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

Professional Grade Natural Cleanse to Gently Eliminate Toxins

GREENS FIRST PRO AM/PM Full Body Cleanse Advanced Herbal Detox & Easy Elimination Fiber Support* Benefits: This easy-to-use, advanced cleanse works in harmony with your body’s natural metabolism to help eliminate waste and toxins and relieve occasional bloating and constipation. Supports cleansing of toxins and waste from the intestinal tract*. Promotes digestive wellness*. Contains organic herbs and fibers*. Promotes healthy …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

DC and President of Wellness Watchers Global, LLC, Ceautamed Worldwide, LLC & GreensFirst.com

Understanding and Preventing Age-Related Muscle Loss- Part 1

Shortly after age 50, the rate at which a person loses muscle mass begins to accelerate. Figure 1 is a graphical representation of the average number of quadriceps muscle fibers present in adults aged 18 to 82. Looking at the center of the graph, it is clear that the number of muscle fibers remains stable until around age 50. After …

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