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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

Walk your way to back pain relief

Are you experiencing tightness or discomfort in your lower-back? Try taking a walk. Studies have shown walking to be effective in preventing, alleviating and even treating pain in the spine, a condition that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will affect eight of 10 U.S. citizens in their lifetimes. One particular [...]

By |March 10th, 2016|Back Pain, GetPT1st, Walking|0 Comments

Combat holiday stress with exercise

When a demanding holiday season leaves you twisted in knots from the stresses of commitments, crowds, shopping and entertaining, mounds research points to a simple solution to such anxiety: sweat away that stress by making exercise a part of your holiday routine. Besides the obvious benefits of improving your physical condition and fighting disease, the [...]

By |November 30th, 2015|Seasonal, Walking|0 Comments