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Chuck Brockman, PT, MPT

Clinic Director
  • Board Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Chuck originally hails from Northern California. He received his Bachelor of Arts from California State University, Chico. He received his physical therapy training at Chapman University in Orange, CA, where he earned a Master of Physical Therapy degree. He has advanced manual therapy training from the University of St. Augustine and extensive training in Maitland Manual Therapy techniques. He has been with Therapeutic Associates since 2002 and has been the director of Bend Physical Therapy since 2005.

Chuck is a Board Certified Orthopedic physical therapist through the American Physical Therapy Association. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association and is an expert level cycling coach. He has years of experience performing cycle fits, designing training programs for cycling, and developing training plans for strength and speed.

Chuck’s treatment approach is somewhat eclectic, however, he does like to use a mix of manual therapy, exercise, and strength and conditioning with many of his patients. He has a strong interest in treating shoulder conditions and using rehabilitative ultrasound imaging in the treatment of spinal and shoulder conditions.

In his free time Chuck enjoys running, cycling, skiing, and spending time with his wife and three children.

Articles written by Chuck Brockman

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Staying Healthy Throughout Your Cycling Season

It is the time of year when many cyclists start to look forward to increasing their time on the bike. Many of us ride for fitness while others have specific goals, like riding Cycle Oregon or the Washington Bicycle Ride. Regardless of the cyclist’s goals, it is extremely frustrating to be held back due to discomfort or injury. Cycling is a wonderful activity if we can stay healthy on the bike.

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Preventing Cycling Injuries in the Fall Season

Cycling is a wonderful activity if we can stay healthy on the bike. During the Fall season, I typically see an increase in bike-related overuse injuries as cyclists attempt to stretch their season. Most late-season injuries, those suffered by females in particular, are preventable and can be lumped into three categories: wrist/hand numbness and pain, knee pain, and saddle discomfort.