Business & Marketing - Part 14 - Intention-based value living

04 Jan 2015
Are you tired of conventional goal setting and making tired old New Year's resolutions? Then this is for you! Listen in to learn about Intension-based value living ( worthy of 36 minutes of your time). And check out the blog that highlights this topic (Jan 5, 2015) and print off the worksheets in the Business of Canine Rehab section in Articles area.
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Intention-based value living

04 Jan 2015
These worksheets go with the Business & Marketing Audio #14 as well as the blog of Jan 5th, 2015.
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Productivity Manager

04 Jan 2015
A way to manage your daily 'to-do' list. Originally posted July 2012, in conjunction with Video Training #6.
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Video Training 98: Part 5 - Massage 101

28 Dec 2014
The final video. In this video you will learn how to perform (and teach) a therapeutic massage and a sports massage! Congratulations on making it through the entire series of videos!!
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Part 4 & 5 - Massage 101 Handout

21 Dec 2014

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Video Training 97: Part 4 - Massage 101

21 Dec 2014
And now the massage routines. In this video you will learn how to perform (and teach) a diagnostic massage routine and a relaxation massage routine! Enjoy!!
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Video Training 96: Part 3 - Massage 101

14 Dec 2014
In this video, finally... learn the different massage techniques!!!
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Part 3 - Massage 101 Handout

14 Dec 2014

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Part 2 - Massage 101 Handout

07 Dec 2014

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Video Training 95: Part 2 - Massage 101

07 Dec 2014
Learn the elements of massage, setting up your session, dog 'signs' and how to determine the health of muscles.
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Video Training 94: Part 1 - Massage 101

30 Nov 2014
Learn massage indications, contradictions & precautions, and preparing your body, breath & mind.
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Part 1 - Massage 101 Handout

30 Nov 2014

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Part 1 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn massage indications, contradictions & precautions, and preparing your body, breath & mind.
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Part 2 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn the elements of massage, setting up your session, dog 'signs' to watch for, and how to determine the 'health' of muscles.
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Part 3 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn massage technique & tips to performing a good massage
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Part 4 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn how to perform (or teach how to perform) a diagnostic massage & a relaxation massage
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Part 5 - Massage 101

24 Nov 2014
Learn how to perform (or teach how to perform) a therapeutic massage & a sports massage
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Part 1 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Part 2 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Part 3 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Parts 4 & 5 - Massage 101 Handout

24 Nov 2014

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Video Training 93: Lumbosacral stenosis BACKGROUND

23 Nov 2014
Part 2 lumbosacral disc disease: What you need to know… the background, what's in the literature, traditional treatments, etc.
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Video Training 92: Lumbosacral disc disease TREATMENT

16 Nov 2014
Inspired by a rash of lumbosacral disc patients… here is a treatment session for one of them. Tune in next week for assessment!! BTW the dogs are doing quite well with this regime!
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2014 Nov-Dec: Volume 3, Issue 6

09 Nov 2014
Don't be a VOMIT! (Victim Of Medical Imaging Technology). Human research tells us of the deleterious effects of over reliance of medical imaging technology… and vet medicine is not immune to this issue as well!
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Business & Marketing - Part 13 - Paws Up Fitness

02 Nov 2014
Paws Up Fitness by Canine Rehab Systems - a system you can utilize for teaching classes (for overweight / sedentary / juvenile dogs, or for fitness & conditioning, etc).
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Video Training 91: Glenohumeral hypermobility Part 2

26 Oct 2014
Now… what you're looking for and how you treat. MSI, medial shoulder instability, medial compartment syndrome, shoulder
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Video Training 90: Glenohumeral hypermobility PART 1

19 Oct 2014
I've been seeing these dogs for years now… and they can be managed rather well conservatively. Part 1 is the lecture… MSI, medial shoulder instability, medial compartment syndrome, shoulder
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Video Training 89: Maintenance of the Amputee Patient

13 Oct 2014
Wondering about what to do to care for and manage the dog with an amputation? Question no longer - this video will help you to formulate your maintenance plan!
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Video Training 88: Treadmill & the Neuro Dog

04 Oct 2014
This is a client dog and how I have used the land treadmill to advance his neurological improvement nearly a year after the original injury.
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Thorax: Costovertebral & Costotransverse joints

28 Sep 2014
I'm proud of this one:Edge-Hughes L. Canine thoracic costovertebral and costotransverse joints: Three case reports of dysfunction and manual therapy guidelines for assessment and treatment of these structures. Topics in Compan An Med 29 (2014), 1 - 5.
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Part 1 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
Part 1 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners… (40 minutes)
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Part 2 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
Part 2 - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners… (37 minutes)
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Handout - Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners

27 Sep 2014
The handout for Marketing for Healthcare Practitioners
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Business & Marketing - Part 12 - Interview Philippa Mitchel

21 Sep 2014
Starting a business? Have a new rehab business? Just like hearing things about others in rehab business? Then you will love this audio interview of Philippa Mitchell (BSc. MA(Cantab), MRCVS or Active Pet in England.
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15 most common marketing mistakes in canine rehab practice

17 Sep 2014
Are you doing these things and hindering the success of your marketing & canine rehab practice? Check this out!
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2014 Sept-Oct: Volume 3, Issue 5

14 Sep 2014
Canine athletics in the literature… with a focus on Agility.
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Video Training 87: Veterinary Surgeries & a PT Perspective - Part 3

07 Sep 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the spine and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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Video Training 86: Veterinary Surgeries & a PT Perspective - Part 2

31 Aug 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the joints of the hind limbs and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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Modalities update - Ultrasound

28 Aug 2014
What's up with ultrasound...
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Modalities update - E-stim, TENS, Microcurrent

28 Aug 2014
What's in the literature regarding E-stim, TENS, & Microcurrent.
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Modalities update - Laser

28 Aug 2014
Gotta know about lasers (my favourite modality to use with dogs!)
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Modalities update - PEMF

28 Aug 2014
And lastly, pulsed electromagnetic field….
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Modalities update HANDOUT

28 Aug 2014
Print these out to follow along and take notes!
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Forelimb Surgeries

26 Aug 2014
This video looks at the various surgical approaches taken to 'get to' the different forelimb joints / issues. As physios, you will appreciate what gets cut through as it relates to what and how to rehab post-operatively!
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Rear limb Surgeries

26 Aug 2014
Ditto re: rear limb surgeries!
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Spinal Surgeries

26 Aug 2014
And lastly, we have Spinal Surgeries!
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Veterinary Surgeries handout

26 Aug 2014
Handouts for the Veterinary Surgeries videos.
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Video: Assessing for Medial Shoulder Instability

25 Aug 2014
Medial shoulder instability is such a common problem, but far too often it's not diagnosed. This video will give you tips for assessing for this condition
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Video: Bandaging for Medial Shoulder Instability

25 Aug 2014
Here is a bandaging technique you can try in order to help your dogs with medial shoulder instability. This technique can be the treatment itself, can help you with your diagnosis (if it helps), can lead you down the path to deciding whether you need the more rigid hobbles or surgery, and/or be a short term measure if the dog is awaiting surgery or full hobbles.
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Video: The Thoracic Disc

25 Aug 2014
I find far more of these thoracic discs than I was ever taught or have read to be possible. Start looking for them and you just might find more as well! Thorax. Spine.
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Video: Elbow Mobilizations

25 Aug 2014
This video shows you the options for mobilizing the elbow.
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Video: Magnesium & Chronic Pain

25 Aug 2014
This video is a synopsis of my favourite lecture from the Canadian Physiotherapy Association I attended in June (2014). The connection between Magnesium & Chronic Pain. Listen, learn, & feel better yourself!
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Video: A TMJ Case Study

25 Aug 2014
A case study using my dog - just a few days after her dental (with teeth extractions).
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Newsletters: Jan-Feb 2014

25 Aug 2014
Cruciate reviews - TTA surgeries and more!
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Newsletters: March-April 2013

25 Aug 2014
A super-useful newsletter dedicated to IVDD (and related articles) in the literature... and of course, MY take on the ’clinical relevance’ of each! Enjoy!
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Newsletters: March - April 2012

25 Aug 2014
Calcaneal tendon tears in dogs - research reviews
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Audio: Business & Marketing - The Importance of a Blog

25 Aug 2014
The title really is rather self-explanatory… why you should have a blog! Listen in!
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Audio: Preventing Hip Dysplasia

25 Aug 2014
If it were as simple as genetics, then we'd have found the gene for hip dysplasia. Yes, we can map the genomes… but it's not quite the same. If it were as simple as genetics, then why can hip dysplasia just be unilateral? THOSE are the cases that I think we can prevent… with a different focus on what MIGHT be an underlying cause. It's worth listening to anyways!
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Article: Geriatric Wobblers and Physiotherapy Management

25 Aug 2014
Evidence-based rationale for physiotherapy management of caudal cervical spondylomyelopathy in geriatric dogs. Presented at the VEPRA Conference in Italy 2013.
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Article: Stretching and Injury Prevention in Dogs

25 Aug 2014
Don't let the title fool you. Have a read to learn when stretching is and ISN'T effective. You might be surprised!
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Article: Productivity Planner

25 Aug 2014
Need to organize your self to get more done in a day. Use this tool to help you focus and get more done!
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Video Training 85: Products - Canine Rehab Systems

24 Aug 2014
This video that explores some of the products created by Canine Rehab Systems. See what's out there to purchase or get creative with! therapy equipment.
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Video Training 84: Veterinary surgeries & a PT perspective - Part 1

17 Aug 2014
This video looks at veterinary surgical approaches to the joints of the forelimbs and what (as rehab professionals) we need to be aware of post-operatively.
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Video Training 83: Basic treatment of the lumbar spine

10 Aug 2014
So you found the lumbar spine dysfunction… now you need to fix it!
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Video Training 82: Basic assessment of the lumbar spine

03 Aug 2014
Here is another 'must-know' topic… assessing for lumbar spine dysfunctions!
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Video Training 81: Increase weight bearing

27 Jul 2014
Tricking a dog to do its own exercises may be the easiest therapy… and making it simple for the owners (i.e. going for a walk) is an good way to guarantee home exercise compliance. Try one of these 'gait-alterting' tips on your next weight bearing lameness case!
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Video Training 80: Goniometry… every joint!

20 Jul 2014
This is a video by special request… using that darn goniometer!
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2014 July-Aug: Volume 3, Issue 4

13 Jul 2014
This is a really special newsletter dedicated to Failures. I hope you find some some time to read and be introspective about your own failures and successes. Enjoy!
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Video Training 79: Magnesium & Chronic Pain

06 Jul 2014
This video is a synopsis of my favourite lecture from the conference I attended last month. The connection between Magnesium & Chronic Pain. Listen, learn, & feel better yourself!
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Video Training 73: MTrP Mini Course - Part 3

03 Jul 2014
This is a 'large' video… so you may need to let it download for a few minutes before you can watch it in it's entirety (without buffering). Click play, wait a couple of seconds, then click pause… then walk away for a few minutes, and come back to watch it! myofascial trigger points, myofascia. fascia. muscle.
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Video Training 74: MTrP Mini Course - Part 4

03 Jul 2014
Bonus Video… Needling trapezius and scapular muscles on yourself, and my favourite manual non-needling technique to use on dogs. myofascial trigger points. myofascia. fascia. muscle.
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2014 May-June: Volume 3, Issue 3

03 Jul 2014
Manual therapy is a cornerstone in comprehensive physiotherapy and rehabilitation care. This newsletter contains tidbits of useful information from member submissions! Enjoy!
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Preventing Hip Dysplasia

03 Jul 2014
I think there are some non-congentital form of hip dysplasia that could be prevented, and that we could optimize hip function in others! Listen in on this audio to learn more!
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Video Training 75: Puppy Assessment 2

03 Jul 2014
Real time, real life puppy assessment...
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Video Training 76: A TMJ Case Study

03 Jul 2014
A case study using my dog - just a few days after her dental (with teeth extractions). temporomandibular. jaw.
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Video Training 77: OCD lesions Part 1

03 Jul 2014
A riveting and suspenseful video… looking at the background into Osteochondritis Dessicans lesions. Part One. OCD. Osteochondrosis.
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Video Training 78: OCD lesions Part 2

03 Jul 2014
Part two… the part you've been waiting for… treatment options for OCD lesions. osteochondritis. osteochondrosis. dissecans.
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Business & Marketing - Part 11 - Interviewing for hiring

03 Jul 2014
Do you need to hire staff? Want some tips for interviewing to save you time and help you find the right person… this will help. Do you need to find a different job and will need to be going to interviews? Then this will help you know what the person on the other side of the desk is looking for!
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Video Training 72: MTrP Mini Course - Part 2

27 Apr 2014
Part 2 - MTrP in a Dog & Dry Needling Technique... Myofascia. Fascia. Myofascial trigger points. Muscle.
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WEBINAR - The Canine Agility Athlete

27 Apr 2014

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ARD Agility Athlete HANDOUT

24 Apr 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 1

20 Apr 2014
Handout 1 that goes with the MTrP Mini Course Part 1
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MTrP Mini Course - Bonus Video

20 Apr 2014
Bonus Video… Needling trapezius and scapular muscles on yourself, and my favourite manual non-needling technique to use on dogs.
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Video Training 71: MTrP Mini Course Part 1

20 Apr 2014
Part 1 - Myofascial Trigger Points: Background, aetiology, pathology, & diagnosis by palpation. Check out the Articles section - under Myofascial Lesions to find the handout that goes with this video. Myofascia. Fascia. Muscle.
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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 1

19 Apr 2014
Part 1 Handout
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MTrP Mini Course - Handout 2

19 Apr 2014
Part 3 Handout
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Return to Sport

13 Apr 2014
Looking at research, what have we learned about return to sport (and incidence of re-injury) in human athletes? And what do we know about canine agility athlete injuries?
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Video Training 70: Rib Joint Treatments

06 Apr 2014
Last week you found the rib problems. This week you learn how to fix them! Thorax. Thoracic Spine. Costovertebral joints. Costotransverse joints.
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MTrP Mini Course - Part 3

31 Mar 2014
This is a 'large' video… so you may need to let it download for a few minutes before you can watch it in it's entirety (without buffering). Click play, wait a couple of seconds, then click pause… then walk away for a few minutes, and come back to watch it!
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MTrP Mini Course - Part 1

30 Mar 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Part 2

30 Mar 2014

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MTrP Mini Course - Overview Paper

30 Mar 2014
A nice review paper regarding myofascial pain syndrome.
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Video Training 69: Rib Assessment

30 Mar 2014
A nice short video for a change… This one on Assessment of Rib Joint Dysfunction… and until we get to the treatment portion, just know that you can use the same techniques for treatment too! Thorax. Thoracic spine. Costovertebral joints. Costotransverse joints.
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Video Training 68: Thoracic Spine Manual Therapy Basics

23 Mar 2014
Here are the basic assessment / treatment techniques that can be utilized for the facet joints in the thoracic spine. If you have not watched the End Feels video… go back and watch that one to help with your manual evaluation of the thoracic spine. Thorax.
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Video Training 67: Teres Major

16 Mar 2014
All you ever wanted to know about Teres Major!
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Paypal Help

12 Mar 2014

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2014 Mar-Apr: Volume 3, Issue 2

09 Mar 2014
Cruciate reviews - Tightrope, Bone Anchor, & Meniscal viewing
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Business & Marketing - Part 10 - Increasing Revenue

02 Mar 2014
If you want & need greater income, then you need to tap into 5 basic fundamental to make that happen: Increase your leads and convert them to customer, increase the frequency that you see your customers, increase their transaction size, and manage your expenses. Listen in for specifics!!
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Video Training 66: Supraspinatus & Biceps Tendon Lesions

23 Feb 2014
This video specifically covers biceps & supraspinatus tendon lesions - relevant research, how to localize, and what I would do to treat them. Tendinosis. Tendinitis. Paratenon. Tendonosis. Tendon.
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Video Training 65: Part 2 Tendinopathies

16 Feb 2014
And now learn what you should be doing about tendinopathies… this is a longer video (sorry - and you're welcome).Tendinosis. Tendinitis. Paratenon. Tendonosis. Tendon.
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