Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy - Wilsonville

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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.
Once you’ve made the decision to pursue physical therapy, you may begin to wonder what to expect. Understandable! Physical therapist Sarah Macomber describes what you can expect during your initial evaluation and why it’s so important.
When our spine wears down, it is less able to do its essential tasks, including protecting the spinal nerves: a condition called spinal stenosis. If you have been suffering from back pain, especially burning or achy pain associated with nerve irritation, physical therapy can help.
At Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy – Wilsonville, clinic director Sarah Macomber strives to ensure every patient has an exceptional experience and optimal outcome. Here, the clinic team takes pride in providing personalized treatment, so patients feel better faster.
Sara Macomber, clinic director at Therapeutic Associates Physical Therapy – Wilsonville, treasures the relationships she builds with her patients and wants each of them to consider her their PT for life. She loves the local area, its people, its coffee and its wine, and she does her best to slow down once in a while to enjoy it with her fiancé and their dogs.
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Conditions
Unfortunately for many skiers, the slopes can turn cruel, and the inevitable knee injury turns many smiles upside down. You can minimize downtime after a minor (non-surgical) knee injury by following these five key principles.
injury treatment, Knee
Conditions
Physical therapists can identify the source of pain in the lower back or buttocks that radiates or shoots down the leg. Once they diagnose your sciatica nerve pain, your PT will create a custom treatment plan to address your symptoms.
back pain
Health & Wellness
Whether you are new to the exercise and fitness world, or a seasoned workout guru, there can be a gray area when it comes to recovering from an injury. Generally, unless you are dealing with a fracture or catastrophic injury, movement can be an integral part of the healing process.
Exercise, Injury, injury prevention, physical therapy
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
Conditions
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.
back pain, Exercise, physical therapy, Strength Training, weightlifting
Conditions
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.
Foot & Ankle, Injury, injury prevention, Knee, Running
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
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

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