Physical Therapy Blog

4 Tips for Pain-Free Holiday Travel

4 Tips for Pain-Free Holiday Travel

With the holidays coming up, whether you’re staying local, driving an hour or two away, or travelling by plane after a long hiatus, here are some stretches, tips and tricks to help make travelling a little more comfortable. Move Your Body When travelling, we often...

Setting up your Computer Workstation for Good Posture

Setting up your Computer Workstation for Good Posture

Many of us are now working from home and probably spending more time on the computer. I am finding with my patients an increase in lower back and neck pain due to poor chronic posturing. The majority of people do not have a great computer desk set up for work at home....

Staying Healthy and Active at Home

Staying Healthy and Active at Home

At Endurance Physical Therapy, it is our goal to provide specific, individual, and essential care to promote healing and getting you back to your active life. We have both an obligation and a strong desire to find safe ways to continue providing treatment to our...

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....

“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