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Patellar Tendinitis
Patellar Tendinitis, also called "Jumper's Knee," is commonly seen in athletes whose sports require a lot of jumping or repetitive motions.What is Patellar Tendinitis? The patellar tendon is located in the front of your knee and attaches from the patella (kneecap) to the upper shin. Patellar tendinitis is common in athletes and is caused by...
What can a Pelvic Health Physical Therapist do for you?
Have you noticed the now-common “Incontinence” section at grocery stores and pharmacies? Maybe you or a loved one have experienced an uncomfortable urgency to use the restroom or have not quite made it there in time. As the new focus on products to address bowel and bladder leaks suggests, this is a very common issue....
What is Torticollis?
Torticollis is a condition characterized by abnormal positioning of the head and neck and is most commonly seen in infants.What is Torticollis? Torticollis can be caused by positioning when sleeping, and can be congenital or acquired from soft tissue abnormalities. Torticollis often leads to a tightening of one side of the neck causing a preference...
What is Shin Splints?
Shin-splints is a common injury that is typically seen in athletes who do a lot of running or jumping and is characterized by pain in the front portion of the lower leg along the tibia.What is Shin-Splints? This injury occurs typically when athletes overload the area or make an error in training. Often it is...
Low Back Pain: Why You Should See a PT First
Musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common reasons that people seek health care services. With today’s opioid epidemic it is important that we find safer alternatives to treat pain. Physical therapy has been a very under-utilized medical resource in treating musculoskeletal pain, specifically acute low back pain. Physical therapy has only been used in...
5 Stretches to Relieve Neck Pain
Neck pain can be one of the most difficult things to deal with and can progress to high levels of disability if not treated properly.Here are five stretches and exercises that can help reduce neck pain:1. Levator Scapulae Stretch Begin in a seated position and tuck the arm of the side of the neck that...
Physical Therapist, Courtney Hanks
Introducing our new therapist, Courtney Hanks!
Introducing our new therapist, Doctor of Physical Therapy, Courtney Hanks! Courtney received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from George Fox University. During her time there, Courtney was able to travel to Uganda on a medical service trip where she was able to work with children with disabilities. This is where she truly fell in love...
Tunes on Tuesday was a success!
Event Recap We had a great time at Tunes on Tuesday! The Junebugs were awesome! Thank you to all the merchants, sponsors, partners, and Newberg Community members who attended. See you next time! #weloveAOPT Was this article helpful? Yes, thanks! Not really Tags:Physical TherapyPhysical Therapy NewbergTunes on Tuesday Share: CategoriesHealth Blog News Articles Events Videos...
We congratulate Ken Scoggin!
We are excited to announce and congratulate Ken for passing his Orthopedic Specialties Exam! Ken is now designated by the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties as a "Board Certified Orthopedic Specialist." This is a very big deal in the world of Physical Therapy since less than 3% of the current treating physical therapists are...
We are sponsoring Tunes on Tuesday!
Event Details For the second year in a row, we have brought back The Junebugs to the Tunes on Tuesday stage! They combine high-energy pop and rock with Pacific Northwest folksy goodness to create a genre-bending sound you can kick up your heels to. Who's excited now to see them again? http://www.thejunebugs.net Sponsored by Advanced...