Portland Races Spring 2017

Posted January 26, 2017 By
Wondering what races are worthwhile into looking to for 2017? We compiled a list of the most popular and up-and-coming races near Portland and Beaverton for the first half of 2017. These races are all within the city and within 30 min driving radius from the heart of Portland. Portland Races Spring 2017 (January to May) Worst Day of The Year RunSaturday January 28th 2017Website: http://regtorace.com/event/151Info: The 5 and 10K course READ MORE [...]
The Facts About ACL Tears And ACL Injuries:70% of all ACL injuries are non-contact injuries High school and collegiate female athletes are 3-4 times more likely to suffer an ACL injury, and 6 times more likely to suffer a second ACL injury in the other leg than male athletes. Each ACL tear results in $25,000 to $40,000 in surgery and rehab healthcare dollars. ACL tears, even after surgery and rehab, predisposes the knee to premature READ MORE [...]
  Fall is upon us and winter is just around the corner. The changing of the weather usually signals the coming of the holiday season. TV news reporters warn viewers of driving safety, and taking flu shots. But below are some tips and pointers to think about that are more related to physical therapy:  1) If you have arthritis, you will hurt more as the weather turns colder. There are no definitive studies that prove that READ MORE [...]

PRP Injections

Posted August 01, 2016 By
As physical therapists, we try our best to rehabilitate our patients by working on our patients' strength, range of motion and posture. However, there are times when the patients' tissue damage is extensive that physical therapy progress plateaus. At this point, we have to consider other options and refer our patients to specialists or back to their orthopedic surgeon.  If surgery is not deemed an option, or if our patient is very adverse READ MORE [...]

Running After Injury

Posted February 09, 2016 By
Some physical therapists have long considered knee braces as detrimental to future knee health.  After all, why do we want to teach our patients to be dependent on knee braces when we can solve their knee pain through knee strengthening and teaching proper biomechanics? Some physical therapists may also purport knee braces causing perpetual weakness in surrounding knee muscles through dependency on external support. If there's one thing runners READ MORE [...]

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Ross B.'s Review Ross B.
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Dr Alice Holland has totally fixed up my messed up shoulder. She is the second physical therapist I've seen for it and while there was no improvement with...

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Star J.'s Review Star J.
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Could not have had a better PT experience! Paul Murkai worked with me for over 6 weeks, helping me to regain ankle and hip flexibility after recovering from...

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Angeli S.'s Review Angeli S.
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I have been dealing with IT band syndrome for 2.5 years now, and haven't had any luck getting back to running. I've been to other clinics in the past to no...

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