Therapeutic Associates Oregon City Physical Therapy

Lifelong-Wellness-Tips---Therapeutic-Associates-Physical-Therapy

Our Clinic Blog Posts

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 visualize tissues within our body. It can be a helpful resource and tool to assist with diagnoses and analyzing tissue damage when appropriate. For many people, getting a “positive” result on your...
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...
Olympic weightlifting is a sport that is comprised of two lifts: the snatch and the clean & jerk. The snatch starts from the floor and the barbell is lifted to an overhead position in a single movement. In the clean & jerk, it is comprised of two movements where the...
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...
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

Conditions
Why would a sit-up or other workout produce testicular pain in men? Unfortunately, for many men, testicular pain goes undiagnosed.
pelvic floor, physical therapy
Fitness
Dive into what muscle imbalances are, how they happen, and most importantly, how you can keep them in check.
injury prevention
Athletic Performance
Breathing is a fundamental root of life. However just because you are breathing doesn’t mean you are using your most efficient and effective mode of breath.
Breathing, Exercise
Conditions
Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal issues people face. While minor shoulder discomfort may resolve with rest and self-care, persistent or worsening symptoms warrant attention from a qualified healthcare professional.
Pain, physical therapy, Shoulder
Conditions
Fibromyalgia is a condition that causes widespread pain throughout the body as well as a cluster of other symptoms. Although there is no cure for fibromyalgia, physical therapy can help to reduce pain and manage symptoms.
chronic pain, Exercise, Headaches, manual therapy, physical therapy
Health & Wellness
Explore solutions for correcting bad posture habits, including the transformative benefits of Pilates-based physical therapy, a powerful tool designed to facilitate optimal body alignment and foster a healthier, more functional life.
physical therapy, Posture
Conditions
If you find yourself with problems of your ears, teeth, or headaches that are not responding as they should to typical treatment, seek out one of our TMD experts.
Pain, physical therapy, TMD
Health & Wellness
It has been estimated that 70-100 percent of women are wearing the wrong size bra. Though this is a daily issue for most women, this is even more impactful in women participating in fitness activities.
back pain, Exercise
Conditions
A lumbar strain implies an injury to the low back muscles and tendons. Learn 4 quick truths about back pain.
back pain, low back pain, physical therapy

How can we help you today?

Quick Links:

How can we help you today?