Identifying, rehabilitating and preventing musculoskeletal dysfunctions is not only a primary component of pain management, but is fundamental to facilitate and reinforce proper movement patterns. As you and your fellow hands-on healthcare professionals seek to become the experts in pain management, obtaining continuing education credits (CEUs) that encompass the observation of whole movements, regional independence, […]

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Pelvic Asymmetry 101: How to Mediate the Misaligned

by Rebecca Moore on February 19, 2018

For us desk jockeys sitting for eight hours a day at work, proper pelvic alignment and overall workplace ergonomics are constantly preached so that we may be kind to our bodies and maintain the integrity of our musculoskeletal system. For those who are permanently wheelchair-bound, on the other hand, proper pelvic alignment is even more […]

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5 Important Pieces of Advice for the New Physical Therapists

February 15, 2018

Congratulations, you made it through the hard part— school, licensing, job; check, check, and check. You’re in this field because you understand the importance of preparation and you have a passion for helping others, but now you’re ready to excel in clinical practice. It’s important to seek wise counsel when mapping out a strategy to […]

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Take Advantage of Two Free Wheelchair Seating and Positioning Webinars

February 5, 2018

Successfully managing seating and positioning issues can improve patient outcomes and function with these 45 minute educational webinars. Join Dr. Kirsten Davin, a recognized authority in Seating and Positioning for free educational webinars and learn from an expert! Pelvic Asymmetry Webinar February 27, 7pm CT – The pelvis is the key point of control, and adjustments […]

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108 More Research Studies That You Need to Read… Now

December 6, 2017

If you missed the first 55 research studies and second 93 research studies published this year, catch up! Just because we’re getting into the swing of the holiday season doesn’t mean the research is stopping anytime soon. This quarter, there were 86 new original research articles added to the Academy database and 22 abstracts from the annual […]

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Evidence-Based Musculoskeletal Pain Relief is a Spray Away

November 22, 2017

As you’re reading this sentence, millions of people are struggling with some form of musculoskeletal pain. This notion isn’t new to you, though; you treat these patients day in and day out in your clinic. Thankfully, more clinicians are wising up to the detriments of opioid prescriptions to treat musculoskeletal pain, and these pain sufferers […]

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Dynamic vs. Isometric Resistance Training for Knee Osteoarthritis

November 15, 2017

Osteoarthritis is a progressive condition that can significantly hinder a person’s ability to get around and negatively impacts their overall quality of life. Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the US and the second most common disability in older adults. When osteoarthritis impacts the knee, it’s especially limiting and can eventually prevent the affected […]

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Don’t Rely on Your Ankle Brace in The Off-Season

November 8, 2017

Ankle braces are great for preventing injuries in athletes who participate in sports with high risk of ankle injury. The question remains; should athletes wear ankle braces even during the off-season? A study recently released by the Journal of Performance Health suggests that performing neuromuscular ankle training during the off-season without wearing an ankle brace […]

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Can Kinesiology Tape Reduce Pain Post-Chiropractic Adjustment?

November 1, 2017

Annually, 30-50% of adults will experience some form of debilitating neck pain. That’s a lot of people, a lot of pain and, potentially, a lot of pills. However, we all know better than that (right?!). There are a whole host of treatment options that can actually reduce neck pain instead of just masking it: one […]

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How to Increase EMG of Glutes During High Intensity Squatting

October 25, 2017

Squats have deservedly gained mainstream popularity due to the myriad of benefits they offer including stronger glutes, hips and core. It’s an added bonus that squats also tone the lower body effectively for men and women alike. Due to the wide-ranging benefits of the free barbell squat (FBBS) it’s also popular in personal resistance workouts, […]

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