https://youtu.be/YLGkoJ1MP7Y S.M.A.R.T. Health & Fitness goal setting ideas. Goal setting for health and fitness is crucial . As a Physical Therapist, I'm always asking what goals my clients have for their rehab and health in general. However, if the goals are S.M.A.R.T. they are much more effective and likely to actually get done.
Get your journal today and change your life https://amzn.to/2TXxArk One of the first things I discuss with my clients is the need to establish a Morning and Sleep routine if they are serious about making meaningful, lasting changes in their lives. We often need help with routines for a variety of reasons but establishing a
Learn how to safely transfer on the floor to do your exercises. Getting on the floor is a very functional activity that we often take for granted. Please let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://youtu.be/-uRZnpxLF5M
Try using chair squats to rehab your leg or hip injury, easy to modify, and safe to try. Let me know if you have any questions, Enjoy! Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://youtu.be/IrXibkRXWc8
Achilles tendon injuries are a very common sports injury. Check out the video below to learn 4 exercises you should add to your rehab program if you are suffering from achilles pain. They include stretching of the gastroc and soleus, eccentric exercises, and nerve flossing or nerve mobilizations. Let me know if you have any
Here's another way to work those lower leg muscles to decrease pain if you can't use a foam roller. This is what I have all my total knee replacement patients do before they do their exercises. Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapy Bellingham , WA https://youtu.be/NBTjvzbYYzs
Playing basketball for the last 25 years has been taxing on my knees at times, but I wouldn't trade it for the world. After having pain in both knees for about 6 months last year, I decided to take my own advise and started foam rolling my leg muscles daily. The daily rolling has helped
Neck pain is one of the most common conditions we treat in our clinic. In addition to manual therapy and cervical stretching, it is important to address any postural influences on neck pain and to learn how to strengthen your scapular muscles. The scapular muscles form the "foundation" upon which the neck and head sits.
Chronic lower back pain is very complex with many causes and can be very difficult to treat. One source of lower back pain can be from restrictions in thoracic rotational ability. Since most of our thoracic mobility should come from our thoracic spine (and NOT our lumbar spine) it's important to include a spinal rotational
How to treat Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) with eccentric exercises, stretching, and trigger point work
As a Physical Therapist in sports crazy Bellingham, I see many upper arm and shoulder injuries. Pain on the outside of your elbow is often called Tennis Elbow, since tennis players often experience this type of injury. However, many people who don't even own a racket can have this type of issue, officially called Lateral