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Postpartum Recovery

In the era of celebrity return to fitness and flat tummies within what feels like one day postpartum, there is a lot of pressure for women to feel that that is ‘normal,’ potentially leading to the belief one’s body is less capable if the same does not happen. In truth, it is well documented that [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Exercises, Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Foam Rolling: The Ins and Outs Based on your Goals!

Foam rolling calf If anyone knows me, they know I'm a fan of the foam roller.  If I had to write this blog in emojis, it would be filled with hearts and rainbows and unicorns and blushing smileys with jazz hands.   Being a physical therapist, coach and runner, I have witnessed it's usefulness with my patients [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Exercises, Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Spring into Clean!

Anyone who has been lucky enough to experience vacuuming first hand knows that a good, ultralight vacuum is a hard-to- find luxury. Spring cleaning, in itself, is just a shoulder injury waiting to happen. Who has the superhuman strength to remove blinds, clean them, and safely return them to their evil bracket holsters without breaking [...]

By |April 25th, 2018|Prevention, Seasonal|0 Comments

Staying Injury-Free with Yard Work

Maintaining a yard and landscaping could be a full time job. Unfortunately, most of us also have many other demands on our time and must fit the yard work into weekends and evenings, trying to get as much done in as little time as possible. This weekend yardwork warrior method can set you up for [...]

By |July 3rd, 2017|Prevention, Seasonal|0 Comments

How to Survive Hiking Season without Knee Pain

The sun is starting to make a more consistent appearance in the Pacific Northwest and hiking season is about to commence. The Snoqualmie Valley is situated in ideal proximity to many beautiful hiking trails, but if you have knee pain you may be worried about being able to participate in hiking at all this season. [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Prevention, Seasonal, Walking|0 Comments

5 Ways To Avoid Needing Physical Therapy

Yes, we all know Physical Therapy is awesome and the highlight of any patient’s day. But let’s be honest, preventing injuries requiring Physical Therapy in the first place is even better. Here are some simple tips to help you stay healthy and out of the clinic. Stay active “Motion is lotion.” “Use it or lose [...]

By |September 27th, 2016|Physical Therapy, Prevention|0 Comments

Falls Prevention in the Aging Adult

Preventing falls is a crucial aspect to health and safety in the older adult. According to the CDC, each year one in every three Americans over the age of 65 fall and over 2 million people are treated in emergency departments due to injuries from falls, with an estimated $34 billion dollars spent on medical [...]