Shockwave Therapy can effectively treat Plantar Fasciitis

Shockwave Therapy Can Effectively Treat Plantar Fasciitis

Ultrasonographic Evaluation of Low Energy Extracorporeal PulseActivatedTherapy (EPAT) for Chronic Plantar Fasciitis By Robert Gordon, MD; Charles Wong, BHSc; Eric J. Crawford, BHSc Toronto, Canada FOOT & ANKLE INTERNATIONAL ©2012 by the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society DOI: 10.3113/FAI.2012.0202 Background: Ultrasonographic measurement of the plantar fascia can be used to objectively diagnose plantar fasciitis. The purpose of this study was …

Dr. Rob Gordon

Dr. Rob Gordon

MD, FRCS(C), diploma of Sports Medicine

HyperIce Venom

Heat & Vibration Recovery Technology used by Dwyane Wade

The VENOM by HyperIce is a cutting-edge, digitally connected, wearable back device that uses heat and vibration to warm up, loosen, and relax sore/stiff muscles. Manufactured using the industry’s best technology, the digital touchscreen control allows you to customize your temperature, vibration pattern, and timer for the optimal massage. Utilized by numerous professional athletes like Dwyane Wade, Blake Griffin and Patrick Peterson and rated …

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Anthony Katz

Founder, Hyperice Inc

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Thinking Outside the Body: External Control Cues for Lower Limb Rehab

Motor Control – defined as “conscious (intentional) or unconscious brain activation to coordinate the trunk and/or limbs to perform a motor skill or action” – is a popular topic in movement performance and rehabilitative research. Research over the last 10 years seems to indicate that “external cues” (in which the individual’s attention is drawn an object or mental image outside …

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Eric Dinkins

PT, MSPT, OCS, Cert.MT, CMP, MCTA, CCI

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How retailing Vitamix products can help you keep patients healthier

Your patients trust you as their healthcare provider. They look to you not only for chiropractic adjustments, but for other wellness advice, nutritional guidance being one of them. The more we learn about food – the benefits of whole, natural foods, and the potential harm of the processed variety – the more we understand its crucial role in our overall …

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Is Sitting the New Smoking?

Asking a patient whether or not they smoke is a standard assessment for most healthcare providers. Smoking history is an important indicator of cardiovascular health and life expectancy. But do you ask patients how much they sit? It turns out our sedentary practices, due mostly to the increased use of technology, have many of the same negative consequences as more …

Lori Harrison

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

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Sombra: Profit-Boosting Natural Pain Relief in a Bottle

Though we all see patients who understand the value of chiropractic for prevention and overall health, the majority still walk through our doors because they’re in pain. Whether they’ve battled a chronic condition or suffered a recent injury, quickly offering some pain relief is an important step to helping them commit to your treatment plan and to you as a …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

HYPERICE Advanced Recovery

Hot (and Cold) New Products from HYPERICE

Some like it hot, some like it cold. These brand new products from HYPERICE will make everyone happy. The VENOM is a wearable back massager that combines heat and vibration for the ultimate, portable massage. Hypersoothe is an all-natural lightweight cooling cream that relieves and relaxes sore, stiff muscles and joints. The VENOM Welcome patients to their appointments by wrapping …