Category: Wellness & Fitness

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

ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL Feb13th 2020

THE ALTERG® ANTI-GRAVITY TREADMILL AT ROSE CITY PHYSICAL THERAPY

By Sasha Kolbeck, DPT | Graphic Design by Kistner Creative The term anti-gravity can lead to thoughts of space. Dr. Robert Whalen, a NASA engineer worked to develop technology to help astronauts exercise in space to counteract the effects which lead to bone and muscle loss.  His son Sean looked to create anti-gravity on earth, leading

Dec17th 2019

GET READY FOR SKI SEASON! 4 TIPS FOR PREVENTING ACL TEARS IN WOMEN

Article Originally Featured on US News | Images Courtesy of Listopedia How to foil a common but preventable injury. “It is very common for women — four to eight times more common than it is for men — to tear their ACL,” says sports medicine expert and orthopaedic surgeon Miho Tanaka, M.D., director of the Women’s Sports Medicine program

Dec11th 2019

BLOOD FLOW RESTRICTION TRAINING FOR A STRENGTHENING EDGE

By Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT,CO-OWNER | Lead Photo: Courtesy of B Strong Training System What is Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) Training? Whether facing a long surgery such as an ACL reconstruction or rotator cuff repair, or fracture recovery with precautions, or insurance limits and higher out of pocket costs, methods to help assist

acl skiing Dec6th 2019

ACL INJURY: SKI SEASON IS APPROACHING – ARE YOU PREPARED?

By Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT, CO-OWNER Ski season is approaching, and in the US, 50 of 100,000 skiers per day will tear their ACL. Overall, women are 2-8x more frequent to injure. Females are at higher risk for various reasons, some of which can be changed and some which cannot. The modifiable factors

Nov19th 2019

RUNNING SAFETY MONTH: TIPS FOR STAYING SAFE WHILE YOU RUN

By Ryan Bourdo, DPT | Graphic Design by Kistner Creative 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

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

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