Overview of PT Dry Needling in Washington State

By Susanne Michaud, DPT, OCS

February 11, 2019


Sweat is on your brow and dripping down your back…  Your legs are depleted, your feet ache…  But wait!!!  you see the finish line as you enter the stadium…

This is the long road, the ultra-marathon that the Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA) along with their legislative committee and

By |2019-02-12T14:59:10-07:00February 11th, 2019|Conversation|

Legislative Call To Action

If you or someone you know has benefited from dry needling (also known as intramuscular needling), please call or write your legislative representative by Wednesday, 2/13/2019 and tell them your story (click here to go to the bill page then click on the comment on this bill tab).

The Physical Therapy Association of Washington (PTWA)

By |2019-02-11T14:15:04-07:00February 11th, 2019|Conversation|

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 |2019-01-08T08:52:30-07:00January 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:

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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 |2019-01-07T16:13:58-07:00January 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 |2018-11-20T16:11:02-07:00November 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 |2018-11-21T13:26:26-07:00November 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 |2018-11-20T11:46:29-07:00November 20th, 2018|Conversation|