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Improving DPT Student Exercise Prescription with Exercise Pro Live

  Physical therapy academia is always seeking ways to improve DPT student exercise prescription skills. Typically the DPT student exercise prescription education begins with being shown a variety of exercises coupled with particular diagnoses or conditions for which those exercises may be appropriate. Evidence based studies may be provided to further demonstrate the exercise prescription […]

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Improving Posture is not Just Stretching

Poor posture is common among many people, but improving posture is possible. Often tips for improving posture will focus on stretching short muscles and endurance exercises for the upper back and neck. Those are definitely great concepts, but improving posture can take more than that. This article will show 3 mobilizing exercises for the underlying […]

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4 Simple Shoulder Exercises for Less Shoulder Problems

The shoulder can be a common area of pain and problems for many people. Fortunately, doing the proper shoulder exercises can help decrease many problems and even eliminate shoulder pain. When most people think of shoulder exercises, they think of working on the “Delts”. There is nothing wrong with doing shoulder exercises for the deltoid […]

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BOSU – Physical Therapy or Fitness – It Works

The BOSU is an inflated half ball on a rigid platform. By it very design this device can be used for either physical therapy or fitness programs. It is versatile and can be used alone or with other physical therapy or fitness related equipment. Exercises can be developed to span a range from low level rehabilitation to […]

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Can Exercise Help Treat Arthritis?

By Nick Jack, contributing author   Arthritis is a very common health problem I see as a rehabilitation trainer every week and one that affects millions of people all over the world. It can be extremely painful and significantly change your lifestyle and overall health. Most people think of this as an “old person’s” condition […]

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Featured exercise for November – Wobble Board Push Up

Exercise Pro Live lets you provide video exercise programs to you clients. It is easy to use and affordable. Sign up for a free no obligation 2 week trial. This exercise of the week is called the Wobble board push up. It is a great variation for core conditioning as well as an excellent exercise […]

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Home exercise software – crucial for all physical therapists!

Physical Therapists have many duties and providing home exercise programs to patients is only one of them. Sometimes it is easy for other important duties like evaluations, staff meetings, billing, and attending to documentation needs to neglect giving exercise programs the respect they deserve. After all a home exercise program can directly affect patient attitude, […]

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Featured Functional Exercise – Opposite Ankle Reach

  Functional athletic exercises are crucial for training clients for returning to sports activity. One leg stance and knee bends combined with trunk rotation are excellent movement patterns to improve balance, coordination and reintegrating neurological feedback patterns. Combining these elements is not only crucial for post rehabilitation programs but necessary for specificity of training with […]

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Featured Exercise – Functional Core 3 Way Lift

  Functional exercises are crucial for training clients to meet the needs of their sport or daily activities. Adding a second component of core stability can further enhance exercise program effectiveness. Combing these two elements is not only crucial for post rehabilitation programs but necessary for specificity of training with athletes. This video demonstrates a […]

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5 tips for creating functional exercise programs

Knowing how to create functional exercise programs is crucial for the health professional. While there is nothing wrong with traditional weight training programs in terms of building strength or stamina, these types of exercise programs typically train only isolated muscle groups. For instance, a person may train to bench press two hundred pounds, yet still […]

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Poor posture improvement with 4 easy exercises

This article will discuss poor posture of the upper back and neck and provide some suggestions for exercises to correct the problem. Poor posture in the upper quadrant can lead to various problems and symptoms such as pain in the neck, shoulder and upper back muscles, joint dysfunction, arthritis, headaches, and fatigue. Poor posture can […]

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Aquatic Physical Therapy is more than just swimming

When many people hear aquatic physical therapy they think of swimming or treading water. But it is much more than that. Aquatic physical therapy has many benefits, and swimming and the rewards of such is one aspect of it, mainly due to the properties of water itself. The buoyancy component provides an environment of decreased […]

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Five Tips for Improving Balance

It is common to hear people say they were born a klutz and have terrible balance; the truth is that with proper training, improving balance can be achieved in almost anyone. After all, no one is born with the ability to stand on one leg, ride a bicycle or glide across the ice on skates. […]

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Five easy ways for physical therapists to improve home exercise programs and patient compliance

Getting a patient to perform their home exercise program consistently has always been a concern of a physical therapist. As a health professional we know how crucial the home program can be. With a finite amount of directed and supervised exercise time in the clinic only so much progression can occur. It just makes sense that […]

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Exercise Prescription and Electronic Documentation Integration in One Simple Step.

BioEx Systems produces the most popular online home exercise system on the market. Exercise Pro Live will create a chart copy for the clinician to store in the patient record in order to ensure proper documentation of the treatment. Documentation is a crucial component of health care. Electronic medical record documentation systems (EMR) are not a new […]

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Exercise Prescription Software, Online or Desktop – Which is best for me?

Whether you are a physical therapist, a physician, athletic trainer, wellness coach or personal trainer, there comes a time when it is obvious that in order to do a proper job, an exercise software system for home exercises or fitness programs is needed. There are many choices available, either for desktop computers or as a […]

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