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Renew Physical Therapy Services in Portland

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, May 21, 2020

Physical Therapy In Portland Sometimes your body needs a little extra care – whether to recover from injury, relieve chronic pain, or help ease aches in a particular part of your body. Portland locals in need of physical therapy services can rely on Renew Physical Therapy. We work one-on-one with each of our Portland patients […]

What You Need To Know About Chronic Pain

Posted by wadmin on Thursday, May 14, 2020

Renew Physical Therapy Offers Individualized Treatment For Each Portland Patient Renew Physical Therapy encourages Portland locals who are in need of physical therapy to contact us as soon as possible. If you’ve recently suffered an injury, experience chronic pain, or are having aches in a particular part of your body that won’t seem to go […]

Is Sitting the New Smoking? How to Avoid the Health Risks of Sitting at a Desk All Day

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, November 15, 2018

In 2015, the Public Health England, the government body responsible for public health issues in England and Wales, recently commissioned an expert statement on the status and impact of prolonged sitting in the office. As the findings circulated media outlets like CNN, Forbes and clinical websites like the Mayo Clinic began to compare the health […]

Tips for Maintaining Good Posture to Prevent Neck Pain

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, November 8, 2018

Some neck and back pain can be prevented through good posture. What is good posture? Most think of good posture as the way you position your body when standing (no slouching) or even how you sit at your desk (back straight, shoulders back, eyes forward), but having good posture is also important while you sleep. […]

How to Avoid Back Injuries from Lifting

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Your back, and more specifically your lower back, is at the highest risk for injuries when lifting. Your back is made of bones, muscles, and other tissues that extend from your neck to your pelvis. Almost every movement you make requires your back to participate. This is even more true when it comes to lifting […]

Role of Therapeutic Exercise in Treating Musculoskeletal Pain

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, October 18, 2018

According to a study by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a physical therapy program can be an effective, high-value, conservative solution for treatment of musculoskeletal pain. Physical therapists give patients the tools they need, such as a home exercise program, to help them manage their condition and achieve long-term health benefits. What is Musculoskeletal […]

The Importance of Your At-Home Physical Therapy Plan

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, October 11, 2018

Your Home Exercise Program or HEP for short is the “homework” your physical therapist gives you to help you increase your recovery. Your physical therapy treatment goes hand-in-hand with a home exercise program and both are essential in making your rehab more effective. There is research that says only 35% of physical therapy patients participate […]

4 Benefits of Physical Therapy After Surgery

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, September 27, 2018

Physical Therapy is a vital step in your surgical recovery and healing process. Patients who seek physical therapy after an operation have been known to recover at a higher rate than those who do not take part in therapy. There are four primary ways physical therapy can benefit you after you have had surgery. Restore […]

Physical Therapy vs Opioids – Choosing Safe Pain Management

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, September 20, 2018

WHAT IS PAIN ANYWAY? Pain is hard to define, yet everybody knows pain when they feel it. Most of us learned pain as infants without knowing the word itself. Pain is usually the result of tissue damage and it is a part of the body’s defense mechanism. It is supposed to warn us from taking […]

Physical Therapy Treatment of Stress Fractures

Posted by Renew Physical Therapy Portland on Thursday, September 13, 2018

WHAT IS A STRESS FRACTURE? A stress fracture is a tiny crack in your bone caused by repetitive stress or force. This damage to the bone is different than a single sudden impact. WHO GETS STRESS FRACTURES? Stress fractures are common among athletes who engage in activities that involve repetitive motion. Athletes that are most […]

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