Be at your best for your patients

“In the United States, 34 million children have had at least one adverse childhood experience (ACE) – ranging from abuse or neglect to parental incarceration or addiction. Children living in poverty are more likely to have multiple ACEs, compounding the effects of economic insecurity. In addition, the current opioid epidemic is devastating families and overwhelming the foster care system, and …

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

10 Tips for Making a More Comfortable Orthosis

Making a supportive and comfortable orthosis helps your patient stick to the wearing schedule. When your patient feels that their custom-made orthosis is uncomfortable, they simply will not wear it despite its necessity for optimum recovery. Use these ten tips to make an orthosis that is supportive and comfortable so that your patient will stick to the wearing schedule as outlined and optimize their …

Understanding and Preventing Age-Related Muscle Loss- Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed sarcopenia and force recruitment of fast twitch vs slow twitch. In Part 2 we’ll touch on some more research and finish with a Simple Workout Routine to Maintain Muscle Mass. Luckily, muscles can be “tricked” into recruiting fast-twitch fibers (and hence, stimulate satellite cell activity) by fatiguing the slow-twitch fibers with multiple sets of light-resistance repetitions …

Cutting-Edge Rehab and Recovery System Backed by Research

NORMATEC PULSE PRO 2.0 The Ultimate Rehab and Recovery Experience The NormaTec PULSE PRO 2.0 is today’s most advanced athlete recovery system. It brings you cutting-edge connectivity and powerful results in a compact, modern design that travels well and is built to last. The PULSE PRO 2.0 is used for both rehab and recovery and features a sophisticated touchscreen display …

Rachel Ford

Content Writer, Health & Wellness Enthusiast

Understanding the benefits of Photobiomodulation (PBM) or Laser Therapy, Part 1

There is often confusion in the medical field when clinicians research the topic of laser. At the center of the confusion is power and its relationship to lasers’ effect on tissue, which is referred to as photobiomodulation (PBM). To understand the role of power, there needs to be an understanding of its relationship to laser dosing, penetration, and how higher power lasers …

Mark Callanen

Mark Callanen

PT, DPT, OCS

The Throwers Ten Program Part 2 – 5-minute Warm-Up

In Part 1, we discuss the Thrower’s Ten Program and provide a video that walks you through the program with your patients and athletes. In Part 2, we’ll go through a warm-up for your over-head athletes/patients. The Thrower’s Ten Program has been shown to address the three most significant causes of shoulder and elbow problems in throwing: decreased arm strength, …

Dr. Kevin Wilk

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

Exercise Progression for Posture Month

May Is Posture Month Due to excessive usage of smartphones and tablets, forward head posture seems to have become a major health issue. Use Posture Month as an opportunity to educate your patients on the importance of good posture. You can also utilize our posture challenge to give them a kick-start for a life with more exercise and better posture. …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Sports Medicine Doctor, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Scientifically Engineered Knee-Bracing Innovations

Advanced Orthopaedics has created scientifically engineered new innovations to enhance and accelerate the healing process while supporting the body and reducing recovery time. Each brace is carefully designed to protect the body while providing superior comfort and support. Advanced Orthopaedics’ product line offers a new level of detail in design, form, function, and fit using advance materials and today’s best …

Nick Malkin

MeyerPT National Account Manager

Breathing Techniques to Deliver More Oxygen to Muscles

Experiments in the Art of Breath The Bohr Effect was first described by Danish physiologist Christian Bohr in 1904. In very simple terms it says that if one takes in enough carbon dioxide, oxygen can be used more effectively throughout the body. Bohr discovered that your blood, or more specifically your hemoglobin’s ability to bind oxygen is inversely related to acidity and …

Brian Mackenzie

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

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