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: 62

In this episode, our host Dillon Caswell answers 'How Do We Begin Strength Training?" Identifying a starting point becomes difficult, likely due to the varying methods that are available to the consumer. Fitness can be confusing! We hope to make it less confusing and give you some key takeaways. In this discussion, we will focus not on the methods but the fundamental principles of starting a strength program and how to utilize training age! We will also discuss questions you should ask your coach/trainer, red flags that you may be in the wrong program, and lastly tips to enjoy the process!!!

Episode: 61

The [P]Rehab team has been looking for ways to optimize content delivery and up the game even further! In doing so, the team has expanded. In this episode, you will have the chance to learn of the origins of the [P]Rehab guys, the mission, and how the brand has evolved into [P]Rehab. Next, you get to meet the new clinical team members! Each holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy and brings specialty certifications from various fields such as; sports, ortho, strength and conditioning, weightlifting, nutrition, and lymphedema. The goal is to get out the RIGHT information at the RIGHT time and to put healthcare back into the people's hands through education. Expanding the team allows us to further achieve that mission!!!

Episode: 60

In this episode, Dillon sits down to talk with Division 1 Soccer player Gabby Piontkowski. In her first year of college, she faced an illness that almost ended her life but then was able to battle back and return to D1 soccer. Gabby has opened up the conversation on mental health and discusses strategies that helped her as a youth athlete and collegiate athlete when faced with uncertainty. Dillon and Gabby discuss social stigmas that surround mental health, emotional hygiene, and strategies to further open up this important conversation!!!

Episode: 59

In this episode, Mike and Dillon discuss everything you want to know about ankle dorsiflexion and more! The discussion starts with the importance of this motion both for activities of daily living and sports. Then it dives into conscious coaching cues, differing movement patterns across the world, and the origins of "don't let your knees travel in front of your toes" cuing. Other topics include clinical pearls for plantar fasciitis, Achilles tendinopathy, and their favorite go to exercises to improve ankle dorsiflexion!

Episode: 58

In this episode, Arash introduces the new host of The [P]Rehab Audio Experience, Dillon Caswell. Dillon is a Doctor of Physical Therapy and Performance Coach with board credentials as a sports certified specialist. He was first a physical therapist assistant, then earned his Bachelors from Syracuse University and Doctorate from SUNY Upstate Medical University. They discuss the path that lead Dillon to become a physical therapist and his current practice. They dive into topics on return to sport testing, the role of limbic system, previous life experiences related to current conditions, and end with discussing overall wellness.

Episode: 57

In this episode, Craig breaks down strength assessments. For strength assessments, it's better to measure and assess, rather than guess, not only is this used in the gym, but also during rehab! This podcast goes over why strength assessments are necessary for program development, the importance of having a baseline and a 'needs analysis', muscle hypertrophy, equipment familiarization, and the different kinds of strength testing. Be sure to check out The Master the Back Squat [P]Rehab Program.

Episode: 56

In this episode, Arash discusses strategies to improve shoulder pain during the bench press and push-ups. Far to often people AVOID an exercise because it is painful. This podcast will dive into how you can train around your pain! Arash discusses how you can improve your form, techniques to modify the bench press, & an easy way to warm-up prior to your next workout session. If you are looking to learn more about how to bench press pain free, check out this article!

Episode: 55

In this episode, the guys answer questions polled from Instagram regarding the low back! Topics from this discussion include what is the best daily strengthening exercise you can do for your back, are deadlifts actually good or bad for your back and who should be doing them, and what is the roadmap from dealing with an acute disc injury to now focusing on how to improve back flexibility after an old disc injury.

Episode: 54

In this episode, the guys talk about knee extension and why it is so important in our daily lives. They answer some common questions from followers about knee extension and discuss gait patterns, load management, pre-op measures, and post-surgical protocols to regain full knee extension! Be sure to check out The [P]rehab Knee Extension Overhaul Program!

Episode: 53

With all the knowledge on anatomy, biomechanics, kinesiology, and tissue healing guidelines, you are maxed out with how good of a practitioner you can be. What do you need to master to move to the next level? Communication. In this episode, Arash and Brett Bartholomew discuss the art of communication. Brett begins with an overview discussing where his interest in communication stemmed from. He then gets into this idea of buy-in, and breaks down actionable steps with how you can improve patient/client buy-in today!