Category: Clinical Pearls

May 3, 2017 admin No comments exist

We at FitBUX are constantly amazed by the creativeness and “outside-the-box” thinking that we see on a daily basis from SPTs and Fresh PTs.  Today we interviewed two of those students, Jenna Kantor and Katie Schmitt from Columbia University.  They are the founders of Fairytale Physical Therapy.  The goal of Fairytale Physical Therapy is to…

January 30, 2017 admin No comments exist

Joseph Reinke, CEO of FitBUX, joins the legendary Greg Todd from Physical Therapy Builder.  In this podcast Greg and Joe discuss human capital and what SPTs and Fresh PTs can do to accelerate their careers post graduation.   Click here to enjoy the podcast.  You can also download it on itunes. The article referenced throughout this…

May 8, 2016 admin No comments exist

By Michael Lau of ThePreHabGuys.  This article was originally published at Human Performance Therapy. What is the core? Before we dive into advanced plank progressions, we must first set straight what the core is and why core stability is so vital for our movement system’s health and longevity. The core, from a muscular standpoint, is…

May 8, 2016 admin No comments exist

By Michael Lau of ThePrehabGuys The following article was originally published at Human Performance Therapy. What do you think? Is there anything such as bad exercise? Let us know your thoughts by answering the polls throughout the article and comment below. There is a huge misconception in the fitness and rehab worlds. Far too often,…

December 1, 2015 admin No comments exist

The post When pain on the left causes pain on the right appeared first on Body in Mind. My recent Journal of Pain article (Niederstrasser et al., 2015) can be summarized in one really long, cryptic and almost unintelligible sentence, which if you bear with me, I will explain: “If you have high levels of…

November 27, 2015 Cindy Hon, FAAOMPT No comments exist

This article was originally posted by Mike Reinold and can be viewed by clicking here. Hip weakness is a common area of focus in both the rehabilitation and fitness fields.  Combine our excessive sitting postures and the majority of activities during the day that occur in the sagittal plane of motion, and hip weakness in…

November 15, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally published by Mike Reinold.  View the original article by clicking here. A common part of my examinations includes assessing for abnormal scapular position and movement, which can simply be defined as scapular dyskinesis.  Scapular dyskinesis has long been theorized to predispose people to shoulder injuries, although the evidence has been conflicting. Whenever…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

The following article was published by BIM.  The original article can be viewed by clicking here. We know that there are sex and gender differences in the perception and experience of pain, with women generally reporting more painful episodes across their lifespan than men. While reasons for these sex differences focus on vulnerability factors (e.g.,…

November 14, 2015 admin No comments exist

This article was originally posted by Mike Reinold and can be viewed by clicking here. Glenohumeral internal rotation deficit, or GIRD, continues to be one of the most polarizing topics in baseball sports medicine.  It has become so popular that even athletes and the general public know about GIRD, often exhibiting fear and anxiety with…