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: 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.

Episode: 19

In this episode, The [P]Rehab Guys discuss getting into Physical Therapy School. We touch on each one of our journeys into USC PT school, which is where we all met! We go through some tips and tricks for anyone looking to get into PT programs. Whether you are in the process of applying to PT school or you envision being a PT in the future, this podcast is a must listen to. Most of this advice will apply to other grad programs. Good Luck!

Episode: 17

In this episode Craig and Dr. Curtis VandenBerg discuss pediatric orthopedics and how management can be different than working with adults. This talk includes different injuries that typically don't happen in the adult world including osteochondritis dissecans (OCD), ACL surgery considerations for the adolescent, rehab considerations, and motion testing with return to sport testing.

Episode: 16

Mike and Dr. Jonathan Frank talk all about ski and snowboarding injuries, prehab, and what its like to serve as part of the US Ski and Snowboarding Staff. Dr. Frank is huge fan of prehab, which he defines as "preparing for the activity or sport you want to get into to". You must prepare for the rigors of the sport or activity that you want to play! Dr. Frank shared some unique inputs on his experience as part of the medical staff for the US Ski and Snowboarding Teams and what makes an accelerated ACL protocol different than a normal ACL rehab protocol. Snow sport fans, you guys will enjoy this one!