Physical Therapy and Coaching for Parents and Professionals
Author: Dr. Bill
Dr. Bill is Doctor of Physical Therapy and owner of Ready Up Performance. He received his doctorate from Cleveland State University and focused his clinical experience in sports and orthopedics. He has attended additional education after graduation in Florida with EXOS, completed their "Performance Rehabilitation Mentorship". EXOS is known for their work with elite level international teams, the NFL combine candidates, and military special operations athletes. He is Functional Movement Systems SMFA Level 1 certified clinician. He is also certified in functional dry needling, kinesiology taping and a several year experienced StrongFirst kettlebell instructor. Dr. Bill is United States Marine Corps Veteran with multiple deployments, avid outdoorsman, husband and a father.
Mark the calendar on November 12 at 9:00pm! We will be hosting our next live video at Ready Up Performance to celebrate our first year in review. We will be doing a virtual tour of our building and space as well highlight some key successes we had this year with treating pain and improving function. Additions and plans for the next year will also be covered. Have your questions ready!
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Ready Up Performance exists to serve its patients and clients, so we thought we’d provide and update on how we are doing that!
-We remain by appointment only, greatly reducing exposure to those we serve. -We are stocked with appropriate masks and gloves. We request clients bring their own if they have them. -We are following all state guidelines for screening and implementing pulse oximetry as well for clients. -All equipment is being sanitized before and after use. -Fitness classes will be in person starting this week and will observe the above with social distancing at all times.
Free consults are still available for people who wish to visit our site and discuss their needs. The facility schedule is flexible and accommodating as we ramp operations back up, so now is a great time to get in! Registration for our clinic is available on our website and social media. Alternatively, if you have questions or trouble don’t hesitate to give us a call. Our clinic clinic is here for you!
As of this week we are offering tele-visits to those who require attention for potential orthopedic injuries to help prevent the spread of coronavirus. If you have back pain after a home workout, shoulder pain after a fall, or anything you may have questions about, call us at (216)-446-1803 to set up an appointment time! This can help keep you informed on what to do next with an injury and keep you out of the waiting room!
We want to post an update following recent events including the recent announcement by our state government regarding COVID-19 coronavirus. This week we plan to see all scheduled appointments. We are currently developing individualized plans for all patients and clients to reduce exposure risk and improve safety for both the clinic and by extension our patients. Our environment has and will always remain by appointment and a one to one atmosphere, so risk is significantly reduced in this regard. We will remain diligent in sanitation of equipment and clinician / patient hygiene alike. If you are not feeling well, we ask you call to see if it is appropriate to cancel your appointment. If you have been recent injured, we are currently making tele-visits available for patients to be seen from their homes. Ready Up Performance sees patients who are first responders and health care providers. We are committed to the well being of all of our patients and the promotion of health to those who are assisting during these difficult times. Stay strong and move well!
Did you know that back pain is one of the primary reasons people decide to see their doctor? This is a condition that affects many people in our country and can lead to missed work, a reduced quality of life and significant medical expense. So what can be done about it?
Often times being seen for low back pain can lead to expensive imaging. We often have patients who believe imaging will help to determine the cause of their problems. While this seems self evident, the reality is that x-rays and MRIs have poor reliability in determining causes of back pain. They also add significant cost to care. Individuals seeking care for low back pain who go to physical therapy save a significant amount of money and can get an accurate examination to address their problem.
Health Services Research published a study for cost of care spanning 1 year from physical therapy referral vs MRI in people with low back pain. On average a patient who received physical therapy spent $504 dollars over 3.8 visits vs $1,306 in the MRI group. Over the next year those costs were $1,871 for the physical therapy group and $6,664 for the MRI group. The number of procedures that are likely to occur from imaging is much higher, and the chances of “over-treating” with interventions that aren’t necessary is higher as well.
Our practice challenges itself to deliver the best care we can for a reasonable cost. You receive care from a physical therapist who has undergone doctoral education and has the examination skills to ensure accurate assessment of orthopedic pain while ruling out other serious causes. Every person we see is given the time they need to discuss their problem and receive a comprehensive examination. Patients are treated the day they are examined and we strive to deliver pain relief immediately. We work with patients to identify the root cause of their pain and develop a plan with them to meet their needs. If you have any questions you can contact us through our social media or hit the “Book Now” button to schedule a free 30 minute consult to discuss your needs.
This is an exciting time for us! Ready Up Performance is a client centered physical therapy practice. Our objective is to utilize performance based training and rehabilitation to make the world a better place for our clients one success at a time. Our model focuses on a sustainable relationship with our client’s needs without third party interests. We work for the individual and not the insurance companies to deliver higher quality care. Our goal is to meet an individual’s needs throughout their life, support healthy movement, improve performance, and address those painful bumps in the road that happen to us all from time to time so you can get right back to life!
At this current time we are open and doing business in the Brecksville as of October 16, 2019 ! Come visit us at 7650 Chippewa Rd in suite #215. Appointment booking and more frequent update can be found at out Facebook and Instagram pages. Give us a follow to stay current with our latest developments!