You’ve got no bigger fan than the Surgeon General APTA’s 2019 Combined Sections Meeting Week began in DC with a visit from the U.S. Surgeon General, Vice Admiral Jerome Adams, who spoke to association leaders about opportunities to improve public health. U.S. Surgeon General VADM Jerome M. Adams tweeted . . . Excited to be …

Should you load a painful tendon? The answer might surprise you.

Listen to the insightful lecture below by Professor Jill Cook* to learn more about how you should address painful Achilles and patellar tendinopathies. Professor Jill Cook, physiotherapist, PhD, is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe University School of Allied Health in Australia. Her research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. Since completing her PhD in 2000, …

Dr. Leo Kormanik

D.C., M.S., CCSP

There’s never been a better time to join the APTA Grassroots Network and get involved

Help make a difference: Learn more about the APTA Advocacy Grassroots Network APTA relies on its network of dedicated grassroots activists to bring physical therapy issues to the attention of Members of Congress and other policy makers. There are many ways to get involved, including hosting a practice visit with your elected representatives, as well as becoming a Federal Affairs …