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Injury Prevention and Care

Injury Prevetion and CareMost athletes can make significant increases in their performance  by simply improving how they warm up and stretch. Mobility is developed through dynamic stretching exercises that incorporate movement, postural control, flexibility, and body awareness. This type of warm-up is an integral part of injury prevention and is often ignored or performed improperly. Below you will find resources on proper warm-up instructions and many other injury prevention tools.

Injury Prevention and Care

 


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Hand Therapy for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome


By: Amy Houchens, PT, CHT  By: TAI - Redmond Physical Therapy What is the Carpal Tunnel? Your carpal tunnel is comprised of 8 small bones in your wrist called carpals that form an arch shape. The base of the arch is spanned on the front of your wrist area by a taut structure called a retinacular ligament. Tunnel size varies based on individual anatomy but is about the size of a nickel. There are 9 flexor tendons (2 for each finger, and one for the thumb) and the median nerve that travel through the tunnel. What is/causes Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs ... read more »

 

GOLF CLINIC :: July 17th, 2014


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Speed & Power Maximizing Your Driving Distance! Do you want to know what exercises to do to increase your speed and power which will increase your distance off the tee? Learn the secretes to longer drives at this clinic! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) Clinic Details: DATE: Thursday, July 17th TIME: 6pm - 7pm WHERE: Tetherow Golf Academy COST: $10 / Participant RSVP: ccooper@taiweb.com (Open to only 15-18 Participants) Clinic Includes: Power exercises Long drive contest using launch monitor Raffle prizes and beverages Clinic Instructors: Chris Cooper PT, DPT, CSCSA Montana native, Chris received his Master’s of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Montana in 1999. He finished his ... read more »

 

Free Cycling Seminar – June 3rd, 2014


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PLEASE JOIN US AND LEARN MORE ABOUT: Cycling biomechanics. Common cycling injuries and injury prevention tips. Techniques for smoothing out your pedal stroke. When to seek out medical advice for pain that just won’t go away Training tips to maximize your cycling experience. Specific exercises and stretches to improve your riding experience. Bike fit and why it’s important. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) > Date: Tuesday, June 3rd Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Where: The Athletic Club of Bend Where: 61615 Athletic Club Dr. Where: Bend, OR 97702 Cost: FREE and Open to the Community   Seminar Presenters: Scott McClave, SPT Scott is currently finishing up his Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Washington. ... read more »

 

GOLF CLINIC :: May 29th, 2014


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Using the FOAM ROLLER to Maximize Golf Performance! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) Clinic Details: DATE: Thursday, May 29th TIME: 6pm - 7pm WHERE: Tetherow Golf Academy COST: $10 / Participant RSVP: ccooper@taiweb.com (Open to only 10-12 Participants) Clinic Includes: Instruction on proper use of foam rollers prior to range warm-up and post round recovery to improve soft tissue mobility and prevent injury. Instruction on proper range warm-up sequencing after loosening up. Foam rollers will be available for purchase or please bring your own. Bring your golf clubs for range practice after foam rolling. Clinic Instructors: Chris Cooper PT, DPT, CSCS A Montana native, Chris received his Master’s of Science degree in ... read more »

 

Running: The Ins & Outs :: Free Running Seminar – May 29th, 2014


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PLEASE JOIN US AND LEARN MORE ABOUT: Running mechanics Common running injuries Running specific exercises to create happier and faster runs When to seek out medical advice for pain that just won’t go away Image guided rehabilitation CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) > Date: Thursday, May 29th Time: 6:00pm - 7:00pm Where: The Athletic Club of Bend Where: 61615 Athletic Club Dr. Where: Bend, OR 97702 Cost: FREE and Open to the Community   Seminar Presenters: James Nelson, MD After 8 years in private practice in Salem, Oregon Dr. Nelson and his family (now including two children) literally saw the sunlight of Central Oregon. While his practice emphasis at ONCC is on non-surgical management ... read more »

 
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