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WPPTC’s Dance Physical Therapist Visits Buenos Aires

posted on: Jun 2nd, 2019 category:dance, rehabilitation, community, news

This April, I was in one of my favorite cities, Buenos Aires, Argentina, to participate in the Mega Zouk Congress. Buenos Aires has one of the largest and most active communities of the dance Zouk Lambada in the world. There I taught this dance, as well as ballet and injury prevention for lambada. I was […]

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Friend of the Clinic Honored as 2018 Humanitarian of the Year

posted on: May 24th, 2019 category:community, news

Janeen McAninch, a close friend to Kathi McCoy and the West Portland Physical Therapy Clinic, was named 2018 Humanitarian of the Year by Medical Teams International. Watch this inspirational video about Janeen. Kathi and Janeen’s family tell about Janeen’s selfless acts and how she has changed her family, her community, and the world.

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Ready to Ride Pain Free?

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

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:rehabilitation, community, news

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:Kathi McCoy, community

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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