Exercises to help rehab for hernias

Classic vs. Sports Hernia: You should know the difference Most males who played scholastic sports at some time in their life will recall their first Pre Participation Physical. How could you forget?! After a few boring tests of blood pressure, lung sounds, and oral temperature, the physician asks you to drop your shorts, turn your head, and cough as he …

Dr. Ethan M. Kreiswirth

PhD, ATC, Master Instructor, RockTape

The role and mechanism of action of menthol in topical analgesic products

Authors: J. V. Pergolizzi Jr., MD; R. Taylor Jr., PhD; J.-A. LeQuang ,BA; R. B. Raffa, PhD, and for the NEMA Research Group First published: 10 March 2018 Summary What is known, and objective Menthol has been used as a non-opioid pain reliever since ancient times. A modern understanding of its molecular mechanism of action could form the basis for generating …

MLB Medical Director addresses Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society seminar

The 4th annual PBCS Seminar and Workshop took place January 19 & 20, 2018. It was held at the beautiful spring training home of the Kansas City Royals and Texas Rangers in Surprise, Arizona. This was the third consecutive year that the PBCS Seminar and Workshop was hosted at a Major League Baseball spring training facility. Thirty-four team chiropractors from …

Dr Rick Bishop Chiropractor Professional Baseball Society

Dr. Rick Bishop

D.C., CCSP, Director of the Professional Baseball Chiropractic Society, Owner of Cornerstone Chiropractic Center

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 …

When it comes to Tendonitis, Inflammation Deserves a Second Thought

Back in the 1990s there was a major shift in thinking regarding chronic tendinopathies. Histologic data pointed to a lack of acute inflammatory cells in the load-bearing regions of tendons, and some studies noted collagen separation and thinning without inflammatory cell infiltrates1,2,3,4. As the thinking changed to ‘chronic tendinopathies are caused by an unknown degenerative process without inflammation,’ treatment strategies …

Dr. Stuart Tomares

Doctor of Medicine, Founder and CEO of übertherm LLC

Do you know the story behind the first natural spray-on analgesic?

The story behind why the 1st NATURAL SPRAY-ON ANALGESIC in the US should be in your clinic Kool ‘N Fit is an effective liquid pain reliever in an easy-to-use “no touch” spray bottle. It produces results within minutes of being sprayed on or splashed on (no rubbing required). It is recommended as an effective pain reliever that also relaxes and …

Dr. Steve Smith

DC, RRCA certified Running Coach

Professional Pricing can save you BIG on these must-see Mother’s Day deals

It’s that time of the year again – time to remind all the Mothers out there of how special they are and how much they’re appreciated. And there’s no better gift to give a mother than the gift of health. Whether it’s for your mom, a patient who’s a mom, or the mother of a patient, help them give or …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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

Multimodal Therapy for Multimechanistic Pain

To a patient, pain is pain. But to clinicians, it is important to understand the underlying pain mechanisms in order to find the appropriate modalities for pain control.1 Pain can be divided into two broad categories: physiological (nociception, inflammation) and pathological (neuropathic). Nociceptive pain occurs when there is an injury at the periphery (for example, hitting your thumb with a …

It’s Always About The Patient First

I just read a great article (link and words below) by a brilliant friend, Dr. Mike Reinold, about some of the life changing lessons he learned while having the honor to work under perhaps the most famous orthopedic surgeon alive, Dr. James Andrews. If you don’t know who Dr. Andrews is, he serves as Medical Director and Orthopaedic Surgeon for …

Dr. Tim Brown

Dr. Tim Brown

Co-Medical Director for the World Surf League (formerly the ASP)

Tips for Improving Tissue Quality and Health

In the video below, Dr. Kelly Starrett discusses how tissue quality and tissue health can be improved by using the TimTam Power massager to re-perfuse tissues that may not have the blood flow or nutrients they need to be healthy. Perfusion is the passage of fluid through the circulatory system or lymphatic system to an organ or a tissue, usually referring …