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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.
Lower back pain affects millions every day, interfering with everything from work to sleep to recreation. Physical Therapist Matt Rogers has faced bouts of chronic back pain for years, and is here to offer his expert advice.
An injury flare-up is an exacerbation or a return of a condition you previously experienced. Though frustrating and disappointing, flare-ups are very common while returning to running.
Pain in and around the kneecap affects people of all ages and activity levels. Clinically referred to as patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), this condition stems from poorly coordinated movement irritating the cartilage under the kneecap, which causes pain and discomfort.
BRM is a program with advanced training on the key lifts of weightlifting: bench press, squats, dead lifts, lunges, rows and overhead press. It is intentionally designed to help professionals master a basic set of skills that can apply to all kinds of weightlifting.
Like a lot of athletes, physical therapist Matt Rogers grew up in the “no pain, no gain” world. This line of thinking, it turns out, has been applied inappropriately to a lot of things in our lives.
It’s that time of year when the kids are getting excited for summer, and you’re probably wondering what to do with them until school starts again! As a dad of three kids 12 and younger, physical therapist Matt Rogers offers 4 tips to get the whole family moving together.
As a massage therapist, Jamie Peterson is passionate about doing her part to help educate Therapeutic Associates’ patients while also watching for signs of melanoma during treatment.
Resistance training can be beneficial for everyone. Often, women miss out on the benefits of resistance training because of false information about how their bodies will respond to exercise with resistance. Here are 4 truths about resistance training for women.
Health care providers, including PTs, all go through extensive training to show care and compassion for people, but their leadership styles can vary. There is an emerging style called servant leadership that may have some extra benefit to patients.
Often exercise, especially cardio, can seem intimidating and frankly, unenjoyable. Walking is a superb way (and dare I say underrated way, too?) to obtain the physical and mental benefits of cardiovascular exercise. It can be social, connect you to your community, or simply be dedicated self-care time.
Chances are, you know a lot of people who practice yoga, or have at least tried yoga before. The reasons we choose to do yoga are endless! Research shows people experience physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, and relational benefits with the help of yoga.
The move from high school sports to college sports is an exciting yet challenging time for student athletes. There are key steps to take to ensure a strong, smooth and successful transition.
MRIs have their time and place to help with a diagnosis, however, it may not necessarily mean that what is found on your MRI is what is causing your pain. Work together with your doctor and physical therapist to determine whether there is indication to get imaging or if you...
Rehabilitation, Performance and Recovery Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a new and popular treatment intervention that can help you return to the activities that you love. BFRT uses blood flow pressures that are individualized to your body and overall goals to train muscles more efficiently as well as improve...
It’s not surprising that a sport which requires you to throw a maximum amount of weight above your head might be considered dangerous. But really, how dangerous is Olympic weightlifting?
We are dedicated to not only keep student athletes healthy and on the field but performing at the best of their abilities. To do this, we believe that knowledge of how the athlete moves and performs with testing that simulates key aspects of their sport is powerful to optimize performance....
Truth: Physical therapy is an investment in your quality of life. What does that mean to you? Most people I meet express their dissonance with how our country’s health care system is being administered. However, there are ways that you can prepare and educate yourself on what you do have available to...
It’s true that lifting heavy will promote hypertrophy in muscles leading to a size increase. However, it is a misconception, especially for women, that it will lead to a bulky looking physique.

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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
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
Athletic Performance
Fly fishing is a sport that demands precision, finesse, and endurance. Physical therapy offers a wealth of benefits to fly fishermen and women seeking to improve their performance on the water.
Balance, flexibility, injury prevention, physical therapy, strength

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