What moves you to move? We ask this as a way of tapping into what is important and meaningful to each us. When we explore and discover ways of moving that delight us, that we find interesting and that aligns with our values, we can fuel and sustain our motivation to stay fit and healthy.
By Dr. Trevor Farmer
With the rise of Esports, twitch streaming, and the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic leading people to stay indoors and social distance more, many people have found themselves playing video games more often and for longer hours. However, with increased play time comes increased repetitive motions and prolonged poor sitting positions leading
By Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS
Stride Physio is proud to announce our expanding capacity to support and empower you along your health and wellness journey. Starting January, 2022, we are offering health and wellness coaching as a specialty service. Stride’s owner and physical therapist, Susanne Michaud, obtained her health coaching certification through WellCoaches this past
By Alexis Eusterbrock, DPT, OCS, COMT
In my practice, I assist many women with their postpartum rehabilitation, and I have had the opportunity to listen to their birth stories. What I have learned from both my own personal experience and experience as a clinician, is that the labor and delivery journey is extremely varied, unique to
By Heidi Marten
Bowel issues are a common problem in society and physical therapists often help treat patients with bowel dysfunction and pelvic pain. Here is a quick rundown on digestion, bowel movements, and easy changes to promote bowel health in yourself.
Digestion begins in your mouth, with chewing and saliva starting the
By Elena Soles
If you’ve been on social media in the last few years, you’ll see just about every running coach is discussing and incorporating strength training. So how does this relate to PT? The effect on injury risk and injury recovery is an ever growing
By Kaitlyn McNally
The Pacific Northwest is a great place to be if you love the outdoors. Whether you are at a beginner or advanced level, there are so many places for you to get out and connect with nature. When it comes to the wilderness, it’s incredibly important to
Elena Soles, DPT
Join us for Stride’s first book club event! Grab a glass of wine, cuddle up with your dog, and meet us on Zoom to discuss Kelly McGonigal’s groundbreaking book “The Upside of Stress”. To say any one statement about the magnitude of stress in this past year would undoubtedly be insufficient and redundant.
By Suzanne Soine
Do you or your loved ones need physical therapy while in another state or a rural area?
Oftentimes, we have a hard time finding care when we are on vacation or wish our family and friends could see our physical therapist but are too far away. New adaptations to physical
Tourniquets, Light Weights and Bulging Muscles; Introducing Personalized Blood Flow Restriction Training at Stride Physio
By Susanne Michaud
Stronger, faster, more powerful than a speeding bullet… That super hero image is the implied outcome of great strength training. To get there, one must consistently lift, push, and pull heavy loads over a period of months. For example, if the most I could dead lift is 100 pounds 1 time, then my