Are you, or a loved one, experiencing difficulty maintaining balance resulting in constant stumbling or even falling? Loss of balance is a common issue as we age which may result in falls leading to broken bones and/or hospital stays. You may be asking yourself how do I deal with my balance problems and prevent this fate. Proper balance is achieved through a delicate coordination of three different parts of your body’s neuromuscular system: the somatosensory system, vision, and the vestibular system. The somatosensory system is your body’s way of interpreting sensation which can aid in determining the body’s position in space. ... read more »
Canyon Park (Bothell) Physical Therapy
About the Clinic
Canyon Park Physical Therapy is proud to serve the Bothell Community. Our team of experts includes two physical therapists to support your overall health and wellness. We strive to help our patients achieve healthy, pain-free movement that maximizes performance and enjoyment in work, recreational, and athletic activities. Healing is promoted by reducing pain and inflammation, increasing range of motion and strength, and improving posture, body awareness, and body mechanics.
Our priority is to help you return to full function and stay there. We are dedicated to promoting overall wellness with a focus on good body mechanics, continued strength, and flexibility. From initial diagnosis through recovery, we will teach you how to take control of your body and its healing process.
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Canyon Park (Bothell) Physical Therapy
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With summer approaching many of us are beginning to return to outdoor activities including running, soccer, volleyball and many others. These activities place an increased amount of stress to the body which can lead to injury without the proper warm up and stretching routine. In the past the focus has been on completing static stretching, where you hold a stretch for 30-60 seconds at a time, prior to completion of exercise. While static stretching is beneficial following exercise recent research has shown completion of dynamic stretching, rather than static, is better prior to exercise. But many people have never even ... read more »
All of our PTs are Doctors of PT: An explanation of the transition to a doctoring profession and becoming an entry point for musculoskeletal care You may not be familiar with your physical therapist referring to themselves as Doctor, but as our profession has grown and evolved of the years, so too has our level of training. In the beginning days of physical therapy and physical therapist was able to complete a 4 year Bachelor degree in order to be able to treat. As time went on, and the knowledge of the human body and rehabilitation progressed, the standard of education for our ... read more »
2012 Fitness Resolution Takes Some Tenacity and a PSP “Resolution Reward”! If your 2012 Resoltion is a health, fitness or even a financial goal, one key to successfully reaching your New Years Resolution goals is to make a behavioral change. In order for that change to become habit one must be tenacious and stick with the plan. You might have heard an expression that says “it takes three weeks in order to form a new habit.” Unfortunately, this vague statement is not only untrue but it has no scientific basis. As a matter of fact the myth may have been propagated in a book ... read more »
It is officially the New Year! How are your resolutions coming along? Many people make resolutions focused on losing weight, taking up a new sport, or just becoming more physically fit. But many also do not know where to start. How about your physical therapist? A physical therapist is well trained in the evaluation of the musculoskeletal system, including your muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints. They will be able to evaluate your areas of strengths and weaknesses as well as gauge your overall fitness level. Your physical therapist will then be able to guide you towards a safe and beneficial place ... read more »