The Secret to Long Term Pain Relief

the secret to long term pain relief

Chronic pain is a huge issue worldwide, and the United States has not been able to avoid being part of this crisis.  Opioid use continues to be a massive problem.  Over the counter pain medications like Aspirin and Tylenol are taken in bulk just to get through the day.  Some people go as far as […]

Tissue Issues – Muscle and Tendon Injuries

muscle and tendon injuries

Muscle and tendon injuries happen all the time.  Injuries are responsible for a significant percentage of our medical system:  emergency departments, rehabilitation (like physical therapy), and surgical centers to name a few.  Recovering from an injury depends on so many factors:  severity, what tissue was injured, and personal factors (age, health history, etc.).   Identifying when […]

Tendon Talk – Tendon Health and Maintenance

Tendon Health | Limitless Physical Therapy

Ahh, tendons.  Tendons have to be in the top 5 of things physical therapists talk about every day.  Whether we’re dealing with a new injury or an old injury, a neurological condition or an orthopedic condition, a strength issue or a mobility issue, tendons play a role.  Anytime our bodies move, a tendon is involved […]

Getting in Rhythm – Running Cadence

Running Cadence - Limitless Physical Therapy

Listening to an avid or professional runner talk about how they prepare for and perform their craft is similar to listening to a mechanic of a Formula 1 racing car.  There’s so much that goes into high-level running that it becomes more of a calculus equation than a way to get some exercise.  For the […]

The Stitch Fix – How to Overcome Running Stitches

The feeling you get when you have a good rhythm on a run is just hard to replicate.  Whether you achieve the mythical “runner’s high” or you’re just having an easier run than usual, it’s incredibly freeing.  You feel like nothing in the world can stop you, until you get a tightness building up in […]

Running Safety

running-safety

In the wee hours of the night or before the crack of dawn you’ll always find someone running in Track Town, USA.  With many people looking into ways to exercise without accessing gyms or group exercises, running is an easily available form of exercise.  At face value, running is also pretty simple.  You just… run.   […]

Get Back(packing)! – Backpacker Pain Relief

Backpacker Pain Relief | Limitless Physical Therapy

Hiking presents its own set of challenges, but backpacking is a different beast altogether.  Even if you’re just doing a day trip for a picnic with a view, hoisting around a backpack while you’re scaling a mountain requires more from your trunk than hiking.  Back pain is a common complaint from backpacking, and it’s not […]

Trailing Behind – Pain Relief Exercises

Pain Relief Exercises | Limitless Physical Therapy

As discussed last week, the ankle is the body’s foundation when it comes to hiking.  Assuming this foundational area is great, we can start looking at other regions if hiking is a challenge and pain relief exercises to start feeling better.   Knee or hip pain can ruin your next trek up the mountain.  Both joints […]

Losing Your Footing – Hiking Health

Hiking Health - Limitless Physical Therapy

Oregon is truly a great place to be, especially for those who enjoy getting outdoors.  There are miles and miles of hiking trails all across the state with pretty much any kind of terrain you could want.  It’s easy to get the most out of your hiking experience in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest at […]

That’s the Spot! – Spot Training

Spot Training - Limitless Physical Therapy

With more people working at home, more people are finding smaller breaks throughout the day between obligations.  Various meetings and obligations are spaced out with just enough time in between to do something, but not quite enough time to get a full workout and really work up a sweat. Read on to see how you can […]