Physical Therapy Blog

The Best Hikes in Oregon

The Best Hikes in Oregon

The best hikes in Oregon are a diverse group! Not only do they include beautiful trails off the Oregon coast but also serene high desert landscapes. Here is a list of the best hikes in Oregon. We hope you enjoy the rich and varied views and geological wonders of this...

What Is a Functional Gait Assessment?

What Is a Functional Gait Assessment?

An incredible amount of movement, throughout the entire body, happens as we walk. During a time of injury, many of those details get lost in the shuffle (pun intended), and compensation methods begin. A functional gait assessment helps to gauge postural stability...

Proper Care After a Motor Vehicle Accident

Proper Care After a Motor Vehicle Accident

I like to think of myself as a good driver. That said, even the best drivers can get into a motor vehicle accident. I have taken my car into a ditch twice. I’ve been in a few fender-benders (though only one was my fault, I promise). Luckily, most of these accidents...

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

Holiday Decorating Safety Tips

It is the holiday season again, and with that comes decorating and preparations for fun family excitement! However, you must remember to be careful when doing these tasks. I think many of us have seen National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation with all the craziness of the...

How to Become a Physical Therapist

How to Become a Physical Therapist

To have a doctorate level degree in any field means that you are an expert in that field. It also means that you have to work your tushie off for an undergraduate degree and obtain exceptional grades to get accepted into a Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) program....

5 Fall Fitness Tips to Keep You in Shape

5 Fall Fitness Tips to Keep You in Shape

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year in Oregon. The leaves change color, the air turns crisp, and the sun still shines. This time of year also reflects the transition from whimsical, nonexistent schedules to a more routine lifestyle. School’s starting...

Avoid Injuries While Traveling

Avoid Injuries While Traveling

Are you going on a trip? Traveling by car, plane, or train, can cause joint and body pain due to prolonged positioning and poor ergonomics. In this month's blog, we would like to share some strategies that can help you avoid injuries while traveling, so you can focus...

Cheers to 5 Years of Endurance Physical Therapy

Cheers to 5 Years of Endurance Physical Therapy

June 2, 2019, officially marked 5 years of Endurance Physical Therapy being in business. In so many ways, the time has rushed by, but along the journey there has been immense dedication, growth in our practice/craft, and commitment to our level of care for our...

6 Steps for Workout Recovery

6 Steps for Workout Recovery

It's important that your body properly recovers from any type of intense athletic/workout event, whether that is running an ultra, a marathon, an epic rock climbing day, or working hard in your yard. Taking care of your body and mind is essential. That's why we...

“I have been a patient of Megan Starr’s for six years. She has helped us recover from many injuries as we are a very active family. I would not trust anyone else with our family’s physical therapy needs. She goes above and beyond and listens intently to our needs. Honestly, there have been times I can’t imagine having gotten through without her education, compassion and care.”
Manda Fenley