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About Charley Liu

Dr. Charley Liu received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Doctor of Physical Therapy from the University of Illinois at Chicago. He completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin at Madison specializing in Sports Physical Therapy and is certified as a strength and conditioning specialist. He has also provided on-field medical coverage for high school athletics and worked in research with the Badger’s Athletic Department at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Additionally, in 2019, Charley became a Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Sports (SCS) from the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties.Charley enjoys working with a wide variety of conditions. He specializes in lower and upper extremity injuries and post-operative rehabilitation. He is especially passionate about guiding athletes through their return to sport. His treatment approach utilizes biomechanical analysis, targeted strength and conditioning, and hands-on techniques to maximize athletes’ performance.He is an avid outdoorsman and competitive downhill mountain bike racer. While off the bike, he enjoys rock climbing, hiking, skiing, and, slacklining.

Return to Walking Program

If you are trying to become healthier, rehabilitating an injury, or looking to take advantage of the scenic views that Washington has to offer, walking/hiking is a great way to achieve those goals. Aerobic exercise is essential to cardiovascular health and the Department of Health and Human Services recommends at least 150 minutes (30 minutes/day) [...]

By |March 22nd, 2021|Physical Therapy, Prevention, Walking|0 Comments

Strength and Conditioning Drills to Master Mountain Biking

Mountain Biking is a rough sport. Hitting high speed jumps, railing berms, and plowing through tech takes a combination of both strength and stability to stay centered on the bike. As riders progress in skill and speed, it takes dedicated work off the bike to improve their performance on the trails. Strength training may also [...]

By |June 25th, 2020|Exercises, Physical Therapy, Prevention, Seasonal|0 Comments

Challenging the Norm: How to Master the Lunge

As more people are starting to focus on their health and working out at home, bodyweight exercises such as lunges are becoming even more popular. However, many athletes and even trainers perform them improperly in a way that is both less challenging and more prone to injury. The amount of “bad” information from fitness gurus [...]

By |June 16th, 2020|Exercises, New Article, Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Benefits of Telehealth

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we all must work together to flatten the curve by limiting the amount of social contact and practicing safe hygiene practices. However, during these times people are still getting injured, in pain, and may need help to remain healthy and return to their daily lives. For those of you who [...]

By |May 27th, 2020|New Article, Telehealth|0 Comments