Why Flexibility Matters as You Grow Older

March 10, 2020

Though it often takes a back seat to strength and cardiovascular fitness, flexibility plays a critical role in ensuring one’s able to maintain a high level of independence and mobility during their Golden Years.  While our muscles and tendons tend

Lynnwood Wellness: Protect Your Back in the Garden and Yard

March 10, 2020

As winter turns to spring and local green thumbs plan for a season of gardening and general yard maintenance, Lynnwood physical therapist Nancy Mitrano has a message for garden and landscape enthusiasts: watch your back.  “When gardening, a fact majority of your movement

Physical therapy plays a critical role in breast cancer treatment and rehab

February 12, 2020

Researchers from the Netherlands in 2015 found that a combination of supervised strength and aerobic training during the early stages of breast cancer treatment reduces fatigue while helping patients increase muscle fitness. More recently, a study published in the Canadian

Create Heart-Healthy Habits During Heart Month

February 5, 2020

February is American Heart Month, a time when health professionals like physical therapists strive to raise awareness about maintaining and improving cardiovascular health.  The month also serves as a sobering reminder that, as a society, we must do a better job of preventing heart

Take Steps to Prevent, Manage Ankle Sprains

February 5, 2020

With basketball season in full swing and winter weather affecting large areas of the country, it’s peak season for ankle sprains, one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries in the U.S. And yet Lynnwood physical therapist Nancy Mitrano says incidents of ankle sprains can

What is Lymphedema?

January 29, 2020

How can a lymphedema therapist help your patient? Help to identify or classify lymphedema Perform manual lymph drainage techniques for reduction of edema Apply compression bandaging as needed Recommend and fit for compression garments Develop a safe exercise program Educate

Exercise to Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

January 10, 2020

A new year offers the potential for new opportunities and experiences.  For those who struggle with general and consistent anxiety, however, the prospect of the new year and the expectations that come with it can be tricky to maneuver.  It’s with

Get Strong in 2020!

January 10, 2020

During a time of year when so many are hitting the gym and working hard to reach their personal health goals, Hillsboro physical therapist Laura Perry feels many continue to overlook a critical aspect of wellness and function: Strength.  “Strength isn’t

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? Tips for Optimizing Flexibility

December 23, 2019

Many have grown up with the understanding that, whenever you’re about to work out, compete or otherwise push your body, it’s important to stretch immediately before the activity in order to prevent injury and perform your best.  Yet, despite these long-held beliefs – and perhaps surprisingly – there’s little evidence to support this theory.   Today’s

Can Exercise Ward Off Cold and Flu Symptoms?

December 23, 2019

As cold and flu season approaches, so does the season of illness prevention.  From getting flu shots to adding a little extra Vitamin C to our diets, prevention often becomes a focus for those concerned with getting sick, missing work and/or school, and optimizing the joy


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