Collect objective data, improve exercise adherence, and have instant access to up-to-date resources that leverage your iPhone’s advanced capabilities with RehabKit!
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Sneak peak of RehabKit
Welcome to RehabKit. We are seeking to make the most comprehensive iPhone (eventually Android) app for any orthopedic rehabilitation professional. We currently offer 16 tools within our app, and we are always creating more.
Please use our forms at the bottom of the page if you have any questions or would like to request a new feature!
I hope this app makes your day in the clinic a tad bit easier, as it does for me!
A personal rehab-tool suite wherever your iPhone goes
The only complete rehab-specific toolkit with advanced features in one place.
Journal RSS Feeds
Keep current on all major rehabilitation journals through our RSS Feed Reader. Our feed automatically updates with the latest journals so that you can stay on the top of your game.
Keep the minimum, maximum, and average of multiple captured values. This is great for objective time measurements such as balance and endurance testing.
Always have an inclinometer on you with RehabKit. Measure all frontal-plane movements (e.g., shoulder abduction) and sagittal-plane movements (e.g., lumbar flexion) with exceptional accuracy.
Measure any transverse-plane movements (e.g., cervical rotation in seated) with exceptional accuracy and record multiple values for reference.
Provide an external auditory cue with our Metronome feature. This is perfect for fine tuning cadence during gait retraining, VOR training, and keeping tempo during resistance training.
Designed to provide the tempo and rest time for any resistance exercise. No need to count sets/reps ever again. Using visual and verbal cues (such as this tool) during exercise has been proven to increase motor cortex excitability (skill learning).
Designed for VOR x 1 viewing and other ocular-motor and gaze-stabilization interventions. Perfect for your patients with concussion/vestibular dysfunction.
Just what it sounds like. We just don’t want you to have to leave RehabKit to get to your iPhone calculator.
Simple but effective time saver. You can easily average multiple values (distance, time, repetitions, etc.) for
Allows you to quickly calculate exercise intensity with the Karvonen formula. This tool will also calculate the patient’s max HR if unknown.
Calculate 1-repetition maximum based on any load and number of reps lifted.
Make the most mundane tasks a little easier. This is perfect for tallying up errors during testing (e.g., BESS Test) or just simply counting your patients’ repetitions.
Convert essentially any unit (e.g., meters to feet and mph to m/s). This is a must have unless you LOVE math.
We have scoured the literature for you to provide you with the most up-to-date clinical prediction rules and the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy’s Clinical Practice Guidelines all in one place.
The interval timer is designed to help those exercises that are time based (e.g., planks, HIIT, etc.)
In the palm of your hand
16 rehab-specific tools in your pocket at all times.
The RehabKit Team
Dr. Nick Schumacher is a physical therapist and fitness coach. Nick graduated from Boston University as a Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2016. In 2017, Nick completed the Orthopedic Physical Therapy Residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Boston, where he received further training in the management of musculoskeletal injuries. He achieved Board Certification as a Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy (OCS) in 2018. In 2021, Nick furthered his sports-specific training by completing the Kaiser Permanente Sports & Manual Therapy Fellowship in Los Angeles and achieving Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapy (FAAOMPT) in 2022. In addition to his physical therapy training, Nick earned certification as a Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) in 2014.
Nick has a particular interest working with tactical athletes (military, fire, and police), runners, weight lifters, and any other athletes, as well as patients suffering post-concussion syndrome. He is actively engaged in running-related research and has helped develop protocols for return-to-sport following concussion and return-to-duty readiness (in collaboration with the US Army). Nick also works with O2X Human Performance, where he travels the country leading injury-prevention workshops at military bases and firehouses.
Dan was raised in Upstate New York. He graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Masters in Electrical Engineering. In addition to working on RehabKit/RehabPal, Dan has been working in the semiconductor industry for more than 36 years and is currently a technical director at a leading electrical-design automation company. His extensive coding background (and the fact that he is Nick’s father) makes Dan an asset to the development team. Dan enjoys photography and souping up his Jeep Wrangler.
Taza has worked as a designer, developer, and manager on website, mobile app, and big data projects for all business types and sizes – from mom and pop retailers to Fortune 10 financial companies. He met Nick during their time at Boston University and they’ve remained good friends ever since. Hailing from Martha’s Vineyard, Taza plays most sports and enjoys a good beach day.
Dr. Chris Parrott received his Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Central Florida where he worked as a personal trainer and small group instructor. Before starting his DPT, Chris graduated with his B.S. in Exercise Science and became a Certified Exercise Physiologist (EP-C) through ACSM. He worked full-time as a personal trainer before his passion for injury prevention and rehabilitation led him to pursue a career in physical therapy.
Chris has several specialty certifications including performance enhancement and exercise is medicine credentialing. Most recently he completed a comprehensive 8-course post-graduate certification in clinical excellence through the esteemed Institute of Clinical Excellence. Chris has worked with a wide range of clientele ranging from collegiate athletes and active duty military to weight loss clients and older adults. Over the past 2 years, Chris has primarily worked with active duty military from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida as well as other active individuals with a specialty in barbell athletes.
Dr. Kathleen Palmer received her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) from the University of Central Florida where she also worked as a personal trainer, TRX trainer and spinning instructor. After completing her DPT Kathleen presented her plan for integrating the industries of health and fitness and was awarded the NASM Pursuit of Excellence award in 2016 which granted her a full scholarship to obtain her M.S. in Exercise Science through the California University of Pennsylvania.
Kathleen has several specialty certifications including performance enhancement and has worked with a wide range of clientele from Olympic athletes to general fitness and older adults. She received her board certification as a Geriatric Clinical Specialist (GCS) in 2020. Her passion resonates with healthy aging and prevention, no matter what age. In her spare time, Kathleen loves going to the beach, biking, and scrolling through Instagram for puppy videos!
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