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Breathing Techniques to Deliver More Oxygen to Muscles

Experiments in the Art of Breath The Bohr Effect was first described by Danish physiologist Christian Bohr in 1904. In very simple terms it says that if one takes in enough carbon dioxide, oxygen can be used more effectively throughout the body. Bohr discovered that your blood, or more specifically your hemoglobin’s ability to bind oxygen is inversely related to acidity and …

Brian Mackenzie

Founder & Creative Director at Power Speed Endurance, Co-Founder of SportsFuel, Co-Founder XPT Life

Treatment of the Shoulder and Knee: What They Don’t Teach You in School – New Edition

Instructional Level: Intermediate with lecture and lab both days CE: Shoulder and Knee – ProCert approved for 17 CCUs, NYSED board approved for 15 CEs Shoulder or Knee – ProCert approved for 8.5 CCUs, NYSED for 7.5 CE Course Description:   This course addresses one of the most critical opportunities that you face as a clinician. According to information from the National Center for Health Statistics, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Recent Research Connecting the Gut and Multi-System Health

More and more clinical studies are making the connection between the balance of bacteria in the gut to issues that may not seem immediately related, such as cognitive health, digestive support, immune support, and even behavioral issues. Even mainstream pundits and practitioners who have traditionally been wary of implementing supplements as part of their protocols are touting the benefits of …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

When is the right time for Proteolytic Enzymes?

Technically speaking, the terms “proteolytic enzyme” and “protease” are interchangeable – they are protein digesting enzymes, and different classes of both can perform similar reactions by utilizing different catalytic mechanisms. More specifically, however, proteolytic enzymes are an industry term typically designating a class of enzyme compounds with a focus on an inflammation-support faculty. Typically taken on an empty stomach, these highly …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance – Part 5

Part 4 of this series from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance continued an exploration of the first segments of an organizational system to care for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, and Somatosensory Control, then moving from clinical to the functional and performance related segments. In this post, we’ll conclude the topic of PERFORMANCE – SEGMENTS …

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

Foam Rolling – Why, When and How?

Benefits of foam rolling for self-myofascial release Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a self-massage technique you can apply to release muscle tightness or trigger points. It can be performed with various tools, the foam roller being one of the most popular. Using a foam roller can help increase blood flow (and thus decrease recovery time) and increase range of motion, especially …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

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

From Rehab to Performance, Part 4

Earlier installments of this series of posts from Bridging the Gap from Rehab to Performance touched on the first segments of an organizational system for caring for patients/clients from table to field: Pain Generator, Motion Segment, Psychomotor Control, Somatosensory Control. Here in Part 4, we’ll move from the clinical to the functional and performance related segments. Fundamental Performance As we start to look …

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

HyperIce Partners with eSports to Improve Athlete Recovery

SF Shock Team owned by NRG eSports is entering their third season in the professional Overwatch League. In preparation for what will be the toughest competition yet, the SF Shock Team geared up with HyperIce to optimize their athletic performance this season. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tUuerWbhov4&feature=youtu.be HyperIce is proud to announce the first-ever eSports athlete recovery/health tech partnership worldwide with eSports powerhouse NRG and the Overwatch …

Star Sage

Manager, Marketing and Client Relations for HyperIce

The Importance of Equipment Annual Safety Checks and Calibrations

Has this ever happened to you: You’re working with a patient, and as you go to use a piece of equipment you notice that it doesn’t seem to work quite right. This is not only embarrassing for you as a professional running a business, but it can be a potentially dangerous scenario for both you and the patient. Having annual …

Eric Gogolek

Equipment Sales Manager