The team approach championed by the Titleist Performance Institute has changed the way professional golfers prepare to become winners on tour. The image of your favorite player receiving treatment or warming up in the fitness trailer is now commonplace. Tour players almost all have a team to help maximize potential, and often the medical pro [...]
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Kathy is a client who was referred to me by a local Airrosti provider. She had recently completed a full marathon, and naturally her body was banged up. Her provider at Airrosti had done a great job improving her pain, tissue quality and ability to move around pretty well again. Pretty well was the issue, [...]
Recently I have been working with a high school baseball player who dislocated his non-throwing arm while playing basketball. He suffered a typical anterior/inferior dislocation, was placed in a sling for a couple weeks, and then came to see me after checking in with his doc.He had near full AROM when starting, so manual treatment [...]
Another year in the books. Another year of change. Last year was filled with new learning experiences, challenges and more growth for Adams Performance. Here is a quick outline of what changed followed by what I learned.Adams Performance moved locations to Phoenix Fitness and Martial Arts. A change in facility has been great for business, [...]
The weight room can be an intimidating place for folks looking to start a new strength training program. Most people interested in fitness recognize how strength training improves performance and health, however their fear of not looking like a veteran ends up outweighing the benefits of learning how to squat and deadlift. I'd like to [...]
Recently I had the pleasure of working with a client at the gym I consult and train out of. He had an upcoming Brazilian Ju Jitsu match in a few weeks. His upper thoracic spine had been bothering him for a couple weeks, especially during martial arts practice and his strength training. Here is a [...]
The first installment in this series detailed where we are now as a profession with regards to exercise expertise. This post will detail where I think we are going as physical therapists, and outlines where I think our opportunities are within health and fitness.Americans are more sick, more overworked, and more unfit than we have [...]
Physical therapists are not the expert when it comes to exercise. I am a physical therapist, and I consider myself an expert when it comes to exercise. Am I just a standout with exercise knowledge, or are we underwhelming with our entry-level expertise as a profession? Doesn't the public perceive us as primarily treating with [...]
3 roasted chicken breasts 1/4 pound of thick sliced bacon 1 roughly chopped leek 3 heads of baby bok choy 3 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp sesame oil This is a very quick and healthy stir fry that can be a great go-to if you are pressed for time. I had some roast [...]
I thought that practicing reflective thinking in PT school was such a waste of time. Or maybe I was so busy I ignored anything that I didn't deem worthy of immediately improving my skill set as a clinician. As it turns out, reflective thinking is probably the most important part of getting better every day. [...]