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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...

Proper Running Form & Running Stretches

Proper Running Form & Running Stretches

Whether you are training for a marathon or running around the block, proper running form is the most important piece to the puzzle. There are a few key steps (pun intended) to take in order to run efficiently and reduce your risk of injury. Proper Running Form Head:...

Yard Work Safety Tips

Yard Work Safety Tips

The snow has melted (mostly) and it's almost time for spring clean-up and yard care. Spring in Oregon is beautiful, but unfortunately, with the sunny weather comes an increase in low back, shoulder, knee, and hand pain/injuries. Let’s do it right this year with good...

How to Walk on Ice Safely

How to Walk on Ice Safely

The year's winter weather in the valley has brought on some beautiful scenery, but also something we don’t often have to think about: walking on ice and not falling. As you would guess, walking on ice is a bit different than your wet or dry ground. It’s important you...

The story of Diane and Megan…

Diane and I met 8 years ago and have worked together ever since. We are known for our crazy antics and challenges for each other.

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“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