PTs Make a PowerPlay for Patient Recovery

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission’s National Electronic Injury Surveillance System (NEISS), in 2012, more than 1.9 million people experienced a sports-related injury that was treated in an emergency department. Among individuals over the age of 25, the sports that experience the highest rates include: Bicycling – 126.5…

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5 Questions with Dr. Nicole Dorholt, DPT

Q:  What was your path to becoming a Physical Therapist, and why did you choose this career? A:  It’s funny how I ended up here.  I was living in Japan planning to return to the states and start college.  I was having a discussion with my Aunt who was visiting…

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5 Questions with Leander Walker, ATC

Leaner Walker talks about Athletic Training, athletic injuries, and recovery systems.

  Q:  What was your path to becoming an Athletic Trainer, and why did you choose this career? A:  I was a former three-sport athlete and came from a family that was consumed with athletics from coaching to playing.  I graduated from a high school that didn’t have an Athletic…

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5 Questions With Dan Newman, ATC

5 Questions with Dan Newman, ATC

  Q: What was your path to becoming an Athletic Trainer, and why did you choose this career? A: My path to athletic training was not typical in the sense that I wasn’t an athlete who sustained a career-ending injury and worked with an AT, but it was a common one;…

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5 Questions With Casey Paulk, ATC

  Q: What was your path to becoming an Athletic Trainer, and why did you choose this career? A: I chose athletic training as career for many reasons. I suffered a hamstring injury at a summer baseball camp before my senior year of high school. This was my first significant injury…

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PowerPlay™ Partners with the National Booster Club Training Council

PowerPlay Knee Wrap

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: PowerPlay™, manufacturer and distributor of the most-cost-effective, portable cold and compression sports therapy system, is proud to announce its partnership with the National Booster Club Training Council, an organization dedicated to the growth and support of school booster clubs. PowerPlay will be working with NBCTC and its…

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The Emotional Toll of Physical Injuries

The Emotional Toll of Physical Injury

By PowerPlay Athlete Jessica Meyers I was asked to write about the emotional side of being injured.  While I’ve had injuries that “hurt” and are generally uncomfortable, the emotional side is far worse than the actual physical pain.  And I don’t believe that is just because it’s my livelihood.  Anytime…

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The Evolution of Cold and Compression Therapy

PowerPlay Cold and Compression

By PowerPlay Guest Blogger Casey Paulk, ATC I am an Athletic Trainer, and have been practicing for almost nine years.  During my career I have been lucky enough to work at many different levels of sports.  From internships in professional baseball to small high schools and every level in between,…

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Recognizing A Value

PowerPlay Cold and Compression Kit

  By Pro Triathlete Jessica Meyers I was meeting with an athlete I coach and we were discussing power meters and different equipment.  He was trying to find the most cost effective option and finally I just told him that the fact is this is an expensive sport and you’re…

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