Dean Kotopski - Clinical Director of Performax Health Group and Founder of Force Balance Technique - discusses the process behind FBT with Stirling Faux on CKNW radio. Dean identifies the primary concepts involved in patient treatment, touching on some successful case studies involving the full FBT process. The use of Platelet Rich Plasma as a regenerative strategy for encouraging the healing process is also reviewed in great detail. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFic0wofT0I
Dean Kotopski - Clinical Director of Performax Health Group and Founder of Force Balance Technique - talks about the process behind FBT with Stirling Faux on CKNW radio. They also discuss the fields of Orthobiologics and Regenerative Medicine and how they fit in to the FBT process to promote healing and reduce pain and discomfort for patients. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DcaWxCjUF0M
Dean Kotopski - Clinical Director of Performax Health Group and Founder of Force Balance Technique - was interviewed on CKNW radio by Stirling Faux on Dean's process for addressing hip, knee and lower back pain, as well as other chronic pain issues. They discuss the concept of Force Balance Technique (FBT), including the importance of the initial assessment and source identification of pain and injury. FBT has been used with many top professional athletes, but more importantly is available for anyone suffering from chronic pain, instability, joint dysfunction or movement
In March 2019, Derek M. Hansen conducted a specialized workshop with the medical and performance staff of the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks. The first day of the workshop covered all aspects of running mechanics related to sports performance.
Stem cells are certainly the medical “flavor of the month,” particularly with a growing aging population that desires to stay young, healthy, and active. In the realm of professional sports, stem cell therapies are attracting more and more attention for orthopedic injuries and soft-tissue strains as a means of extending professional careers and also returning athletes to the field or court of play in a shorter period of time.
Introduction Chronic myofascial pain – or chronic pain that occurs in the musculoskeletal system when there is no obvious injury or inflammation – often defies diagnosis and treatment. Medications and commonly available physical therapies usually give only temporary relief: many patients, therefore, wander from therapist to therapist in a vain… Read More (PDF)
Manohar M. Panjabi obtained his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Birla College of Engineering, Pilani, India, and his PhD degree in machine design from Chalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, Sweden. He has held various faculty positions at Yale University. He is currently a professor in the Departments of Orthopaedics… Read More (PDF)
I’ve been saying for years not to roll your IT Band. First of all it hurts like heck! Secondly, you could hang a car off it, it’s not meant to be stretched! You stretch/IMS/massage tensor fascia latae and all gluteals to “release” ITB: “Their detailed analysis confirmed that the iliotibial band itself is extremely rigid and resistant to stretch, since it lengthened less than 0.2 percent with a maximum voluntary contraction. Read More (PDF)