IMG Academy Launches The TimTam Recovery Center

UFC middleweight champion Georges St-Pierre and his trainer, Firas Zahabi, were recently in Bradenton, Fla., for the grand opening of the TimTam Recovery Center at IMG Academy. The Center is the first of many planned for the United States. “TimTam together with IMG Academy aligns us with the top brands in athletics,” said Tom Pepe, managing director of TimTam. “Recovery …

Annie Parker

Nutritionist and Pro Fitness Competitor

3ACT Slide – The Multi-Directional Self-Contained Fitness Tool

The 3ACT Slide’s multi-directional design allows tri-plane movement to simulate athletic and physical demands for a variety of sports and rehabilitation needs. The sliding surface demands increased muscular activity, emphasizing control of deceleration forces to optimize explosive athletic skill. The dual sided stability blocks allow customized foot positioning, while offering safety and movement specific guidance. The idea for the 3ACT …

Dave Armet

PT, FAFS, CSST

Providing novel stimulus to help reduce pain and increase range of motion

This week, we tapped Shante Cofield to give us one of her favorite tricks with RockFloss. Check out an entirely new way to reduce muscle and joint pain and improve range of motion – with a convenient, portable floss band! Here we’ll detail the steps to applying RockFloss to the calf. The goal will be to improve flexibility, help with …

Dr. C. Shanté Cofield

PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

Recommend Bael Cushion For Your Patients with Low Back Pain Who Sit All Day

A great many of the patients I see have acute and chronic low back pain. Just like life, low back injuries have ups and flow in the recovery stage. We can get you well during an office visit, but you still have to go and live your life. One major difficulty in recovery is that much of our lives today …

Introduction to OxyRub PRO

Pain is one of the most frequent reasons that people seek out a healthcare professional,1 but finding an optimal and effective solution to painful conditions still remains a challenge. Joseph V. Pergolizzi, Jr., a world-renowned pain specialist based in Florida, understands the limitations of current analgesic products. Even relatively mild analgesic products available over the counter carry with them serious …

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

Dr. Kelly Starrett talks Pain Gate Theory and Trigger Points

Why do you shake your hand after accidentally hitting your thumb with a hammer? It helps lessen the pain, right? The reason it works is known as Pain Gate Theory. The theory asserts that creating movement in an affected area can lessen the pain messages the brain receives. In the video below, Dr. Kelly Starrett discusses how Pain Gate Theory …

The Future of Muscle Function Testing

The kiio Sensor accurately measures, stores, and wirelessly communicates force over time during any exercise. On-board sensors, a CPU, and special electronics calculate actual force, power, exercise pacing, and more. The kiio Sensor is integrated with kiio FLEX software to offer a comprehensive solution for assessing, training, monitoring, and improving the overall performance of patients and athletes. With 50 samples …

Marc Sherry

Marc Sherry

Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer

Are you talking Technique with your Patients?

Helpful hints for patient’s activities of daily living Working with Elite Athletes from all over the world for many years, I’ve learned how important it is to give simple instructions when it comes to daily activities. And unfortunately for many of us this year, one of those activities is shoveling snow. Now we know that most of you are thinking …

Dr. Jeff Poplarski

D.C., Sports Chiropractor

Product Spotlight: Hyperice VENOM and VYPER 2.0

Hyperice VENOM The VENOM Back is a cutting-edge, digitally connected, wearable back device that uses heat and vibration to warm up, loosen, and relax sore/stiff muscles. Check out the video below to see how the VENOM combines Hyperice’s well-known vibration innovations with advanced, digitally controlled thermal therapy. Hyperice VYPER 2.0 The VYPER 2.0 from Hyperice is the next generation of …

Dr John Pecora Chiropractor

Dr. John Pecora

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