Article published in Walk About Magazine - Jan/Feb 2013 by: Wella Abaigar, PT, MSPT, is a staff therapist at the TAI Oregon Medical Group - Orthopedic & Sports Medicine located in Eugene, OR. WA Jan-Feb 2013 A friend of mine has a personal goal to complete a triathlon. He is an avid cyclist and swims frequently, but running is a foreign activity to him. He started a running program about two months ago, rotating intervals of running and walking, and then gradually increasing the running time, with the pursuit of running continuously for 30 minutes. He approached me one day, complaining about increased ... read more »
Nestled in the heart of the Willamette Valley, residents of Lane County receive comprehensive rehabilitation at six clinics. TAI’s two primary clinics – West Eugene Physical Therapy (our flagship location) and Gateway Physical Therapy in Springfield – reside in Courtsports Athletic Clubs. This relationship offers you access to top quality athletic and exercise equipment in 32,000 sq. feet of gym space. West Eugene PT is proudly situated in a recently remodeled facility, and all of our clinics are deeply entrenched in our athletic and healthcare communities. Our therapists are considered Sports Medicine experts and strive to evaluate you as an individual, matching specialized assessment skills with your needs to create a treatment plan that effectively reaches goals for optimal health and functional recovery.
Under the direction of Executive Director Bradley Schwin, MSPT, OCS, we are also contracted to provide physical therapy services for Oregon Medical Group (OMG), a large multi-specialty physician group. This arrangement places our clinicians in four additional Eugene and Springfield locations, providing all of Lane County with expert and premier rehabilitation services.
Remain Injury-Free Before & After Your Race!
Many times, pain in the body does not register until your training workout or race adrenaline subsides or days after as the body recovers. For those with bothersome aches, pains or other medical concerns, the orthopedic and sports injury specialists at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy are here to help.
Present this certificate for a FREE injury screening at any of our Eugene/Springfield locations. Let us assist you in determining the cause of your pain and direct you with the appropriate plan of recovery. Please call or stop by any of our locations today to schedule your appointment.
Good luck with your training for the 2014 Rolf Prima Tri at the Grove Triathlon!
About Our Program:
Let the science of our Cycle-Fit Program create a perfect union between you and your bike. Whether your cycling interests are racing, commuting, or recreational in nature, a physical therapist will perform a biomechanical assessment of you on and off your bike A good fit on your bike can help minimize risk of injuries and allow for optimal power, efficiency and comfort. Let our physical therapists help you achieve this fit and teach you ways to maximize your cycling performance, reduce pain, and improve comfort today.
- Bike Fitting – All Types
- Posture/Biomechanical Examination
- Flexibility Testing
- Core Strength Testing/Training
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy is proud to announce that it is the official Transition Zone Sponsor for the 3rd annual Rolf Prima Tri at the Grove Triathlon. Taking place on Saturday, July 27th, athletes will swim, bike, and run through the Cottage Grove area on Sprint and Olympic distance courses with individual and team relay options. Triathlete magazine’s editors picked the Rolf Prima Tri at the Grove as one of the best 22 triathlons in the country, ranking it 5th overall! TRIATHLETE MAGAZINE >
EVENT INFO:When: Saturday, July 27th, 2013 Where: Lakeside Park – Cottage Grove Lake, Cottage Grove, OR Courses: The courses were ... read more »
Portland, Ore., August 20, 2012 —Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy is proud to announce the recent notable accomplishments in the state of Oregon: Karen Walz, PT, MA, OCS, FAAOMPT, Clinic Director of Therapeutic Associates Redmond Physical Therapy has recently been recertified as an Orthopedic Clinic Specialist (OCS). This recertification is granted solely upon successful completion of the re-certification examination process administered by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties (ABPTS). Timothy Brinker, PT, DPT, Clinic Director of Therapeutic Associates Hillsboro Physical Therapy graduated from Regis University, Rueckert-Hartman College of Health Professionals in May 2012 with a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree with Honors. ... read more »
Health care services can be mislabeled too.Advertising apples as oranges? Such type of misleading advertising occurs with health care services, too. In some states the term “physical therapy” is misrepresented or inappropriately advertised to the public by individuals who are not licensed as physical therapists. This characterization is misleading to the public, illegal in some states, and an issue of public protection for patients who think they are under the care of a licensed physical therapist, but in reality are not. “Physical therapy” is not a generic term—it describes the care provided by or under the direction of licensed physical therapists. ... read more »
Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy is excited to announce it's participation in the 2012 Eugene Marathon Expo. This event will be open to the general public. At this years expo, our team of sports medicine experts will be on-site to answer any injury, health or fitness related questions. Additionally, we will have medical grade equipment for sale, including foam rollers, biofreeze, superfeet, therapy balls, kineseotape, and theraband. Be sure to stop by to check out our great deals we will be offering! When: April 27 - 28 Time: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM (Fri); 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Sat) Where: Eugene Hilton & Conference ... read more »