Who’s Teaching the Physical Therapists & Personal Trainers How to Educate Patients/Clients Correctly

Ever wonder how a Physical Therapist effectively translates specific knowledge that took years to learn in school and in the field, to their clients who don’t understand the first thing about rehabilitation or exercise? Fact is, a great majority of these professionals are not providing adequate education (i.e. centrally located demonstrations, or modeling the correct biomechanics of a specific exercise before allowing their clients to engage) to their clientele, and therefore creating a huge void that’s not being addressed in our current rehabilitation model.

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Fitness Therapy Unlimited THE TEACHER

Fitness Therapy Unlimited: THE TEACHER By: Gary Mooney – Michigan Innovative Health Wellness and Healthcare Magazine Summer 2015   Greg Kirk is a teacher, by temperament, education, and training. While exploring this as a career option over a decade ago, he was a rehab trainer for the Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan at the Center for Spinal Cord…

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Fitness Therapy & Exoskeleton Help Paraplegics to Walk Again

Fitness Therapy & Exoskeleton Help Paraplegics to Walk Again Only Exoskeleton Manufacturer in the United States with FDA Clearances TROY, MI – August 27, 2015 ReWalk is a commercial bionic walking assistance system that uses powered leg attachments to enable paraplegics to stand upright, walk and climb stairs. The device was invented by Israeli founder of…

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Aquatic Therapy helps Spinal Cord Patient to Stand!

Aquatic Therapy helps Spinal Cord Patient to Stand! One of our greatest joys is helping our clients accomplish things they did not think was possible. Jeffrey (name, video, and narrative used with express written permission) is one such client. It was questionable whether Jeffrey would ever stand or walk again after his accident. Jeffrey works hard with his Fitness…

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FTU Honored at this Year’s 101 Best and Brightest Awards Luncheon

FTU Honored at this Year’s 101 Best and Brightest Awards Luncheon in Metro Detroit CEO, Greg Kirk, and several FTU administrative staff attended the Metro Detroit’s 101 Best and Brightest Awards event last month held at the Detroit Marriott Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit. A hundred and one companies from all over metro Detroit were chosen to be the best and…

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One of FTU’s very own took part in this year’s Special Olympic Summer Games

One of FTU’s very own took part in this Year’s Special Olympic Summer Games June 2014 Newsletter  When more than 2,800 athletes took part in Michigan’s Special Olympic summer games this past May, one of FTU’s very own was there to take in all the action. Nine year old Emily Sitek, daughter of Vice President Kim Duda, was overjoyed at the idea when asked by her…

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Functional Exercise Therapist vs Physical Therapist

Functional Exercise Therapist vs Physical Therapist By: Gregory H. Kirk, Jr. CEO of Functional Therapy Unlimited Ezine Articles, August 2014 / Updated March 7, 2017 View Original Article As obesity in the United States continues to increase at alarming rates, the shift of focus towards preventative medicine through health and wellness is becoming more apparent.

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The Missing Link in Our Rehabilitation Chain of Care

The Missing Link in Our Rehabilitation Chain of Care By Gregory H. Kirk, Jr., CEO of Functional Therapy Unlimited Ezine Articles, May 2013 / Updated on March 7, 2017 View Original Article at Ezine Though the United States has one of the best rehabilitation models in the world for progressing individuals forward after becoming injured or chronically ill, it would…

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