The TEAM approach to working with Olympic Athletes

When I was a young Athletic Training Student in the late 90’s I had a pretty narrow view of athlete care. I was deep into my own Athletic Training education but I knew very little about other medical professionals’ potential value within athletic teams.  Outside of Physicians, Athletic Trainers did it all.  There seemed to be an independence and professional …

Aaron Brock

Aaron Brock

USA Volleyball’s Director of Sports Medicine and Performance, Head Athletic Trainer for the Men’s National Volleyball Team

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

What do the 3 best athletes in the world have in common?

Recently, Lebron James was spotted in Las Vegas wearing our custom made HyperIce Ice Compression Technology. On the same day, the HyperIce VYPER was mentioned in a Sports Illustrated article titled “Living Like Tom” – in which SI writer Greg Bisop documented what it’s like to undertake Tom Brady’s daily workout and recovery regimen. “[Body coach David] Merson and I …

John Pecora

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Painful wrist

Clinical Study Puts Biofreeze to the Test

The National Research Centre for Working Environment in Copenhagen, Denmark conducted a study comparing the efficacy of Biofreeze to a menthol-scented placebo gel. The subjects were workers who suffered from chronic pain caused by carpal tunnel syndrome. Participants in the triple-blind study reported that Biofreeze reduced their hand and wrist pain by 31%. Researchers measured the participants’ pain one, two, and …