Chris Cooper PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, of Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy at the Athletic Club of Bend recently sat for the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties exam and passed. Board Certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialists are recognized by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS) as individuals whose clinical specialization in orthopedic physical therapy demonstrates knowledge, skill and experience exceeding that of an entry level physical therapist. The specialist certification program was established to provide formal recognition for physical therapists with advanced clinical knowledge, experience, and skills in this special area of practice and to assist consumers and the ... read more »
TAI Physical Therapy at The Athletic Club of Bend
About the Clinic
TAI Physical Therapy is located inside the Athletic Club of Bend in Bend, Oregon and provides exceptional orthopedic physical therapy for patients of all ages. Our goal is to get you better faster so that you can get back to enjoying the activities Central Oregon has to offer. Our specialities include aquatic physical therapy, golf fitness/performance/rehabilitation, therapeutic yoga, women’s health, pediatic orthopedic physical therapy, and ASTYM™. We focus on manual therapy and functional strength and conditioning that is specific to you in order to enhance your recovery and experience.
Physical Therapist Chris Cooper, PT, DPT, CSCS is a Level 3 Certified Medical and Fitness Professional through The Titleist Performance Institute as well as a Nike Golf Certified Performance Specialist. These certifications allow Chris to develop a golf-specific fitness program to address imbalances in mobility and stability as they relate to an efficient and powerful golf swing. Chris works with numerous local PGA Golf Professionals to create body-specific programs.
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TAI Physical Therapy at The Athletic Club of Bend
Specialty Programs & Services
- Aquatic Therapy
- Golf Fitness and Performance Program
- Golf Performance
- Low Back Pain Revolution
News & Events
Don't miss out on the 2015 Festival of Golf! Open to the general public. Bring your friends and your family! Chris Cooper of Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy will be on hand to provide physical screens and exercise demonstrations, as well as 3-D swing efficiency analyses. See below for further details. Schedule of Events: Festival of Golf - June 20th, 2015 9:30am - Sand Trap Demonstration by our PGA Professionals 10:00am - Officially Festival of Golf begins 11:00am - Fastest Texter – US Cellular winner receives LG GPAD Tablet valued at $300 11:30am - Family Skills Challenge First Raffle Drawn – 3 places 12:00pm Putting Contest to Qualify Play Foot Golf 12:30pm - ... read more »
SURGICAL & CONSERVATIVE CONSIDERATIONS Join us and learn the latest surgical and non-surgical options to treat your injured shoulder. Emphasis will also be placed on shoulder injury prevention as it relates to the game of golf. Seminar Details: DATE: Thursday, May 28, 2015 TIME: 6:00pm - 7:00pm WHERE: Tetherow Golf Academy COST: $10 / Participant RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (limited seating available) INCLUDES: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Tips Q&A Session Raffle Prizes Refreshments Seminar Presenters: Chris Cooper, PT, DPT, CSCS Doctorate of Physical Therapy form University of Montana Level 3 Certified Titleist Performance Institute Medical and Fitness Professional Blake Nonweiler MD Board Certified Orthopedic Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy Specialist. Specializes in all arthroscopic knee and shoulder surgery.
Low Back Pain & Golf :: Surgical Options and Rehabilitation Considerations CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) Come join us to learn more about the latest surgical and nonsurgical treatment options for Low Back injuries. Seminar Details: DATE: Thursday, April 23rd, 2015 TIME: 6:15pm - 7:15pm WHERE: Tetherow Golf Academy COST: $10 / Participant RSVP: email@example.com (limited seating available) INCLUDES: Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation Tips Q&A Session Raffle Prizes and Refreshments Seminar Presenters: Chris Cooper, PT, DPT, CSCS Doctorate of Physical Therapy form University of Montana Level 3 Certified Titleist Performance Institute Medical and Fitness Professional Brad Ward, MD Board Certified Neurosurgeon specializing in treating complex spine and brain conditions Member of American Association of Neurological Surgeons
An Enlightening Q&A Session to Prepare You for the Upcoming Season! CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR FLYER (PDF) Do you have any burning questions about what golf equipment to buy, how to cure your slice, what exercises you should be doing, or how to decrease your pain playing golf? Come loaded with questions and learn from area experts. Forum Details: DATE: Wednesday, March 18th, 2015 TIME: 6:15pm - 7:15pm WHERE: Tetherow Golf Academy RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org INCLUDES: All questions welcome Emphasis on pre-season preparation Find out what you should be doing to prepare your body, cure your slice, and/or avoid injury Refreshments provided Forum Presenters: Chris Cooper PT, DPT, CSCSA Montana native, Chris received his Master’s ... read more »