Wellness Coaching

Wellness Coaching at Stride Physio

By Nicole Todisco, DPT


Stride Physio is excited to announce we are expanding our capacity to support and empower our clients along their health and wellness journeys. We will soon be offering wellness coaching! Some of our PTs are presently pursuing certification and we anticipate launching this program

By |2020-04-21T13:49:28-07:00April 21st, 2020|Conversation|

COVID-19 updates for Stride

Stride Physio’s COVID-19 Response and Operations 

We’re all in this together

Stride Physio’s On-going COVID-19 Response

Update July 7, 2020

We at Stride Physio greatly value and respect all of our clients and want to assure everyone that we continue to take measures and update our best practices protocols

By |2020-07-07T10:28:14-07:00April 20th, 2020|Conversation|

Love the One You’re ALWAYS With…Yourself!

By Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS

The practice of self-compassion is paramount in the healing and recovery process. Practicing self-compassion towards one’s negative self-emotions leads to a softer, kinder motivation that improves the brain and body’s ability to learn and change.1 Evidence for this is found in the research of psychologist and founder of the

By |2020-02-12T15:55:56-08:00February 12th, 2020|Conversation|

Women’s Ways of Cycling: Finding the Joy, Freedom, and Empowerment of Bicycle Commuting in the City

By Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS

I love Seattle. I’ve lived here since 1987 so can attest to the changes in density and traffic patterns. The conversations about the Seattle then versus now often degrade into complaints about the traffic. I can recuse myself of these negative grumblings because I have the magic

By |2019-11-21T16:55:39-08:00November 21st, 2019|Conversation|

Postpartum Athletes’ Return to Fitness and Running Guidelines

By Laurie Gribschaw, DPT, ATC, PRC

Recently, I had the luxury of taking another course on the management of pregnant and postpartum fitness athletes. As a female clinician without children, I try to do everything I can to expand my understanding and clinical skills associated with this underserved population. For too long,

By |2019-11-20T17:14:26-08:00November 20th, 2019|Conversation|

Sleep: The Unsung Hero of Healthy Bodies Everywhere

By Laurie Gribschaw, DPT, ATC, PRC

The latest overwhelming recommendation in our modern medical system is: getting 8 hours of sleep (go figure that what’s old is trendy again)! 

Researchers and healthcare providers across nearly all disciplines universally agree that sleep is of critical importance for our health.  We are recognizing

By |2019-07-30T12:59:22-07:00July 30th, 2019|Conversation|

Happy Feet: Get the Most Out of Your Hikes This Summer

By Coral Lewis, BSc, MPT, CAFCI

After what has been a rather long chilly winter, and a dubious spring, it seems summer is finally upon us! Sun and warm weather mean more hiking adventures, but can also mean sweaty and blister-prone feet. Running into blisters and pressure related foot pain can put

By |2019-07-25T17:23:56-07:00July 25th, 2019|Conversation|

Fertilizer for Gardener’s Backs

By Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS

Sunshine, birds singing and buds poking through is Spring’s call to all gardeners to go outside and play.  We heed the call, pick up our gloves and tools and head outside to find our bliss in dirt and seeds and bugs and plants.  As gardeners, we “Just Do It” – good

By |2019-04-01T14:37:45-07:00April 1st, 2019|Conversation|

The Power of Mindfulness

By Alexis Eusterbrock, DPT, COMT, OCS

You have likely heard about mindfulness or been told you should be more mindful in daily life, but what does it really mean and how can you practice it successfully?

Mindfulness was defined by Jon Kabat Zinn PhD, the founder of mindfulness based stress reduction, as “The awareness that emerges through

By |2019-03-28T12:41:58-07:00March 28th, 2019|Conversation|