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Adam Wolf from RealPT "Rules the Tool"

Physical therapist Adam Wolf was kind enough to share with the Core-Tex community how he integrates Core-Tex to his patient care.  Adam has a video series on his YouTube channelcalled "Rule the Tool".  Adam shows you how his patients benefit from shoulder/scap stability, loading the glutes and some full body oblique integration with an external load.  Learn more about Adam's work at  https://adamwolfpt.com/ 

Adam’s professional credentials include Licensure in Physical Therapy (IL) and Massage Therapy (IL) & Fellow of Applied Functional Science (Gray Institute)(09). Some of his certifications include Level III practitioner of Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT), Enhance Running Technician, Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) & Functional-Neuro-Orthopedic Rehab (FNOR) provider. His professional career spans nearly two decades and includes clinical, management, consulting, education, performance/strength and conditioning, as well as ownership roles.

Most recently, he is the author of REAL Movement: Perspective on Integrated Motion & Motor Control. His professional interests lie in a deeper understanding of human movement combined with manual medicine, while creating innovative therapy and business paradigms that facilitate the growth of his patients and colleagues. Adam regularly presents to fitness and rehabilitation professionals nationally and internationally and is the Co-Owner of REAL pt Physical Therapy in Chicago.

 

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Maurice

Maurice

February 15, 2018

Good stuff, thanks for sharing!

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