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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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MTI: 40 Years of Love

posted on: May 3rd, 2019 category:Kathi McCoy

40 Years of Love For four decades, Medical Teams International has been on the frontlines of disease outbreaks, natural disasters, and human-made crises, providing compassionate medical care to the sick and hurting. This is an organization that I am deeply committed to and actively support in multiple ways. In MTI’s 40 Years of Love video, […]

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WPPTC Physical Therapist Dances and Teaches in Brazil

posted on: Mar 26th, 2019 category:dance, news

by M. Lena Thieme, PT, MPT Lambada is a Brazilian social partner dance that involves circular head and body movements, turns and multiple spins, cambré or back bending, and sometimes deep-knee bending. One can imagine that there may be a lot of neck, back, and ankle injuries as it requires a lot of the musculoskeletal […]

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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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What Is the Meeks Method?

posted on: Nov 26th, 2018 category:rehabilitation

by Patti Koehler, PT, WCS Everyone has heard of the importance of weight bearing exercise to help build bone density or decrease the rate of bone loss. Weight-bearing exercise is but one piece of a part of a comprehensive treatment approach for osteoporosis. The Meeks Method is an exercise and alignment program developed by Sara […]

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Understanding Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

posted on: Nov 26th, 2018 category:rehabilitation

by Patti Koehler, PT, WCS Osteoporosis is a musculoskeletal disorder that causes thinning of the bones with a reduction in bone mass and bone strength which predisposes one to increased risk of fracture. Osteoporosis affects one in two women and one in four men over the age of 60. Osteoporosis is more prevalent than coronary […]

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