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Estimating 1-Repetition Maximum

                                Estimating 1-Repetition Maximum Effective rehabilitation requires appropriate dosing of therapeutic exercise.  Dosing is traditionally based on 1-repetition maximum (1-RM) lifting.  Achieving therapeutic goals are related to using the appropriate percentage of a given 1-RM.   A Soviet sports scientist named A.S. Prilepin developed the Prilepin’s Chart …

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Nutrition

Role of Nutrition in Orthopedics

                                         Role of Nutrition in Orthopedics BACK-STORY:   For many years, I have been interested in the role of nutrition in healthcare.  As an academic, I have tried to infuse this material into the various pathology and orthopedic courses I teach.  Recently, I assigned the DPT students a pathology paper to address the mechanism of …

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Mobil-Aider Device

Maximize your Billing Potential with the Mobil-Aider

  Maximize your Billing Potential with the Mobil–Aider Measurement Device To date, all of the blogs I have written have related to examination, interventions, or training techniques.  Rarely do we see information about billing or payment for services.  Yet, this is important if we are going to continue to be able to provide services.     …

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