strengthening exercises

Thoracic Spine Class: October 21st – 23rd, 2016 in Bellingham, WA

The Thoracic Spine ~From the Inside Out~ Weekend workshop presented by Ed Deboo, MSPT and Elizabeth Deboo, MSPT   Where:  2114 James St. Bellingham, WA When:  Meet, Greet & Introduction - Friday October 21, 6:30-9:00 PM, with light refreshments served. Workshop - Saturday & Sunday October 22 and 23, 10:00 AM-5:00 PM What: Lab/Experiential & Didactic Content Cost: $425, 14.5 contact hours

By |September 29th, 2016|neck pain, Spine Health|

Teenage athletes, sugary drinks, sleep and injury

Nice lefty finish, but jumping off wrong leg :) Being the basketball junkie that I am, I was reading an article that was trying to explain why so many young, first round draft picks in last years draft where injured: 7 of the top 11 picks where injured and lost significant time during

By |July 9th, 2015|Blog|

Changing attitudes towards the treatment of osteoarthritis

A fellow basketball player friend of mine originally hurt his back and hip  in high school, about 25 years ago.  He was playing 2-3 times per week, but I hadn't seen him in awhile until I ran into him at a social function.   Well, over the years his lower back and hip has progressively become more painful and he's been unable

By |April 14th, 2011|Blog, General|

Acute management of a contusion

One of the advantages of playing basketball two times per week with aging weekend warriors is that I'm never at a loss for blog material. Once again, I was a popular guy today. Let's recap today's injuries: right lateral ankle sprain, jammed fingers, kicked in the calve, and "tweaked" lower back. Today I will quickly

By |January 16th, 2011|Blog, General|

5 strengthening exercises to avoid at the gym

I will often get asked about weight training and which exercises should be done and others that need to be avoided.  Let's first start with the 5 to avoid so we don't reinforce incorrect or faulty movement patterns.  I've compiled my "top 5 list to avoid" based on my experience as a Physical Therapist.  Let me give

By |May 11th, 2010|Blog, General|