Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Athletic Club of Bend

Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Athletic Club of Bend

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Here are 5 stretches/ exercises that you can do the next time you go camping to get a better night's sleep and truly immerse yourself in all the outdoors have to offer.
Dive into what muscle imbalances are, how they happen, and most importantly, how you can keep them in check.
Water's unique combination of buoyancy, heat, hydrostatic pressure, and resistance makes aquatic physical therapy a valuable tool in the realm of PT.
Physical therapy can be a valuable tool leading up to, during and after menopause, offering personalized guidance to address the unique challenges of this life stage.
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 novice or a seasoned equestrian, physical therapy is the tool that can enhance your riding experience.
Maintaining the health of your joints allows you to keep living pain-free in your day-to-day life and doing whatever you love to do while reducing the risk of future injury.
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!
Nursing mothers can face challenges such as clogged milk ducts. PTs who specialize in women's health can provide optimal support and effective solutions to this condition.
Golf-specific fitness is not just for tour players anymore. Any golfer can tune their body to improve performance by following a golf fitness training program created by a physical therapist.
For many who seek medical attention for their foot pain, the diagnosis is plantar fasciitis. Luckily, this condition is most often manageable at home.
Male incontinence is a treatable condition. A physical therapist can help you in tailoring an independent program to combat your symptoms and occurrences.
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.
Exercise does not require a gym, special equipment, or high intensity. Down to its core, exercise is simply movement. Despite being busy, most of us have plenty of time to move around every day.
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.
Holiday stress is no joke. Did you know that physical therapists can provide relief from tension-type headaches by correcting the problems that cause the pain?
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.

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Athletic Performance
So you want to hit the long ball, huh? Well, improving your distance on your drives may not be as hard as you think. With some simple mobility and strength drills you can maximize your potential to hit bombs while still not having to swing out of your shoes.
Athletic Performance, Exercise, Golf
Pelvic Health
Women's Health Week is a time to honor and celebrate the strength, resilience and well-being of women everywhere. Paying attention to our pelvic floor is key to holistic health and happiness.
BreathWorks, hydration, pelvic floor, Pelvic Health
Athletic Performance
Physical therapists often see cyclists with back pain and leg or knee pain. While we can get to the root of the problem and create a plan for recovery and to avoid recurrence, following these tips can help you avoid the pain altogether!
back pain, bicycling, Exercise, injury prevention, knee pain
Athletic Performance
Programming your lifting routine to match your goals and lifestyle is key to success. With no one-size-fits-all solution, it is crucial to consider factors like frequency, intensity, skill required, volume, rest, and medical history.
goals, physical therapy, weightlifting
Physical Therapy
As musculoskeletal experts, PTs have the experience and knowledge to help you reach your movement goals. As a patient, you have the power to do what it takes to achieve the most optimal outcome.
Company Culture, physical therapy
Health & Wellness
While weightlifting can offer numerous benefits for adolescents, including improved strength, bone density, and overall fitness, it's crucial to proceed with caution and ensure that workouts are tailored to each individual's abilities and goals.
Exercise, injury prevention, physical therapy, weightlifting
Athletic Performance
Transform your cycling experience by fine-tuning your technique, form and fit with these three simple tips from one of our certified Bike-Fit physical therapist, Tina Postrel. Say goodbye to discomfort and hello to peak performance this summer.
bicycling, biking, physical therapy
Company Culture
Physical therapist Collin Reid shows that the sky is the limit when it comes to making physical therapy meaningful, enjoyable and effective. Your PT experience can be a personalized journey filled with camaraderie, creativity and fun.
careers, Company Culture, physical therapy
Pelvic Health
Embarking on your journey to pelvic health is a courageous step toward a happier, healthier you! Learn what to expect so you can have a safe, comfortable, and empowering experience.
Pelvic Health, physical therapy

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