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5 Ideas for Safely Reopening Wellness Exercise Facilities (You May Not Have Thou

5 Ideas for Safely Reopening Wellness Exercise Facilities (You May Not Have Thought Of)

June 16, 2020
Stephanie Viola, Content Strategist, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

As wellness exercise facilities and medical fitness centers slowly begin to reopen to clients amidst the coronavirus pandemic, owners and staff are working to implement new safety measures.  >>

Rhythm, Music and Movement for Parkinson’s: Dr. An Interview with Concetta Tomai

Rhythm, Music and Movement for Parkinson’s: Dr. An Interview with Concetta Tomaino

April 23, 2019
Lila Corwin, SVP Marketing Communications, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

The relationship between music and healing has an extensive history, dating back to early civilizations. Today, music interventions are gaining momentum in both research and clinical observation for helping to restore movement in a variety of patient populations.  >>

What Bohemian Rhapsody Teaches Us About Music for Movement Therapy

What Bohemian Rhapsody Teaches Us About Music for Movement Therapy

April 3, 2019
David Wilcox, OTR/L, Clinical Applications Manager

Music has power. It moves us emotionally, psychologically, physically, often without us even knowing. Now, thanks to a growing foundation of research, music is rightfully finding its way into clinical practice. >>

Open Kinetic Chain Exercises after ACL Reconstruction – Science Says You Can Do

Open Kinetic Chain Exercises after ACL Reconstruction – Science Says You Can Do It

March 20, 2019
Shannon Wiggins, Senior Sales Account Executive, Biodex Medical Systems, Inc.

There is heated discussion among medical professionals about whether or not to do open kinetic chain (OKC) exercises after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction surgery. A mountain of new information supports the safe use of open-kinetic chain (OKC) knee extensions after ACL reconstruction (ACLR). With science behind you, you can do it! >>

Why You Should Be Using Knee Extensions After ACL Reconstruction

Why You Should Be Using Knee Extensions After ACL Reconstruction

March 29, 2018
Dennis Treubig PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Many therapists and surgeons refuse to use resisted open-kinetic chain (OKC) knee extensions with patients who have undergone ACL reconstruction (ACLR) for fear of tearing the ACL/increasing laxity.  But when you look at the hordes of research on ACL reconstruction, you can absolutely safely and effectively use knee extensions with this patient population.  In fact, there are many people out there, myself included, who think that refusing to even consider them after ACL surgery is doing a disservice to your patient. >>

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