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TMD’s Podcast | Golden Nuggets: Episode 14 – Special Warfare PTA Ryan Smith

Dr. Joe is joined by Technical Sergeant Ryan Smith! And on Veterans Day! Ryan is practicing to the absolute fullest extent of his PTA license in San Antonio Texas with the United States Air Force helping to keep Airmen that are in the Special Warfare Pipeline moving...

“Stretching Makes Your Muscles Longer” | Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

You have been told that stretching will lengthen your muscles. While stretching has certain benefits and effects, it has been disproven that your muscles grow in length because of it. We once thought that by stretching muscle we could mechanically change how long they...

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“CrossFit™ Is Dangerous” | Busting Movement & Pain Myths | Series with Dr. DePalma and Dr. Camoratto

My biggest challenge as a physical therapist who advocates for CrossFit™ as an appropriate fitness activity is those in the healthcare industry who are working against me and demonizing CrossFit™. Many individuals trust their healthcare practitioners when they say that CrossFit™ is dangerous. Individuals should be able to trust their educated healthcare professionals, but giving false claims, is a breeding ground for mistrust. CrossFit™ is proven to be no more dangerous than other common sports and fitness activities.

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