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Knee Testimonial from a Client

Having knee pain is NO joke!

WHY YOUR POSTURE IS CHANGING AND METHODS FOR OPTIMAL POSTURES!

Get In Charge of Your Soft Tissue Now!

THERE’S NO WAY TO SPIN IT. RELATIVE TISSUE MOTION REALLY MATTERS.

I received an email from staples the other day. The first bold statement read: There’s no way to spin it. The right chair really matters That made me think.   There is no way to spin it, it is not the right chair, but the worker’s movements at the workstation is what really matters!    Solutions […]

BIDIRECTIONAL TENSION ON THE SKIN DURING MOVEMENT CAN HAVE POWERFUL AFFECTS FOR LESS STIFFNESS AND GREATER RANGE OF MOTION

The human body is so complex, relying on a few manual therapy methods may not bring the results your client is searching for.

Yes = Yes, No = No. There is No Maybe

ACE your communication!  How to Recognize, REFINE, Resolve Colleague and Team Expectations and Communications

How Solid are Your Clinic’s Consent Forms?

Consent Forms – If the patient is not successful, neither will your business.

Using Semg in a Physical Therapy Clinical Setting

Semg multi-functional units are for now, not a few years from now.

Is Your Client Performing their Homework?

Whether your client is from your personal training facility, out patient physical / occupational therapy, an athlete preparing for the upcoming season, or the industrial athlete, all of them, have the same in common, which, is to be successful in the reasons the client came to see us to begin with. 

Surface electromyograpy, Semg, helps to determine an employee’s symptoms as real or not

All organizations have a certain percentage of employees that seem to have many physical complaints.  Often times the employee attributes various symptoms that they are experiencing to one or more job tasks that they are performing at work. This is nothing new, and is quite common in all organizations. Therefore, many safety managers and healthcare […]

Ummm, “Safe Distancing” will not work to prevent employee soft tissue injuries

In light of this pandemic we affectionally (not) call COVID19, safe distancing of greater than 6 feet, (it really needs to be 13 feet), poses many problems for injury prevention in the work place.  Early interventions that include OHSA approved massage is one large factor.  Physical Performance Solutions data continually demonstrates that utilizing first aid […]

Surface Electromyography: the AI to transform optimal movement and worker injury prevention!

Surface electromyography, Semg, has been in existence for a number of years. It is recently now gained attention and respect of many professional sports teams, college teams and others that wish to hone in on why they are moving they way they do.  Abnormal movement can be created by a host of issues that most […]

Copper and it’s effects on virus and bacteria destruction

It’s funny how as technology increases, we quickly forget God’s methods to reduce, destroy, and protect harmful organisms from human and animal sickness and death.  Do you remember the saying, “they were born with a silver spoon in their mouth.” ?  Do you know where that stems from?    Although the use of silver for plates […]

HANDWASHING: Part 2 of Viruses and Bacteria

THE WORLD WE CANNOT SEE There is a vast world that humans cannot see with the naked eye.  Many of these life forms / organisms are foundational to the existence to the homeostasis of this earth.  Some maybe beneficial to humans while others create havoc, sickness and death.  With great thanks to the researchers, thinkers, […]

Viruses and Bacteria: do we really know the differences? Part 1

Take Home Points of Bacteria and Viruses

Remote working from home: Posture, Ergonomics, Exercises: a series on more choices when you are at home SERIES 2 : YOU CAN EXERCISE WHILE WORKING AT YOUR DESK

SERIES 2 :  YOU CAN EXERCISE WHILE WORKING AT YOUR DESK To recap the first series on working from home, we focused on the chair.  If the equipment you will be using for extended periods of time doesn’t fit, you will be sore, achy and miserable.  And, this is not the goal.  Monitoring height and […]

Remote working from home: Posture, Ergonomics, Exercises: a series on more choices when you are at home

SERIES ONE:  YOUR CHAIR IS THE FOUNDATION FOR A BETTER POSTURE The ability to change your posture yet maintain a good posture when working at a computer for extended time periods is like good real estate:  location, location, location!  Without going into extreme details, good and changing postures maintain optimal joint alignment, uses various muscle […]

An Answer to: “SAFE DISTANCING”: how it is not realistic for millions of individuals in their profession

COVID19 What we are learning from the COVID19 is just how quickly it spreads and has the capability to interact with certain medications people maybe taking. The consequences for some are life threatening and death.   Safe distancing was an easy method to begin a downward curve of this menacing virus, yet it is not a […]

Sore Feet? Maybe It is Due to Weak Foot Muscles!

All of us have more than likely experienced sore feet at one time or another. It could have been due from wearing those beautiful tight stilettos sported at a party, or from running that first 150 triathlon. Or maybe there is a diagnosis of plantar fasciitis? The reasons are varied. But, how many think of [...]

How Does the Range of Motion of All of Our Joints Really Affect Us?

Morning movement and stretch programs can do more for you than you think. Points to changing how you move. It does not matter what we do for work, outside of work, or where we are, movement is key to doing anything.  Even static positions are movement.  Muscles must attain a certain level of synchronized firing […]

Getting Beyond Low Hanging Fruit

How Accountable is Your Organization? Employee health and safety professionals understand the importance of safety in the workplace.  They know that safety comes in all shapes and sizes.  Yet, when bad decisions are made by management regarding safe procedures such as lock out tag out, what are some of the possible outcomes? Well, this: OSHA […]

Reducing Workers’ Comp Claims: A Radio Interview

Mike Switzer of the SC Business Review interviews Lori Peacock, CEO of Physical Performance Solutions, on the often overlooked and unique contributors to employee discomfort—including physical fitness—and how to optimize management of and provide relief for those factors.

The 7 Deadly Sins of Ergonomic Assessment

If you’re using a standardized ergonomic assessment form (or a set) to gauge the progress or success of your ergonomic initiative, you may not be realizing the total benefits available to you and your employees. You may also not be capturing or addressing the full scope of the issues before you. This is especially true […]

Welcome to the Physical Performance Solutions Blog!

We understand that companies face challenges related to employee health and wellbeing that resonate across the organization: safety, product quality, employee engagement/attrition and finance. At Physical Performance Solutions, we’ve demonstrated our ability to resolve employee discomfort before they become injuries, thus improving employees’ ability to work more safely and effectively both on the job and […]