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

Don’t miss the Kevin Wilk and Sue Falsone workshops at CSM 2018

If you’re attending the American Physical Therapy Association Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans, February 21-24, please stop by the MeyerPT booth (#537) and join us for the MeyerPT Educational Workshops. Sue Falsone PT, ATC, SCS, CSCS, COMT will be at the MeyerPT booth speaking on Dry Needling Facts and Fiction. Dr. Kevin Wilk will be at the MeyerPT booth on …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

A Practical Guide to Hacking Compassion in the Workplace, Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed compassion in the workplace. Here in Part 2, we’ll explore the 9 Pillars Of Workplace Compassion. 1. Self Compassion Compassion that does not include the self is not compassion. We cannot give what we do not have. That is true of compassion as well. Self-compassion is simply our ability to be kind to ourselves. Self-compassion …

Dr. Immanual Joseph

Dr. Immanual Joseph

PhD., CPC, ELI-MP and Co-founder/Visionary Kulture Of Kindness

The Power of Innovation- Don’t miss the 2017 Team Concept Conference

Make sure to stop by the MeyerPT booth to check out the Breakout sessions below: Fri 12/1 9:55 – 10:35 am Kevin Wilk, PT, DPT, FAPTA Rehab Protocols Sat 12/2 9:50 – 10:30 am Sue Falsone, PT, ATC, CSCS, COMT Dry Needling Facts 2017 TCC AGENDA Thursday, November 30, 2017 Session I: Performance Enhancement for the Athlete and The Science …

Sports Physical Therapy Section SPTS Association

Sports Physical Therapy Section (SPTS)

The second largest component member of the APTA.

Want to Learn about Natural Performance Enhancement and Injury Prevention Strategies?

iTPA World Tennis Fitness Conference 2017 Recap Atlanta, Georgia, hosted the 2017 International Tennis Performance Association World Tennis Fitness Conference on July 22 and 23. The conference was organized by International Tennis Performance Association (iTPA), and included world class faculty who are true leaders in the field of performance enhancement and injury prevention for tennis. Listed below are just some …

Dr. Mark Kovacs

Dr. Mark Kovacs

PhD, USPTA, CTPS, CSCS*D