THE [P]REHAB AUDIO EXPERIENCE

The [P]Rehab audio experience will give you the right information at the right time to help optimize performance, promote longevity, and educate you to take care of your own aches and pains. We aim to give the power of healthcare into your hands one podcast at a time

Episode: 88

In this episode, Dillon and Craig sit down with special guest Eric Cressey to discuss strategies to develop rotational speed in athletes such as golfers, baseball, softball, and hockey players. They look to answer; what are the building blocks or fundamentals required to train rotational power? What are some training methods to build rotational speed and swing speed? What role do age and technology play in a rotational power development program? How can we incorporate medicine ball throws into a training program!

Episode: 87

In this episode, Dillon and Taryn discuss the topic of weightlifting belts. Should we be using weightlifting belts while working out? What benefit do weightlifting belts provide? Do belts decrease the risk of a lower back injury in the workplace and the gym? What's the difference between hollowing and bracing? If using a belt, what's the proper way to wear it? All of this and more answered in this episode.

Episode: 86

In this episode, Dillon and Sherif discuss the best approaches to treat chronic pain! They discuss the difference between top-down and bottom-up techniques. How effective is pain science education? Should opioids be used to treat chronic pain? How does the role of prediction play into all of this? Is it possible to get out of chronic pain and what obstacles can be faced along the way? All of this and more answered in this episode!ย 

Episode: 85

In this episode, Dillon and Sherif discuss everything related to the most complex sensation we experience, pain. What is pain? Why do we feel pain? What are the different types of pain? Is pain typically viewed as a good thing or a bad thing? The guys also discuss previous scientific explanations of pain along with the shortcoming of these theories that then led up to modern-day pain science advances. Lastly, they discuss pain related to prediction models and all the factors that play a role in the experience of pain.ย 

Episode: 84

In this episode, Dillon and Arash keep the conversation going on Rotator Cuff from part 1. In this episode they answer questions related to treatment options if rotator cuff related shoulder pain is present. Do you need surgery for the rotator cuff? Is conservative management successful in treating rotator cuff related shoulder pain? The discussion then turns to methods to prevent rotator cuff related shoulder pain from occurring in the first place and the importance of power based movements both at end stages of rehab and for [P]rehab. Lastly, the discussion goes into exercises Arash and Dillon like to use for the rotator cuff!!!ย 

Episode: 83

In this episode, Dillon and Arash discuss everything related to the rotator cuff! The rotator cuff is a relatively smaller muscle group but crucial for shoulder functioning. In this episode they answer, What is the job of the rotator cuff? What are the risk factors for developing rotator cuff related shoulder pain? Lastly, for the students and clinician listeners how special are the clinical special test for shoulder pathology? All of that and more answered!ย 

Episode: 82

In this episode, Dillon discusses the R.I.C.E protocol. After an initial injury do we need to rest, ice, compress, and elevate the area? Is inflammation good or a bad thing? How does ice work? Does ice help in the healing process? Are there better ways to recover after an initial injury? All of this and more answered in this episode!!!

Episode: 81

In this episode, Dillon, Mike, and special guest Josh Madonick talk strategies to get out of debt! Students coming out of college are hit with big loan repayments and are often left unsure what to do? Is the best strategy to aggressively pay? Is it to pay the minimum? Which loan should you pay off first? All of this and more answered in this episode!!!

Episode: 80

In this episode, Dillon, Mike, and Tommy look to dispel an old myth that using the knee extension machine is bad for your knees!!!ย  Where did this concept originate? Can using a knee extension machine truly damage your knees? The discussion then dives into the importance of the quadriceps muscle. How can we best isolate and strengthen the quad? Why is it so important to isolate the quad after a knee surgery? What's the risk vs benefit of open chain knee extension post-op ACL reconstruction? Lastly, they dive into a conversation on "functional exercise".

Episode: 79

In this episode, Dillon and Craig discuss setting up systems to reach New Year's Resolutions! Just writing a goal is not enough, we need to create sustainable systems that make the goal achievable. How to form new habits? Can we change our identity through action? How do we set up new routines? How to keep our brains, that seek rewards, on track to reach the long term outcome? All of this and more answered in this week's episode!