Movement Edge. PERFORMANCE HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.
Unlike traditional methods that only address the symptoms of the problem Movement Edge practitioners identify the root cause of the issue. We begin our process with testing and analytics to explain what is causing your pain or holding you back from your best performance and discuss the strategies and techniques that have been proven to work.
Professional athletes have access to the best sports medicine resources available and when these athletes need to fix a problem with their body or improve their performance fast they contact Movement Edge. We’ve helped athletes of all types achieve improved durability, flexibility, speed and strength. Our Performance Healthcare System is designed intentionally to unlock your body’s full potential.
OUR INTEGRATED PERFORMANCE HEALTH CARE MODEL WILL HELP YOU FEEL AND PERFORM YOUR VERY BEST.
Movement Edge is a Performance Healthcare company that integrates the best in sports science, clinical application and cutting-edge technology to deliver efficient and effective services focused on decreasing injury, optimizing performance, and enhancing recovery.
I have spent over 20 years working with elite athletes, sports medicine professionals, coaches and researchers perfecting the Movement Edge System. The tools and services previously delivered to only those at the highest level of sport, are now available to anyone seeking to move better, perform stronger and recover faster. Everyone is an athlete and whether you are a professional athlete, amateur, youth or weekend warrior, the Movement Edge proprietary performance health care system will help you become the best you can possibly be.
Yours in Health,
Dr. Micheal A. Clark
Movement Edge CEO
About the Founder:
Dr. Clark Founder & CEO - Fusionetics (www.Fusionetics.com) , Founder of the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) and Team Physical Therapist for the Phoenix Suns.
Dr. Mike Clark is recognized as a leader in human performance. He is the founder of Fusionetics, which is a web-based human performance optimization company that is revolutionizing injury prevention, performance optimization, and recovery enhancement.
Dr. Clark is the founder of NASM and creator of Optimum Performance Training System as well as the Corrective Exercise System. He also serves as the Chief Science Officer for Sharecare (a comprehensive health improvement web platform - created by the Founder of WebMD).
Dr. Mike Clark is entering his 14th season as the team physical therapist for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns. He has served as a sports medicine professional for 2 Olympic games. He continues to serve as a sports medicine consultant and specialist for numerous professional teams and his list of athlete-clients includes MVP’s, All-Stars and Champions from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, MLS and the Olympic games.
Dr. Clark is a noted lecturer and author. He has authored 3 scientific textbooks, over 40 textbook chapters, and multiple peer-reviewed scientific papers in the areas of sports medicine, sports performance, and fitness.
Dr. Clark also has written 2 consumer books. Academically, Dr. Clark has helped spearhead the development of several accredited online health science education programs, including a BS program, 2 Master's Degree Programs, and one Doctoral program.
Education: DPT: Rocky Mountain University
MS - Human Movement Science: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
BS - Physical Therapy (BS): University of Wisconsin - LaCrosse
WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU VISIT Movement Edge.
At Movement Edge we are committed to delivering the best experience every time. This includes a friendly and knowledgeable staff, professional practitioners and state of the art environment designed to maximize your results.
MEET AND GREET
Once you arrive at Movement Edge, our front desk will greet you and ask you to fill out some simple paperwork. We will ask you to tell us about your medical history, past/present injuries and other physical conditions we should be made aware of. Your practitioner will greet you and review the forms with you. They will inquire about the reason(s) you are coming in, any current physical conditions and your goals.
It's helpful to arrive 10-15 minutes early for your appointment. This will give you time to complete your paperwork and take a few minutes to relax and put your phone away before you start.
Your first session will begin with a detailed assessment. Movement Edge utilizes multiple high tech diagnostic systems to analyze your body so our practitioners can then create the exact program specific to you. In our High Performance Assessment, you will begin with the Optojump performance tests. We measure flight and contact times during the performance of a series of jumps with an accuracy of 1/1000 of a second. Next, our practitioners will guide you through a series of simple movements utilizing the Fusionetics system to measure your movement efficiency.
You will be given a movement efficiency score of 0-100 based on your functional movement.
In the final assessment we will measure Range of Motion at key joints to further refine your solution. The data will be analyzed by our experts and a custom program will be developed for you.
Feel free to ask questions throughout the process. Our practitioners are all trained professionals. We want you to “Know your numbers.”
You will be asked to remove your shoes as part of the assessment process. Workout clothes are ideal for the initial assessment. The assessment process takes about :30 minutes. If you plan to also receive service on the same day, plan for 60 minutes’ total.
The Movement Edge services are a highly targeted and specific. They are produce amazing results in a very short
The service sessions are broken up into three parts; Bodyworks, targeted corrective exercise and recovery. In the Bodyworks portion of your session your practitioner will utilize hands on techniques to loosen overactive muscles. These techniques include hands on inhibition, vibration, and neuromuscular stretching. Your practitioner will then wake up your under active muscles to balance out your system.
Following your Bodyworks it is important to do a few targeted Correct Exercises to strengthen your under-active muscles. You will also integrate your new found movement into functional exercise to teach your brain how to utilize the new motion gained.
Once you have completed your exercises its time for recovery. Sit back and relax in one of comfortable lounge chairs while your practitioner slips some compression gear on you while you check a few emails, play a little X-box or just chill.
You may have some soreness after your first couple sessions. This is normal as your body is being returned to a high performance state. Drink plenty of water and enjoy the increased mobility, strength and function you now have.
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