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Back Pain: Do’s & Don’ts

Back Pain: Do’s & Don’ts

When struggling with back pain, it’s hard to enjoy your life. You feel as though each movement has become more cautious…

Is Physical Therapy Right For Me?

Is Physical Therapy Right For Me?

When it comes to an injury or experiencing any kind of chronic pain, usually the first thought that comes to mind is:

“I need to make a doctor’s appointment” or “I need to visit the chiropractor” or “Maybe a massage will help loosen my tense muscles.”

To most of us, it makes sense that if we’re hurt or experiencing any kind of pain (depending on the severity) our first choice is, usually, to pick up the phone and schedule an appointment.

How To Find The Best Physical Therapist In Spokane Valley?

How To Find The Best Physical Therapist In Spokane Valley?

You’ve finally decided that physical therapy is the best option for you and your health and you’re ready to take the next step to improve your quality of life.

As you start your search for the best physical therapy clinic, you begin to wonder what it is you’re looking for.

Injury Prevention: Why Warming Up Before Exercise Is Important

Injury Prevention: Why Warming Up Before Exercise Is Important

Are you an active individual? Do you love going for casual walks around the park or training for marathons? Is the gym your happy place?

Being someone who enjoys exercise — whether recreationally or competitively — staying active is something that’s important to you.

Total Knee Surgery – “How Often Should I Go to Physical Therapy?”

Total Knee Surgery – “How Often Should I Go to Physical Therapy?”

If you’ve just had Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, or you’re preparing to have it, you might be wondering how often you should be going to physical therapy for your post-surgery treatments.

In this video, I’ll give you some guidelines for deciding how often you should be attending PT after surgery, and I’ll also try to stretch your thinking a bit on this question…

How To Get The Most Out Of Physical Therapy

How To Get The Most Out Of Physical Therapy

While you have goals in mind and know what you want to achieve, here are some extra tips to make sure you get the most out of your physical therapy experience.

Mindset matters in physical therapy – just like in every aspect of life. When you come motivated and ready to work with us during treatment — you are actively setting yourself up for success. Not only does it help your mood, but it also helps your performance.

Total Knee Surgery – “Should My PT Massage My Knee?”

Total Knee Surgery – “Should My PT Massage My Knee?”

Although I don’t actually get this question very often from my total knee clients, I sure think about it a lot!

If you’ve had Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, you might be wondering what A+ care looks like… for example, what if you were a professional athlete?

In this case, would you be getting more “hands-on” care from your PT, such as massage-based techniques to help reduce your pain and swelling, and to help optimize healing?

Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery – Simple Tip for Full Knee Extension

Total Knee Replacement (TKR) Surgery – Simple Tip for Full Knee Extension

If you’ve recently had Total Knee Replacement (TKR) surgery, achieving full knee extension can be very challenging and often painful!

In this video, I’ll share a simple tip with you that will help you achieve full knee extension without any added pain or discomfort.

This tip is particularly useful if you’re at least 3-4 weeks post-surgery, although you can start implementing immediately after surgery as well.

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