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Discharge Testing: Why I Didn’t Do It (But You Should)

I remember him vividly.

He was a cantankerous old farmer. You know the type. Rough and rugged exterior but would do anything for anyone at the drop of a hat. At 72, he was still working on the farm daily.

Whiteboard Talks: Misconceptions About the FMS In Research

The FMS is a movement screen, not an injury screen. It is not intended to be an injury prediction tool on its own. Injury risk is multi-factorial.

How was the Y Balance Test Developed?

How did the Y Balance Test come to be? What are we trying to discover with it, and how did it get tied into the Functional Movement Systems program? Y Balance creator Phil Plisky tells the story

Rebel PT Roadmap Course

You may have already tried changing jobs, talked to your manager, or read books or blog posts on how to overcome the pit of your stomach feeling of not liking what you are doing everyday. It just feels hopeless.

The first thing you need to know is that it is ok to not want to be in full time patient care or to be seeing only a very specific type of patient. It doesn’t mean you are not meant to be a physical therapist or that you wasted your education. It actually means that you are about to embark on something spectacular. 

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  ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation

Return to Full Performance After ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation

 

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 ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation: Beyond the Protocol Webinar

 

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Upping Your Game in ACL Reconstruction Rehabilitation Webinar

 

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Return to Sport and Discharge Testing

Discharge and Return to Sport Part 1: Know When They Are Ready

 

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Discharge and Return to Sport Part 2: Lower Body

 

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Discharge and Return to Sport Part 3: Upper Body

 

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Discharge and Return to Sport: Case Studies

 

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Improving Athletic Performance & Injury Prevention Systems    

Secrets to Engineering Athletic Performance: From Youth to Professionals

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Sports Performance and Injury Prevention 

 

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Preparticipation Physical Evaluation:  Musculoskeletal

 
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Maximizing Arm Health and Recovery in Baseball Players Webinar 

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Exploring Popular Questions About Evidence-Based Practice

 

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Wellness

Musculoskeletal Self-Screen:  Getting & Keeping the Ideal Patient

 

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Strategies for Musculoskeletal Health Promotion

 

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How do you know if someone is ready to return to work or sport after injury?

How would you respond if someone asked, “How much would you bet that your patient or client is ready to go back to sport, work, or daily activity without increased risk of injury?”  We may never be completely confident and it won’t be a sure bet.  But, how do you determine a patient’s readiness?  If previous injury is a risk factor for future injury, are we actually sending people back at their optimal level?  We had the same questions.

 
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Y Balance Testing Course

Looking to be more objective in your return to sport and performance testing decisions? The Y Balance Test online course will get you the certification you need to make confident decisions for your patients and clients.

The Y Balance Test Online Course teaches thoroughly the researched, yet easy way to quantify a person’s motor control and demonstrate functional symmetry. The Y Balance Test allows us to quarter the body and look at how the core and each extremity function under bodyweight loads.

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Fundamental Capacity Screen

Enhancing performance is a common goal for many, but what if there are fundamental fitness issues hindering those you train from reaching their true potential?

The Fundamental Capacity Screen (FCS) gives you those answers and is an innovative approach to fitness testing to get your clients and athletes on the most efficient path to optimal performance.  FCS was designed to test four (4) key components of athletic capacity and identify issues affecting an individual's ability to: 
  • Produce power
  • Store and reuse energy
  • Maintain posture under load
  • Control balance 
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Clinical Overview: Approach into the Classification and Management of Patients with Lower Extremity Pain 

This online continuing education course is designed for rehabilitation-oriented healthcare providers who treat patients with lower extremity pain. The course will serve to integrate the current best evidence for patients with lower extremity pain with the application of the regional interdependence model, the Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA).

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