Mike is certified in Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (The McKenzie Method), which focuses on specific exercises to eliminate pain and stiffness while restoring normal function. This method is highly researched and can help patients obtain full recovery through patient education and self-treatment. Mike also utilizes hands-on methods, therapeutic exercises, taping and a variety of other techniques to assist patients.


Jones’s ideas aren’t resonating widely with suburban Chicago voters. He is expected to lose. In 2016, the district went to the Democratic incumbent Dan Lipinski, who won 100 percent of the vote because no Republican bothered to run against him. Jones only got on the ballot because, as the Atlantic detailed earlier this year, he went door to door gathering signatures (and not mentioning his views on race or Jewish people). By December, he was the only Republican to file to run.
Illinois Republicans, meanwhile, seemed to struggle with how to respond to Jones: in July, Governor Bruce Rauner denounced his views but refused to suggest that anyone should vote for Lipinski instead. The National Republican Congressional Committee has said it won’t endorse Jones, and the state Republican party issued a statement saying that both the party and the country have “no place for Nazis like Arthur Jones,” adding, “We strongly oppose his racist views and his candidacy for any public office, including the 3rd Congressional District.”
But in a year when the left is energized in opposition to Trump, particularly by his policies toward minority groups and immigrants, and as the GOP tries to hang on to their majorities in Congress and state houses around the country, state party officials say they do not need racist fringe candidates running for office. None of these candidates is expected to win in the general election this fall, but they are going to give liberals on the hunt for examples of simmering neo-Nazi and neo-Confederate rhetoric at least five places to point.
With nearly 60 years of combined medical communication and conference management experience, the MEDX team has built a network of medical education partners to provide the best learning experience for all attendees. The MEDX team is committed to the mission of improving healthcare through innovative, engaging, clinically-relevant education. Using case studies, interactive technology, and practical insights from national experts, MEDX and its partners deliver high-quality education that has a direct impact on daily practice.
Mike is a Physical Therapist who is passionate about getting patients better. He practiced his first 6 years as a Physical Therapist in Vancouver, Washington where he worked with a team of the top Orthopedic Doctors, Neurosurgeons and Physiatrists in the area. He has used the education he gained from this experience to help patients get their best results with physical therapy. Mike is constantly striving to learn new methods and techniques to best serve his patients. He believes in patient-centered physical therapy that involves educating patients regarding their condition, forming a treatment plan based on patient-driven goals, and working closely with patients throughout their treatment to obtain those goals.
MedX Health designs, develops and distributes laser medical devices that have been evaluated and tested for safety and effectiveness and cleared and licensed for use in Canada and United States. The technology has gone through stringent evaluation and testing and it has been cleared for sale by the following regulatory bodies: Health Canada and US-FDA.
After high school, Korey attended Pacific University of Oregon. He played collegiate baseball as a catcher and outfielder.  He received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science with an emphasis in Integrated Physiology.  Korey started at RehabAuthority shortly after graduation, working as a physical therapy technician. Gaining this knowledge and experience inspired him to further his studies in physical therapy.  He attended and graduated from Carrington College Boise with an associate degree in Physical Therapy Assisting. In addition, he scored a 100% on his National physical therapy exam! He started working at the Homedale clinic in July of 2016.
Amber attended Northland Community and Technical College earning a seat in their Physical Therapy Assistant program. She received her Associates of Applied Science degree in 2018 graduating with honors. She was also presented with PTA student of the year and was her class representative that was nominated by the American Physical Therapy Association to be the Head Usher at the House of Delegates in 2017, Boston MA.
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.
Patients are seated comfortably in the MedX cervical or lumbar machine. In the cervical machine, the muscles in the torso are restrained so that only the muscles in the neck are targeted. Because the cervical muscles in the neck must continually support the weight of the head, weak muscles can lead to headache, neck pain and poor posture mechanics. In the lumbar machine, the muscles in the abdomen, hips and legs are restrained so that only the muscles in the low back are targeted. Weak lumbar muscles can be responsible for back pain, leg pain, stiffness and many other debilitating complaints. The exercises performed in the Med-X cervical and lumbar machines are slow, gentle, take just a few minutes to complete and are computer monitored.

MedX has between 0 and 5% friction in it while traditional equipment has up to 30%. What that means to you is, 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 the positive and negative phases. 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. That’s a difference of 60 pounds! With that kind of difference, your muscles have ample opportunity to recover during the negative phase, which means that you will be unable to effectively fatigue the muscles and subsequently will not get the most benefit from your workout. The amount of friction plays a vital role in the process of improving your strength and changing the shape of your body.
Racial animus helped fuel the rise of Donald Trump. Since the end of the civil rights movement and under Republican strategist Lee Atwater’s “Southern strategy” that used racism as an unstated cudgel against Democrats, the Republican Party itself has played a welcoming host to racial tensions and fears. Simultaneously, it has depicted itself, as conservative columnist Jeff Jacoby put it in 2012, as “the party of color-blind equality and “a party that doesn’t think with its skin.”

How it works: MedX enters into a lease with the physician or practice who prescribe the MedX Home Back Machine Program for its Workers Comp or Personal Injury patients. MedX handles the delivery of equipment to the patient's home and assigns a Personal Clinician to the patient. The Personal Clinician individually instructs the patient in their home on the proper use of equipment, completes outcome information and encourages the patient during the 90 days of treatment.

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.
Jones's ideas tried to move the public's notion of bodybuilding and strength-training exercise away from the Arnold Schwarzenegger school of training, which involved hours in the gym using free weights, to high intensity training. This involves short, single sets, with each set taken to the point of complete muscular failure with a frequency of once or at most twice a week with the intention to maximize muscular hypertrophy and strength increases. Famous individuals who trained under Jones's supervision include Casey Viator (who participated in the Colorado Experiment), Eddie Robinson (who worked with and participated in and trained under Jones's Nautilus leverage line, which is now Hammer Strength,[citation needed] and IFBB professional body builders [[Mike and Ray Mentzer ( both won the Mr. America IFBB and AAU respectively ),Sergio Oliva ( winner of every major bodybuilding contest and was also the only individual to win the Mr. Olympia over Arnold Schwartzenegger who placed 2cnd ) and Boyer Coe ( Mr. America, Mr.International,Mr.Universe etc.)
Ben attended the University of North Dakota (UND) where he received his bachelor’s degree in Pre-Physical Therapy with a Minor in Psychology. He then continued on to The UND’s School of Medicine and Health Science where he received his Doctor of Physical Therapy Degree. Ben’s thirst for knowledge did not stop with his graduation. He has attended numerous continuing education courses and classes and is now certified in McKenzie Diagnosis and Therapy and is a Certified Orthopedic Specialist. Less than 2% of all therapists in the country have these certifications. Ben is excited to help his patients recover from their injuries and return to their daily lives without pain or limitations.
MedX is the brain child of legendary fitness visionary Arthur Jones, who founded the Nautilus line of equipment that we already carry in Vertex Fitness. In 1986, he founded MedX as a way to expand on his work testing human strength, endurance and range of motion. In conjunction with the independent research teams at the University of Florida, MedX created their medical Lumbar Extension machine, which has been used by thousands to reduce back pain and increase function.
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.
Yes. Since we have so many facilities, MEDX allows us to easily communicate with everyone on one secure platform so workflows have improved across the board -- especially for urgent messaging. Some of our providers only work certain days, so it helps because we can send them an urgent message through MEDX rather than a message through the EMR which providers are not always able to access immediately. With MEDX, they can receive these urgent messages instantly and then go to the EMR to enter notes of the urgent situation they just handled -- saving time and additional steps.

Unique padded restraint system neutralizes shoulder, arm and chest muscles while isolating waistline muscles. Separate system of padded restraints effectively locks the pelvis and prevents the hip and gluteus muscles from assisting in rotation of the torso. Increases strength and flexibility at the core of the body, making it a favorite among golf pros looking to increase club head speed.


More important, candidates like Walker and Jones threaten to further inculcate the idea that the Republican Party is inherently susceptible to candidates who espouse racist and anti-Semitic ideas. The Republican Party is, after all, both the party of Lincoln, and the party of Richard Nixon and Lee Atwater’s Southern strategy aimed at getting racists on board without, in Atwater’s own words, “saying, ‘nigger, nigger, nigger.’” And it’s also the party of the nation’s most prominent birther, who rode to the White House on a wave of what researchers in December 2017 called “racial resentment.”
A perennial candidate, Jones has run for various elected offices since 1976, but has never won an office. In that year, Jones unsuccessfully ran for mayor of Milwaukee, Wisconsin.[10] In 1987, he unsuccessfully ran for alderman of the 13th Ward of Chicago.[10] Jones has run for the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican eight times; in 1984, 1992, 1996, 1998, 2006, 2008, 2012, and 2018.[10]
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