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Plyometric Training – The Power to Succeed

INTRO TO PLYO Energy is required to improve our bodies and the systems that work within them. A powerful way to add energy into a rehab program, bridge or workout program is through plyometric training. Plyometrics...

Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy for the Cervical Spine

It is possible that the mysterious MDT acronym has crossed your path and not meant much to you. We hope it becomes more meaningful after this brief read. MDT is an acronym that represents “mechanical diagnosis...

To Manipulate or Not to Manipulate, That is the Question

Orthopedic manipulations have been a medical intervention since 400 BC, in the days of Hippocrates. The word “manipulation” can mean many things in the health care field, some good and some bad. To highlight an example...

How to Heal Through Heat Therapy

Injuries can be unavoidable, especially when “being active” is your motto. When you’re injured, it’s vital to choose the right type of therapies and treatment to ensure your body heals properly and quickly. The abundance of...

Physical Therapy and Joint Manipulation

WHAT IS ORTHOPEDIC MANIPULATION Manipulations or “adjustments” have been a medical intervention since 400 BC in the days of Hippocrates. This phrase can mean many things in the health care field. In physical therapy, it refers to...

Hands-On Physical Therapy For Common Shoulder Conditions

The shoulder is one of the most complex and heavily worked joints in the body. As a result, it can be highly vulnerable to injury causing some of the most debilitating forms of pain while significantly...

The Role and Benefits of Pediatric Orthopedic Physical Therapy

When it comes to the health and wellness of a child, it’s important to understand how different their body is from that of an adult. When they suffer from an orthopedic problem or injury due to...

Return to Sport (RTS) For An ACL Athlete

RETURN TO SPORT (RTS) FOR AN ACL ATHLETE Recently, a lot of attention has been paid to re-injury and return to sport following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR). Unfortunately the results continue to be less than...

Unraveling the Mystery of Headaches

Classification Headaches are generally classified in one of six major categories including Sinus, Cluster, Tension, Migraine, TMJ and Cervicogenic (neck) type headaches. For the purposes of this article we will succinctly examine the mechanically mediated types of headaches...

Rehabilitation Protocols and Physical Therapy

PHYSICAL THERAPY PROTOCOLS The use of protocols has been around for years in the rehabilitation world. There has been a recent trend on social media attacking the use of protocols and the clinicians that utilize them. A...