The Management of Whiplash – Do You Know What to Do?

Director of the Melbourne Whiplash Centre and high profile clinical educator Robert De Nardis has just released a new video onto our online educational portals Physioprofessor.com and thePTProfessor.com
As well as his work with the Whiplash Centre, Robert is the owner of Sandringham Sports Medicine in Melbourne - so he adds a wealth of knowledge to the mentor team.
In this recent session Robert presents an educational seminar he delivered to his clinical team – live in his practice. Continue reading

Harry Kewells Physio Talks About Injury Prevention for Runners and Athletes

Former private physiotherapist for international football star Harry Kewell – and my old university mate David Bick –  is the latest high profile educator to join the mentor team at Physioprofessor.com and thePTProfessor.com

As well as his work with Harry Kewell, David was also the Physiotherapist for the Australian Wallabies and NSW Waratahs for many years – so he brings a wealth of knowledge to the mentor team.

In late 2012 David invited our cameras into his popular one day seminar - “Injury Prevention for Runners and Athletes” -  to film part of the theory session. Continue reading

Strength Training for Sport Seminar – with Ashley Jones – Now Online from $4.95

In late 2012 – former Australian Wallaby, New Zealand All Black, Crusader, Newcastle Knights and Parramatta Eels Strength and Conditioning Coach – Ashley Jones – presented two incredible 3 hour seminars at the Wallaby Training facility in Sydney.

These great events – titled “Strength Training for Sport” sold out in less than 24 hours – so many people missed the opportunity to attend.

I am pleased to say that we filmed the theory part of one of these events and have condensed it down into a 90 minute presentation that you can now view online. Continue reading

A Physio’s Guide to Correct Lifting Techniques and Rehabilitation

A Physios Guide to Lifting Techniques and Rehabilitation?

Are you a health professional involved in exercise prescription and rehabilitation?

Are you a Physiotherapist wanting to learn more about exercise rehabilitation for your gym training patients?

Are you a Personal Trainer – concerned that you are giving your clients the correct advice and instruction?

In March this year I presented a series of seminars on the NSW Central Coast to a group of health professionals - one of these presentations was:

“A Physios Guide to Lifting Techniques and Rehabilitation”

I am pleased to say that I recorded this great presentation and it is now available to view for members of my www.PhysioProfessor.com and www.thePTProfessor.com online education portals.

This lecture is the featured presentation this month on all learning pathways inside PhysioProfessor.com and thePTProfessor.com – so members make sure you check it out .

If you are a member of PhysioProfessor.com just log into the system and you will see this new lecture is the featured presentation in this month’s program.

If you are not yet a member go to www.PhysioProfessor.com and join now to get immediate access to this session as well as another 60 hours of great online content.

If you are a Personal Trainer – you can also get immediate access to this session as a member of my new thePTProfessor.com program.

In this program you will also get access to over 60 hours of online education, 15 CEC’s, and a PT Rehab forum where you can ask your most pressing rehabilitation and injury prevention questions.

Full details and registrations can be found at :

www.thePTProfessor.com

Here is just some of what you will learn in the latest 90 minute presentation.

“A Physios Guide to Lifting Techniques and Rehabilitation” with Paul Wright

-          Learn the correct technique for a majority of resistance training exercises and the best rehab exercises for the most common injuries.

-          The right to left strength imbalance that can lead to injury and how most health professionals miss it.

-          Why weakness is more important than alignment in preventing knee pain.

-          What the Australian Wallabies strength and condition coach said when asked to name his “Top 10 Exercises”.

-          How low to squat and how to determine the correct depth for your clients and patients.

-          The “late and last” lunge technique that can increase success of the exercise and improve results.

-          The fundamental problem with leg pressing and the modification that can increase its benefit to your clients and patients.

-          Why some health professionals are ‘copping out” in their exercise choices and how to avoid these mistakes.

-         How when and why to use a ball wall squat over a standard squat and the key teaching point that must be obeyed to allow optimal benefit from this exercise.

-          The best exercise to treat patello-femoral pain and how this has been successful in treating this common problem for over 20 years.

-          The best swiss ball exercise for treating knee pain – are you using it?

-          The hip stretch used by the Crusaders and All Blacks that helped reduce knee and groin pain – and how you can use it in your training sessions now.

-          How “rehab gone wrong” can set your clients up for shoulder pain.

-          The technique flaw in bent rows that causes most shoulder problems and what to do about it.

-          The training technique that increase bench press strength by over 30%.

-          The amazing advantage provided by the one arm row and the technique flaw that can make it useless for some people.

-          Bent row versus inverted row – which is best exercise and why?

-          The simple technique change for shoulder press that can reduce shoulder pain in fitness centres.

-          The secret training tip that gives a safe push up every time.

-          The “body position” – technique that reduces shoulder stress in resistance training programs and how to use it in your training sessions and rehabilitation programs now.

-          The dip technique taught in the 1940s that is still one of the most effective but dangerous tricep exercises.

-          The dip modification – that people think you are doing incorrectly- but is one of the most effective rehab exercises.

-          The throwing exercise all athletes must do to prevent shoulder problems.

-          The truth about the “Lordotic Lifting Posture” and how it can actually increase pain and risk when training.

-          The best hamstring gluteal exercise available – are you doing it?

-          The tricep exercise that is like the leg extension is to the knee and why this exercise causes over 60% of all elbow problems.

-          The simple modification to wrist exercises that will reduce your wrist and elbow problems.

Plus Much MORE:

If you are a member of PhysioProfessor.com just log into the system and you will see this new lecture is the featured presentation in this month’s program.

If you are not yet a member of this program go to www.PhysioProfessor.com and join now to get immediate access to this session as well as another 60 hours of great online content.

If you are a Personal Trainer – you can also get immediate access to this session as a member of my new thePTProfessor.com program – where you will also get access to over 60 hours of online education, 15 CEC’s, and a PT Rehab forum where you can ask your most pressing rehabilitation and injury prevention questions.

Full details and registrations for personal trainers be made at

www.thePTProfessor.com

Free Webinar

A reminder to make sure you register for and watch my latest FREE webinar “The Truth About Dangerous Exercises and Personal Training”.

You find out more and register for this webinar at:

http://ewebinars.com/4185/n5d8uyc9x1/webinar-register.php

Best Wishes

Paul Wright

Running Biomechanics Essentials with Jason Mclaren

Late last year – one of Australia’s most sought after Biomechanists and running experts – Jason McLaren – let the PhysioProfessor cameras inside his incredible “Running Biomechanics” course to record some of the theoretical parts of his full day seminar.

What resulted was over 2 hours of incredible information that all health professionals will benefit from.

In Jason’s “Running Biomechanics” presentation he will share:

-          The secrets of correct running analysis and why most health professionals have no idea how to analyse running correctly.

-          The practical application of running biomechanics to clinical practice – the missing link.

-          The treatable modifications that can greatly reduce the injury risk for all runners.

-          The “intellect“that determines injury risk – and the one adjustment that will correct most of them.

-          The key word that reduces injury risk and the 5 factors of running analysis.

-          What the average runner can learn from a world record holder about optimal running technique.

-          Why running biomechanics is sadly neglected at undergraduate and post graduate level and what we can do about it.

-          The one issue that prevents our clients and patients from taking an active role in injury reduction.

-          Why a client changing their treating therapist or trainer can reduce the success rate of their treatment program by over 30%.

-          The “unhappy triad” for female runners and the biomechanical factors that make females more likely to suffer certain running injuries – do you know them?

-          How one simple modification to a clients running technique reduced their “Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome” pain in less than 5 minutes.

-          The facts about barefoot running and the truth about the role of footwear in runners.

-          How a 6 year old picked up motor learning quest faster than a 40 year old doctor – and the impact this has had on children’s injury rates in running.

-          What a group of primary school girls taught a biomechanist about motor learning – that directly impacted the way they trained their athletes.

-          Why a 2 year old can do a biomechanical analysis of running.

-          The sole determinant of efficient running style – do you know what it is?

-          Why 75% of runners will suffer an injury of some sort every 12 months and how to prevent them.

Plus much more.

You can get immediate access to this presentation as well as over 60 hours of other expert tuition at:

www.PhysioProfessor.com

Members can cancel at any time as there are no lock in contracts.

The www.PhysioProfessor.com program includes three dedicated learning pathways – one for junior therapists, one for senior therapists and one specifically for Personal Trainers – so there is a pathway for everyone.

Find out more at:

www.PhysioProfessor.com

Best Wishes

Paul Wright

Paul Wright – Beat Back Pain with Core Stability Secrets

I spoke to a personal trainer last week about the concept of Core Stability and how to best train your core – in one stage in our conversation he said:

“I don’t do any lower level core training for my rehabilitation clients – I just use cables and lots of free weight exercises”

Now this statement – whilst it has a small level of truth – points out a serious problem in our understanding of core stability training – that you MUST train and condition the Inner Unit of the CORE before progressing to the outer unit muscles. Continue reading