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  • Thera-Band and Biofreeze TRAC Research Presentations

    August 5, 2011

    At the 13th annual TRAC meeting, 16 international researchers and clinical educators from 6 countries presented their original research on Thera-Band and Biofreeze products. The abstracts of their presentations can be viewed on the Academy website. In addition, proceedings of the meeting with the abstracts are available to download in PDF format from the Academy. […]

  • Scientific Advisory Committee presents research on Thera-Band and Biofreeze

    August 3, 2011

    Performance Health, makers of Thera-Band® and Biofreeze® products, hosted the 13th annual meeting of their Scientific Advisory Committee to help direct efforts in research and education. This year’s meeting was held July 22-24 in San Francisco, California. The committee includes 16 researchers, educators, and clinicians from 6 countries with diverse backgrounds representing physical and occupational […]

  • Does Biofreeze affect blood flow after exercise?

    August 1, 2011

    Dr. Robert Topp and his colleagues at the University of Louisville have studied the effects of Biofreeze® pain reliever on blood flow. Olive et al. (2010) showed that Biofreeze gel applied to the forearm of young healthy subjects resulted in similar decreases in blood flow as crushed ice. In addition, the reduced blood flow occurred […]

  • Academy’s Solien-Wolfe enters massage Hall of Fame

    July 28, 2011

    On Saturday, July 16, 2011, The World Massage Festival honored 26 new inductees into the World Massage Therapy Hall of Fame, including our own Director of Education for Massage, Lynda Solien-Wolfe. The Massage Therapy Hall of Fame was created to honor those that have furthered the profession.  The induction ceremony was held immediately following the […]

  • “Tyler Twist” Exercise with Thera-Band® FlexBar® for Tennis Elbow on NPR

    July 27, 2011

    The popular Tyler Twist exercise for tennis elbow with the FlexBar was recently featured in a story on National Public Radio (NPR). Reporter Allison Aubrey featured physical therapist Barton Bishop at Sport and Spine Rehab in Rockville, Maryland instructing a patient in the exercise. In the interview, Dr. Bishop helped demonstrate the exercise with his […]

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