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My Top 10 pieces of advice for future Physical Therapists

After 25 years as a Physical Therapist, I've become reflective on  a career of great satisfaction, filled with constant learning.  In my humble opinion, here are somethings I feel may be valuable to the next generation of PT's, Enjoy! Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QKOqSU-nDmA&t=130s

By |February 7th, 2019|General|

DIY trigger point tool, the “peanut”

Trigger point pain can be debilitating but can often be treated with self-care massage and exercise.  First you will need to make a "peanut" to make your life a bit easier. Learn how to with the video below:   How to make a peanut for trigger point work   Please let me know if you

By |December 4th, 2018|General|

Having shoulder pain? Check this out

Trigger points in the supraspinatus of the rotator cuff can cause pain down the arm, both in the front and back.  Watch this short video if you are having shoulder pain.  Let me know if you have any questions, Cheers ~ Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy   https://youtu.be/ygrtePXp8h0

By |February 2nd, 2018|General|

Shoulder video: How and why to strengthen your rotator cuff

This is the 3rd of 3 videos on the Shoulder.  Please watch the first 2 if you haven't already (see the two previous posts).  As we age, our rotator cuff slowly starts to thin and in many seniors completely tears making overhead movements very difficult.  We all need to be on a rotator cuff strengthening

By |January 21st, 2018|General|

Hip pain and trigger points: How you can help your pain

Hip pain is often the result of trigger points in the gluteus medius muscle.  Learn about trigger points, how to treat them, and hopefully alleviate your hip pain.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy Bellingham   https://youtu.be/38evn-NbDs4

By |December 7th, 2017|General|

Is your thoracic spine up to the challenge?

Having a mobile thoracic spine is essential for high level, dynamic exercises that require your spine to bend, rotate, and extend. Check out the video below to see if your thoracic spine stacks up, let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy https://youtu.be/yD3SZDfsmLI

By |October 3rd, 2017|General|

PT video: Time saving core workout

Check out this short routine that works both the deep and superficial core musculature in just a few minutes, Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZNJF-rKc9w

By |April 12th, 2017|General|

How to stretch your quadratus lumborum for lower back pain

One sided lower back pain may indicate irritation or tightness of the Quadratus Lumborum muscle. Check out the video to learn what the muscle looks like and how to stretch it. For those who are taking the "Manual Therapy of the Thoracic spine," on March 25th, we will talk in greater detail about this muscle,

By |March 4th, 2017|General|
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