Therapeutic Associates Oregon City Physical Therapy

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Our Clinic Blog Posts

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...
We are excited to meet the needs of our community by offering a private gym space available to...
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

Conditions
As physical therapists, we hear a lot of questions related to the infamous hamstring muscles! Many of these questions are centered around the impact of a painful hamstring during running. We are going to tackle this one question at a time.
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Conditions
Some people just simply wake up dizzy one morning – the room is spinning and then, eventually, it settles down and feels normal again. But, if the feeling as if the room is spinning comes back every time you move your head in a certain way or you move your head quickly, you may have something called vertigo.
Clinic News
Chris Taylor, physical therapist and clinic director at Therapeutic Associates Richland Physical Therapy, is dedicated to her patients, always striving to meet their individual needs while having fun and getting to know them. An active adventurer, she embraces all the region has to offer, from hiking, horseback riding and biking to the world-class wineries and restaurants.
Clinic News
At Therapeutic Associates Richland Physical Therapy, clinic director Chris Taylor and the clinic team strive to empower patients with the education and tools they need to maintain healthy, pain-free movement long after they complete their course of care. The welcoming and friendly atmosphere is an ideal place for healing and recovery.
Conditions
Of all the back injuries we see as physical therapists, there may be no greater misunderstood injury than the herniated disc. As musculoskeletal experts, we strive to help people understand what a herniated disc is, how to know if you have one, and if so, how physical therapy can help.
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Health & Wellness
Gross motor skills are the foundation of exploration and are the building blocks of movement that allows for experiences that infants and toddlers learn from. This is why it is so important to be committed to helping your children with early movement as they develop these skills and reach their developmental milestones.
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Athletic Performance
In many instances, the best way to stay injury-free on a bike is to start working out off the bike. From beginners to experts, there are a few things to focus on that will help keep away those dreaded injuries and post-ride pains.
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Physical Therapy
If you’re suffering from jaw pain and headaches, your jaw pops or gets stuck when you eat or talk, or you have other unexplained symptoms, you may have TMD – Temporomandibular Disorder (often referred to as TMJ). A skilled PT can work with you to address your situation and set you on the road to recovery.
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Athletic Performance
Physical Therapist and Certified Titleist Performance Institute Practitioner Zach Bauling demonstrates 5 simple exercises to help you achieve the optimal balance of mobility & stability to hit bombs on the golf course and keep you healthy all season long.

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