Kris was born and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota, in the heart of the Red River Valley. He attended school in Moorhead throughout his childhood and graduated from Moorhead High School in 2004. Kris participated in football, baseball, as well as track and field at Moorhead and is a proud “Spud” at heart. He did not venture too far for his undergraduate education when enrolling at Concordia College in Moorhead. He majored in biology and minored in psychology. Kris played football as an offensive lineman for the Cobbers throughout his college career. While at Concordia, Kris met his future wife, Shantelle. He graduated cum laude in 2008 from Concordia College. While in college, he began working at a local hospital and fell in love with patient care. He decided to pursue a career in physical therapy, allowing him to combine his love for the sciences with helping people in reaching their full potentials. In 2010, Kris attended the University of North Dakota, and obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May of 2013. During his time at UND, he had an internship at RehabAuthority in South Fargo. Kris thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and excellent patient care that RehabAuthority emphasized. Outside the clinic, you’ll find Kris spending time with his wife and son, Warren. He also enjoys golfing, and supporting his favorite sports teams.
MedX in Spine Rehabilitation / Physical Therapy: Blue Ridge Orthopaedic & Spine Center’s Physical Therapist, Andy Dart, measures lumbar spine strength using the MedX Lumbar Extension Machine.  Spinal rehabilitation takes place in our state-of-the-art Spine Center.  This therapy focuses on improving spine strength and flexibility, body mechanics, ergonomics, weight management, and aerobic conditioning.  Using the MedX Exercise System, we isolate and strengthen core muscles surrounding the spine.  Research has shown the MedX Exercise System obtains the best patient outcomes based on objective measures not solely on subjective pain ratings.  Other treatment modalitites include: Manual Therapy Techniques, Orthotics, Traction, and Orthopaedic Bracing. For more information on MedX or spine rehabilitation contact our Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Department at (540) 347-2918. Our Physical Therapists are here to help.
Super Stretch. Enhance your core flexibility with the super stretch system, providing a patented seven-stretch routine that helps to improve knee, spine, hip, elbow, shoulder and wrist movement in addition to promoting hamstring flexibility. As well, you can improve spinal decompression with the hanging stretch, placing you in the optimal position for active stretching.
Is an Insurance like USB port card that holds the details of the card owner + the phone of the person to urgently reach if there is a health issue. This card can have medical record store on it in 2 parts (A non protected part with generic health information and knowledge and a PIN code protected area with more advanced health information). This card can be purchased for different GB size.
Dr. Brian Nelson from Roseville-Clinic in Minneapolis, USA could show that this strengthening therapy may even help to prevent surgical intervention. In a clinical trial with 421 patients that were already scheduled for surgery, the intervention could be avoided in 91,5% of the study participants after an intensive MedX strengthening program. Only 8,5% of the patients underwent surgery within 30 months after start of the study. 
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Exercising at MedX of Estes provides an opportunity for every member to have a personalized exercise prescription designed for them and opportunities for supervision every time they come in to work out. Exercise prescriptions are designed to help individuals reach health and fitness goals with emphasis on strength, aerobic and flexibility components.
Arthur Jones, a former leader of the American Nazi Party, ran uncontested to be the Republican candidate in the Chicago-area district. His campaign website includes a section titled "Holocaust?" Jones has been involved with anti-Semitic and racist groups since the 1970s, according to the Anti-Defamation League, though he told CNN's Alisyn Camerota earlier this year that he is no longer formally involved with the Nazi party.

Jones is no mystery candidate. He’s run for the U.S. House numerous times. He’s campaigned to be a Chicago alderman, Chicago mayor and Milwaukee mayor. There’s nothing to prevent a provocateur from seeking office, of course, but winning an election, even a Republican primary in a district rigged to elect a Democrat, is an honor he befouls. It’s a shame Illinois Republicans weren’t paying closer attention.
There a number of devices for of exposing your muscles to the demanding work that stimulate the muscles to become stronger: heavy rocks, bar bells, a variety of brands of strength training machines, elastic bands, and there is MedX rehabilitative exercise equipment. Researchers at MedX spent 100 million dollars developing the first piece of MedX exercise equipment, the lumbar machine. Their exercise equipment has numerous patents that other exercise machine manufactures have tried to copy. The difference is MedX does not cut the corners that cheaper imitations often do. The result is equipment that is unmatched in it smoothness and safety. This allows us to eliminate jerking movements that cause injury, and smooth movement means minimal momentum. Minimizing momentum increases the intensity which produces the results you are looking for. This makes MedX uniquely suited for high intensity training (H.I.T.).
No More “Sanctuary Cities”!: This is about the dumbest idea ever conceived. And it is clearly a blatant violation of Article 4, section 4 of the Constitution of the United States, where every state is guaranteed a republican form of government and protection against invasion and domestic violence. So, no Mayor or City Council has the authority to declare their city a “sanctuary” for illegal aliens who are in violation of Federal immigration laws.
MedX reduces the friction of traditional equipment from 30% to 0 and 5% friction. This makes a big difference in the ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ phases of resistance–when you push the weight up, and when you let it back down again.  If you had 100 pounds on a machine with 2% friction, you would be pushing 102 pounds during the positive phase of the movement and resisting 98 pounds during the negative phase. This is a four pound difference between pushing the weight up and letting it down. On traditional equipment, with 30% friction, that 100 pounds turns into you having to push 130 pounds during the positive phase and resisting 70 pounds during the negative phase, for a total difference of 60 pounds. That gives your muscles plenty of time to recover on the downswing, which severely impacts your ability to properly stimulate your muscles.
Tyler was born in Washington D.C. to military parents. He moved back and forth from Hawaii to California multiple times before his family settled in North Dakota. Tyler graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and a minor in Psychology. Tyler has spent time studying abroad which included 6 months in Australia where he completed an internship with the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Rugby team and a local physical therapy clinic. Tyler went on to obtain his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota.
Britt grew up in West Des Moines, Iowa and moved to Bismarck when she was 16. She got her undergraduate degree from North Dakota State University and worked in Fargo for a few years as a business planner for the fashion retailer Vanity. Her interest in PT grew as she trained for half marathons and noticed aches and pains and injuries in other runners. Her desire to help athletes perform to their best ability drove her to research careers and decide to become a physical therapist to do just that. She graduated from University of Mary with a doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2014. She enjoys treating patients of all ages to help reduce their pain, increase their strength, and address any difficulties they have with recreation or daily activities. She has continued her education and attended courses focusing on specific interventions for neck, back and extremity pain. She is certified in Integrative Dry Needling.  She enjoys spending as much time as possible outside especially in the summer where she regularly enjoys hiking, biking, paddle boarding, and wakeboarding.
MedX is a comprehensive rehabilitation program that incorporates the sports medicine approach to the treatment of chronic neck and back pain. The MedX machines are specially designed to provide the most effective means of isolating, safely testing, and directly strengthening the muscles in the low back and neck. The MedX program also incorporates general strength and fitness building activities that are supervised by a licensed physical therapist to ensure the patient's safety and progress. The primary goals of this program are to improve range of motion, improve muscle strength, decrease pain, and return the patient to normal function.
Ryan enjoys the interpersonal aspect of therapy and shows a genuine compassion for those he is treating. He believes therapy is not only treating the physical body but treating in a holistic manner (body, mind, spirit). When Ryan is not at the clinic he enjoys spending time with his wife and dog. His faith is his rock and the reason behind everything he does. He has a large passion for all sports and outdoor activities from hunting to a weekend at the lake. He is excited to be back in his hometown and give back to the community he cares so passionately about!

Med X Change, LLC is a unique full-service St. Louis Medical Equipment provider specializing in new, used, and refurbished equipment. We are a clinician-based operation focused on providing quality St. Louis Medical Equipment at a discounted price. With over 25 years of clinical experience, we are committed to providing the most suitable St. Louis Medical Equipment to meet our client’s needs. We pride ourselves on being healthcare professionals as well as patient advocates. Med X Change also offers trade-ins on used equipment, as well as a consignment program. We offer a rental program that gives clients the option of renting various types of equipment on a daily, weekend, weekly, and monthly basis. While we provide a full spectrum of services and medical equipment, we specialize in our most popular items; wheelchairs, power wheelchairs, lift chairs, stairlifts, porch lifts, portable ramps, modular ramps, and mobility scooters.
The MedX medical machines have undergone significant scientific study and have been compared against a variety of other methods of strength and endurance training. To date there have been over 60 scientific studies conducted using MedX equipment. Time and time again, MedX has been demonstrated to be superior because of its unique ability to isolate the muscles of the spine, determine the source of muscle weakness and injury, and then the capability to customize the exercise, range of motion and resistance to isolate and strengthen this weakness.

This is Emily Deal, office manager of Mobile Medical Solutions/Family Wellness Associates, office of Susan Thompson APRN-CNP and Dr. Richard Zielinski. Just wanted to let you all in on a new program that we have been using to safely exchange patient data called MEDX. It is encrypted and HIPAA-Compliant, super fast and easy to use. You can send pics, docs, videos, messages, group messages, etc. For those businesses that use PACS, they have a great program on there for you, which would mean no more mailing CDs of X-rays to those whom use MEDX. We have been working with Michael Parikh who has been great, and has shown us how easy and accessible it is to use from our iPhones.


In a June 26 post on a county party website, SaveHoke.com, Hal Nunn, county party chair, stated: “The Hoke County Republican Party agrees with NCGOP Chairman Robin Hayes comments on the Republican candidate for NC House 48 race and adds that this person’s actions and comments, past/present, are completely disturbing, and we will not support a candidate with such racist, misogynistic, anti-Semitic and anti-military views.”
Increasing the strength of the spine provides a strong foundation that prevents spinal compression and injury. Research has demonstrated that the majority of patients with chronic back pain can avoid surgery through physical therapy. At Crabapple Physical therapy we have a proven tool to help fight back pain. The MedX Lumbar Extension Machine has the well-deserved reputation of being the Gold Standard for testing and treating low back pain and dysfunction because it isolates, evaluates, and strengthens the lumbar extensors like no other machine can.
If you live with pain on a daily basis, have a recurrent neck or back problem that won’t go away, or have tried other therapies without achieving the results you need, Physicians’ Diagnostics & Rehabilitation Clinics can help. PDR Clinics’ neck and back pain treatment programs have provided relief to thousands of patients throughout the Twin Cities. The combination of our physical medicine & rehabilitation physicians, advanced practice physical & occupational therapists, and clinically-based protocols utilizing MedX therapy equipment and lifestyle-modification programs, yield very high recovery rates without the use of invasive therapies or surgery.
In what Eldon likes to call his “other life,” he has been a professional musician and singer-songwriter for many years, though he has scaled this back significantly since opening the first Midwest RehabAuthority clinic in 2011. He was a national finalist in the 2007/2008 Colgate Country Showdown, and placed 2nd out of 50,000 contestants across the nation, performing at the world-famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. He also works as the Contemporary Music Coordinator at his church. Eldon enjoys exercising and watching/playing sports of all kinds, with a special love for football. He is married to his beautiful soul mate, Amy, with whom he has two children, Isaac and Clara Jean, as well as one step-son, Jacob.

We create a culture of health in which everyone is trusted and respected for the expertise they bring, where openness and experimentation is the norm, people have personal ownership of health, individual stories have a global impact, and the patient voice and choice is part of all stakeholder decisions. We call our way of seeing each other and the health care world, Everyone Included™.

The Medical Lumbar Extension Machine is the only computerised technology capable of isolating the lumbar extensor or core-stabilising spinal muscles. This very important function allows these muscles to be objectively tested for strength and then compared to normal strength values for the population of the same age group, height, weight and age of the individual. The medical machine is then able to be used as an exact, safe, strengthening tool which monitors and measures the lumbar extensor muscle activity during the exercise phase.
Many companies have "Low Back" exercise machines that claim to strengthen the back. Clinical research has proven that these machines actually strengthen the hamstrings and gluteus muscles. A controlled study done by the University of Florida showed that people who worked out on two different "Low Back Machines" for 12 weeks actually gained no strength at all in their lumbar extensor muscles, although their hamstring and gluteus muscles did improve significantly.
Arthur Jones, a former leader of the American Nazi Party, ran uncontested to be the Republican candidate in the Chicago-area district. His campaign website includes a section titled "Holocaust?" Jones has been involved with anti-Semitic and racist groups since the 1970s, according to the Anti-Defamation League, though he told CNN's Alisyn Camerota earlier this year that he is no longer formally involved with the Nazi party.

Following a full musculoskeletal assessment the physiotherapist will recommend an isometric spinal strength test, if appropriate. The spinal strength test involves being seated in the medical lumbar machine and having the lower half of your body immobilised by a pelvic and leg restraint mechanism. Restraining your lower body is one of the keys to the effectiveness of isolating the lumbar extensors so that they can be accurately strength tested and exercised.

Because we offer individualized exercise programs, a comfortable & caring atmosphere, one on one patient focused sessions, free 15-minute consultations, 45-minute treatment sessions, private treatment rooms, a full fitness facility and a one-month free membership to MedX Fitness Facility upon discharge from physical therapy to help patient transition to an independent exercise program.
“There were several individuals interested in running as independent candidates, but unfortunately they made the decision not to run after considering the incredibly large petition signature requirements in a relatively small geographic area and the amount of resources that would be required to mount a campaign in a district heavily favored for Democrats,” Illinois Republican Party spokesman Aaron DeGroot said.
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