Category: Health

BONE HEALTH & OSTEOPOROSIS May29th 2020

BONE HEALTH & OSTEOPOROSIS

By Debra Anderson, DPT  | Graphic Design by Kistner Creative 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

Jan31st 2020

PAIN EDUCATION 101: MANAGING PAIN THROUGH MINDFULNESS

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 inclusion of

Managing-Low-Back-Pain-Upon-Completion-of-Physical-Therapy-Consider-the-Benefits-of-Yoga Oct31st 2019

PHYSICAL THERAPY: CONSIDER THE BENEFITS OF YOGA

By Debra Anderson, DPT The World Health Organization estimates the lifetime prevalence of non-specific low back pain will affect 60-70% of individuals. Low back pain is also the leading cause of limited activity and one of the most common reasons for missing work. Physical therapy is known to be very effective in treating low back

Ultimate-Arthritis-Diet May23rd 2019

OSTEOARTHRITIS & DIET: INFLAMMATION FIGHTING FOODS AND THE ULTIMATE ARTHRITIS DIET

By Rose City Physical Therapy May is National Arthritis Month and Rose City Physical Therapy would like to spread the word about joint health, prevention, and treatment. Arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United States affecting one in four adults – over 54 million men and women. We’ve selected a

supplements for runners-rose city pt Oct18th 2018

SUPPLEMENTS FOR RUNNERS: FROM TRAINING TO RECOVERY

Original Article By hvmn.com Table of Contents A Word on “Feeling” the Benefits of SupplementsTraining SupplementsFor Muscles: BCAAsFor Bones and Joints: Glucosamine and Vitamin DRace Day SupplementsFor Energy: Caffeine and CarbohydratesFor Buffering: Sodium Bicarbonate and NitrateRecovery SupplementsFor Replenishment: Protein–Whey and Casein and SoyFor Soreness: Fish Oil and PolyphenolsHVMN Ketone: Superfuel for Training, Race Day and RecoveryFor

Nov10th 2017

RUNNERS SAFETY: BE SAFE, BE SEEN

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER November is National Runners Safety Month. The days in the Pacific NW are getting short; the nights long – and wet. This calls for poor visibility on the roadways. And with the necessity of work that occupies most people’s day, many of us run early in the

Cadence-Article-Header-Image Nov8th 2017

RUN CADENCE: IS 180 A MAGIC NUMBER?

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER The What and Why of Cadence What Is Cadence? the beat, rate, or measure of any rhythmic movement the flow or rhythm of events, especially the pattern in which something is experienced (in gait)…the number of steps per minute As a runner, you’ve likely been asked, “What’s your cadence?” or “What’s your stride rate?” or “How many steps per minute do you take?” Does it