Joint Pain Treatment: 10 Stories of Breakthrough Therapies

The huge strides medical science has made in the last 15 years in joint pain treatment are making their way into public consciousness. Sports have helped push this new understanding. It was just a few seasons ago that LA Laker star Kobe Bryant flew to Germany for a then-mysterious procedure on his arthritic knee. Now,…

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Modern Pain Management Empowers the Patient

It’s not every day we get to treat active athletes in their mid-70s. But the fact that we get to treat patients like this at all speaks volumes about the world we live in today. This patient in question is a gentleman who plays tennis five days a week. He recently scheduled an appointment to…

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Unique Multi-Function Computerized Rehabilitation Unit used in Clinics & Hospitals (ISO MED)

TEKS ISOMED is a multifunctional ISO-kinetic rehabilitation testing system commonly used in Clinics, Hospitals and Rehabilitation Centres. These equipments are bio-mechanically designed to Treat patients with physical injuries in all phases of healing, acute, sub-acute and chronic phases. It is widely indicated to rehabilitate patients in various Orthopaedic, Musculoskeletal, Cardiopulmonary and Neurological lesions. It provides…

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Why There are No Special Pitching Velocity Training Exercises

Will conditioning programs or strength training improve pitching velocity in baseball pitchers? Many coaches and players alike think that strength training or power exercises will automatically improve pitching velocity. The idea that most coaches continue to advise is that for pitchers to improve velocity, they must get bigger and stronger. Stronger or Bigger Legs Do…

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Isokinetic Exercise

James Perrine first introduced the concept of Isokinetic exercise to the physical therapy profession in the late 1960’s. Traditional weight lifting exercises are performed at variable speeds at a fixed resistance or weight. Isokinetic exercises are performed at a dynamic preset fixed speed (ranging from 1 degree per second to approximately 1000 degrees per second)…

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What is nervous system training?

The methods of training we use can accurately be described as Nervous System Training. It is one of the most powerful tools for athletic development, in fact chapter one of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Encyclopedia of Strength Training and Sports Rehabilitation is written about “Neural contributions to changes in strength” stating dozens of scientific…

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As Strong As Your Weakest Pattern

It is my belief that, for the most part, we have been schooled… not educated. Think about movement. We reason in terms of flexion, extension and so on… We think of how the shoulder moves… and then we think of the hip. We dissect the body with great skill yet the athletes that we work…

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