Practices for Every PT, Listening vs. Hearing, and Reducing Rib Flaring

This week’s Stuff You Should Read comes from Brittny Silke, Jennifer Stone, and Dave Tilley.


Inner Circle Updates mike reinold inner circle

My Last webinar recording on “How to Perform Upper Body Plyometrics” is now available to watch. In this presentation, I demonstrate the different types of plyometric exercises you can perform for the upper body and show some of my favorite progressions.

This webinar will cover:

  • The different types of plyometric exercises you can perform for the upper body
  • Ways to use different medicine balls and exercise tubing for different goals
  • The keys to choosing the best exercise for your goal

Not an Inner Circle Member yet?!?  In addition to these webinars and this month’s exclusive discount, Inner Circle members have access to years worth of webinars, an exclusive member-only forum to interact, and more!


The #AskMikeReinold Show ask mike reinold show

On this week’s episode of The #AskMikeReinold show we talk about Medial Patellofemoral Ligament Surgery, Manual Therapy, and Professional Study Groups

To see past episodes, subscribe, and ask us a question for the show please click below:



Elite Baseball Performance elite baseball performance

If you have any interest in baseball performance, training, or rehabilitation, you are going to want to check out my new website at

The mission of the site is to provide cutting edge, but trustworthy, information to enhance baseball performance.  There’s too much crap on the internet right now about baseball.  I want to fix this and create an ultimate resource for every baseball player, parent, coach, rehab specialist, and strength specialist.

I’ve developed an amazing advisory board and contributors like Dr. James Andrews and Dr. Glenn Fleisig of ASMI, MLB players Josh Beckett and Craig Breslow, MLB athletic trainers Stan Conte and Ken Crenshaw, and other amazing people like Eric Cressey, Alan Jaeger, Paul Reddick, Lantz Wheeler and more.

We have a bunch of great articles, resources we recommend, and even some educational programs available already.

If you believe in our mission, please check it out, become an EBP Insider for free, and follow and share our stuff on social media!  THANK YOU for helping to spread the word:


This Week’s Social Media performance training and training social media

Myself and my team at Champion PT and Performance are publishing a ton of great content on social media right now that you are not going to want to miss!  We have a few series running on our social media accounts, like my #PerformanceTherapyTips and Champion’s #MovementMonday, #TechniqueTuesday, and Champion TV.  That’s right, we started our own TV show to let you behind the scenes at Champion!

We have a ton of content, so you’re going to want to follow us.  For my Performance Therapy tips and more, be sure to follow me online:

And for all the great content from #TeamChampion, be sure to follow Champion too:


Stuff You Should Read

11 Strength and Conditioning Practices that Every PT Needs to Use

Brittny Silke has an article up on talking about the strength and conditioning concepts for all PTs.  Good work Brittny, I though it was very well written, great to see from a PT student!

Tell Me a Story: The Importance of Listening vs. Hearing

Jennifer Stone has an article up on talking about how to really hear what patients say.  Super important to not get stuck putting everyone in patterns:

3 Drills to Reduce Rib Flaring in Athletes

Dave Tilley has an article up on talking about his three favorite drills to reduce rib flaring, something we see all the time: