Everything you need to know about Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training

Stay up to date on the latest health and wellness topics with the new PT Aligned webinar series. From innovative treatment techniques to business best practices, the PT Aligned webinar series will provide FREE continuing education from some of Healthcare’s most respected thought leaders and researchers. Date: Thursday, June 28th at 2pm EST Cost: FREE Title: Everything you need to …

Help your athletes gain a step on their competition

Athletic Republic’s summer is focused on helping athletes gain a step on their competition. In addition to a training program that teaches the fundamentals of speed, AR centers have a collection of marketing resources they can utilize to promote summer training along with an agency to help them activate it. John Brenkus joins Athletic Republic One of those resources is …

Charlie Graves

CEO of Athletic Republic

The role and mechanism of action of menthol in topical analgesic products

Authors: J. V. Pergolizzi Jr., MD; R. Taylor Jr., PhD; J.-A. LeQuang ,BA; R. B. Raffa, PhD, and for the NEMA Research Group First published: 10 March 2018 Summary What is known, and objective Menthol has been used as a non-opioid pain reliever since ancient times. A modern understanding of its molecular mechanism of action could form the basis for generating …

Satellite Cells remind us WHY it’s important to exercise

Exciting new research and info continues to help remind us why it’s so important for us to educate our patients on The “Why” behind exercise being crucial to optimizing health, vitality and feeling fit! Remember, it’s not something you or your clients do just to recover from an injury, train for a race or look good for summer…exercise is an …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)

2018 Structure & Function Dry Needling Course Schedule

Foundations in Dry Needling for Orthopedic Rehab and Sport Performance (schedule below) Course Description: In this 25-hour lab-based course, the clinician will learn a diagnosis-focused approach to dry needling. The clinician will learn fundamental skills necessary for safe and proper needle insertion and removal, as well as effective strategies to manage commonly encountered pathologies in orthopedic and sport rehabilitation. Safety …

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

Multimodal Therapy for Multimechanistic Pain

To a patient, pain is pain. But to clinicians, it is important to understand the underlying pain mechanisms in order to find the appropriate modalities for pain control.1 Pain can be divided into two broad categories: physiological (nociception, inflammation) and pathological (neuropathic). Nociceptive pain occurs when there is an injury at the periphery (for example, hitting your thumb with a …

Is the scapula truly meant to be stable?

SCAPULAR STABILIZERS In this post we’ll “dissect” the scapular stabilizers, and we’ll discuss why they should first be looked at from a mobility standpoint. When we talk about the shoulder, we need to consider a group of muscles called the scapular stabilizers. Actually the term “stabilizers” is a bit of a misnomer. Nothing about the scapula is truly meant to …

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

Webinar Alert: Utilizing Directional Skin Drag to Solve Difficult Shoulder Cases

FREE Webinar Utilizing Directional Skin Drag to Solve Difficult Shoulder Cases  Featuring Mitch Hausschild, MA, ATC, CSCS The shoulder is the most complex joint in the body. Solving many cases of shoulder pain and dysfunction can prove challenging because of the delicate balance of stability, mobility and motor control that is needed to ensure proper function. In this webinar, we …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

APTA 2018 Combined Sections Meeting recap

Dr. Kevin Wilk (right) answers questions from physical therapists after an educational workshop at the MeyerPT booth. If you were in New Orleans this year for the annual American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting, you were a part of history. This was the largest meeting in the APTA’s history – with over 17, 000 combined in attendance! If you …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

SPTS Team Concept Conference Recap

In case you missed the Sports Physical Therapy Section’s 2017 “The Power of Innovation” Team Concept Conference in Las Vegas this past December, he’s a brief photo recap of some of the highlights… At the MeyerPT booth, former SPTS president and MeyerPT Educational Advisory Board member Dr. Kevin Wilk discusses Proprioceptive and Neuromuscular Exercises for the ACL Patient. Kevin Wilk …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education