Reconditioning Process

Where to stat in the Recondition Process Thoughts from: Jarred Boyd, PT, DPT, MSAT, SCS, CSCS  | Director of Rehab, Memphis Grizzlies Where to start in the reconditioning process – kinetics or kinematics (or concurrent intervening) Often I intervene (subsequent to assessment) on the kinetics. In a hierarchy of needs I want to determine if…

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Training Methods

Let’s Talk Training Methods Thoughts from: Jarred Boyd, PT, DPT, MSAT, SCS, CSCS  | Director of Rehab, Memphis Grizzlies Training specificity refers to using training methods which provide a stimulus to the constituents that serve the physical demands performed in the sport but may not directly and solely imitate the sport itself. If the movements…

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The Acquisition of Deceleration

What goes up must come down Thoughts from: Jarred Boyd, PT, DPT, MSAT, SCS, CSCS  | Director of Rehab, Memphis Grizzlies The acquisition of deceleration – slowing ones momentum (mass x velocity) is a critical variable in performance pursuits. However, it is also an essential need that warrants restoration subsequent to various tissue injuries/insult Eccentric…

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Case Study: ACL Rehab, 5 Month Testing

Post OP ACL-5 Month Testing Session By: Zach Baker, PT, DPT, SCS | Program Director-R2P Sports Residency BACKGROUND I am currently working with a patient who underwent ACL reconstruction with a quad tendon graft surgery on 5/2/23.  We recently performed a progress note on her and performed a round of functional testing with her.  She…

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Handling Referral Sources

Multidisciplinary care for patients requires communication and coordination of efforts to achieve optimal results and a positive patient experience. This is an example of how a recent patient scenario played out at R2P.   Establish Your Foundations in Sports Rehab!  AND earn .6 CEUs for PTs (APTA, all 50 States!) and S&C Coaches (NASM) Learn…

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How 2 Build Relationships in Your Community

Are You Looking to Build Relationships in the Community?  Do You Want More “Warm Leads” to Build Your Business?  Are You a Physical Therapist Looking to Make Yourself Valuable at Your New Job?    If you answered YES to any of the above questions, this is for YOU!    It is no secret that it can…

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HAMSTRING REHAB: RESPECT THE PROCESS

For Hamstring Rehab, Respect the PROCESS Hamstring rehab is truly a non-linear process. Consistent test-retest is vital to better understand the healing timeline of the individual as well as how they are adapting to the imposed stress of the rehab process. It is normal to see fluctuations in range of motion, muscle tone, or performance…

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Rotator Cuff Pathology-Early Considerations

You have initiated a plan of care with your patient, now what happens next? There are certain areas to prioritize with your patient with regards to rotator cuff strength, stabilization and reintroduction of functional movement patterns.   Establish Your Foundations in Sports Rehab!  AND earn .6 CEUs for PTs (APTA, all 50 States!) and S&C…

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FAI – Discharge Discussion

 With FAI, Identifying patients who are ready to be discharged, whether for surgical consult due to failed conservative treatment, or because they have achieved all their goals needs to be a definitive piece of rehab continuum.  Listen in to Dr. Baker’s thoughts on what you should consider. Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in which…

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The Effects of Fatigue in Hamstring Rehab

Are you considering the effects of fatigue in your hamstring rehab? We must respect that fatigue, both acute and chronic, changes the way our body organizes movement. Our coordination strategies and force production capabilities will alter due to the changing internal capacities.  Simply watch a 400m race early in a track and field season and…

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