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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. Kovacs

Dr. Mark Kovacs

PhD, USPTA, CTPS, CSCS*D

The kiio Sensor: A New Tool For Assessment of Muscle Function

Reliability, Responsiveness, and Criterion Validity of the Kiio Sensor, a New Tool for Assessment of Muscle Function Patrick Grabowski, MPT, PhD; Michelle Narveson, DPT; Stephen Siegle, DPT INTRODUCTION Musculoskeletal injuries are a leading cause of disability in the general population and U.S. military, resulting in enormous direct and indirect costs. Prerequisite to any program of injury management, from prevention to …

A novel approach to the treatment of neck pain and postural dysfunction

Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression (EED®) of the Spine Synopsis: A novel approach to the treatment of neck pain and postural dysfunction – via a self-administered therapy – provides an immediate treatment effect in the form of disc positional and conformational changes. Clinical Report Over the last several decades, there has been a growing recognition of the important role that posture plays in …

Dr. Marovino

Dr. Tiziano Marovino

DPT, MPH, DAIPM

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 …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

Doctor of Chiropractic, MeyerDC Vice President, Managing Editor, Communities and Education

Olympian and Chiropractic student aims for the 2018 Winter Games

M. Seun Adigun: My Life & Chiropractic I am blessed to have spent several years growing in sports on many levels. Although I started as a “late bloomer” high school athlete, I progressed to becoming an NCAA Division I All-American hurdler and later competed in the 2012 Summer Olympics. I eventually combined all my athletic experiences and became an NCAA …

M. Seun Adigun

M. Seun Adigun

Doctorate of Chiropractic - Texas Chiropractic College 2018

Genetic Factors in Rotator Cuff Pathology, Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we began looking at genetic factors in rotator cuff pathology and the future implications for sports physical therapists. In Part 2, we explore the influence genetics may have on a person’s recovery after a rotator cuff tear. In addition to gaining a better understanding of the elaborate cellular signaling associated with rotator cuff tearing, …

Dr. Travis Orth

PT, DPT, OCS

Scholarship program supports Olympians’ chiropractic career dreams

How amazing is it that Olympic athletes who have received chiropractic care want to be on the delivery side of the equation? Well, 10 chiropractic colleges/universities are making that dream come true. Through a program founded by Dr. Tom Hyde, and supported by the Federation of International Chiropractic du Sport, Olympians now have the opportunity to apply for and be …

Dr Jay Greenstein Chiropractor DC

Dr. Jay Greenstein

Doctor of Chiropractic, CEO, Sport and Spine Rehab & Founder and President of the Sport and Spine Rehab Clinical Research Foundation.

Restoration of Normal Cervical Lordosis through Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression

Unlike axial linear traction, Expanding Ellipsoidal Decompression (EED®) successfully decompresses joints and enhances or restores the lordotic curve. Cervical pain is one of the most common symptoms in today’s society. In our personal clinical experience, well over 90% of patients with headache have a cervical component easily observed with physical examination and which reveals abnormal cervical posture. Among other conventional …

Rehabilitation Strategies for Whiplash Associative Disorder – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article we discussed Whiplash Associative Disorder and the implications that go along with the condition. Here we’ll discuss some ways you can address the complications and potential rehab strategies. SOME EXAMPLES OF EXERCISES USING VISUAL FEEDBACK: Below are some examples of potential exercises — you can also do these without visual feedback. The visual feedback …

Genetic Factors in Rotator Cuff Pathology, Part 1

There has been a substantial amount of new research on how the field of genetics is influencing the practice of medicine across disciplines. Prior to becoming a physical therapist, I studied cell and molecular biology at Michigan State University, and I still have a strong interest in genetics and understanding how genetics can influence all aspects of life. Over the …

Dr. Travis Orth

PT, DPT, OCS