When is the right time for Proteolytic Enzymes?

Technically speaking, the terms “proteolytic enzyme” and “protease” are interchangeable – they are protein digesting enzymes, and different classes of both can perform similar reactions by utilizing different catalytic mechanisms. More specifically, however, proteolytic enzymes are an industry term typically designating a class of enzyme compounds with a focus on an inflammation-support faculty. Typically taken on an empty stomach, these highly …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerPT

The Importance of Equipment Annual Safety Checks and Calibrations

Has this ever happened to you: You’re working with a patient, and as you go to use a piece of equipment you notice that it doesn’t seem to work quite right. This is not only embarrassing for you as a professional running a business, but it can be a potentially dangerous scenario for both you and the patient. Having annual …

Eric Gogolek

Equipment Sales Manager

Bridging the Gap from Rehab- Part 3- Psychomotor Control

In the last post we discussed the concept of the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment as it relates to Bridging the Gap. In this post we’ll touch on Psychomotor Control, Biopsychosocial Considerations and Somatosensory Control. Psychomotor Control In reviewing psychomotor control, we are concerned with the right tissue firing at the right time as muscles and other …

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

DC and 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

Part 2- Pain Therapy Options: A patient-based outcome review of pain management devices

In Part 1 of this article, we featured the description and performance of the Willow Curve Smart Laser device. In part 2, we’ll discuss a patient-based outcome review of pain management devices, including the Quell and VibraCool. January/February 2019 – Practical Pain Management Journal Tiziano A. Marovino DPT, MPH, DAIPM                                         Michael Majewski, BAA, CSCS Chief Health Strategy and Innovation …

Dr. Marovino

Dr. Tiziano Marovino

DPT, MPH, DAIPM

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 …

4 Weeks to a Stronger Core

A 4-week exercise challenge can never replace an individual exercise program tailored to a patient’s specific needs. It also cannot replace a long-lasting lifestyle change. However, this type of challenge can be a good idea for patients who are otherwise healthy and just need motivation and structure to stay active, even if they are not currently on an exercise rehab program. …

Dave Cruz Webexercises Patient At Home Exercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

Control your appetite and burn fat

Control is a safe, natural and effective tool for weight management that helps to both control your appetite and burn existing fat instead of just shedding water weight. Cravings become easy to overcome, and healthy eating is easier to implement. A positive attitude is empowering and can be helpful with weight loss. Control also helps regulate hormones that affect your …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

Smarter Self Myofascial Release, Part 2

In Part One of this series on Smarter Self-Myofascial Release we talked about making sure you take care of yourself so you can be healthy enough to help your patients and clients. Here in Part Two we’ll share a few short videos that will help you better understand how to use the IntelliRoll. The IntelliRoll is one of the world’s …