The Three R’s – Release, Restore, Retrain

We all know that an exercise program should be the cornerstone of an effective care plan. This especially holds true for conditions that are primarily caused by muscle imbalances or dysfunctional movement patterns. Research also shows that exercise is instrumental in preventing and treating chronic pain. But we also know that clients often prefer to avoid exercise during episodes of …

Friederike Aprea

Vice President of Marketing Strategy and Business Development at WebExercises, Inc.

Foam Rolling

Teach Foam Rolling to Ensure Clients Meet Their Running Goals

Whether your client is training for a marathon, or just starting to take up running as a healthy habit, teaching him or her some foam rolling techniques will help alleviate pain, maximize next-day mobility and ensure he or she sticks to her training regimen. All foam rollers are not created equal. You will want to have softer rollers for nursing …

Lori Harrison ELIVATE Fitness Personal Trainer

Lori Harrison

Corporate Fitness Manager and Certified Personal Trainer

Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Study Validating Positive Influence of Local Muscle Vibration during Foam Rolling on Range of Motion and Pain

Hyperice, a leader in recovery and movement enhancement technology, recently announced up to a 40 percent increase in range of motion when applying vibration during foam rolling. The findings result from a study utilizing the Hyperice VYPER, which the Hyperice team, including Scientific Advisory Board Chairman, Dr. Michael Clark, and researchers from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, including renowned researcher …

Anthony Katz

Anthony Katz

Founder, HyperIce Inc.

Hyperice RAPTOR

Expert Instructional: The Hyperice RAPTOR Percussion Instrument

The RAPTOR is a state-of-the art massage system designed to be used before and after sports and fitness activities. It is designed to promote muscle relaxation, keep muscles supple and promote well-being. Its rapid mechanical percussions penetrate several layers of muscle with up to 3600 percussions per minute. Raptor Technology and Benefits Myofasical release mechanism administers deep tissue percussive penetration …

Lenny Parracino

Lenny Parracino, CMT, FAFS

Author, Instructor, International Lecturer

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

Post Op Knee Strategies for Stimulating the Healing Process

I’m always looking for ways to improve the outcomes for our post-operative patients. One of my irritations over the years has been with the braces that some orthopedic surgeons place on knee patients while in the operating room, shortly after closing their incision and then require their use for 7-10 days (or longer). I understand the thought process of the …

Mitch Hauschildt

Mitch Hauschildt

MA, ATC, CSCS

Why getting enough sleep is vital…

Why getting enough sleep is vital…

When life is overwhelming, when solutions to problems elude us, I find sleep is the best remedy on the market. But what can we do if we can’t sleep? Let’s explore why getting ENOUGH sleep is so important for our overall health and what we can do if we desperately need to get a better quality snooze… Why Getting Enough …

Dr. Jennifer Barham-Floreani

Dr. Jennifer Barham-Floreani

Co-Founder of Well Adjusted and Vitality Organic Allied Health. Speaker.

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears

Nutritional Treatment for Rotator Cuff Tears: Part I

I treat a lot of tennis players with shoulder pain, usually from rotator cuff issues as a result of repetitive stress from overhead motions and overuse. My goal is always to get them back on the court quickly without drugs, injections or surgery if possible. Conventional treatment of rotator cuff injuries typically call for powerful prescription anti-inflammatory drugs and painkillers. …

Dr. Robert Silverman

Dr. Robert Silverman

DC, MS, CNS, CCN, CSCS, CKTP, CES, CIISN, DACBN, DCBCN, HKC, SASTM