The [P]Rehab Audio Experience

This show will arm you with the knowledge to address your ache’s and pains, optimize performance, promote longevity, and keep your movement system in tune one podcast at a time. Instilling new meaning into physical therapy.

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Episode: 43

In this episode Craig is joined by Jarod Carter, owner of Carter Physiotherapy located in Austin, Texas. Jarod has been a trailblazer for cash-based PT services over the past decade. Today, he along with others are now designing the roadmap to successfully providing telehealth services. With the novel coronavirus COVID-19 spreading around the world, physical therapy and other face-to-face healthcare services are being significantly affected in efforts to flatten the curve. Business owners, clinicians, and patients alike are being asked to adapt quickly by stepping outside their comfort zone and exploring virtual services. Topics from this discussion include how to get started with telehealth, adjusting to the transition, showcasing the value of PT's knowledge and skills beyond our hands, and why it is important for everyone to contribute to flattening the curve.

Episode: 42

In this episode, Craig is joined by Kevin Schmidt, owner of Pedal PT located in Portland, Oregon. Kevin is the bike PT guru, seriously he is an expert when it comes bike-friendly physical therapy. Kevin specializes in bike fitting and the clinical management of all types of cyclists on and off the bike. Not only is he an expert when it comes to this niche, but he a serious rider himself and lives and breathes biking. Topics from this discussion include how to get into biking PT, the secrets and basics of bike fitting, tips with treating bikers, common issues you'll see with bikers and their set-up, and considerations when it comes to managing recreation vs. performance bikers.

Episode: 41

In this episode, Craig is joined by James Wilks, an elite special forces trainer, The Ultimate Fighter Winner, and one of the producers of the popular film (THE GAME CHANGERS) to discuss all things whole food plant-based diet and lifestyle. Topics from this discussion include James' background and what ultimately led him to a whole food plant-based diet, the benefits of shifting your fuel source to plants, the most common misconceptions and arguments against this type of diet, and easy actionable steps you can take to incorporate aspects of this type of diet and lifestyle if you desire.

Episode: 40

In this episode, Craig is joined by Dr. Greg Lehman to discuss controversial movement-related theories that will challenge your physio biases! Topics from this discussion include understanding physical load and stress - what does it actually do to the body? Are we doomed for failure with the wear & tear theory or are we built for robustness with the optimistic wear & repair theory? When do biomechanics and posture actually matter? What is the physical activity paradox? This and many more thought provoking questions to re-examine your approach to movement!

Episode: 39

In this episode, Craig has joined Cooper Fitzgerald, one of the founders from Eat Brave to discuss how to make your busy lifestyle easier. The brothers from Brave know all about busy and active lifestyles considering the fact they have traveled the world for work and exploration. Through their personal experiences, they realized there was a void to fill when it came to a modern breakfast for busy humans.

Episode: 38

Not all sleep is created equal! In this episode Arash and Nick Lambe AKA "The Online Sleep Coach" discuss all things sleep related. A few topics of discussion include circadian rhythm, biological clock, sleep quality and quantity, sleep vs. sedation, and the 3 main causes of sleep issues. They discuss a few actionable items that you can implement today to improve your sleep health!

Episode: 37

In this episode, Mike chat's with Dr. Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT is a sports medicine Orthopedic Surgeon and writer, as well as a former physical therapist and personal trainer who also happens to hold a masters of business association. Through our conversation, we learned about her career path, how her past experiences as a physical therapist have influenced her practice as an orthopedic surgeon today and her thoughts on the future of medicine and healthcare in the United States. She drops a lot of great advice for any aspiring young professionals or students on how to arm yourself with the knowledge to choose a career path.

Episode: 36

In this episode, Arash and Dr. Ryan DeBell discuss Ryan's online journey with Movement Fix. Ryan starts out with how he got started with his personal brand. The conversation takes a turn into meditation, throughout this podcast Ryan does a great job of expressing his thoughts through a philosophical lens. We end up with one of Ryan's favorite topics, squatting and hip anatomical variations to consider!

Episode: 35

In this episode, Craig and Sarah Forsythe, a clinical mental performance coach, discuss how to train the mind with sport psychology. Mental health and fitness in professional sports has been in the spotlight more than ever over the past few years. Athletes are now understanding the true value of optimizing their psyche, which can improve their physical performance. Craig and Sarah discuss the power of sport psychology and much more including what the profession is all about, who can benefit from this type of service, learning the signs and symptoms of those that would benefit from seeking help, and how to master the skill of being present. Sarah also shares some easy actionable practices and resources to start training your mind now.

Episode: 34

In this episode, Craig is joined by Tesa Johns & Andy Mutnan, who are athletic trainers for The Penn State Football Team, to discuss all things Athletic Training in D1 College Sports. Topics from this discussion include what exactly is an athletic trainer, what an ATC's role looks like and how it evolves season to season, what it's like to work in a D1 college football setting with extremely talented student athletes, prehab for athletes, and some of the constraints and limitations to true prehab in a competitive environment. Furthermore, they discuss where the profession is at, how it is has adapted over the years on and off the field, and where Tesa and Andy would like to see it go in the future.