Monthly Archives: April 2016

How PT can help with runners who have knee pain

I received a question recently from a runner who was having knee pain: "Hey Ed, I'm a long distance runner and I'm having some knee pain but I don't want to stop running. What types of things do PT's look at during an evaluation? Thanks, Signed "must keep running" Hi "must keep running", I applaud

By |April 25th, 2016|Knee pain, running|

How to prevent blisters?

          Many of my patients are marathon runners and most of them have their fair share of injuries: plantar fasciitis, knee pain, hip pain, but the most common complaint is blisters. You can put away the expensive socks and special lubricants because a recent study on Ultra-Marathoners found that cheap, paper

What is Hereditary Multiple Exostoses and can PT help?

What is Hereditary Multiple Exostoses and can PT help? Hereditary multiple exostoses is a condition in which people develop multiple benign, non-cancerous, bone tumors called exostoses. Although the growth can occur anywhere, they usually occur at the end of long bones (femur example in the picture below) and flat bones (scapula and hips). In the

By |April 7th, 2016|Blog|

Postural Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease

One of the common characteristics of Parkinson's disease is rigidity and a forward stooped posture.  However, with daily exercise, the changes can be minimized.  Check out the video below for 3 simple exercises, Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist Bellingham, WA