52 Essential Medical Exercise Training Skills.....How Good are You?

 

There are 52 essential skills every medical exercise professional (MedXPRO) must be competent and confident in performing. Below you will see a list of skills as well as a link to complete our MedXPRO Skills Checklist. Please when completing this checklist, consider as you provide your level of proficiency with each skill, "would your performance of the skill, if reviewed by a licensed medical professional, fall within the 4 grading categories we provide:

Level 1 - Never performed: You have never performed the stated task and have no experience with this type of skill.

Level 2 - Familiar with: You are familiar with the stated task; but you would need more experience and practice to feel comfortable and proficient in this type of skill.

Level 3 - Experienced in: You have performed the task several times, you feel moderately comfortable functioning independently, but would require a resource person nearby.

Level 4 - You have performed this task frequently; you feel comfortable and...

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Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop is Back!

 

The Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop October 20 - 23 is SOLD OUT!! But now you have the option to attend the workshop VIRTUALLY. You can avoid the hassle of travel, the high gas prices and hotel rates by clicking the below link and registering now. You can learn all the advanced MET skills from the comfort of our own home or studio.


Register and get full access to the 4-day AMES workshop via LIVESTREAM!! The VIRTUAL Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop gives you the skills to produce the client outcomes you need to build your credibility and your reputation with medical professionals and clients.
 

The AMES Workshop is the most comprehensive and detailed training for medical exercise and medical fitness professionals anywhere. This workshop will show you how to apply the advanced MET skills you need to be successful. We will review the 52 essential MET skills:



To register go to www.AMESVirtualWorkshop.com . Only 10 seats are available!!

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The MET Assessment Series continues Sunday, September 25th @ 10am ET with the KNEE. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment of the knee using goniometric techniques, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries-Knee.com for registration and details.

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MET Assessment of the Hip

 

The MET Assessment Series continues Sunday, September 18th @ 10am ET with the hip. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment of the hip using goniometric techniques, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries.com for registration and details.

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Building a MET Practice - Susie Duttge, MES

 

The MedXPRO Network welcomes Susie Duttge, MES and owner of Fit For Life Rehab and Fitness Center of Lake Bluff, IL to our member spotlight. Susie has built a practice consisting of medical exercise training and physical therapy services. Watch the video to learn how she did it. This is a segment from our MedXPRO Network. We have other spotlights to help you build your practice. For more spotlights go to www.MedXPRONetwork.com.

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Medical Exercise Specialists......Final a Community Just for You!!

 

Medical Exercise Specialists….Join the MedXPRO Network......the only community dedicated exclusively to METI - Medical Exercise Professionals… Where everyone speaks the same language!! The Network will take you to the next level with your medical exercise training skills and practice.

 

As medical exercise training (MET) continues to grow…..a good idea may be to join a community of like-minded and well-trained MEDICAL EXERCISE PROFESSIONALS. Yes, professionals....not wannabes. 

 

Whether you just finished the MES or PRCS, have practiced a few years and want to build a strong and profitable MET practice, let the MedXPRO Network resources work for you instead of your developing them on your own. 

 

Do you ever feel like the Lone Ranger in your practice? Every other trainer says they do MET or post rehab but it’s not......you don't really know what they are doing. Other personal trainers don’t work with the clients the...

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MET Assessment of the Cervical Spine

 

The MET Assessment Series continues September 4th @ 10am ET with the cervical spine. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment on the Cspine using ROM, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the MET client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries.com for registration and details.

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Licensure, Certification and Accreditation

 

In this episode of the Medical Exercise Specialist Podcast Dr Mike and Darwin discuss three issues important to MedXPROs: licensure, certification and accreditation. Dr Mike compares and contrasts the three and their impact on medical exercise training. 

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MET Assessment of the Elbow

 

The Medical Exercise Training Assessment Series continues August 28th @ 10am ET with the Elbow/Wrist. Learn to perform a medical exercise assessment on the shoulder using goniometry, muscle testing and some special testing procedures. This workshop is not designed to diagnose nor treat any condition. You will learn to thoroughly assess the medical exercise training client to determine if he or she is appropriate for MET and develop an effective exercise program. Go to www.METAssessmentSeries.com for registration and details.

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Medical Exercise vs Physical Therapy, Corrective Exercise & Medical Fitness...Understand the Subtle Differences.

 

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Medical Exercise vs. Physical Therapy

Medical Exercise is the use of exercise to help individuals manage medical conditions after they have completed physical therapy or other rehabilitation programs. The physical therapist treats the patient’s functional limitations resulting from a disease, injury, or surgery. They use various treatment modalities, including manual therapy, electrical stimulation, and ultrasound in treating the patient.

The Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) does not diagnose or treat the individual. The MES uses strength, flexibility, and cardiovascular exercise to help the client address functional deficits that remain after the client has completed rehabilitation. The goal of Medical Exercise is to achieve positive functional outcomes while helping the client improve their long-term health, function, and wellbeing.

 

Medical Exercise vs. Personal Training

Personal Training provides clients with supervised exercise...

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