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raking leaves Nov21st 2019

12 TIPS FOR AVOIDING LOW BACK PAIN WHILE RAKING LEAVES

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER Don’t forget about Leaf Day Pickup! Check the dates below to find out when Leaf Day Pickup is coming to your neighborhood. Portland Leaf Day Pickup Info 2019 Leaf Day Districts & Schedule 12 Tips for Avoiding Low Back Pain While Raking Leaves Fall is arguably the

When-Diet-Worsens-Osteoarthritis-Pain May17th 2019

WHEN DIET WORSENS OSTEOARTHRITIS PAIN

Original Article Published on Arthritis Foundation 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

Large-Scale-Investigation-Falls-Prevention-Exercise-Interventions-Work Mar1st 2019

LARGE-SCALE INVESTIGATION: FALLS-PREVENTION EXERCISE INTERVENTIONS WORK

Article Featured on APTA An extensive review of more than 100 randomized controlled trials (RCTs) strongly supports exercise interventions as a way to reduce both the risk of falls among adults 65 and older and the actual number of those who experience a fall. What’s less clear are some of the nuances of that finding—such as

ACL-Injuries-Implications-for-Rehabilitation-and-Injury-Prevention Jan24th 2019

MECHANISMS OF NONCONTACT ACL INJURIES: IMPLICATIONS FOR REHABILITATION AND INJURY PREVENTION

Article by Mike Reinold | Featured on mikereinold.com Great systemic review in the July-August issue of Journal of Athletic Training reviewing noncontact mechanisms of ACL injuries.  Actually the issue has a few articles that I like and will be reviewing in future posts. While none of the information in this article is necessarily new, the authors

Physical-Therapy-Sciatica-Pain-rose city pt Nov27th 2018

SCIATICA & PHYSICAL THERAPY: HOW ROSE CITY CAN HELP REDUCE YOUR SCIATICA PAIN

By Rose City Physical Therapy Rose City Physical Therapy specializes in orthopedic and sports injury physical therapy. Please visit our staff page to learn more about our Board-Certified Orthopedic Specialists. Our highly-trained physical therapists have decades of experience in orthopedic physical therapy and will work with you to design individualized treatment programs to help reduce

ChoosePT_ Rose City PT Oct24th 2018

AVOID ADDICTIVE OPIOIDS. CHOOSE PHYSICAL THERAPY FOR SAFE PAIN MANAGEMENT.

By Rose City Physical Therapy | Graphic Design by Kistner Creative No one wants to live in pain. But no one should put their health at risk in an effort to be pain free. Doctor-prescribed opioids are appropriate in some cases, but they just mask the pain—and opioid risks include depression, overdose, and addiction, plus withdrawal

Treadmill-rose city pt Mar24th 2017

TREADMILL F-RUN-DAMENTALS

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER Its common runners ask me if treadmill running is the same as running outdoors. Most frequently this question comes from patients who are runners and undergoing physical therapy during injury recovery, the ‘gym runner’ using the treadmill for fitness and cardio exercise, or the recreational and fitness

Sitting-Down-rose city pt Mar24th 2017

ADVERSE EFFECTS OF SITTING

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER Part 1 Off your seat and on and you feet! “Sitting Disease’ has been coined by the scientific community; however, has not been formally recognized by the medical community as a diagnosable disease. Yet. Apply the “30-30 Rule” or “60-60 Rule”; for every 30 minutes sitting get

Falling-Down-rose city pt Mar24th 2017

FALLING: RISK, IMPLICATIONS AND PREVENTION

By Karl Kolbeck, PT, OCS, SCS, COMT, FAAOMPT, CO-OWNER When was the last time you fell? And why? Falls are a fact of life – whether occurring during recreation or sport, a pet getting under your feet, while performing work in the yard or falling off a ladder, tripping over a loose rug or crack in