Personal Training

You Get What You Pay For…

Over the past two months working as SPARK Physiotherapy’s Office Administrator, I’ve realized that outside of calls to schedule appointments, our most prevalent call is from potential patients inquiring about whether we accept insurance.  When I explain that we are an Out-of-Network, Cash-Based service provider but that we do submit insurance claims on our patients’ behalf to … Read More

Oh, You Have Insurance…. Great, Right?

As Office Administrator for SPARK, I get the Insurance question a LOT.  After listening in on a conversation between Dr. Joseph P. Caruso from Caruso Physical Therapy and Nutrition, LLC out of Allentown, NJ and Dr. Carlos Berio on the barriers of running of a cash-based clinic, I wanted to share my thoughts on the subject. … Read More

Why Can’t I Just Run? The How’s and Why’s of Incorporating Strength Training into your Running Routine

             “But if I want to be a better runner, can’t I just run more?” I get this comment frequently from the high school track girls I coach as well as runners I’m treating in physical therapy. The rule of specificity would say yes because if you want to improve at a certain activity you … Read More

What do I do? The answers that EVERY Rehab, Fitness, and Exercise Pro is dancing around

So THIS is the year that you’re going to get things in gear. Got it. Well it could be as simple as picking up that old sport you enjoyed once upon a time or dusting off that bike in the basement. Unfortunately, while this should start with some fact finding for most of us, this … Read More

A First Line Resource for Nutrition: Your Physical Therapist? Boost Healing AND Performance

Nutritionists and dietitians are highly trained members of the medical and lifestyle team who’s skills in designing food plans aren’t matched by anyone in medicine. That said, did you know that prior to seeking their Doctoral degrees, the vast majority of physical therapists earned Bachelor’s level training in a health related field where they too have gained useful … Read More

Your personal trainer is more valuable than your physical therapist; just sayin’

THERE. I said it. If you have never done BOTH, then you probably don’t have a good grasp on where I’m coming from. I’ll start with a story from my not so distant past. I was a first year physical therapy student (SPT). Until that point, I’d earned two degrees in exercise science, held several … Read More

SPARK Physio Radio: Physical Therapy + Personal Training

In this episode of the SPARK Physio Radio Show Dr. Carlos Berio explains the SPARK Physio difference, a winning combination of Physical Therapy and Personal Training. Dr. Carlos J Berio, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, CMTPT is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Certified Myofascial Trigger Point Therapist. In … Read More

SPARK Physio Radio: Physical Therapy + Personal Training. 1 + 1 = 3!

In this episode of the SPARK Physio Radio Show Dr. Carlos Berio explains the SPARK Physio difference, a winning combination of Physical Therapy and Personal Training. Listen To Fitness Internet Radio Stations with SPARK Physiotherapy on BlogTalkRadio Dr. Carlos J Berio, PT, DPT, MS, CSCS, CMTPT is a licensed Doctor of Physical Therapy, Certified Strength … Read More