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: 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.

Episode: 33

In this episode, Craig is joined by Jarod and Aron Hiltzik from Recovery For Athletes to discuss all things recovery. These brothers know all about recovery considering the fact they were professional tennis players competing on the ATP tour all around the world. Now they are helping fellow athletes and the average person navigate the world of recovery products with their first-hand experiences. Topics from this discussion include what ultimately led the brothers to creating recovery for athletes, their preferred recovery strategies, challenges in the emerging field, and much more. Be sure to check out their website link in the show notes to get your hands on recovery equipment today.

Episode: 32

In this episode, Craig and Chris Johnson, a triathlon runner and Physical Therapist, discuss all things running and endurance athletes. Topics from this discussion include Chris's background including why he is so passionate about helping runners, some of the misconceptions runners as well as healthcare clinicians deal with in regards to running injuries, running and bone stress injuries, and easy actionable steps both parties can take to improve outcomes. Chris has a way with helping these types of athletes not only rehab back to their baseline but ultimately elevate the bar and compete at the highest level across the world. This podcast is filled with some great clinical pearls on top of just how to be a better healthcare clinician.

Episode: 31

In this episode, Mike chats with world renown Olympic Weightlifting Coach Dave Spitz - founder and CEO of California Strength - a premier athletic performance facility located in San Ramon, California. They chat about how technology has allowed them to remotely train thousands of athletes from around the world and build a tribe amongst the weightlifting community. Dave has an in-house physical therapist at California Strength and they chat about how they have integrated rehab and prehab to keep their athletes performing at a high level at the time. Dave also shares some insights on weightlifting, programming for elite level athletes, and how he's raising his kids to have a solid all-around athletic base. This was a great one for anyone interested in weightlifting, performance physical therapy, and raising kids (haha!).

Episode: 30

In this episode, Craig and Sean Johnson from the Los Angeles Angels Baseball Team discuss all things PT and Pro Baseball. Sean has spent the last three seasons with the Angels as a team physical therapist and assistant strengthening and conditioning coach. Topics from this discussion include Sean's experience in his unique role, how baseball players can be different from other athletes and even amongst themselves based on position, the benefits of interdisciplinary care, what it takes to work in pro sports, and a whole lot more. Sean is a book of life knowledge and there is a ton of value packed in this one!

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. They discuss an assortment of topics such as mindset, stress management, client goals, and the importance of training movements vs. the muscle!