As a varied and high-intensity sport, CrossFit can lead to injuries even for the most seasoned athlete. Working with a physical therapist can be the key to unlocking your highest level of injury-free performance yet!
Tech neck, often called text neck, is a modern woe we've all encountered but perhaps not fully grasped. In this blog, we'll delve into the world of tech neck, exploring its impact, unraveling its mysteries, and discovering how you can shield yourself from its subtle yet significant effects.
Whether you're a seasoned athlete, recovering from an injury, or seeking relief from everyday aches, KT Tape provides a versatile, drug-free option to enhance your physical well-being and support an active lifestyle.
Single-leg balance is a skill that many people possess without effort when they’re younger, then utilize day-to-day less and less with age – or so they think! It’s not just used when hopping on one foot - in actuality, it is used by everyone, every day!
As the prevalence of childhood obesity continues to be a concern in the U.S., it is crucial for parents to prioritize including movement and physical activities in their kids’ lives. The first step? Be a positive role model!
Unfortunately for many skiers, the slopes can turn cruel, and the inevitable knee injury turns many smiles upside down. You can minimize downtime after a minor (non-surgical) knee injury by following these five key principles.
Preparation and knowledge are keys to safely exercising in any extreme environment, and during this time of year, it is important to keep in mind the four pillars of cold-weather exercise: clothing, balance, hydration and common sense.
As clinic director, Laura Cooper believes in providing creative, meaningful programs for every patient. Outside of the clinic, Laura finds joy in playful moments with her kids and husband, in movement and in the spaciousness of time when she doesn’t have to pay attention to the clock.
For more than 20 years, clinic director Laura Cooper and the team at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Athletic Club of Bend have provided the Central Oregon communities with personalized care designed to keep people moving and enjoying all the adventures the High Desert offers throughout the year.
Climbing is one of the fastest growing sports in the country. Whether you are a beginning or an expert climber, having a training plan in place will not only help you reach peak performance, but will also help you avoid overuse injuries that keep you on the ground when all...
Knowing some of the obvious signs that a young athlete isn’t just sore but is actually injured, parents and coaches can play an active role in ensuring injuries are diagnosed and treated as soon as possible, preventing further damage from occurring.
October is National Physical Therapy Month, and as the medical community’s preeminent experts in movement, fitness, and musculoskeletal function and injury, our physical therapists view this month as an opportune time to correct what we see as a few common misconceptions about exercise.
Golf has been growing in popularity, including among junior players. The benefits of the sport for kids include physical, social, mental and emotional growth, but it's important to keep it fun while also keeping them safe by avoiding early sport specialization.
What are the most common hiking injuries? Whether you’re an advanced adventurer or a weekend warrior just beginning to explore the nearby hiking trails, knowing what to watch for and what to do in the case of an injury can be the difference between a season cut short, and a...
Whether you are new to paddle sports like stand-up paddle boarding and kayaking or canoeing or you have been gliding across the open water for years, it is ideal to start your exercise training 6-8 weeks prior to your first venture out.
Tennis is a dynamic physical sport requiring hand-eye coordination and full-body engagement. Training for the sport is integral to not only improve your game, but to give yourself the best chance to stay injury-free.
If you’re suffering from jaw pain and headaches, your jaw pops or gets stuck when you eat or talk, or you have other unexplained symptoms, you may have TMD – Temporomandibular Disorder (often referred to as TMJ). A skilled PT can work with you to address your situation and set...
Golf courses are a popular place for people to get outside and get moving. Failing to properly prepare for the rigors of 18 holes, however, can lead to injury. Reduce your risk of injury by committing to a dynamic warm-up before you walk onto the tee box on the first...
When blended, the combination of physical therapy and a regular yoga practice can increase improvement in flexibility, strength and balance while also supporting the management of pain and stress. Sun Salutations, in particular, bring balance to spinal and full-body movement that PTs emphasize daily with our patients and ourselves.
For more than 20 years, clinic director Rob Barnes and the team at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Boise State Street have provided the Treasure Valley communities with personalized care designed to keep people moving and enjoying all the adventures the Boise area offers throughout the year.
More than a million people across the U.S. lace up their running shoes and kick off the Thanksgiving Day festivities with a Turkey Trot! If you're one of them, consider these tips to make sure you're ready!
Pilates is a well-established and effective approach to rehabilitation. Its incorporation into traditional physical therapy offers long-lasting musculoskeletal benefits, injury prevention, and a holistic approach to healing.
With the new year comes new goals and resolutions. As you work toward the things you want to achieve, consider the many ways physical therapy can help. Physical therapists can do a lot more than many people realize.
The active Boise population can depend on the experts at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - SE Boise to keep them out doing what they love throughout the Treasure Valley. We are your PT, here to help you pursue an active, healthy and pain-free life.