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Shoulder Injuries: Pain, Diagnosis & Exercise Rehabilitation

By Mark Occhipinti, Ph.D. | Jan 10, 2017 8:00 AM

Over 1 million shoulder injuries are reported each year and occur primarily in a gym setting. Learn how you can prevent shoulder injuries from happening to you:

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3 Weight-Lifting Routines for Post-Rehab Clients

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Oct 7, 2014 9:00 AM

Anyone who is physically active and has experienced a sports related injury or setback knows that it can feel like the end of the world when they are recommended to rest and wait for their body to recover. When this occurs, muscles are constrained in a cast, or are inactive because of an injury and will begin to reduce in size and strength. 

Fortunately, there are a number of different exercises your clients, and you, can perform post-rehab in order to retain strength and recover at a faster rate. In today's post we want to break down three different weight-lifting routines that are designed for you to share with your post-rehab clients.

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What is a Medical Exercise Specialist?

By Amy Occhipinti, M.S. | Sep 4, 2014 9:00 AM

A growing career opportunity for Personal Trainers and Wellness Professionals is becoming a Post Rehabilitation Exercise Specialist or Medical Exercise Specialist.

Between athletes and the average person, everyone always has room for improvement when it comes to their health and fitness levels. A Medical Exercise Specialist dedicates their time to improving health and fitness, as well as specializes in individuals who have various medical conditions. How are they different than a Health and Wellness Specialist or Personal Trainer? - In today's post we will break down the essentials on what sets a Medical Exercise Specialist apart from similar health and fitness professions. 

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