Category: Exercise & Rehab

Aquatic Therapy


The Healing Environment of Water

A growing outpatient clientele embraces the weightlessness, warmth, and gentle resistance of aquatic therapy and wellness. A feature for the January 2019 issue of Physical Therapy Products by Rich Harris, MSc, CSCS, PTA, CES, CSAC, and Jose Dominguez, PT, MS, ATC.

Body Weight Support Systems


Unweighting: Maximizing Use of the X, Y, and Z Axis

Specialized technologies are improving how gait patients get past their fear of falling and optimize their progress in lower extremity rehab. A feature for the August/September 2020 issue of Physical Therapy Products by Monty Merrill, MS, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT.

Cardio & Conditioning


When You’re Good, You Expand

What's the right time to open a modern PT mega-practice? When the local market gives you the signal to expand. Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, shares how the writing on the wall helped guide the the decision to open his practice's third facility: The RE_Building.



Foot Drop Treatment: Timing Is Everything

Collaboration among rehab disciplines helps pinpoint the ideal timing for multifactorial decisions about bracing. Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation therapists Farris Fakhoury, PT, DPT, and Rich Klager, PT, DPT, NCS, explain the details in this Physical Therapy Products full-length feature.

Work Related Injuries


Workers in Pain: Employers Take a New Twist to Prevent Costly Injuries

With healthcare costs projected to rise 4.9% in 2020, many large companies are ready to try something new. They plan to spend more upfront to try to prevent higher costs later on. For conditions like chronic back pain, that means trying to prevent injuries or treat them with innovative physical therapy to avoid surgery and potentially, opioid additions, Reuters reports.