JAMA study concludes healthy Omega-3 levels result in reduced cellular aging

You’re no doubt aware that Omega-3 fatty acids are critically important. (A recent JAMA study* reinforced this, concluding that individuals with healthy Omega-3 levels experienced a 65% slower cellular aging process.*) But do you know where the “Essential” in “Essential Fatty Acids” comes from? Much like essential amino acids, EFA’s cannot be made in the body, but they’re a requirement …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

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: …

Sue Falsone’s BTG: Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment

In the last post, we introduced the concept of Bridging the Gap and discussed Segments of the Organizational System. In this post, we’ll touch on the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment Pain Generator In Chapter Two, the section on determining the pain generator, we identify the problem tissue. It matters whether we are dealing with …

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

The Training Benefits of Nasal Breathing

It’s all in the nose. For all general purposes, we are intended to inhale and exhale through our noses. By design, our mighty noses, with hair, sinuses and mucus, are designed to filter the air we breathe. As we breathe, the nose is constantly exposed to inhaled debris and microbes (viruses, bacteria, and fungus). When we breathe through the nose, …

Brian Mackenzie

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

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

The Specialized, Keto, SuperFood Protein you need to try

Pure Hydrolyzed Whey Protein supports muscle development and fullness* Collagen Protein supports skin and joints* Cold filtered Egg White Protein supports long lasting fullness* MCT Oil supports healthy energy and fullness* Prebiotic blend supports healthy digestion* 21 grams of protein per serving.* Available in chocolate and vanilla flavors. Protein 5 Plus has five key ingredients in the perfect combination of …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

How one PT combined Pilates with PT to help grow her business

How one PT combined Pilates with PT to help her patients and grow her business Sara Baker was studying physical therapy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham when she first heard of Pilates. After graduating from PT school she tried a few classes and liked them, but had a suspicion that there was more to the practice of Pilates …

Sara Baker

PT, Founder and President: Inspire Health

The Benefits of SMR and Research Behind Rolling – Part 1: Quad and Knee-Joint ROM and NMR Efficiency During a Lunge

In a 4-part series, we’ll share some helpful studies that touch on the quantifiable benefits of SMR (Self Myofascial Release) and foam rolling. In the 1st study by Bradbury-Squires et al, they found that knee joint ROM increased 10% for the 20-second condition and 16% for the 60-second condition compared with a control condition. Roller-Massager Application to the Quadriceps and …

One Big Mistake to Avoid When Starting Your Practice

I was at CSM recently, and while I was there the most common question I got from young PT’s was: “How much should I pay in rent when I am sub-leasing a space.” So this week I wanted to take a minute to talk about a big mistake I see new practitioners make when starting out: Paying rent based on …

Dr. Danny Matta

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS; founder and owner of Athletes' Potential; Director of MobilityWOD Tactical; Creator of The PT Entrepreneur Podcast