Foam Rolling – Why, When and How?

Benefits of foam rolling for self-myofascial release Self-myofascial release (SMR) is a self-massage technique you can apply to release muscle tightness or trigger points. It can be performed with various tools, the foam roller being one of the most popular. Using a foam roller can help increase blood flow (and thus decrease recovery time) and increase range of motion, especially …

Dr Dave Cruz Chiropractor WebExercises

Dr. Dave Cruz

Doctor of Chiropractic, CSCS, CES, PES, founder of WebExercises

HyperIce Partners with eSports to Improve Athlete Recovery

SF Shock Team owned by NRG eSports is entering their third season in the professional Overwatch League. In preparation for what will be the toughest competition yet, the SF Shock Team geared up with HyperIce to optimize their athletic performance this season. HyperIce is proud to announce the first-ever eSports athlete recovery/health tech partnership worldwide with eSports powerhouse NRG and the Overwatch League’s …

Star Sage

Manager, Marketing and Client Relations for HyperIce

The Importance of Equipment Annual Safety Checks and Calibrations

Has this ever happened to you: You’re working with a patient, and as you go to use a piece of equipment you notice that it doesn’t seem to work quite right. This is not only embarrassing for you as a professional running a business, but it can be a potentially dangerous scenario for both you and the patient. Having annual …

Eric Gogolek

Equipment Sales Manager

Bridging the Gap- Part 3 Psychomotor Control

In the last post we discussed the concept of the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment as it relates to Bridging the Gap. In this post we’ll touch on Psychomotor Control, Biopsychosocial Considerations and Somatosensory Control. Psychomotor Control In reviewing psychomotor control, we are concerned with the right tissue firing at the right time as muscles …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

New CPT Code for the Willow Curve Smart LLLT (Low Level Laser Therapy) Device

Once again, while we are not recommending any particular code and cannot directly advise you on billing issues, the AMA has recently issued the CPT code below for the Willow Curve device. For more info on products mentioned in this article or for info on current product specials, please contact your personal MeyerDC Account Manager. If you don’t know who …

Dr. Ronald S. Shapiro

MD, PHD, FACP, Medical Director for The Willow Curve

Purity Coffee is rated the best tasting Organic Coffee at the US Championship Qualifiers

Proof that you don’t have to sacrifice taste when you enjoy the health benefits of Purity Coffee. The United States Brewers Cup (USBrC) is an exciting competition that highlights and celebrates the art of brewing coffee. Competitors perform three services, Compulsory, Open Service, and Audience Service, and are judged by skilled coffee tasters. The Compulsory is a blind tasting; the …

Dr. John Pecora

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

JAMA study concludes that healthy Omega-3 levels result in reduced cellular aging

You’re no doubt aware that Omega-3 fatty acids are critically important. (A recent JAMA study* reinforced this, concluding that individuals with healthy Omega-3 levels experienced a 65% slower cellular aging process.*) But do you know where the “Essential” in “Essential Fatty Acids” comes from? Much like essential amino acids, EFA’s cannot be made in the body, but they’re a requirement …

Matt Kraft

Matt Kraft

Nutritional Consultation Specialist for MeyerDC

7 Important 2019 Health Hacks for You and Your Patients

Here are 7 tips from Tom Bilyeu’s guests featured in the YouTube video below I think we should all prioritize in our lives and communicate to our patients and clients. Tom is best known as a co-founder of Quest Nutrition, the second fastest-growing private company in North America on the Inc. 5000 for 2014. Spend some time listening to this …

Dr. Scott Bautch

Dr. Scott Bautch

D.C., DACBOH, CCST, CCSP, original CEO of Allied Health Chiropractic Centers, Co-Author of 2 books

Sue Falsone’s BTG: Pain Generator and the Importance of the Entire Motion Segment

In the last post, we introduced the concept of Bridging the Gap and discussed Segments of the Organizational System. In this post, we’ll touch on the Pain Generator and the importance of the entire Motion Segment Pain Generator In Chapter Two, the section on determining the pain generator, we identify the problem tissue. It matters whether we are dealing with …

Sue Falsone PT

Sue Falsone

PT, MS, SCS, ATC, CSCS, COMT, first female head athletic trainer in any of the four major sports in the US

The Training Benefits of Nasal Breathing

It’s all in the nose. For all general purposes, we are intended to inhale and exhale through our noses. By design, our mighty noses, with hair, sinuses and mucus, are designed to filter the air we breathe. As we breathe, the nose is constantly exposed to inhaled debris and microbes (viruses, bacteria, and fungus). When we breathe through the nose, …

Brian Mackenzie

Founder & Creative Director at Power Speed Endurance, Co-Founder of SportsFuel, Co-Founder XPT Life