For eight Wednesdays, we will be bringing you leaders in the physical therapy industry to share their expertise on hot topics like shoulder rehab, postural correction, taping, and more. These “Expert Showcase” presentations were filmed live at the APTA CSM 2016 in Anaheim California, and are a compilation of our researchers and educators speaking on topics that they have personally invested their careers in promoting and studying. See the archive here.
Veteran Performance Health researcher and educator Andre Labbe PT, MOMT is the owner of Total Package Performance in New Orleans. For years, Labbe has been working with athletes of all ages and pedigrees; from the Little Leagues to the NFL. While he is seasoned in rehabilitation, his expertise and passion lies in injury prevention to increase athletic performance as well as career longevity. With approaches such as sensorimotor, strength and developmental approaches, Labbe and his crew do indeed provide the total package.
Baseball performance enhancement exercise program
While training baseball athletes, Labbe heavily utilizes the TheraBand CLX as well as other resistance training tools in the TheraBand line of products. His “PITCH” (Physiologic, Integrated, Teaching, Coaching, Health) baseball exercise program focuses on both general and sport-specific movements such as pitching. All of the exercises in the program promote injury prevention for the shoulder and elbow.
Watch and learn below!