Did you miss the CSM 2019 show specials in DC?

Did you miss the CSM 2019 show specials in DC? If so, here’s a recap! More than 16,700 PTs, PTAs, and physical therapy students gathered in the nation’s capital for the APTA CSM (Combined Sections Meeting) 2019.   For more info on products mentioned in this article or for info on current product specials, please contact your personal MeyerPT Account …

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

Should you load a painful tendon? The answer might surprise you.

Listen to the insightful lecture below by Professor Jill Cook* to learn more about how you should address painful Achilles and patellar tendinopathies. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-kKzoi8Zrik Professor Jill Cook, physiotherapist, PhD, is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe University School of Allied Health in Australia. Her research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. Since completing her PhD in …

Dr. Leo Kormanik

D.C., M.S., CCSP

Magnesium deficiency and its potential link to Inflammation

The study below briefly discusses the importance of having the right levels of magnesium and the potential systemic health concerns of being deficient for yourself and for your patients. Also, did you know that Epsom salt is made up of magnesium sulfate? Read below . . . Dietary magnesium and C-reactive protein levels. King DE, Mainous AG 3rd, Geesey ME, Woolson RF Department …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Battle stress and cravings by naturally suppressing appetite and accelerating fat metabolism

Want to fight Stress & Craving by naturally suppressing appetite and accelerating fat metabolism? Greens First® LEAN™ Stress & Craving Supports Healthy Metabolism* …by helping to control appetite and produce feeling of fullness: Increases production of norepinephrine and curbs cravings Helps balance mood and enhances mental focus Supports sugar transfer to muscle not fat Stress & Craving is an important …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

The AMP-K Diet Program Helps Reduce Body Fat!

Some people struggle to lose weight, while others lose or maintain an ideal weight easily. Recent research has uncovered why it is harder to lose weight as you age. This discovery is an enzyme called AMP-K which can help determine how easy it is to lose or gain weight. Greens First Lean has developed a program to support healthy production …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Help patients support carbohydrate metabolism, while burning fat and reducing inflammation

Research shows a master switch for weight loss is an enzyme found in every cell in the body called AMP-K. During the investigations, scientists discovered that boosting AMP-K not only resulted in the reduction of abdominal fat, but provided an unexpected benefit: a decrease in chronic inflammation. When AMP-K is turned off, the metabolism slows down and your body tries …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 4

In Part 3  of this series, we touched on magnitude of external load affecting stability-specific strength gains. Here in Part 4, we’ll discuss if the need to balance causes stability-specific strength gains. Does the need to balance affect stability-specific strength gains? When using machines to perform an exercise, the balance challenge involved is smaller than when using free weights to perform a very similar exercise. Similarly, …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Why are strength gains stability-specific? Part 1

Many strength coaches recommend against training on unstable surfaces when using free weights for improving sports performance. Leaving aside safety issues, the main reason given is that lighter weights are used in less stable conditions. And this makes sense, because lighter weights lead to smaller strength gains. Many coaches also recommend against using multi-joint machines like the leg press, when preparing athletes for sport. The reason given for this is that the …

Chris Beardsley

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Holiday Specials: Use your Professional Wholesale discount to give the gift of health

Here are some great ideas for Christmas gifts for your family or patients… Hypervolt Vibration Massage Device featuring Quiet Glide™ technology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BvatSdePLQs The Hypervolt is a cordless state-of-the-art vibration massage device that helps relax sore and stiff muscles to improve mobility. Helps relieve muscle soreness and stiffness Improves range of motion Promotes circulation Accelerates warmup and recovery Lightweight, easy-to-use for …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

NormaTec: Research Validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression

NormaTec: Research Validating Peristaltic Pulse Dynamic Compression The NormaTec Recovery Systems are dynamic compression devices designed for recovery and rehab. All of the systems use NormaTec’s patented PULSE technology to help athletes and patients recover faster between training, after performance and from injury. The NormaTec systems include a control unit and attachments that go on the legs, arms, or hips. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM