We were taught from a young age how important it is to have strong, healthy bones. In fact, almost 90% of your bone mass is gained by the time you are 18. And max density is reached by the late 20’s. Unfortunately, weak bones are extremely common – especially as we get older. Osteoporosis occurs when your body does not maintain a healthy bone density from either absorbing too much bone, not creating enough new bone, or a combination of the two.
By Ari Witkin, DPT This is Part Two of a two-part series. Click here to read Part One. In recent years, mindfulness and meditation have crept into the mainstream. Not too long ago, we thought of this practice as religious or mystic. It was either inaccessible or too scary for most of us. With the […]
Fall is arguably the most beautiful season of the year. Cooler temperatures, comfy sweaters, the smell of a fire burning in the fireplace, and the changing colors of nature that surrounds us in the beautiful northwest. Raking leaves can be an enjoyable way to spend time out in nature.
By Ryan Bourdo, DPT Fellow Oregonians, the time has come again (for the last time?!) for daylight savings to come to an end. And for those with the fortitude to brave the darkness during their runs, there are a few things that Rose City Physical Therapy would like to share to keep you as safe […]