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How To Find The Best Physical Therapist In Spokane Valley?

How To Find The Best Physical Therapist In Spokane Valley?

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.

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.

What Does “Active Rest” Mean?

What Does “Active Rest” Mean?

Do you work out? If so, how often do you exercise? Whether you’re trying to lose weight or get buff, working for your health or confidence, you may be in a rush to see results. 

You may think working out all days of the week, pushing every muscle to the absolute limit, is critical. Unfortunately, refusing active or even passive rest days is counterproductive. To ensure your workout is optimal for your well-being we at Gordon Physical Therapy explain how to leverage active rest and reach out for physical therapy if things don’t go as planned.

Physical Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

Physical Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)

You likely use your hands for most daily activities. If you have a hand condition like carpal tunnel syndrome, it may not be easy to look after yourself, your home, and others in your care. Whether you’re interested in learning more about CTS or a physical therapy regimen to alleviate symptoms, we at Gordon Physical Therapy In Spokane Valley have the answers.

4 Reasons You’re Not Sleeping Well

4 Reasons You’re Not Sleeping Well

Waking up is exhausting or even painful for some. Getting only a few hours of sleep every night can be frustrating. Say goodbye to poor sleep with physical therapy.

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