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Seek Care For Chronic Headaches

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, March 26, 2020

Renew Physical Therapy Helps With Headaches, Chronic Pain, Injuries, And More There are several reasons Portland locals may need to seek physical therapy. If you’ve recently suffered an injury from sports or from work, if you have headaches, shoulder pain, or pain in other parts of your body, consider seeking help from Renew Physical Therapy. […]

Adding Up The Costs Of Physical Therapy Alternatives

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, November 7, 2019

Physical Therapy Can Have Similar Outcomes As Surgery Academic research in medicine continues to suggest that, in some cases, physical therapy can be just as effective as surgery. As early as 2013, a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study found patients with a meniscal tear and knee osteoarthritis who opted for physical therapy had […]

Tips From A Physical Therapist To Battle Cold Weather Pain

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, September 26, 2019

We’ve all heard the age-old notion from those who claim they can feel rain coming based on the pain in their joints or based on changes toward cooler temperatures. While research is still lacking on the validity of these claims, what we do know is that during the cooler months, we do risk neglecting some […]

3 Quick Physical Therapy Recommendations For Everyday Activities

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, August 22, 2019

The three most common reasons people see a physical therapist are for back pain, chronic pain, and post-surgery rehabilitation. However, A physical therapist is always thinking about body mechanics and the musculoskeletal system—even for everyday activities. If you sit, sleep or walk, this post is for you. How Long Do You Sit? The one most […]

Top 3 Reasons People Get Physical Therapy

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, August 8, 2019

Top 3 Reasons to Get Physical Therapy With direct access to physical therapy, many of us now have the ability to see a PT without a prescription or referral, but how do you know when to see a physical therapist? While physical therapy is often recommended for pre-operative and post-operative treatment, these are not the […]

How Renew Physical Therapy Stays Ahead of the Curve

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, July 25, 2019

  Back in 2016, WebMD published an article, New Trends in Physical Therapy, which cited new trends that would soon be adopted by physical therapy clinics. When Renew Physical Therapy opened its doors in 2015, many of these “trends” were considered the standard practice. Three of these trends are part of what makes Renew Physical […]

5 Workplace Tips From A Physical Therapist

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, July 11, 2019

If you watch TV, you may think the most dangerous jobs for work-related injuries may be on a boat catching crabs or in the woods cutting down trees.  But, for the rest of us, injuries can begin with just bad posture while sitting at our desk inside our own cubicles. Here are five tips from […]

Pain-Free Physical Therapy in SE Portland

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, June 27, 2019

  Our Pain-Free Physical Therapy Philosophy There is a stigma that physical therapy includes pain. In fact, some feel it is encouraged as part of the recovery process, i.e., the pain tells you that it is working. At Renew Physical Therapy, located in SE Portland, we have a no pain rule for physical therapy. Our […]

Is Physical Therapy Just Exercises and Stretching?

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, June 6, 2019

The short answer is no. Physical therapy is much more than exercises, heating pads, and stretching. Physical therapy is focused on the recovery of movement and overall wellness. There is a lot that goes on before any exercise or stretching takes place. First, We Evaluate and Diagnose The success for recovery is proportional to the […]

Portland Resources for Back and Neck Pain

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, May 9, 2019

For Portland residents suffering from neck and/or back pain, these painful symptoms can be a result of a number of factors, including but not limited to issues as simple as sitting for an uncomfortably extended period of time, or as straightforward as an injury such as an auto accident, fall, or overexertion. It’s certainly not […]

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