FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods

  RockTape FMT Files Episode One- Rock Pods In this episode of the FMT (Functional Movement Techniques) files we’re keeping up with the Joneses and talking all things new. You asked for cupping so our team here at RockTape gave you cupping. You asked for flossing, so we gave you flossing. But what the heck are they and how do …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR, Part 5

Last post we discussed the correlation of kinesiophobia (fear of movement) to shift of weight over to the non-involved limb. Noehren et al Am J Sports Med 2018 highlighted this in a recent study that showed how athletes unload the involved limb during bilateral jumping tasks. As stated in our previous blog post, we discussed how we see a similar pattern …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

How to become the #1 Chiropractor in your area on Google

Google search has over 1 billion users – including people in your community who are searching for a chiropractor to help them. Getting your practice to appear near the top of the results list when people are searching is crucial. The key to this is something called Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and it’s how you market your chiropractic practice online …

A New Organ? Really?

When you look at the image below, what do you see? The lines representing the collagen architecture or the fluid-filled compartments in between? According to the Fascia Research Congress website: “The fascial system consists of the three-dimensional continuum of soft collagen, containing loose and dense fibrous connective tissues that permeate the body…” Their eyes are clearly looking at the collagen …

Dr. Jason Amstutz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CCSP*, RTP, CSCS

Psychological Measures for Return to Play Following ACLR- Part 4

Over the course of this blog series, we’ve been discussing Kinesiophobia (fear of movement) that is sometimes associated with athletes who have an ACL reconstruction. In the last installment, we pointed out some objective measures we see in our athletes who demonstrate higher levels of kinesiophobia. The two main things we see are: An increase in lateral shift or shift …

Dr Trent Nessler PT

Dr. Trent Nessler

MPT, DPT, Founder/Developer the Athletic Movement Index™ and Developer TheraBand CLX ACL Kit

Free Webinar with Kevin Wilk – Recent Advances in Shoulder Rehabilitation Protocols

  When: Tuesday, November 13, 2:00 pm ET DESCRIPTION: As a physical therapist, researcher and educator for over 30 years, Dr. Kevin Wilk has performed post-op and preventative rehabilitation on some great athletes through his career, including: Michael Jordan, Bo Jackson, Charles Barkley, Derek Jeter, Drew Brees, HHH (Triple H), John Cena, Scottie Pippen, Tom Watson, Roger Clemens, Mariano Rivera, John …

Dr Kevin Wilk PT

Dr. Kevin Wilk

PT, DPT, FAPTA

FDA Approved, At-Home, Finger-Stick Blood Test for Chiropractors to Track Inflammation Part 1

Chronic Inflammation? Patients Deserve Your Help! How rampant is chronic inflammation with chiropractic patients? Well, let me put it this way: The condition used to be called an epidemic; now the term used is pandemic. For a chiropractor, the year they graduated often determines their opinion of the condition and if they have a protocol to treat it. If you …

Dr. Donald L. Hayes

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

What can jumping teach us about muscle growth? Part 2

In Part 1 we discussed misconceptions that present a barrier to the understanding of muscle growth of even the most well-read strength coaches and personal trainers, which is how the degree of motor unit recruitment affects subsequent hypertrophy. Fortunately, we can fix this problem by comparing the effects of high-velocity strength training programs, such as those that involve jumping or …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

What can jumping teach us about muscle growth? Part 1

The mainstream fitness industry is plagued by myths and superstitions about how muscle growth happens, and about how we should structure workouts to maximize gains. In contrast, the serious bodybuilding and professional strength and conditioning communities are far better educated, and very well grounded in the science of hypertrophy. Even so, there is still one misconception that creates a barrier for even …

Christopher Beardsley Strength and Conditioning Research

Christopher Beardsley

Director of Strength and Conditioning Research

Optimizing a Champion

International heavyweight boxer Fres Oquendo is gearing up in Orlando, Fla., for his next big fight. RockTape Instructor Danny Porcelli (@ddporcellidc) is prepping him to go stronger longer with RockTape, RockBlades, RockFloss, and more. Check out behind-the-scenes footage to see how we help a Pro Boxer prepare for a match. For more info on products mentioned in this article or …