Rick’s passion for overcoming injuries through the use of movement began in 10th Grade, after experiencing an ankle injury playing basketball. In an attempt to heal as quickly as possible, he sought out the most effective techniques and exercises he could find for a safe and efficient recovery. His success lead to a deep and lasting interest that inspired him to pursue his education in Kinesiology.
During college, Rick began working with people to rehabilitate injuries, and by 1995 he had his first job in the field helping people recover from automobile accident injuries. When he graduated in 1997 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Kinesiology, he went to work at a Physical Therapy clinic where he helped patients who had suffered injuries at work, from automobile accidents, and sports-related injuries. He soon expanded to working with people to overcome injuries at local gyms, in their homes, and at a rehabilitation center where he specialized in working with especially difficult cases.
In 1999, Rick added teaching to his resume, working to train other industry professionals how to more effectively assist their clients heal from injuries. Due to the demand for his expertise, he started in 2005. During that time, he traveled North America speaking, authored some of his very first books, and created digital training programs for professionals, including doctors, physical therapists, kinesiologists, personal trainers, and other exercise professionals.
Rick’s methods were so effective and sought after, he decided to shift his focus from training professionals and working with clients one-on-one, to reaching a broader audience by creating home-based injury recovery programs for those in need of a safe, affordable healing solution. In 2008, Exercises For Injuries was launched; an international health and wellness company that provides digital and physical products and programs on a wide variety of topics.
During the early stages of Exercises For Injuries, Rick completed his Master’s Degree in Exercise Science. He continues to stay current on leading-edge breakthroughs in the field of healing injuries. His ongoing desire to help people heal injuries, reduce and eliminate pain, and resume active, healthy lives has resulted in the creation of dozens of specialized injury recovery programs, hundreds of articles, and nearly one thousand .
To date, Rick continues to create new products and programs that help people world-wide heal painful injuries safely and effectively, from the comfort and convenience of their homes. His companies support hundreds of thousands of people each year on their personal journey to improved health and wellness.
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