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Ready to Ride Pain Free?

posted on: Mar 26th, 2019 category:community, rehabilitation

by Blake Tucker-Jones, PTA As the warmer weather beckons us to spend more time on our bikes, overuse injuries become more prevalent. The most common injury reported is anterior knee pain. This can be caused by limited hamstring flexibility, tight IT band, low cadence while pedaling, or poor cleat alignment to name a few. Let’s […]

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Physical Therapy as First Treatment for Low Back Pain Curbs Opioid Use

posted on: May 30th, 2018 category:community, news, rehabilitation

An excellent article on NPR talks about how physical therapy as the first treatment for lower back pain can help to reduce opioid use and eliminate the need for pricey procedures and surgeries that often don’t help, and can even exacerbate lower back pain. Read the entire article here.

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Friend of the Clinic in India

posted on: Feb 15th, 2018 category:community, Kathi McCoy

Kathy McCoy and others were in India on the way to a Habitat for Humanity build for a community of rat and snake catchers whose villages were impacted by the last typhoon. Stacy Allison is with the group. Here’s a translated article about her climb on Mount Everest. Everest Hero Allison Visits Maqbara Aurangabad: Correspondent […]

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The Reviews Are In

posted on: Oct 15th, 2017 category:community, news

West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic is a place where health and healing are paramount, and where our practitioners work fervently to get to the core of your condition and rehabilitation needs. We love our patients and they love us, too. Check out some of these excerpts from our five-star reviews on Yelp and Google. Professional […]

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Return to School: Backpack Safety

posted on: Oct 15th, 2017 category:community, news

by Kelsie Ganshert-McCaffrey, PT, DPT It’s that time of year again and more than 40 million children are carrying their books and school supplies to and from school in a backpack. Carrying a backpack to school each day may seem harmless enough, but heavy loads can potentially cause back, neck, or shoulder pain. The following are […]

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Prevent Injury and Enhance Performance (PEP) and ACL Screenings

posted on: Sep 25th, 2017 category:community, news, rehabilitation

West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic strives to give back to the community. We are passionate about our free annual pre-season sports screening to help prevent knee injuries, especially ACL injuries. At the beginning of each sports season, we offer ACL screenings to local schools and sports programs at no cost. We partner with Melissa Novak, […]

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