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The SFMA and Its Role In Telehealth functional movement screen May 23, 2022

Dr. Jenna Gourlay and I discuss how the SFMA can be utilized in telehealth. 

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Manual Resistance Training in Rehabilitation and Performance performance rehabilitation resistance training May 16, 2022

How often are you incorporating manual resistance with your patients and clients? Manual resistance can provide an incredible stimulus to improve tissue quality and tensioning abilities. It allows you to provide resistance at the exact right force that the tissue needs at particular ranges of...

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SFMA Insights -- Multi-Segmental Extension low back pain May 15, 2022

In this video, I dive into one of the Top Tier patterns, Multi-Segmental Extension and how it relates to low back pain.

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How hypermobility should influence your treatment plan. hypermobility May 09, 2022

Dr. Jenna Gourlay and I discuss hypermobility including some of the clinical signs and how it influences a clinician's treatment plan.

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Differentiating soreness, fatigue, and pain in baseball pitchers. arm care baseball May 09, 2022

One of the more challenging questions in baseball is how to determine when a pitcher is having pain, soreness, or fatigue.  As a physical therapist, athletic trainer and strength coach, I have the fortune of working at all levels of baseball, from youth to professional.  And this...

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Keep Your Eye On The Ball With Test Selection testing May 04, 2022

One of the most common discussions I have with professionals is which tests they should perform in the preseason. We need to keep in mind the goal we have for testing and each test we select. 

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Injury Prevention: A Systemic Approach to Test Selection injury prevention risk factors May 03, 2022

Bottom Line Up Front: The individual tests selected for an injury prevention system are important and should certainly possess basic psychometric properties (reliability, predictive and discriminant validity, etc.). However, it is important to use a systematic approach for injury risk factor...

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A Call to Parents acl injury prevention injury risk Apr 20, 2022

Please help guard your kids from their next ACL tear. Please.

As a father of 4 boys, protecting their health and well-being is of utmost importance to me. My wife and I believe sports participation offers our children physical, emotional, and leadership benefits. Unfortunately, sports injuries...

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Systematic Injury Prevention: Group Testing Case Study functional movement screen injury prevention Apr 08, 2022

Testing One Team Case Scenario

The head coach of the men’s soccer team has requested your consultation to assist with implementing an injury prevention system in preparation for the upcoming season. The soccer team has been plagued with time loss injuries to key players, resulting in...

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NATABOC Re-Certification Process Made Simple ceu medbridge promo code nataboc Apr 05, 2022

Is the NATABOC recertification process overwhelming? We have simplified it with this post 

UPDATED 4/5/2022, Originally posted 7/19/21

By Hannah Bernhardt PT, DPT, ATC/L & Phil Plisky, PT, DSc, ATC

Recertification years can be stressful as you try to complete your courses and ensure you...

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Jumpstart Your Injury Reduction Efforts by Discovering Your Why injury prevention Mar 30, 2022

Discovering Your Why

In a previous post, I discussed the characteristics of successful teams utilizing systematic injury prevention. A team transformed their entire organization’s injury prevention system in one season!  A key factor was that they started with why.

Why start with...

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Are you hitting roadblocks with your injury prevention efforts? functional movement screen injury prediction injury prevention injury risk move2perform Mar 23, 2022

A True Tale of Two Teams: Team #1

A soccer team wanted to reduce injuries. Well, not exactly.  The real passion for injury prevention came from a local physical therapist who wanted to reduce injuries on this particular soccer team. The PT volunteered his time and implemented the FMS and...

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