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Repairing the Gut with the 5R Protocol

Free infographic on the 5R protocol for repairing the gut


In the realm of functional medicine and holistic health, the term "5R protocol" refers to a set of principles used to address gut health issues. Download this FREE infographic to understand the signs of an unbalanced gut and how to follow the 5R protocol.


Fasting Variations for Every Patient

FREE infographic on fasting variations

Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP

Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP, shares the importance of nutrition for every patient and a FREE printable infographic to help you understand the differences between intermittent fasting, time restricting eating, and fasting mimicking diet.


How To Use Red Light Therapy To Help Patients Thrive

Use red light therapy to promote healing, reduce inflammation, and more


Physical therapists can utilize red light therapy as a complementary treatment modality to help patients in various ways. Here are some ways in which red light therapy can be beneficial when incorporated into physical therapy practices.


Utilizing Nutrition as Part of Patient Care & Recovery

Free tips to helping your patients safely use fasting methods in nutrition plans

Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP

Nutrition is a vital tool in the recovery process as well as a significant factor in quality of life. Cindi Lockhart, RDN, LD, IFNCP, provides you with tips on how to safely and optimally fast.


6 Simple Rules to Live By for Brain-Gut Connection

Fight systemic inflammation with these simple rules from Dr. Kristina Campione

Kristina Campione, DC, MS

Dr. Kristina Campione, DC, MS, shares six simple rules to live by that you can share with your clients to implement an anti-inflamatory diet.


Dual Task Training in Stroke Rehabilitation

Video demonstration from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA


Unfulfilled rehabilitation potential is one of the greatest losses a stroke patient may face. Learn from Mike Studer, PT, MHS, NCS, CEEAA, CWT, CSST, FAPTA, the importance of dual task training in moving your stroke rehab forward!


An Evidence-Based Toolkit for Helping COVID-19 Long Haulers

Expert advice for rehab professionals

Karen Pryor, Ph.D., PT, DPT, Shelly Denes, PT, CFPS, C/NDT

Long COVID-19 impacts nearly every system of the body... But it doesn't have to steal your patients' independence and quality of life! Discover the proven strategies you need to assess and treat COVID Long Haulers.


Coping with ADHD & Heightened Emotions

Free printable exercise to use with adolescent & adult clients

Melissa Springstead Cahill, Psy.D.

People with ADHD feel both positive and negative emotions more intensely and frequently, and often for longer periods of time. With this exercise, clients can learn to respond to emotions mindfully, allowing them to better handle difficult situations.


Evaluating Complex Feeding Issues

Downloadable resource with the critical questions you need to ask

Jessica Hunt, OTR/L

After 17 years of treating patients and helping their families, Jessica Hunt, OTR/L, has developed a list of the critical questions you need to ask in order to better understand complex feeding or swallowing issues. Access this free resource and discover the information you need to customize your treatment plan.


The Minimalist Running Movement: What To Tell Your Patients

Expert guidance on the barefoot running controversy

Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS

Proponents of minimalist running say that running without shoes, or in minimally padded footwear, is safer and more effective, while critics point out that barefoot running often leads to an increase in injuries. But what's the truth? Jon Mulholland, DC, CCSP, CSCS, explains what you need to know.


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