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PT News June 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout June 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. 8 Great Pelvic Floor Stretches to Do During Pregnancy Written by Ability Rehabilitation with multiple […]

Senior Tip: How Physical Exercise Benefits Mental Health

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin We all know the importance of exercise in our lives. Exercise keeps our body, soul, and brain, healthy. It keeps us fit physically as well as mentally. According to Senior Guidance, older adults who exercise regularly have lower rates of getting any kind of mental illness. Moreover, exercise also helps […]

Post Surgical Rotator Cuff Physical Therapy

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin A patient will typically be referred for rotator cuff surgery when 90% or more of the tendon is torn. The most common causes for rotator cuff injuries are aging, overuse of overhead activities and heavy lifting. Surgery should never be taken lightly, so we wanted to take some time to […]

A Guide to Periodization with Weight Training

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Periodization is an important technique utilized with training in order to maximize gains, whether it be through increased aerobic performance, speed, and strength. This guide outlines simple tips customizing training programs to prevent plateauing with training and improve performance. By no means is this an exhaustive guide, or an end […]

PT News May 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout May 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. Effective Nutrition Strategies Written by The Center for Physical Rehabilitation with 8 physical therapy locations […]

Sun Safety

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin The official start to summer is fast approaching and for many of us, the end of the school year marks the start of outdoor activities and beach vacations. While enjoying yourself this summer be sure to take precautions. The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little […]

6 Ways to Find Relief and Prevent Joint Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Joint pain is a common issue that can have many causes and can lead to an array of complications. Joint pain affects such a large percentage of the population. It is estimated that by the year 2030, 67 million—one in every four American adults—will have doctor-diagnosed arthritis. That doesn’t mean […]

Low Back Pain: There is relief

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Understanding back pain: You’re not alone & there is relief Low back pain affects nearly everyone at some stage of life and is one of the most common ailments seen in medical practices. It is referred to by many different names including lumbago, lumbar sprain or strain, slipped or bulging […]

PT News April 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout April 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. The Truth Behind Shoulder Impingement Written by Spectrum Physical Therapy with 3 physical therapy locations […]

Fall Prevention: Risks & Tips in your home

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin While falls can happen anywhere, more than half of them happen in the home. One in every three adults 65 and older fall AT HOME each year in the U.S. One of the easiest ways to help prevent a fall is to make sure that certain tripping hazards are addressed […]

What You Can Do About Diastis Recti (Abdominal Separation)

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin There’s a lot to absorb when you become pregnant. You have a whole new person growing inside of you, and with that the excitement of what they’ll look like — and what kind of mother you’ll be — to this brand new human. And of course, there are a lot […]

Physical Therapy For Plantar Fasciitis Pain

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Does your foot or heel hurt with the first step in the morning? Does your foot hurt when you get up from sitting or driving for long periods of time? If the answer is yes, you may have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the most common type of foot pain. […]

PT News March 2019

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin This time in PT News we recap what our clinics have been posting throughout March 2019. We are excited to begin a new year of new posts featuring published articles from PTandMe partnering clinics! 1. What Triggers Trigger Finger? Written by Rebound Physical Therapy with physical therapy locations throughout Bend, […]

Better Joints For A Better You

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin Painful joints in your hand(s) can slow down how you function during the day. You may even be taking medication to control that pain. We would like to show you some joint protection techniques- this is one way to help decrease the pain, plus help protect your joints for the […]

Gardening Ergonomics

like what you see? share…FacebookTwitterLinkedin It’s that time of year again. Time to exchange snow shovels and winter boots with gardening tools and watering cans. While the warmer weather brings on a new sense of happiness and energy, we need to remember to use proper body mechanics and follow general safety to avoid muscle aches […]