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...
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...
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...
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...
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...