The rebels are under attack, mounting forces seem to be in control and the landscape looks as dangerous as ever. This is The Physical Therapy Empire Strikes Back, the 2nd of 3 episodes with guests Dr. Kelly Starrett and Dr. John Rusin.
To know where we are going we have to know where we came from. In order for growth to occur we have to sustain multiple failures. Failure in real-time, while in the act of change, is not easy. It's messy. Even more so, change is hard when dealing with people. That's people within the physical therapy industry and people outside.
Let's go over it on
episode 4this episode of Therapy Insiders Podcast with guests Dr. Kelly Starrett and Dr. John Rusin.
Kelly Starrett is a coach, physical therapist, author, speaker, and creator of this blog, which has revolutionized how athletes think about human movement and athletic performance.
His 2013 release, Becoming a Supple Leopard has become a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller. This blog was voted #4 in Outside Magazine’s Top 10 Fitness Blogs of 2011, Breaking Muscle’s Top 10 Fitness Blogs of 2011, and Health Line’s Top 100 Health Blogs of 2011. Kelly and his work have been featured in Tim Ferris’ Four Hour Body, Competitor Magazine, Inside Triathlon, Outside Magazine, Details Magazine, Power Magazine, and the Crossfit Journal.
He teaches the wildly popular Crossfit Movement & Mobility Trainer course and has been a guest lecturer at the American Physical Therapy Association annual convention, Google, the Perform Better Summit, the Special Operations Medical Association annual conference, police departments, and elite military groups nationwide.
Coach Kelly Starrett received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, California.
Before starting his own physical therapy practice at San Francisco CrossFit, one of the first 30 CrossFit affiliates, he practiced performance-based physical therapy at the world-renowned Stone Clinic. In his current practice, Kelly continues to focus on performance-based Orthopedic Sports Medicine with an emphasis on returning athletes to elite level sport and performance.
Kelly’s clients have included Olympic gold-medalists, Tour de France cyclists, world and national record holding Olympic Lifting and Power athletes, Crossfit Games medalists, ballet dancers, military personnel, and competitive age-division athletes.
Kelly’s background as an athlete and coach includes paddling whitewater slalom canoe on the US Canoe and Kayak Teams, and leading the Men’s Whitewater Rafting Team to two national titles and competition in two World Championships. In his free time Kelly enjoys spending time with his wife Juliet and two daughters, Georgia and Caroline, surfing, paddling, Olympic lifting, hot-tubbing, and so-you-think-you-can-dancing.
Dr. John Rusin is one of the fitness and sports performance industry’s leading experts in the pain-free performance training model that blends the world of strength and conditioning with clinical movement based diagnostic medicine to provide the ultimate results based methods, programming and practice for an impressively diverse demographic of elite athletes and general fitness clients.
His innovative vision for the future of elite level sports performance physical therapy and injury prevention based training protocols are highlighted by the synergy of high-performance strength and hypertrophy programming with a cutting-edge, pain-free training methodologies, are revolutionizing the way his athletes and clients look, feel, function and perform.
With more than a decade of elite-level training experience and advanced degrees in both exercise science and physical therapy, Dr. Rusin has developed performance, regeneration, and aesthetics programs for some of the world’s best strength, power, and endurance athletes. Dr. Rusin’s present and past client list include MLB All-Stars, NFL All-Pros, Olympic Gold, Bronze and Silver Medalists, World-Record-Holding Powerlifters, Elite Bodybuilders and Figure Competitors, All-World IronMan Triathletes, and top professional athletes from eight of the major American professional sports leagues.
Dr. Rusin is an internationally recognized strength coach, speaker, and writer, whose work has been popularized throughout the sports performance and fitness industries in some of the most prestigious media outlets in our industry such as Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, Testosterone Nation, Bodybuilding.com, Stack Magazine, and Muscle & Strength, to name a few. His innovative pain-free performance training systems have been taught to thousands of personal trainers, strength coaches and rehabilitation professionals from across the world.
Dr. Rusin is the owner of John Rusin Fitness Systems, an online fitness platform geared toward synergizing the best of high-performance training and intelligently designed pain-free training programming to elite level athletes and general fitness clients across the world. Dr. Rusin’s website, DrJohnRusin.com, continues to grow and gain the reputation across the fitness industry as a go-to resource for strength coaches, personal trainers, and rehabilitation professionals with it’s science backed and gym tested articles, videos and programming.
In addition to Dr. Rusin’s work in sports performance and physical training, he is also is the owner of Dr. John Rusin Consulting, an in-person and remote based advanced coaching and consulting service that has been used with some of the most polarizing names in fitness, along with the top brands and facilities in the industry. Dr. Rusin’s systems, methods and techniques have been battle tested with impressively diverse athletic population whose focus is training and performing at a world class level while minimizing risks of injuries and creating career longevity to any sport or activity.
Stress is a natural part of life. It's neither good or bad. It simply is. Too much or too little stress can be veer into good or bad.
In particular, too much stress can become a serious health issue. We all experience stress and yet some of us are better than others at dealing with it.
Even more so, at channeling it into high productivity. How is that done? Through internal systems.
On this episode of Therapy Insiders podcast, we, along with Dr. John Rusin, go over our stress management systemization strategies.
Welcome back to the latest episode of Therapy Insiders podcast LIVE. On this new format we answer your questions LIVE as well as cover some topics we see as relevant. On this episode we go over business, entrepreneurship and your questions on selling pain science to other medical professionals.
Continuing education (con-ed) is a necessity. You need to do it to maintain your license. You need to do it to maintain your skillset. You need to do it to simply keep up. How do you choose which con-ed courses to attend? They are often expensive, require travel and integration. Listen in for the answers.
What do you do when a patient presents with cervicogenic dizziness? How do you go about addressing the problem? How do you keep the patient comfortable? Answers in the podcast.
Is CashPT better than traditional PT? Is spending MORE time with someone equal to spending BETTER time with them? Is there any data to show that more time is better time? Discussion in the podcast.
There are certain inevitabilities in business. The one that most (if not all) can agree upon is failure.
At some point in your business you will fail. For most of us it happens daily. It's akin to baseball. If you hit .300 you are considered an All-star. That means failing 70% of the time puts you in an exclusively, highly successful group.
We embrace failure for what it is, a critical learning experience. We hope you do as well. Some lessons are tougher than others. In this episode, we share a couple stories that exemplify these concepts.
Then we discuss a dangerous tunnel visioned dilemma that experts run in to. It's dangerous because you may not even know it's happening until too late. Find out what the dilemma is and how to avoid it!
Physical therapy continues to grow and evolve. So must Therapy Insiders podcast. We've recorded over 120 episodes over 5 years. We've had amazing conversations and discussions. It's time to switch things up!
Welcome to a new season of Therapy Insiders podcast from UpDoc Media. Tune in to hear what this season has in-store!
You wake up. Get out of bed. Get dressed. Brush your teeth. Maybe eat some breakfast. Maybe drink some coffee. Then off to work. How much of your day is optimized vs reacted to?
Have you considered--What is an optimal day for YOU?
What if you could take breaks to drastically improve performance at work?
What if you knew when to do creative work vs drudge work?
What if you had a better handle of how to maximize your day?
Timing is everything.
That's precisely what Daniel Pink breaks down in his new book
On this podcast Dan explains the background of his research for the book as well as some details on what makes an effective day.
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This may be the most important episode of Therapy Insiders podcast we've ever recorded.
You are young, healthy and hitting your professional stride.
Everything is going great.
Then you start to get tired. A little too often.
It's probably normal, you've been working a lot. Maybe you need a break.
You take a break, and nothing changes. In fact it get's worse. Then you start having some stomach issues.
Ok, time to go see a doctor. It's just a precaution.
The phone rings.
This is what Ben Sergeant is going through.
Listen to his story now on Therapy Insiders Podcast.
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