Understand and Address Posture – A Learned Muscle Pattern

Posture influences everything when it comes to human performance and how the body functions. Having a more forward head or rounded shoulder posture leads to multiple problems in the shoulder and neck. This flexed posture can also set up a myriad of issues with back pain—in both thoracic and lumbar regions. Even with coaching and exercise, people still have difficulty changing posture because it’s a …

RockTape Tony Mikla PT

Dr. Tony Mikla

DPT, MSPT, CSCS, XPS

2019 APTA Private Practice Section Annual Conference Recap

2019 PPS Annual Conference Recap The Premier Event Designed for Physical Therapy Business Management Thank you for stopping by the MeyerPT Booth during the 2019 PPS Annual Conference! However, if you weren’t in Orlando and didn’t get a chance to learn more about the innovative products and show specials we had on display… Here’s your chance… The PPS Annual Conference …

Adam Matisz

MeyerPT Sales Manager

National Physical Therapy Month: Help Raise Awareness for PT

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM), an opportunity to raise awareness of the benefits of physical therapy. Get involved and urge people to choose physical therapy (#ChoosePT) to improve mobility, manage pain and other chronic conditions, recover from injury, and prevent future injury and chronic disease. What you can do: Share resources from APTA’s official consumer information website, ChoosePT.com, which will be …

Are You an Outcomes Expert? Will You Be Attending the Clinical Outcomes Summit?

Clinical Outcomes Summit- Highlight Speaker: Daniel Lord, Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health Written by Selena Horner What do Apple, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Intuit have in common? An innovative healthcare delivery model. Daniel Lord, the Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health, assists these self-insured employers in providing health care on-site (or very near site). The Crossover Health vision changes a provider’s …

Dr. Daniel Lord

Physical Medicine Program Manager at Crossover Health

Sequential Pulse Compression’s Effect on Hemoglobin Concentration

Below is an interesting study regarding the potential benefits of products providing Sequential Pulse Compression – such as the NormaTec PULSE 2.0 system – and their effects on the lower extremities when utilized as a recovery tool. Kelly A. Brock, Lindsey E. Eberman, Richard H. Laird IV, David J. Elmer and Kenneth E. Games Context: Several interventions are available to reduce …

Dr. John Pecora

MeyerPT Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Effective modality to enhance fracture and soft-tissue healing

Below is a great study which speaks to the benefits of IPC (Intermittent pneumatic compression)…along with some more info on the new NormaTec 2.0. Intermittent Pneumatic Compression in Fracture and Soft-Tissue Injuries Healing Anil Khanna, Nikolaos Gougoulias, and Nicola Maffulli Department of Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, Keele University School of Medicine, Thornburrow Drive, Hartshill, Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 7QB Staffs, UK Introduction: …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

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

Fun Early Phase ACL and Total Knee Rehab Progressions

Early Phase ACL and TKE Progressions Utilizing the Motion Guidance™ Laser Pointer Visual Feedback Tool This quick blog post will discuss some options for early rehab utilizing visual feedback with a knee patient. This may apply to post-operative ACL rehab or Total Knee rehab, or any patient needing to lock in some early-on skills such as terminal knee extension range of motion or …

Help your athletes gain a step on their competition

Athletic Republic’s summer is focused on helping athletes gain a step on their competition. In addition to a training program that teaches the fundamentals of speed, AR centers have a collection of marketing resources they can utilize to promote summer training along with an agency to help them activate it. John Brenkus joins Athletic Republic One of those resources is …

Charlie Graves

CEO of Athletic Republic

Get Patients Stronger. Save Time. Reduce Wear and Tear. With BFR Training

What is BFR Training? BENEFITS Improve Strength Reduce wear and tear Save time in your day Reduce recovery time Stay strong through injuries Take it anywhere you go Blood flow restriction training, or BFR training, is an exercise modality that uses a manipulation of the body’s circulatory system in combination with light resistance exercise—such as bodyweight work—to achieve improvements in …

What I’ve learned from Dr. James Andrews

One of the most influential people in my career has no doubt been Dr. James Andrews. Many know Dr. Andrews as one of the most prolific and acclaimed orthopedic surgeons of our generation. Heck, he’s been named the Most Influential Man in Sports, which is pretty impressive for someone on the medical side of sports. But I’m pretty fortunate to …

Mike Reinold PT

Mike Reinold

PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, Co-Founder and President of Champion Physical Therapy and Performance