We have created this resources page to help you with deciding what tools, services, and equipment to go to and use. We know the difficulty in deciding what you need, what is credible, and where to get it. We hope this page will help in your process of leveling up.
If you look at nothing else on this page, these are the five that you should know about. I find myself recommending these resources again and again, in emails and on podcasts. I use them because they make my life and business easier, and I’m confident you’ll agree too.
Certifications: Find out what certifications the council recommends to Level Up your skills and start getting better results with your clients. These certifications are COHF Approved and are completely online.
M.A.T: The Movement Assessment Tool from the Functional Movement Group. The functional M.A.T’s quantitative measurements allow specific treatment, rehabilitation and exercise programs to be developed and tailored to each person. This data provides practitioners with an accurate baseline measurement to chart the success of their intervention and follow a patient or clients progress. Use the discount code “COHF” and get 10% off your purchase of the M.A.T.
JBIT MedPro:The MedPro is an unparalleled device designed to complement rehabilitation and fitness regimens by providing relief of chronic pain. The MedPro strengthens the core and upper and lower extremity muscles, aiding in the relief of back, hip, knee and shoulder pain. Its unique design serves a dual purpose by relieving joint pressure while posing as an external set of hamstrings, as well as providing constant resistance to deliver a powerful workout.
Clinical Posture Grid: Posture Experts don’t guess they know. When analyzing posture it is imparative to have an objective analysis protocol. With this durable Posture Grid your posture exams will be more professional and objective. Watch your results improve when you truly know learn the postural distortion patterns with this Clinical Posture Grid.
PerformTex: PerformTex™ Tape offers all of the therapeutic benefits you have come to expect from kinesiology tapes, plus our patented, twin-groove technology encourages improved wicking of perspiration and skin breathability, alleviating two of the biggest factors causing tape failure and skin irritation. The twin-groove design also creates a “pressure diamond” pattern that facilitates increased mechanical transduction input through the skin into the superficial and deeper fascial layers. Expect superior adhesive quality with a price to match.
Vibe Plate: Whole Body Vibration (WBV) is the transmission of vibrations to your body. In vibration training, you use a vibration platform machine to transfer different amplitudes and frequencies to various areas of your body. This holistic method of good health results in energy burning without the need for oxygen (anaerobic activity). A form of dynamic, passive exercise that safely and effectively excites muscle cells, which may help you lose weight, decrease muscle soreness or stiffness, benefit your circulatory system, enhance muscle strength and minimize levels of blood cortisol (your primary stress hormone).
ProloGel is an essential product for any specialist who deals with Serious Pain… and NO, there is no other product even close to it! Get the unbelievable results you’ve been waiting for with this neuroscience-based, therapy gel that makes you more effective at treating pain.
Clinical Gait Analysis: Theory and Practice, 1e: Clinical Gait Analysis takes a fresh look at the study of human gait. Using an easy-to-read writing style, the author reviews the biomechanical principles, techniques and clinical approach to the assessment of walking disorders. Both theory and practice are brought into focus, and currently contentious issues are highlighted to encourage critical thinking.
Becoming a Supple Leopard 2nd Edition: The Ultimate Guide to Resolving Pain, Preventing Injury, and Optimizing Athletic Performance
Improve your athletic performance, extend your athletic career, treat stiffness and achy joints, and prevent and rehabilitate injuries—all without having to seek out a coach, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist, or masseur. In Becoming a Supple Leopard, Dr. Kelly Starrett—founder of MobilityWOD.com—shares his revolutionary approach to mobility and maintenance of the human body and teaches you how to hack your own movement, allowing you to live a healthier, more fulfilling life.