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: 29

In this episode, Arash and celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson talk about fitness. Gunnar explains his fitness journey and his experience as the director of strength and endurance for the Los Angeles Lakers. We discuss an assortment of topics such as mindset, stress management, client goals, and the importance of training movements vs. the muscle!

Episode: 27

In this episode, Craig and Ashley Reaver, a registered dietician and sports nutritionist from InsideTracker, discuss how you can use blood analytics to make better-informed decisions about your nutrition and lifestyle habits to promote longevity. InsideTrackerโ€ฏhelps you optimize your body using science and technology to deliver ultra-personalized guidance. They analyze your blood, your DNA, and your habits to create an ultra-personalized nutrition planโ€ฏmade for your body, tailored to your goals. They tell you what you need to do and more importantly why. You can track your progress and respond to real-time feedback from your body. Click HERE to learn more and schedule your first blood test, be sure to use the code 'PREHABGUYS10' to save 10%. Ashley Reaver obtained her bachelor's degree inโ€ฏNutritional Sciences and Dietetics at Cornellโ€ฏUniversity and her master's degree in Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts Friedman School ofโ€ฏNutrition. She completed her supervised practice during her dietetic internship...

Episode: 26

In this episode Arash and Professor Jill Cook of Melbourne, Australia talk about tendon pain. This podcast goes over what tendinopathies are, common myths with tendinopathies, and where the research is currently at with tendon pain. We then dive into how most of these tendon pathologies are often treated best on the latest evidence.

Episode: 25

Mike interviews Dr. Mike Giunta, a physical therapist, and head medical director the newly formed Premier Lacrosse League (PLL). Not only is the PLL unique in the sense that it is run and managed by the players themselves, but they also truly see the value in physical therapy which is why they brought on Mike as their head medical director. Mike discusses his role within the PLL, the importance of inter-disciplinary care, and his career path to this position. He also shares his recommendations for how up and coming clinicians or students can follow in his footsteps. For anyone interested in sports physical therapy or lacrosse, you are going to love this one!

Episode: 24

Mike spoke with Physical Therapist Dr Wesley Want who specializes in ACLr rehab, especially end-stage rehab and return to sport.ย Wes is passionate about decreasing 2nd and even 1st ACL injury risk, and believe the high 2nd ACL injury rates (>20%) can be attributed to a lack of proper end-stage rehab and return to sport testing. Wes cover's many of his tips and tricks with ACLr rehab, general time frames when he wants certain criteria met, and also his ACL Mastermind Group which boost over 100 therapists, trainers, and coaches who collaboratively are pushing the field of ACLr rehab.

Episode: 23

In this episode, Arash talksย about Achilles Tendon Pain. Heย goes into what can cause Achilles tendinopathies, the science behind tendon pain, and some research behind the best plan to address Achilles tendon pain! If you are looking to learn more about Achilles tendon pain, check outย this article!

Episode: 22

Mike spoke with New York Time's Best Selling Author, Ramit Sethi about finances and fitness. As a financial guru and avid fitness enthusiast, Ramit draws on the parallels between the two worlds and how important having a long term plan is as well as well as not striving to be perfect. He talks about finding what your rich life entails, and the concept of money dials for achieving your rich life. If you have questions regarding investing, debt, retirement accounts, etc, this is the podcast episode for you!

Episode: 21

In this episode, Arash and Dr. Bret Contreras discuss how you can train the glute, specifically with the barbell hip thrust. We talk about some simple tricks when first beginning glute training. Bret breaks out his rule of thirds used to maximize glute hypertrophy and build foundational strengths. One of the last points Bret discussed is: does a bigger muscle equal a stronger muscle?

Episode: 20

In this episode, Craig and Tyler discuss all things sports science. Sports science is an evolving field and Tyler has been at the forefront of it for the past 7 years. Tyler gives us some insight into the field and his interesting role with the team. This talk includes what defines sports science, testing for athletes, utilized technology, and how Tyler analyzes data points to bridge gaps of communication with the entire team to optimize athletic performance on the field.