Hand Therapy Comes To Prineville

Hayley Hoggarth, OTR/L, CEAS Prineville Clinic Hayley Hoggarth, OTR/L, CEAD began her path to occupational therapy in New Zealand where she accepted a student-internship, which included hosting the country’s Youth Paralympic Games. She then received her Masters in Occupational Therapy from Touro University Nevada in 2015 and spent the first three years of her career [...]

Welcome Courtney Odell

Courtney Odell, PT, DPT, WCS, PRPC Bend West Clinic Rebound is proud to introduce Courtney Odell, PT, DPT, WCS, PRPC as our new Director of Pelvic Health. Courtney earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy from California State University, Long Beach. She is a Board Certified Women’s Health Specialist (WCS) and Pelvic Rehabilitation Practitioner Certified (PRPC) [...]

Cole Manoukian, PT, DPT

Cole Manoukian, PT, DPT Bend North Clinic Cole Manoukian, PT, DPT is originally from Southern California where he, uniquely, spent his formidable years playing ice hockey. He attended UCLA, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiological Science and graduating with Academic Excellence. He continued his education at Chapman University in Irvine, CA earning his Doctor […]

A Cushing Clinic Legend

Rebound Physical Therapy’s flagship location, known to most as The Cushing Clinic, opened 27 years ago. Just a few years later, Stuart Johnson became part of the Rebound team. He has played key roles in Rebound clinics for the past 21+ years. For as long as many of us can remember, Stuart was the Director of Vestibular […]

Lela Stemple

Lela Stemple, PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS Bend South Clinic Originally from Medford, OR, Lela Stemple PT, DPT, ATC, CSCS earned her undergraduate degree in athletic training as well as her DPT from Boston University in Boston, MA. Lela (pronounced Lee-la) gained clinical experience in athletic training working with Division 1 college athletes at Harvard University […]

Recovering From a Motor Vehicle Accident

Each year, two million Americans suffer from whiplash-associated disorders (WAD) secondary to motor vehicle accidents. Abnormal stresses sustained by the body during a car accident may cause the following symptoms: Neck pain, low back pain, shoulder pain, hip pain, dizziness, headaches, lower extremity pain. Evidence has shown that physical therapy may be the best choice […]

Getting Ready for Ski Season

Getting Ready for Ski Season written by: Tim Gross, PT, DPT, MPT With snow (hopefully) just around the corner, it’s time to start getting ready for ski season! It's important to be serious about preparing our bodies for mountain fun. Pre-season training can give a skier an edge in both competition and injury prevention. Whether [...]

Mt Biking Tips to Keep You Riding

Mt. Biking Tips to Keep You Riding written by Lindsay Lund, PT, DPT, CMPT Central Oregon is a phenomenal region to explore on a mountain bike. We have an expansive trail network, fantastic weather, and a large cycling community that is excited to adventure with other riders. While this sport is incredible, there is the [...]

Welcome New Rebound Team Members!

Welcome New Rebound Team Members!     Sarah Calvert, PT, DPT, originally from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, earned their Bachelor of Science degree in Economics and English Literature from the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Sarah concurrently fostered their love for exercise and curiosity about human movement by pursuing a Certificate of Pilates Instruction. They enjoyed […]

Welcome Taylor Debar, MOTR/L

  We are pleased to announce that Taylor DeBar, MOTR/L is the newest addition to Rebound’s Hand Therapy Program. Her primary clinic location will be Rebound’s Redmond Clinic. Originally from Michigan, Taylor graduated from Grand Valley State University with her Master’s Degree in Occupational Therapy. Taylor first became interested in hand therapy while working throughout graduate school as [...]

Tips to Keep You on The Pickleball Court

Tips to Keep You On The Pickleball Court written by David Bergstrom, PT, DPT Most people know the game by now, but for the uninitiated, pickleball is something of a mix between tennis, racquetball and ping pong. Players use special paddles and a wiffle ball, and games take place on tennis courts with specific pickleball lines. [...]

Hiking Your Way to Good Health

Hiking Your Way To Good Health written by Sarah Stafford, PT, DPT, MPH   Hiking, which can include everything from walking a flat nature path to climbing Everest, enhances cardiovascular fitness and can lower blood pressure. Going up and down hills gives the heart a great workout! But if you’re just starting out, there a [...]

Getting Into The Swing of Things

Getting Into The Swing Of Things written by Matt Onderdonk, PT, DPT, OCS The days are getting longer, the frost delays are getting shorter, and we’ve just wrapped up the first major of the year. If you found yourself in the backyard swinging the club for the first time in months, you’re not alone. The [...]

Caroline Shephard, PT, DPT

  Caroline Shephard, PT, DPT graduated with high honors from Saint Mary’s College in Moraga, California with a degree in Kinesiology. Caroline then completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Arizona. Working out of Rebound's Bend East clinic, Caroline treats a wide range of orthopedic conditions, and has an extensive [...]

Ready To Run

Ready To Run written by Eric Edwards, PT, DPT, OCS, CMPT Ready or not, spring is here! About this time of year many of us have just begun, or are beginning, to train for our favorite spring and summer races. Running is the world’s most popular form of exercise and is a huge part of [...]

Same Amazing Therapists – Now at New Clinics

Same Amazing Therapists - Now at New Clinics   We have had few staffing changes recently!  Don't worry, our amazing therapists haven't left! But we have had a few move to different clinics.  Last month we proudly announced Justin Hoggart, PT, DPT as the new Clinic Supervisor for our Prineville clinic. With that move now [...]

Functional Movement Screening

For several years now, Rebound physical therapy has conducted annual functional movement screening for the Bend Fire Department.  This all started as an Injury Prevention Program aimed at keeping the team at the Bend Fire Department healthy and productive.  In the beginning, OSHA awarded BFD a grant for injury prevention. Part of that grant was [...]

Regain Movement and Reduce Pain After a Shoulder Injury

From brushing our teeth to unloading groceries, we rely on our shoulders to help us complete everyday tasks; an injured, painful shoulder can throw a wrench in our daily life. The shoulder complex is made up of four joints and five linked bone groups which work together to coordinate movement. As the most mobile joint […]

Welcome to Rebound, Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT!

We are pleased to welcome Bobby Bemis, PT, DPT, COMT, DIP.MT, FAAOMPT, as the newest member of the Rebound crew! Bobby is the Lead Physical Therapist at our East Bend clinic.  Raised in Denver, Colorado, he frequently traveled internationally as his father was a Chief Master Sergeant in the Air Force; Bobby was one of […]

Austin Fleming, PT, DPT, Joins Rebound Physical Therapy

We are excited to welcome Austin Fleming, PT, DPT, to the Rebound family! Austin will be working full-time at our Redmond clinic. Originally from Sonora, California, Austin received his Bachelor of Science in Exercise Physiology from California State University — Chico.  He went on to earn his Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT)  from the University […]

Three Tips to Avoid Youth Sports Injuries this Fall

Autumn is upon us, and so are fall youth sports. As kids and teens begin their sports seasons — whether that’s soccer, cross country, football or dance — it’s important for parents, coaches and athletes to recognize common injuries and risk factors that can sideline young athletes. Here are some tips to keep kids and […]

Welcome to Rebound, Rachel Tiry, PT, DPT!

We are pleased to welcome Rachel Tiry PT, DPT as the newest member of the Rebound crew! Rachel will be working full-time at our Bend South Clinic. Rachel earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Following graduation, she […]

Stephanie Sultzer PT, DPT, Joins Rebound Physical Therapy

We are excited to welcome Stephanie Sultzer PT, DPT, to the Rebound family! Stephanie will be working full-time at our Bend East Clinic. Stephanie earned her BA in Psychology from The University of Virginia in Charlottesville. Following graduation, Stephanie obtained her DPT degree from Boston University and ever since, she’s been working in outpatient orthopedics […]

Therapist Spotlight: Erin Novelli, PT, Director of Rebound’s Women’s Health Program

For many women, the aches and pains that come along with pregnancy can linger well after giving birth. But women suffering from pelvic, low back, hip, neck and/or shoulder pain from the stresses of pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or lifting children don’t have to grin and bear it.  Physical therapy can be a highly effective way […]

Welcome to Rebound, Sarah Stafford, PT, DPT, MPH!

We are excited to welcome physical therapist Sarah Stafford, PT, DPT, MPH to Rebound! Sarah will be treating patients full-time at our Redmond Clinic. Originally from Colorado Springs, Sarah received her Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology from Pacific Lutheran University where she competed on the rowing and swimming teams. She went on to earn her […]

Freeride Mountain Biker Carson Storch Pushes the Limits

In the sport of freeride mountain biking, taking big risks often produces big rewards. Professional freerider Carson Storch knows this firsthand.  The 28-year-old Bend native has spent the last decade competing in high-profile slopestyle and freeride competitions and starring in mountain biking film projects in which he pushes the limits of the sport. Similar to […]

Therapist Spotlight: Tim Gross, PT, DPT, MTC

Rebound physical therapist Tim Gross likes to remind his patients that the rehab process is not always linear.  “When recovering from an injury, it’s common for patients to experience some setbacks,” said Gross, who works at Rebound’s Bend East Clinic. “One of the most important parts of my job is encouraging patients to keep working […]

Getting Back to Work After an On-the-Job Injury

Returning to work after an on-the-job injury can be a daunting task. In addition to navigating the insurance claims process, injured workers want to find the best care possible so that they can return to work quickly and safely.  That’s why choosing the right treatment provider is critical. Rebound Physical Therapy is the only therapy […]

Expedition Oregon: “America’s Toughest Race” Requires Grit, Athleticism

                        When designing this year’s Expedition Oregon event — a five-day team adventure race covering roughly 300 miles of unmarked terrain — Race Director Jason Magness of Bend Racing knew only a handful of teams would finish the full course.   Dubbed “America’s Toughest Race,” [...]

Therapist Spotlight: Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1

In 2012, physical therapist Jessica Johnson visited her first CrossFit gym. At the time, Johnson was thinking of writing a blog for fellow PTs addressing the safety concerns she had about CrossFit — a high-intensity strength and conditioning workout (and competitive sport) that was quickly growing in popularity. Instead of writing the blog, she returned [...]

Therapist Spotlight: Erica Hranicka, OT, CHT

In high school, Erica Hranicka’s mother handed her a stack of career quiz books in preparation for college. One of the career choices in the book was occupational therapy, a job that “really focused on getting people as independent as possible despite whatever had happened to them,” said Hranicka, who grew up in Maine and […]

Local Humanitarian Nonprofit Designs Sustainable Facilities in Developing Countries

  When Prineville couple Daniel and Teryn Wiens first heard about the need for a new pediatric residential physical therapy facility to be built in the Southern Province of Rwanda, they knew they could help.  Daniel is the founder of the nonprofit, Journeyman International (JI), that provides architecture, engineering and project management services to humanitarian […]

Therapist Spotlight: Hailey Foster, Bend South Clinic Supervisor

Growing up in Bend, Rebound physical therapist and South Clinic Supervisor Hailey Foster embraced some quintessential Central Oregon hobbies. Over the years, she’s been an avid whitewater kayaker, mountain biker, cyclocross racer, Nordic skier and backpacker.  Her firsthand knowledge of the area’s outdoor lifestyle provides insight into the lives of her patients. “Having done a […]

Hit Back at Tennis Injuries with Physical Therapy

Spring is finally here, and so is the outdoor tennis season… and tennis injuries. While many recreational and youth tennis players are eager to start practicing their backhand, a successful season starts before setting foot on the court.  Tennis is a physically taxing sport, and overuse injuries are common among players. While it can be […]

Therapist Spotlight: Stuart Johnson, PT and Director of Rebound’s Vestibular Rehab Program

In 2009, Rebound physical therapist Stuart Johnson saw a need that he could meet. At the time, Central Oregon patients requiring vestibular rehabilitation — a specialized form of PT that uses specific exercises to treat dizziness and balance problems — had to drive to Portland for treatment.   “There was a gap (in care) that I […]

Welcome Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1!

We are excited to announce Rebound’s newest team member, Jessica Johnson, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, CF-L1! Jessica earned a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science from Northern Arizona University (Flagstaff, Arizona), where she competed on the rugby and golf teams. She continued her education with the completion of a Doctorate of Physical Therapy degree from Pacific […]

Local Endurance Athletes Stay Race-Ready With Physical Therapy

Endurance athletes know a thing or two about overuse injuries. Expedition (adventure) races — often described as backcountry triathlons — typically include mountain biking, mountaineering and paddling across unmarked terrain. The non-stop races range from several hours to 10 days long, and four-person teams must navigate difficult terrain with only a map and compass.  Bend […]

Therapist Spotlight: Eric Walberg, PT and Sunriver Clinic Director

At age 23, Eric Walberg PT was driving through Portland in his car when he had an epiphany.  “I was trying to figure out what to do with the rest of it life and it hit me — I decided to become a physical therapist,” said Walberg, who has served as Rebound’s Sunriver Clinic Director […]

Together We Give

The holiday season is typically a time of joyful celebration and anticipation of the new year. But it also provides an opportunity for reflection. With COVID-19 upending normal life, 2020 has been a difficult year for many — including the numerous Central Oregon families and individuals facing financial hardship due to the pandemic. Rebound’s mission […]

Therapist Spotlight: Aurora Gomez, PT, DPT, Bend North Clinic Supervisor

Aurora Gomez PT doesn’t remember much of the major car accident that left her with a punctured lung, shoulder, rib and heel fractures and ACL and meniscus (knee) tears as a young teen.  Gomez, a physical therapist and Rebound North Clinic Supervisor, was severely injured when the driver of an 18-passenger van carrying Gomez and […]

Welcome to Rebound, Nicolette Sapigao, PT, DPT, CCI, STMT-1!

We are pleased to welcome physical therapist Nicolette Sapigao, PT, DPT, CCI, STMT-1 to Rebound! Nicolette will be treating patients full-time at our Redmond Clinic. A native of Walla Walla, Washington, Nicolette obtained a Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Loma Linda University in California. Prior to PT school, she earned Bachelor of Arts degrees in […]

Therapist Spotlight: Peter Mollo, PT, SCS, CSCS, ATC

When it comes to rehab, Rebound physical therapist Peter Mollo PT takes an integrative approach with his patients. “I use everything,” said Mollo of his treatment style. “I teach high school football players yoga for flexibility and incorporate Olympic lifting techniques when strength-training older patients.” He is Board Certified as a Sports Clinical Specialist (SCS) […]

Welcome David Bergstrom, PT, DPT!

David Bergstrom, PT, DPT has joined our crew! He will be working full-time as a physical therapist at our Bend West clinic. Originally from Grand Marais, Minnesota, David received his Bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology from the University of North Dakota where he played Division 1 tennis in the Big Sky Conference for four years.  Following […]

Returning to Pickleball Stronger After Injury

                          Three and a half years ago, Ruby Garmyn was walking his dog at Bend’s Pine Nursery Park when he saw a group of people his age playing pickleball. Intrigued by the sport, he signed up for an introductory class through Bend Park […]

Breast Cancer Awareness: Recovery During and After Breast Cancer Treatment: A Therapist’s Role

                By Melissa Carlton, PT, CLT, CES, CSCS Director of Rebound’s Lymphedema and Oncology Program, Bend North Clinic October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and it also is National Physical Therapy Month. As a physical therapist and certified lymphedema therapist I am very passionate about working with patients during their […]

Therapist Spotlight: Andy Emerson, PT, OCS

For physical therapist Andy Emerson PT, relating with a diverse patient population is a bright spot of his job. “Connecting with patients and getting them better — that’s the fun part,” said Emerson, who has worked as Rebound’s La Pine Clinic Manager for eight years. “It’s a laid-back, warm and welcoming environment,” noted Emerson of […]

Justin Hoggarth, PT, DPT, New Clinic Manager at Rebound’s Prineville Clinic

We are pleased to announce that Justin Hoggarth, PT, DPT, will become the new clinic manager for Rebound’s Prineville clinic. A native of Klamath Falls, Oregon, Justin completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Exercise Sport Science from Oregon State University in Corvallis. He then obtained his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from University of […]

Therapist Spotlight: Kaity Post, PT, DPT

The analogy that physical therapist and Redmond Clinic Supervisor Kaity Post PT uses to help illustrate the importance of PT to her patients: “If the human body is a machine, then a physical therapist is a mechanic.” “Injury and overuse changes how the machine (body) functions and you become less efficient,” explained Post. “A physical […]

Back to School (at Home): Ergonomic Tips for Kids

Ergonomic Tips for Kids: Parents of school-aged children navigating distance learning from home this fall may want to think twice before telling their kid to stay in their seat. Just like adults, kids can experience neck and back pain — among other musculoskeletal problems — due to poor workstation ergonomics and being too sedentary during […]

Chris Atkin, PT, DPT joins Rebound Physical Therapy

  We are delighted to announce the addition of Chris Atkin, PT, DPT to the Rebound team! Chris will be working full-time as a physical therapist at our Redmond clinic. A Boise, Idaho native, Chris graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Pre-Physical Therapy from Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. He then completed his Doctorate […]

Therapist Spotlight: Tami Weber, PT

Physical therapist Tami Weber, PT likes to be moving. As Rebound’s Prineville Clinic Manager, Weber spends a large part of her workdays on her feet treating patients. “I love that about this job,” she said. On the weekends, Weber prefers hiking, traveling and kayaking to sitting on the couch. Since May, she has participated virtually […]

No Ocean, No Problem: How to Safely Shred Bend’s River Wave

A surfing lineup at Bend’s River Wave looks a little different than at the ocean. Instead of sitting on their boards in the water and waiting for a wave to build and paddle into, wetsuit-clad river surfers clutch their boards and stand in line for their turn on a manmade river wave.  The novelty wave […]

Get Back in the Saddle with Help from a Hand Therapist

  Any hand therapist knows that teaching out your arm to brace for a fall is instinctual.  It’s no surprise, then, that some of the most common mountain biking injuries are fractures of the wrist, hands, fingers and elbows. When a bike’s front tire hits a rock or loose dirt, it can cause the rider […]

PT Spotlight: Eric Edwards PT, DPT, OCS

For physical therapist Eric Edwards PT, the best part of the job is helping patients get back to doing what they love.  “It’s about identifying what is really important to a patient: what activity is really important to who they are and how they cope as a person,” explained Edwards, a PT at Rebound’s North […]

Overcoming Mountain Biking Injuries with Physical Therapy

  It’s one of the most common Mountain Biking Injuries, and Jason Wright knew instantly that his collarbone was broken. In May, Wright was mountain biking on Bend’s Tiddlywinks trail when he made a sharp right hand turn. His left shoulder collided with a tree, fracturing his clavicle.  The injury “was the most painful thing […]

Therapist Spotlight: Evan Ameluxen-Coleman, PT, DPT

Evan Ameluxen-Coleman, PT was only 12 years old when he attended his first physical therapy session. After partially tearing his patellar tendon in his knee playing soccer, he spent several months strengthening his knee in physical therapy before returning to the sport.  The experience informed his eventual career path: Ameluxen-Coleman is a physical therapist at […]

Physical Therapy in the time of COVID: One Rebound Patient’s Story

When low back pain prevented Sara Evans from bending over to tie her shoes late last fall, she knew it was time to give physical therapy a try.  Evans, a Bend resident and mother of four school-aged children, suffered from a herniated disc that initially left her with debilitating back pain. Evans said her back […]

In Search of Snow, Men’s Alpine U.S. Ski Team Comes to Bend

  On a recent June morning, as the first light illuminated Mt. Bachelor, members of the Men’s Alpine U.S. Ski Team were already halfway through their on-snow training session.  A handful of team members —including Bend native Tommy Ford — spent 10 days in Central Oregon for their annual summer training camp. Each morning, the […]

Telehealth Offers Access to Physical Therapy From Home

Jeannie Campbell’s nagging hip pain while running was beginning to improve through physical therapy. Then the COVID-19 pandemic hit. Due to health concerns, Campbell paused her visits with Stuart Johnson — a physical therapist who works out of Rebound’s East Bend Clinic — for three weeks. During that time, “I was doing my home exercises […]

Therapist Spotlight: Laura Mann, PT, DPT, OCS

For Rebound physical therapist and West Clinic Manager Laura Mann, PT, treating patients is like putting together pieces of a puzzle. “I really love the problem-solving and detective work involved,” said Mann of her role as a physical therapist. “As PTs, we look at the whole body — when someone’s ankle hurts we look at […]

Rebound Physical Therapy remains open, also offering Telehealth PT

We are excited to announce that Rebound is now offering telehealth physical therapy appointments! You can now receive specialized care at home from a licensed therapist through a secure, HIPAA-compliant video-call system. For more information and tips relating to telehealth, click here.  In-office appointments are still available at all of our locations, but we are welcoming […]

Rebound is open to provide essential care for our patients

As our community navigates the global crisis brought on by COVID-19, we hope you and your loved ones are staying safe and healthy. We are here to provide care to those who need it. In alignment with CDC recommendations and state mandates, we remain open to provide essential rehabilitative care for our patients. If you […]

COVID-19: An Important Message from Rebound Physical Therapy

With the developing news regarding COVID-19 in our community, we are committed to following updates and keeping our patients and team members informed and safe. With that said, all Rebound Physical Therapy clinics are open and continue to serve our patients and communities.  In light of the current COVID-19 concerns, our team members are taking extra  precautions to […]

Kaity Post Joins Our Redmond Crew!

Our Redmond clinic has an enthusiastic new addition! Kaity Post joins our crew after working most recently with a group up in Portland. Join us in a warm welcome and getting to know our newest team member with this insightful interview, asking all the important questions! Rebound Physical Therapy: Mountains or beach? Kaity Post: Mountains […]

This Holiday Season, Travel Pain Free

Travel pain: we’ve all experienced aches and pains while on a road trip riding in a car or airplane for extended periods of time. Our bodies are made for movement, but during long road trips, we are confined to our seats often leaving us with cricks, creaks, aches, and pains at the end of an […]

Physical Therapy and Your Parents… How to Help.

As our parents get older, they are faced with all kinds of challenges, mostly pertaining to their health. These challenges include reduced mobility and increased pain in the limbs, joints, and muscles, as well as an increased risk of injury. Many senior adults are in physical therapy to recover from surgery, a fall or other […]

Food is Your Fuel

Truth: we are not nutritionists. That said, after a bit of trial and error and working with patients and various health professionals, we have picked up on these and common do’s and dont’s. Lindsey Hagen, PT and healthy running nut discusses the importance of balance in your diet and making sure you do what is […]

Teryn Kaldheim, PT, DPT Joins Rebound Physical Therapy

Teryn Kaldheim has joined our crew! Who is Teryn you may ask, Teryn Kaldheim, PT, DPT is a one heck of a physical therapist with an impressive background in workman’s comp and general outpatient orthopedic treatment, just to name a few, and, yes, there is more, she will be working full time at our Prineville […]

Blood Flow Restriction and Its Function in Physical Therapy

Blood flow restriction (BFR) training is not a new idea but has just recently taken off as the hot new concept in the rehab and training world. As with anything that touts itself to be the “latest and greatest” we have to ask ourselves if it really does all it says it does. Fortunately for […]

Slowdown to Speedup

Local endurance runner, physical therapist, and mom, Lindsey Hagen, discusses the best way to train and recovery for your fall race scheduled. When it comes to easing up on miles before and after races, it is a must. This time of year is pretty ideal for many runners here in Central Oregon, we want to […]

Do You Know Your ATC?

Here in Central Oregon we are extremely lucky to have skilled athletic trainers (ATCs) as part of each high school athletic program. As fall sports kick into gear and the rest of the seasons to follow, we thought it would be worth shining a light on the role ATCs play on a daily basis for […]

Climb On!

CLIMB ON! AMERICAN TEAM MAKES FIRST ASCENT OF LINK SAR IN KARAKORAM August 15th, 2019 Prepared by Graham Zimmerman From July 31st to August 8th, 2019 Graham Zimmerman, Steve Swenson, Chris Wright and Mark Richey made the first ascent of Link Sar (7041m) in the Central Pakistani Karakoram via its 3400m Southeast Face. Having been […]

Kristi Edgar, PT, DPT

Kristi Edgar, PT, DPT has joined us! She will be working with patients at both our La Pine and Sunriver clinics and this NY native has, like so many of us, quickly fallen in love with Central Oregon! Please help us extend a very warm welcome to this chemist turned physical therapist and read below […]

Get Your Housework(out) Done!

Central Oregon is home to many active people, you can find these not-just-weekend warriors out on the trails, running through the Old Mill, biking to work and just about everywhere you turn. Let’s get honest for a second though and realize not all moments are adventure packed (at least for your average community member). Here […]

Welcome Lindsay Lund, PT, DPT, CMPT!

Please join us in extending a giant and warm welcome to Lindsay Lund, PT! She will be joining the crew at our West clinic and we know this is going to be good! Lindsay is a collegiate soccer player turned physical therapist and has most recently been practicing in Eugene, Oregon; but, like most of […]

Eat Well, Be Well.

How do you stay on target with eating healthy and being active? Between work schedules, kids schedules, appointments and change of plans, finding time to exercise and eat right can sometimes feel impossible. The “me time” in the schedule is usually the first thing to go in effort to help everyone else stay on target. […]

Get Active to Stay Active

Summer is a time to have fun and spend time outdoors. It is an opportunity to enjoy the sunshine. It’s a time when you can go out for a walk and roll down the windows and take in everything that nature has to offer, allergies and all. The warmer weather encourages you to be active […]

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy

Aquatic therapy offers an alternative environment for therapeutic exercise. If you have tried traditional physical therapy, or have restrictions on your physical therapy program, aquatic therapy may be the perfect solution for your physical therapy needs. Why Aquatic Therapy is Beneficial Less pressure: The buoyancy of the water decreases the amount of pressure, or compressive forces, […]

Interview with Olympic Paratriathlete Jamie Brown

Paralympic triathlete Jamie Brown is many things, but unaccomplished is not one of them. “I have worked too hard to be in the gray area,” said Brown. Athletes of all ability levels come through Rebound Physical Therapy’s doors; once in a while, we are lucky enough to share their story. Jamie’s passion for all things […]

Pediatric Acupuncture

Over the last few years, acupuncture has become a much more common treatment for a wide range diagnoses. From orthopedic related injuries to digestive conditions, this traditionally alternative form of care has become more mainstream. Rebound Physical Therapy has three licensed acupuncturists on staff to meet patient’s needs, often working in collaboration with physical therapy. […]

What Triggers Trigger Finger?

Trigger Finger seems to be a diagnosis many people are familiar with but not actually sure what the diagnosis entails and what can be done to prevent or treat it. This condition, also known as stenosing tenosynovitis, occurs when inflammation narrows the space in the sheath that surrounds the tendon in the finger. This means […]

Benefits of Cross Training

5 Reasons Cross Training is Important for Athletes All athletes have physical specialties, and as a result, they tend to focus on and train the major muscle groups that are used primarily in their specific sport. What more and more research shows are the increased benefits to those that cross train. 1. Decreased Risk of […]

Don’t Let Injury Keep You Down

In the U.S., ACL and other knee injuries are one of the most common orthopedic and sports-related injuries. For athletes, physically-active folks, and health-conscious individuals, suffering a knee injury can be particularly difficult as they find themselves suddenly immobilized, with minds craving for exercise. Fortunately, as with any injury, there is always something that can […]

This Winter, Prevent Falls

One in every three adults 65 and older fall each year in the United States – WWW.CDC.GOV The numbers are staggering. Apparently not only does the eyesight go, but balance along with it. The two could be seen as going hand in hand since the worse your vision gets, the more likely you are to […]

You Had Surgery… Now What?

Physical therapy is a critical component of recovering from most orthopedic surgeries. No matter when or why your surgery is scheduled, is it often accompanied by nerve-wracking “what-ifs” and questions about recovery. Physical therapy plays a large role in putting nerves at ease, answering questions and creating a healthy healing process. There are three main […]

Back Pain Does Not Mean Bed Rest

In the old days, when you hurt your back, your doctor told you to go on bed rest for back pain until it felt better. However a lot has been discovered since then and gone are the days of prolonged bed rest.  Most often, engaging in proper movements and postures are well as a gradual […]

Be in the Know Before the Snow

Whether for competition or recreation, Nordic skiing is a common culprit for injuries occurring from overuse. In most cases, these injuries can be prevented by establishing a solid foundation. Power, balance, mobility and technique are the necessary building blocks for preventing injuries and maximizing performance. The class will be led by Physical Therapist Tim Gross, […]

Kicking Injury Aside & Back on the Field

When the kind words below popped up in a Google review, we could not help but want to share. Not just because of how she sings the praises of our skilled PT’s but because of Kaylee’s unusual story and joy of knowing we were able to help this young athlete get back to the sports […]

Welcome Melinda Shearer, PT, OCS, SCS

Melinda Shearer, PT, OCS, SCS has joined our team and we could not be more excited to have her on board! Melinda is the newest addition to our Bend East clinic. Melinda will be working with a wide range patient population and using her strong interpersonal communication skills to assist patients in their return to […]

Back (pack) to the Basics

As September nears, parents and students prepare for the happiest/saddest time of the year: the new school year.  While parents and students worry about clothes, school supplies, and grades, physical therapists worry about the onset or exacerbation of spine pain and injuries related to sports.  Our expertise is in the prevention and treatment of musculoskeletal […]

Welcome Jessica!

Rebound Physical Therapy is thrilled to welcome Licensed Acupuncturist, Jessica Belknap, LAc to our eastside clinic! A part of the health care field for almost 20 years, Jessica has extensive experience as both an acupuncturist and massage therapist in a variety of clinical settings. She joins Rebound after spending the past year working with orthopedic […]

Where are They Now? The Kayla Meredith Story…

By golly, we did it again. Rebound’s “Where are They Now” segment returns in full force. In this edition we had the pleasure of catching up with our old friend from the East clinic, Kayla Meredith. After spending years in different sectors of the healthcare field, Kayla has found her calling in the world of […]

Acupuncture & Physical Therapy, a Perfect Pair

At Rebound we look at each patient and their diagnosis individually and work to create the best plan of care for their recovery. There is no difference when it comes to our work injury patients as we take pride in expediting their full recovery and healthy return to work. Central Oregon’s workers compensation program recognizes […]

Where Are They Now? The Jeff Bulkley Story

Over the years, Rebound has been lucky enough to employ some pretty special people; often, this time at Rebound is only the beginning of their journey. Jeff Bulkley is one such person. Once upon a time, Jeff was an aide at Rebound’s Westside clinic. Always having a passion for helping others, Jeff made the decision […]

Kreuzing into Cushing

Kicking it with Caroline Kreuz At Rebound Physical Therapy we take pride in having a plethora of unique individuals on our team. Each person at Rebound seems to have a story to tell, so naturally when we bring new people on we like to spend some time getting to know them. Our chat with the […]

Jenn Randall Heads (to) West

The brain trust for the Rebound Bloggers Association (*not a real thing) had the honor of partaking in a fireside chat (*never happened) with one of Rebound’s newest therapists to find out how she became both the person and professional she is today. During our interview it became clear that Jenn was destined treat patients […]

Restoring Balance, Finding Health

I’m a patient of Kimberlee, who has been treating me for BPV, and I’ve been VERY pleased with her PT and encouragement.  I also saw Stuart one time when Kimberlee was out of town, and he too provided excellent support and help! I just want you to know what an AMAZING job both of them […]

REP Lab Morning Class Returns!

The next round of MORNING Performance+Biomechanics Classes (PBC) starts next Tuesday, March 20th, 6-7a.  All classes take place at Rebound’s Westside location at 1160 SW Simpson, Suite 200 (upstairs). NEW Morning Class!!! 6-7a twice a week, Tuesday and Thursday mornings Mar/Apr session: Mar 20, 22, 27, 29, Apr 3, 5, 10, 12 $96 – priced for 8 classes (if you’ll be gone spring break, we can prorate the […]

Acing Recovery

It was great seeing you at the tennis tournament.  Prior to that I had seen your Rebound commercial many times during the Olympics.  Both reminded me that I wanted to get back to you about how pleased I am about the PT you gave me.  I could not be happier. The physical therapy was fun […]

March 6th: World Lymphedema Day

Today, Tuesday, March 6th is recognized as World Lymphedema Day.  I am a physical therapist that treats patients with lymphedema, so this day has a great deal of meaning to both me and my patients.  Many people still do not know what lymphedema is, nor do they realize how many people in this world are affected […]

Catching up on Pitching Injuries

Major League Baseball’s spring training is in full swing which means baseball season here in Central Oregon will soon be underway. As each player and position is vital to the game itself, a pitchers arm is what they rely on. That said throwing happens to be one of the most violent motions in all sports […]

Rocking her Recovery!

There is nothing better than heading into the weekend after reading feedback of this caliber! We love to hear your stories of recovery and appreciate you taking the time to share! Hi Christina, I just wanted to thank you again for everything you did to help me when I broke my hip last March. I […]

From PT to Purritos

Throughout the years we continue to have stellar aides helping out our physical therapists. Many head on to PT school, others to travel the world and find their own unique adventures – and others still stay right here in Bend and make a splash in the food cart industry! Catch up with Caley, this girl […]

We Appreciate You!

It is refreshing and motivating to see the determination and drive of our patients. Patients want to give the credit to the physical therapist but really a physical therapist is a guide and the patient is the driver. It is rewarding to see how a patient’s hard work pays off in great outcomes. Nick Hagen, […]

Kegels: Who, What, Why and Where

Six week’s after bringing baby home you are at your postpartum check up. You are told by your doctor, everything looks great! If its “great” than why don’t I feel that way? Did you feel different now that before you had a baby? Has your body changed and your confused how to progress? Are you […]

Hidden Hobbies – Hannah Mattson: Cross Training through CrossFit

Rebound’s *award winning publication, Hidden Hobbies, is at it again. This time the spotlight is on Hannah Mattson (an aide at Rebound’s East Clinic) and her journey into the world of CrossFit. As you might have gathered from the previous sentence, Hannah is fairly new to the CrossFit scene, but her competitive drive has led […]

Welcome Trudi Trygg, PT

As always we are thrilled when a new physical therapist joins our team, and miss Trudi Trygg, PT is no exception! With a solid background in post-op rehabilitation, throwing sports injuries, gait analysis and athletic shoe fitting as well as pain management, Trudi is coming to the table prepared and nothing short of amazing and […]

Finding Balance

These are the stories that make our day, our year, well the whole darn thing worth while! To hear that we were able to help to this joyful spirit continue to enjoy her everyday life is what working with people and being part of the Central Oregon community is all about. Thank you so much […]

Fight off Cold and Flu with Acu

With the winter months approaching, cold and flu season will soon hit many of us. Acupuncture can be very helpful in balancing the body and boosting the immune system. Getting regular acupuncture treatments may be the ticket for you to stay healthy and strong this season. Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for […]

Welcome Evan Ameluxen-Coleman, PT, DPT

Physical therapist Evan Ameluxen-Coleman is joining the staff here at Rebound Physical Therapy and we could not be more excited to have him! Evan brings enthusiasm to our Prineville clinic and is a fantastic addition to that already wonderful crew! Evan let us in on some of his all time favorites, from school subjects to […]

Improving Balance – Stay Upright this Fall

Balance Awareness Week is September 12-18, and Fall Prevention Awareness Day will be observed on September 22. These events give us a chance to recognize the challenges that people with vestibular disorders face, and to encourage those who have dizziness or balance problems to gather more information and seek the help of a vestibular specialist. […]

Vestibular Disorder: Balance is our Business

Do you have complaints of vertigo (spinning), dizziness or loss of balance with getting out of bed, looking up, or bending over? Does walking in the dark, walking in busy environments such as grocery store, or on uneven ground make you feel unsteady? Does quick head or body motion affect your balance or make you […]

Hidden Hobbies – Stewart Wilent on the Highland (Games)

Rebound: Please state your full name and height. Please remember this is not an interrogation. Stewart: Stewart William Wilent. 6’7’’ R: What are you studying in school right now? S: I’m currently finishing up my bachelor’s degree in kinesiology. R: Let’s start with the basics. What are the Highland Games? S: Traditional Scottish games that […]

Change of Seasons Equates to Change of Physical Demands

Here in Central Oregon fall brings on a readiness for sports like football and lacrosse as well as the preparation for the wide variety of beloved outdoor recreation activities. As temperatures start to cool down we tend to be outside a little less when not active. So how do we prepare our bodies for these […]

Matt Braga Then and Now

Matt Braga became part of the Rebound family in early 2017 and has been busy settling into his new Central Oregon Lifestyle. In hopes of getting to know Matt a little better, we recently asked him to answer a series of questions. The results were earth shattering. Chances are after reading this, you’ll want to […]

CCC Recap 2017

The 38th annual Cascade Cycling Classic has come and gone, but the memories will live on. From the banks of Prineville Reservoir to streets of Downtown Bend, and everything in between, we were reminded of what makes this longstanding tradition truly special. Rebound was excited to once again be heavily involved with this year’s race. […]

Welcome Eric Edwards PT, DPT

One of the greats returns to Rebound! Eric Edwards, previously a physical therapy aide from our East clinic has returned after completing PT school and getting a few years of experience under his belt! We are very excited to have him back as part of the Rebound team and know he will be very successful […]

How Acupuncture Works

Rebound Physical Therapy Acupuncturist, Colby Hartsell, LAc discusses the treatment behind treating inflammation and muscle guarding; both common sources of discomfort and symptoms of injury to the joints, tendons or muscles. When there is injury either to joints, tendons, muscles or bones, the body responds with inflammation and muscle guarding. Soft tissue at the site […]

Fighting Fires with Physical Therapy

Rebound is currently overseeing an Injury Prevention Program aimed at keeping the team at the Bend Fire Department healthy and productive. In order to get a better idea of what the program looks like through the eyes of a participant, Rebound spoke with Bend Fire veteran, Scott Seaton. So take a few minutes and beat […]

Tony Dao OTR/L, CHT: Rebound’s Handy Man

Tony Dao ORT/L, CHT is Rebound Physical Therapy’s Director of Hand Therapy and what is known as ‘Hand Land’ by those in the know. This Washington Husky came to Bend several year’s ago toting along his passion for treating patients, outdoor activities and everything University of Washington related. It has been wonderful having him at […]