1. What is a TPM Pro Centre?
This is a business (typically a physio clinic) which has a
2. What is the difference between TPM Pro and TPM Active?
TPM Pro could be considered the business to
3. What is Movement Health?
This is our concept and we believe this is what we are assessing and improving through engagement with TPM Active. We believe we are assessing the ‘health’ of someone’s movement and making decisions (based on the report generated by the system) as to what can be changed so that they can improve their quality of life. Movement Health is then a quality that relates to all people; TPM is a tool to change this quality.
4. What evidence is there for the use of the system?
Since 1997, our team
5. How long does it take to perform a testing session?
Experienced individuals can test within 25-30 minutes. Businesses that only offer 30 minutes sessions, often change their initial assessment process so as to set aside an hour which may include initial goal setting, testing,
6. What’s the difference between The Base and Foundation Matrix?
We have different matrices because the tests differ so that those performed by a footballer will not be the same as those performed by a runner. The testing aims to identify which ‘problem’ movement patterns are likely to consistently appear during running or football or any other of our sports specific matrices. With respect to the Foundation and the Base, these testing batteries differ from another in that the Foundation is suited to people who need to jump/land (incl. running) whereas the Base is suited to those that do not. The Base may act as a good starting place for some, prior to progressing to the Foundation. Both are included in the
7. I have a Masters degree. Why do I need to do another course in how to test movement? I do this all day.
We deliver the Movement Health Solution Part 1, which is a four-day course on how to use the technology, how to test in the specific protocol that is so key to the system’s success and how to deliver the retraining exercises that make the difference to the actual goal achievement of the person. We also include a Business of Movement component to the education so that clinics can appreciate how they will integrate this tool
8. Is this the same as Kinetic Control?
Kinetic Control could be considered as a series of courses based upon closely related principles as to that delivered within TPM. Yet, there are some key differences. Kinetic Control is education you attend as a 2-day module or a
9. What success stories are there,
in respect to the business?
Within the global reach of the
- It has extended the client
journey,so that 6 sessions become 12
- It turns patients (coming in for pain) into clients; they stick with us as repeat business because we can do something others can’t (TPM)
- It opens up new client groups- those without pain, those interested in performance/prevention/long-term health
- It has increased my skill set so that I can use less manual therapy
- It has increased the number of other professionals I can work alongside (S&C coaches, PTs)
10. What success stories are there in respect to the clients who have used the system?
These range from elite sports people to those who want to get back to doing the things in life they enjoy or enjoyed. Again, over the past few