MedXPRO Summit 2021 - Medical Exercise Specialist Success Stories - Roundtable

 

MedXPRO Summit 2021 - Roundtable. The recording from the MXP Summit Roundtable discussion has posted. Our roundtable participants included: Stan Johnson, Susie Elisberg Duttge, Rosa Gilmar, Abbey Dixson, Ernie Schramayr, Tony Books Avilez, and Angela Thrasher. Great discussion with many insightful ideas from medical exercise training's best professionals.

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MedXPRO Summit 2021 is Coming!!

 

The MedXPRO Summit is back!! MedXPRO Summit '21 occurs December 3 - 5. Our theme is "Medical Exercise Specialist Success Stories". MXP Summit '21 will focus on MedXPROs rebuilding their practices post-Covid. 

This virtual Summit will highlight the strategies and tactics MESs, PRCSs and MEPDs have used around the worldwide to maintain their practices in the midst of Covid and still serve their clients. Summit speakers will share their unique insights and stories. The live interviews will allow you to ask questions directly to the interviewees. This allows you to take their experiences and shape them to maintain and grow your practice. 

Join the MXP Summit and start to thrive in spite of Covid. Click here for more details and to register.

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Function........Is Our Role!!

 

The Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) workshop and certification started in 1994 with its primary focus to education fitness professionals to manage the functional deficits remaining after physical and occupational therapy, and chiropractic concluded. The MES functions to identify functional deficits and develop exercise programs to enhance those deficits. The role is not to compete with medical professionals....but to do something that is not provided for the client after their discharge from licensed medical services.....improve their level of function. 

The need for medical exercise training services will grow but let's make sure we stay focused on our role. MET will grow tremendously as insurance carriers cutback on physical, occupational therapy, chiropractic and other licensed medical services. Managing functional deficits with exercise is amazing.....it works if properly dosed and monitored. It's the magic elixir....it's the key to long term...

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Exercise is Definitely Medicine....."If Dosed Properly and Effectively!!"

 
Yes, exercise is definitely medicine. We are seeing an explosion of medical fitness certifications and workshops using exercise as medicine. But are we throwing exercise at medical conditions the same way some physicians throw pills at disease? Exercise must be dosed to be effective. It must be repeatable and able to be analyzed so we can establish guidelines, protocols, and best practices for exercise management of medical conditions. This gives credibility, not certifications.
 
 
 
Are you asking "what exercise(s) should I do for this client's condition", but are unaware of the necessary frequency, duration, rest, sets, reps, intensity? Do you use the findings from your assessment to develop the exercise program? Are you doing re-assessments? What if the client has an altered mental status? What are the healing limitations based on the condition/injury or surgery? What is the tissue tolerance level for exercise of the client? Which functional outcome...
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The Medical Exercise Program Director is Launching!!

 

The Medical Exercise Program Director Training Series starts September 20th, 2021. The need for Medical Exercise Training/Post Rehab Fitness will continue grow and possibly expand faster due to Covid. This means you…the medical exercise professional or MedXPRO….have a huge opportunity to develop a strong practice managing medical conditions using exercise. The skills necessary to develop, manage, administrate and market a MET practice are something new for personal trainers transitioning to medical exercise

The Medical Exercise Program Director Training Series gives you everything you need to build your practice anywhere. Go to www.MedicalExerciseProgramDirector.com for details. Also, we’ve added the Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist 4-day workshop to the MEPD Training Series. Register now to secure your seat – click the link below.

Medical Exercise Program Director Registration

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What is a Medical Exercise Specialist?

 

A Medical Exercise Specialist (MES) is a fitness professional specializing in managing medical conditions using ONLY exercise. The MES develops safe and effective programming for clients with a wide range of medical conditions including musculoskeletal, neurological, cardiovascular and metabolic. The MES uses 3 primary modalities:

  1. Strength Training
  2. Cardiovascular Training
  3. Flexibility Training

while using medical exercise training protocols. The protocols avoid any important points from falling thru the cracks. The Medical Exercise Specialist provides no aspect of medical treatment or diagnostic services. 

Go to www.MedicalExerciseSpecialistWorkshop.com for details!

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MedXPRO/ClinicMaster......First EMR for Medical Exercise Professionals!!

 

The MedXPRO/ClinicMaster Electronic Medical Record (EMR) System is here!! 

We are very pleased to announce our partnership with Clinicmaster to launch the MedXPRO EMR. Our goal is to continually support Medical Exercise Specialists by bringing the most advanced and innovative tools available in the market.

The MedXPro/ClinicMaster EMR is an all in one software that will enable: 

  1. Organizing your client information 
  2. Accessing client management exercise protocols 
  3. Ease of client scheduling and billing 
  4. Access to MET client outcome data 
  5. Easy documentation & communication with medical professionals 
  6. Stay in touch with your clients easier 
  7. Medical exercise protocols access
  8. Exercise diagrams and sharing with clients

The MedXPRO EMR is the next step for medical exercise professionals to build their practices. This system makes all the tasks a medical exercise professional has to perform....much much easier. Contact DrMike to for details:...

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Medical Exercise Specialist 2-Day Onsite Workshop is Back!!

 

We are very excited to announce the return of our LIVE 2-Day Onsite Medical Exercise Specialist workshop, June 26 & 27, 2021 at Medical Fitness Pros in Katy, TX. 

The METI - Medical Exercise Specialist Workshop is the most comprehensive medical exercise education available in the medical fitness industry. To register and for more details click the link below:

Medical Exercise Specialist Onsite Workshop

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When I Complete the AMES Can I Provide Physical Therapy?

 

Recognition as a Advanced Medical Exercise Specialist does not allow you to provide any aspects of medical diagnostics, medical treatment or therapy services. The AMES is a fitness-based program and should not be confused with education for physical or occupational therapists. 

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How Long is the AMES Residency?

 

The AMES Residency is a 1-year deep immersion in medical exercise training. The residency begins on March 28, 2021 and concludes March 2022. You will learn a tremendous amount of MET applications, techniques, assessments, etc in AMES residency year. 

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