Low Back or Hip Pain with Sitting? Try “Unloading” Spine Exercises | Bellingham Physical Therapy

Lower Back & Hip Physical Therapy Treatment Bellingham, WA Lower back pain with sitting is a very common complaint. It can come on suddenly and can make life very difficult. When you have more pain with sitting, it often means something is being "compressed" or "pinched". If you can "unload" your spine, you may be [...]

Osteoporosis? Yoga & Pilates Exercises to NOT do | Bellingham Physical Therapy

Osteoporosis Treatment in Bellingham, Washington At Integrative Physical Therapy in Bellingham, Washington, we are trained in treating clients with Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is multifactorial and building bone density can be difficult, BUT it can be done.  You first need to make sure you have the right amount of micronutrients.  If you have low bone mass density [...]

By |May 25th, 2022|osteoporosis|

The Best Sleeping Position For You | Bellingham Physical Therapy

What is the best position to sleep for you? As a Physical Therapist in Bellingham at Integrative Physical Therapy, I get asked this question a lot. There is no one answer, but there are some things to consider in each position. Side, stomach, and back each have their advantages and disadvantages. Stomach sleeping can sometimes [...]

By |April 30th, 2022|Sleep issues|

Over 50? Fitness and Health need to look different. Do you have a “Plan”? | Bellingham Physical Therapy

Are you 50 or older? Are you ready to Age Strong & Love Your Life Again? Both Elizabeth and I will be 53 this year and we are definitely feeling our bodies change: sleep issues, digestion changes, more muscle and joint stiffness, and the need to change our work out habits.  We are realizing we [...]

Over 50 with Low Back Pain? 5 Min Daily Core Routine | Bellingham Physical Therapy

If you are over 50 with low back pain, you must add a daily core work routine into your program. A  simple, yet effective 5 min daily core routine can take you from pain to pain-free if you are consistent with the exercises. After the age of 50, it is imperative to strengthen your core [...]

By |September 1st, 2020|lower back pain|

Reduce Your Chance of Dementia By 40% | Bellingham Physical Therapy

https://youtu.be/v8eeWCtRxjU   Reduce your chances of Dementia by 40% by taking charge of your health! A new study has identified 12 modifiable risk factors to help prevent or delay the onset of up to 40 % of dementia cases. Life long learning, protect your head during impact sports, avoid hyper tension systolic pressures of 130 [...]

By |August 28th, 2020|chronic pain|
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