As physical therapists we help others realize their movement goals by removing barriers and progressing activities appropriately. We assess peoples injuries and movement dysfunction, learn what activities matter to them, write functional movement goals and aid in removing the pain, fear and dysfunction that limits movement and activity. At Stride, we are all passionate about
Do you make resolutions, goals or neither? The turn of the clock into the New Year provides the opportunity for us to reflect on where we are and where we’d like to go in order to improve our lives. The desire to get off to a good start is likely what motivates many of us
The start of a new year equates to a promise of something better. We start committing ourselves to new goals such as “I’m going to go to the gym EVERY DAY! I’m cutting out ALL the sugar and ALL the gluten! I’m going to learn Spanish and finally take that salsa dancing class!
You are probably familiar with the many benefits of physical activity: improve cardiovascular health, reduce stress, improve psychological well-being, increase energy level, improve sleep, and gain strength. But, there can be a lot of fear and anxiety associated with returning to a fitness program postpartum. Your body is different and may not respond to exercise
Stride Physical Therapist, Grace Lucuab (add link to her bio), dusted off her veterinary medicine past by recently attending the “Introduction to Canine Rehabilitation” 2-day course at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. The leaders of the Animal Rehabilitation Special Interest Group of the American Physical Therapy Association developed this course specifically for physical therapists and
The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is truly a crucial structure of your knee. It connects your femur (thigh bone) and your tibia (shin bone) and prevents excessive movement, improving the joint’s stability. ACL injuries are one of the most common knee injuries, especially among athletes. There are approximately 80,000 to 250,000 injuries per year with
Have you ever accidently leaked urine when exercising, sneezing, or coughing? Do you struggle to make it to the bathroom in time to avoid leaking urine or feces? Do you experience constipation? Are you having pain with intercourse? Do you have pain in your pelvis or perineal area with daily activities? Are you dealing with
Runners have it good in Seattle as far as the heat index is concerned – cool mornings, great shade, low humidity, water front breezes. Ahhhhh… But the dog days of summer are upon us, turning up the risk of heatstroke and dehydration. Here are few tips to chill this risk and run without worry.
Summer is in full swing so now is the time to get ahead of the game and get fit for fall sports. To be cleared to participate in sports, most student athletes are required to have a physical exam prior to the start of the season. This medical screen is used to evaluate
The Humane Society of Seattle’s annual fundraising gala, Tuxes & Tails, raised $1.8M for the animals. Five of us from Stride Physio participated in selling ~$10,000.00 in raffle tickets. The 2017 gala was a tail-wagging success, raising an unprecedented total of $939,000 in one night! The fundraising goes toward the construction of their new animal shelter