Category: Health

BODITRAK Dec17th 2020

THE BODITRAK PRESSURE MAT – PART 1: DATA-DRIVEN REHAB PROGRESSION FOR RETURN TO FUNCTION

by Sasha Kolbeck, MPT, DPT, OCS, COMT The BodiTrak pressure mat is one tool that provides helpful objective metrics during the physical therapy evaluation and treatment to assess, cue, and retrain movements, including weight shift, time to stabilize for balance, and squatting through the use of video, real-time biofeedback, and metrics. These data help to

SPORTS SPECIALIZATIO Mar4th 2020

THE GOOD AND THE BAD OF SPORTS SPECIALIZATION

by Sasha Kolbeck, DPT Sports participation has the benefits of physical activity, developing physical skills, socialization, learning teamwork, self-regulation ability, leadership skills, self-esteem, building memories, and having fun. Beyond participation is sports specialization, which is year-round participation of intensive training of a single sport in exclusion of other sports. There has been an increase in

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