Monthly Archives: May 2017

Podcast #24-’17- Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy- Sven Lynch



Sven Lynch, PT, DPT, is a physical therapist and the Founder of Pittsburgh Concierge TherapyDr. Lynch is one of only about 100 Board-Certified Neurologic Physical Therapists in the state of Pennsylvania. He is certified as a Neurologic Certified Specialist (NCS) by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). He is also a Certified Brain Injury Specialist (CBIS) as determined by the Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists (ACBIS). He has trained or worked at The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh, UPMC, and Healthsouth. Dr. Lynch is experienced in treating individuals across the lifespan and across settings including outpatient, inpatient rehabilitation, and acute care. He was at the top of his class and received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) degree at the University of Pittsburgh, the #3 ranked physical therapy program in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biology at Purdue University in 1999. His philosophy of care is centered around functional movement and evidence-based practice.

Sven is also a veteran of the United States Navy. His first day at sea as a Naval Flight Officer was September 11th, 2001. He loves to run, to participate in road and obstacle course races, and has a lifelong love of learning.

Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy offers a free 30 minute consultation with Dr. Sven Lynch at your home or office.  Call 412-480-7861 to schedule.

Show Notes:
Dr. Sven Lynch, owner, Pittsburgh Concierge Therapy, contact info:
Website: www.pghconciergetherapy.com

E-mail: dr.sven.lynch@gmail.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pittsburghconciergetherapy/

Instagram: @pghconciergept

Twitter: @PghConciergePT

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Curbside Coffeehouse, 405 Freeport Road, Blawnox, PA
www.curbsidecoffeehouse.com

Instagram: @curbsidecoffee

The Children’s Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
http://www.amazingkids.org

Marine Corps Marathon
www.marinemarathon.com

Tough Mudder, Obstacle Race – Mud Run Events
https://toughmudder.com

Shirley Sahrmann, PT, PhD, FAPTA
Faculty Emeritus, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis (Retired 2012, still lectures to DPT students and at continuing education courses)
https://pt.wustl.edu/faculty-staff/faculty-emeritus/

American Physical Therapy Association (APTA)
www.apta.org

American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS)
www.abpts.org
Currently, the ABPTS offers board-certification in eight specialty areas of physical therapy: Cardiovascular and Pulmonary, Clinical Electrophysiology, Geriatrics, Neurology, Oncology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Sports, and Women’s Health.

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks)

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Podcast #23-’17: Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists- Rick Lithgow



Rick Lithgow, in his own words:  Computer Network Engineer for Pittsburgh Consulting. Avid mountain biker. Hasher. Beer connoisseur.  He is also a Board Member of Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists (PORC).

Show Notes:
Rick Lithgow, Board Member, Pittsburgh Off-Road Cyclists (PORC), contact info:
Website: http://www.porcmtbclub.org

PORC Membership e-mail: SafeTPrincess@aol.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/porcmtb/

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Pittsburgh Hash House Harriers
www.pgh-h3.com

Critical Mass Pittsburgh- Facebook Group
https://www.facebook.com/groups/37552077351

Bike Pittsburgh
www.bikepgh.org

Bike MS 150 (Escape to the Lake 2017)
June 10-11, 2017, Moraine State Park to Conneaut, OH
www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/PAX

Team Decaf Rides, Tuesdays, April through September
www.teamdecaf.com

Walmart Bike Huffy Carnage (Will a Walmart Huffy survive a Downhill Mountain Bike Trail?)
Skills with Phil – YouTube
https://youtu.be/wkMnk_eCDQU

Thick Bikes, Pittsburgh, PA (South Side)
https://www.thickbikes.com

West Liberty Cycles, Pittsburgh, PA (Brookline)
www.westlibertycycles.com

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks)

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks- Week 20



Three times a week Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on our YouTube channel: YouTube

This week we thought about standing posture, a way to make conference calls pass while hacking the hips…and we want you to give us some movement tips and lifestyle hacks:

1) Don’t Just Stand There…A Lifestyle Posture Hack: Active Standing
2)
FitLabPGH presents a Movement Tip to Activate the Hips and Beat Office Boredom
3) FitLabPGH Wants You…to be a Guest Presenter


 


Podcast #22-’17: Standing Crane- Don Drolet



Don Drolet has been practicing and studying Qigong and Tai Chi for over 10 years.  Don has been a student of Eastern philosophy, with a personal meditation practice of more than 20 years.  He has taught in and around the Pittsburgh Metro area for health clubs, corporate wellness programs and community organizations.  He established Standing Crane Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation in January of 2017.  Standing Crane offers private sessions, group classes and corporate wellness classes/programs.

Show Notes:
Don Drolet, Founder, Standing Crane Tai Chi, Qigong and Meditation, contact info:
e-mail: standingcrane@hotmail.com

Website: www.standingcrane.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/standingcranetaichi

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/standingcrane/

Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/standingcrane

Links mentioned in the Podcast:


Tai Chi for Health Institute (Australia), Dr. Paul Lam
http://www.taichiforhealthinstitute.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks)

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks- Week 19



Three times a week Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on our YouTube channel: YouTube

This week more on happy hips as well as movement tips/hacks to keep in mind as you progress with your spring yard work and gardening.

1) FitLaPGH Presents Happy Hips at Home, Round 2: Resisted Rotation
2)
FitLabPGH Presents Gardening Without Grimacing…Movement Tips for Moving Heavy Objects
3) Hammer Hacks for Stronger Wrists and Fit Forearms



Podcast #21-’17: Bike Beyond- Walt Drennan



Walt Drennan was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in 2000 at the age of 12.  After cycling across the United States twice (first with Bike & Build, then with The 4K for Cancer), Walt was inspired to put together his own cross-country ride to raise awareness, and funds, for Type 1 diabetes.  Walt has partnered with Beyond Type 1, a nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness, promoting education and helping those living with Type 1 diabetes live well today while funding a better tomorrow, to make the Bike Beyond ride reality.  Walt is the Program Coordinator for Bike Beyond, which will begin in New York City on June 4, 2017 and conclude in San Francisco on August 11, 2017.  On the Bike Beyond ride, Walt will be part of a team of 22 riders living with Type 1 diabetes.  Walt is excited to share his love of cycling with Type 1s around the world and inspire them to live beyond their diagnosis.

Show Notes:
Walt Drennan, Program Coordinator, Bike Beyond, contact info:
e-mail: walt.drennan@gmail.com

Instagram: @wall_e_vision

Facebook: Walt Drennan

Beyond Type 1: https://beyondtype1.org/

Bike Beyond: https://beyondtype1.org/bike-beyond/

Fundraising Page: https://donate.beyondtype1.org/fundraiser/871800

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Bike & Build, Young Adults Pedaling for Affordable Housing
https://bikeandbuild.org

4K For Cancer, The Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults
http://www.4kforcancer.org

Pure Barre
http://www.purebarre.com

The Optimal U.S. National Parks Centennial Road Trip, by Randy Olson, Posted July 30, 2016
http://www.randalolson.com/2016/07/30/the-optimal-u-s-national-parks-centennial-road-trip/

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instragram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

YouTube channel (Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks)

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
Marathon Man by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks- Week 18



Three times a week Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks on our YouTube channel: YouTube

This week we bring you some “Shrug Monster” battle tips, garden lifting reminders and another way to work on “happy hips”.

1) Another Skirmish in the War Against the Shrug Monster
2) Lifting Doesn’t Need to be a Pain in the Back…Tips for Gardening
3) FitLabPGH Presents: Happy Hips…Home Edition