Ultra Processed People Book - Summary 2

May 19, 2023

We are excited to offer our Ultra Processed People book summary, video #2. Dr. Wells dives deep into the first several chapters of this great book and highlights much of the research that #DPTs need to know about nutrition.

In this week's video we discuss:

  • What defines an Ultra Processed Food (UPF)
  • The History of UPF, including the use of processed coal for fats in WW2
  • How UPF actually affects health by increasing cancer, heart disease, and weight gain
  • The labeling of individuals with the term "obese"
  • And much more!

In the meantime, check out our 3 board-approved continuing education courses on Nutrition specific for Physical Therapists. Enroll today in our new bundled course offering and save 20%, a value of $60!

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Healthy Living Medicine and PT

Mar 09, 2022

By Dr. Sean M. Wells, DPT, PT, OCS, CNPT, ATC/L, CSCS, NSCA-CPT, Cert-DN

I was excited to see a recent publication in our APTA’s PTJ titled Precision Medicine and Physical Therapy: A Health Living Medicine Approach for the Next Century. I have been following the primary author, Rich Severin, on Twitter for some time now and enjoy his perspectives. Overall the article dives into much of what my team and I practice – I earnestly hope it is something other PTs  (physical therapists) begin to practice too. In this light, I’d like to discuss some of the important topics in this article.

First, it goes without saying that general health has an impact on physical therapy, functioning, and quality of life. Chronic health conditions like heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes makes healing difficult and are linked with other disease states that cause physical damage to other tissues (e.g. high blood pressure damages the kidneys). Functionally clients struggle...

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