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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.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or MRI as we commonly know it, is an imaging tool that allows us to...
Rehabilitation, Performance and Recovery Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a new and popular treatment intervention that can...
Olympic weightlifting is a sport that is comprised of two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk....
We are dedicated to not only keep student athletes healthy and on the field but performing at the...
Truth: Physical therapy is an investment in your quality of life. What does that mean to you? Most...
A common misconception about heavy weight training, especially among women, is that lifting heavy weight will lead to a bulky looking physique. It’s true that lifting heavy will promote hypertrophy in muscles leading to a size increase. However, the idea that it leads to a “bulky” look is untrue.

All Therapeutic Associates Blog Posts

Fitness
With the right gear, training and preparation, running in winter can be as rewarding as it is in the summer. Whether you’re a trail runner or a road runner you can layer up and lace up no matter what season it is.
Running
Health & Wellness
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.
Exercise
Fitness
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.
Exercise, injury prevention
Clinic News
Physical therapy is one of the fastest-growing careers in the country. As Sarah Borquist celebrates her clinic's 10-year anniversary, she reflects on her journey with Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy.
careers, physical therapy
Conditions
Musicians often experience pain in the forearms while playing, which can be due to overuse and is typically related to practice routine, posture, inadequate warm-up, inflexibility of the forearm, or poor playing technique.
music, Pain, physical therapy
Clinic News
Physical therapist and clinic director Devin Langaker spends much of his time outside of the clinic pursuing adventures in nature, a passion he looks forward to sharing with his two small children as they grow.
physical therapy
Clinic News
No matter what brings a patient to physical therapy, the expert team at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy – Shoreline strives to ensure they provide the care and education needed for optimal recovery as well as the knowledge and skills to avoid re-injury. Clinic director Devin Langaker takes pride in providing personalized treatment for every patient.
Exercise, health and wellness, injury prevention, mens health, physical therapy
Physical Therapy
There are few injuries that are less predictable in their nature, less consistent in their outcome and more varied in their treatment than those sustained in a car accident. Physical therapy can be an effective treatment option.
back pain, injury treatment, motor vehicle accident, Neck pain, physical therapy
Fitness
Maintaining good flexibility and ankle mobility is critical for ankle health. Strong ankles are also important for withstanding the occasional misstep that all too often leads to a sprained ankle.
Exercise, Foot & Ankle, injury prevention, physical therapy

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