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Outcome of Team Stride’s 2018 Movement Goals

The year has quickly past and it’s time for our team to reflect on how we did with out personal movement goals.  Last January, Stride publically announced our movement goals in our winter newsletter as a way of motivating others to consider their own SMART goals.  So here are the outcomes of what we set

By | 2019-01-08T08:52:30+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Conversation|

Standing Desk Set-Up

By Coral Lewis, BSc., MPT, CAFCI

Because standing desks are becoming common in many office settings, we want to make sure you are getting the most out of this type of work station. There are many health benefits to be gained from a standing desk, especially those with a sit-stand option. Research shows, with sit-stand desks, a

By | 2019-01-07T16:16:38+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Conversation|

Winter Cycling Tips for a Safe and Comfortable Ride

By Scott McClave PT, DPT

Despite the days slowly getting longer, we are in the coldest time of our year. Bicycle commuters and enthusiast should be taking some extra measures to stay warm and safe on the wet road during the winter months. Here are my top tips for winter riding:

  1. By | 2019-01-07T16:15:11+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Conversation|

What is Your 2019 Fitness Goal?

As physical therapists, we are true believers in the value of healthy movement.   We do our best to walk our talk, which is why we shared our goals with you.  Daily, we serve our clients by creating realistic movement goals and holding them accountable to these goals.

If you’re interested in an accountability team to help

By | 2019-01-07T16:13:58+00:00 January 7th, 2019|Conversation|

Fit Matters for ALL Cyclists

By Scott McClave PT, DPT

Many understand that a “bike fit” is important for all cyclists, but may not understand why. Whether you enjoy commuting, racing on the road, or ripping up single track, how you fit on the bike will influence performance, injury incidence and comfort.  This article explains what a bike fit is and

By | 2018-11-20T16:11:02+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Conversation|

We Have the Guts to Run

By Emily Thomas, DPT

On November 3rd, Stride had the honor of providing a running workshop for some members of Team Challenge Northwest of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation! This group is training for half marathons in Maui and Austin in early 2019.

One of our running specialists, Emily Thomas DPT gave a presentation on the biomechanics

By | 2018-11-21T13:26:26+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Conversation|

In Memoriam to Stride’s First Therapy Dog – Picasso

Picasso, faithful companion to Stride’s owner Susanne Michaud, passed away on October 8, 2018, after 16.5 years on this earth.  He came to work most days, where he greeted clients, ushered them into their appointments and eased their worries. Here is Susanne’s homage to her dear companion:

My dogs’ paws smell of straw when

By | 2018-11-20T11:46:29+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Conversation|

‘Tis the Season To Be Mindful

By Laurie Gribschaw, DPT, ATC, PRC

As we well know, holiday season is the prime time for over-indulgence and anxiety-filled errands with never ending to-do lists. Combine that with our dwindling sun exposure, cold/flu season and busy winter travel, then we’ve got a recipe for a lowered immune system and little time for self-care.  Instead of

By | 2018-11-21T13:24:28+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Conversation|

Stride Gift Certificates Available

It’s the giving season and if you’re looking for the perfect gift for that active person in your life a gift certificate from Stride is it.  Here are some healthy gift pairings to consider:

  • With that new bike, also give them a bike fit with Scott McClave.
  • Slip into that new pair of running shoes a gift
By | 2018-11-20T11:33:43+00:00 November 20th, 2018|Conversation|