Rebound News

  • 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 her to explore the sport. … Read more…

  • 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 is a wonderful addition to our … Read more…

  • 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 for sharing your story Kattaryna, … Read more…

  • 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 thousands of years to effectively diagnose, … Read more…

  • 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 motivational quotes, find out what … Read more…

  • Welcome Scott Elms, PT, MSPT

    We are thrilled to welcome Scott Elms, PT, MSPT to Rebound and our Work Injury Program!
    Scott is involved in developing and growing Rebound’s return to work and injury prevention services such as pre-employment, testing, PCEs, WCEs, work hardening and conditioning and/or ergonomic assessments.
    Since graduating from American International College in Springfield, Massachusetts with his Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy, Scott has … Read more…

  • 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.
    Balance is an athletic skill that … Read more…

  • 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 feel dizzy?
    If you can relate … Read more…

  • 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 men would go out and play. Strength and throwing events. … Read more…

  • 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 changes in stresses?  There are … Read more…

  • 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 go play 36 holes with … Read more…

  • 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. Along with Desert Orthopedics, our incredible … Read more…

  • 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 in our Redmond clinic where … Read more…

  • Rebound Welcomes Matt Hayes PT, CHT

    Matt Hayes PT, CHT joins Rebound Physical Therapy at our East side clinic!
    After graduating from the University of Kansas with a BS in Education, Matt earned his Physical Therapy degree from St. Ambrose University in Davenport, IA; he has currently worked in outpatient private practice settings for 15 years.  Matt holds multiple board certifications in manual therapy specifically through Maitland Australian … Read more…

  • 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 of injury and above and below … Read more…

  • 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 the heat by reading about … Read more…

  • Ryan Abbott PT, DPT Joins the Rebound Team!

    Rebound Physical Therapy is delighted to announce the addition of Ryan Abbott PT, DPT to our clinic staff!
    Ryan will be a part of the Eastside clinic team, and play an active role in continuing to develop Rebound’s Concussion Management Program. He will also lead the Return to Sport Program for post-concussion athletes returning to play. In addition, Ryan treats patients … Read more…

  • 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 the helm of our Hand Therapy … Read more…

  • Joyce Stahly OT, CHT, on Giving a Helping Hand

    June 5th – 9th  is National Hand Therapy Week. Here at Rebound we have three ridiculously talented Certified Hand Therapists with years of experience in a variety of settings, meet one member of the team, Joyce Stahly OT, CHT. Joyce has many years of specialty experience with acute and chronic hand, burn and upper extremity injuries, and details below how she … Read more…

  • Hidden Hobbies – Jaxon Black Designs

    Jacki Cunningham, Front Office Lead at our Westside, clinic fills us in on what she is up to outside of clinic hours and her plan to put a ring on it!

    For the record please state your name and business/’hobby’ name
    Jacki Cunningham | Jaxon Black Designs
    Tell us about this lil hobby of yours…
    Jewelry making, rings and earrings right now and necklaces … Read more…

  • Mel Lawrence: She’s Super Fast

    Who is Mel Lawrence? The first thing that might come to mind is a super-fast runner. While that label may be accurate, it doesn’t tell the whole story. Recently, Rebound was lucky enough to catch up with Lawrence to see just what makes this top notch athlete go. Luckily for us we didn’t have to catch her on the track … Read more…

  • Sunriver Physical Therapy Clinic Open House – Sept 22, 2016 – 5-7pm

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  • Sunriver clinic moves to business park

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  • Rebound La Pine teams up for ALS Penny War Challenge

    Our clinic won the Penny War challenge for ALS in LaPine! We were teamed up with Drugmart and beat the Health Clinic and all their satellite locations. Shawntina, Kelli, and Ashlie were the main drivers for the fund raiser.
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  • Rebound runs the Horse Butte 10 Miler

    Superfit Productions put on another great edition of the Horse Butte 10 Miler Running Race. Rebound ran in style with several of the therapists and staff out in force. You can catch up on course info and this years results at:
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  • 2015 Dirksen Derby set to go – Rebound will be there!

    The annual Dirksen Derby is all set to go on Dec 11-13, 2015. The course is designed each year on a new part of the mountain to keep the racers on their toes.
    Rebound Physical Therapy is a long time sponsor of this great event donating to the Tyler Eklund fund and we’ll be up there looking forward … Read more…

  • Estes hired as new CCHS athletic trainer, part-time at Rebound Prineville

    PHOTO BY: LON AUSTIN/CENTRAL OREGONIAN – New Crook County High School athletic trainer Mike Estes tapes an ankle. Estes, who started work on Monday, July 20 will be the first athletic trainer that CCHS has had in five years. His duties include injury prevention, assessment and rehab.
    Michael Estes will continue working part time at Rebound Physical Therapy clinic in … Read more…

  • The Efficacy & Benefits of a Pilates-Based Approach in Physical Therapy For The Treatment of Low Back Pain

    10/22/15 MEETING DESCRIPTION – Oregon Pain Society
    The Efficacy & Benefits of a Pilates-Based Approach in Physical Therapy For The Treatment of Low Back Pain
    Presenter: Erin Novelli, PT
    Pilates has become increasingly popular in the general population and within physical therapy. With the high prevalence of low back pain in our society, understanding treatment options and their differences is crucial. This lecture … Read more…

  • 2015 The Blitz Pro Mountain Bike Invite Recap

    Who watched the madness of The Blitz Pro Mountain Bike Invite this year at Tetherow?!  That is not an event to be missed.  Race from Wanoga Snow Park to Tetherow golf course with 4 fun primes along the way and beer seals your final position.  The primes:

    First onto the trail – “the hole shot”
    Big air off the jump at Tetherow … Read more…

  • 2015 Pole Pedal Paddle in Bend, OR

    Another great edition of the venerable Pole Pedal Paddle. Rebound was out in force and had a great time supporting the wonderful Bend community we’re a part of. Check out our quick recap of the events.
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  • Joe Nance, MPT,OCS,FAAOMPT named Bend Eastside Clinic Manager

    We are delighted to announce Joe Nance MPT, OCS, FAAOMPT as the new Clinic Manager at our East side clinic – such a stellar guy, way to go Joe!!!
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  • Austin Smith: Pro Snowboarder, Entrepreneur, Rebounder

    “Ever since I was 12 all I ever wanted was to be a pro snowboarder; I’m enjoying this to its fullest.” And could you blame a guy?! Bend’s Austin Smith reflects on just how long he has been preparing to be the snowboarding A Lister he has since become: “It was pretty immediate, I quit playing hockey when I was … Read more…

  • Tommy Ford + Rebound + Corralco, Chile

    World Cup skier Tommy Ford and Physical Therapist Rene Bates take on Corralco, Chile as a test for the upcoming season.
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  • Jackie Smelser talks Pelvic Floor Exercises at Barre 3

    Jackie Smelser touched on various Women’s Health topics ranging from incontinence and pelvic pain to pelvic prolapse.
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  • Rebound supports Annabelle’s Angel Glow Run / Walk in Bend

    On October 17, 2014 Rebound took the lead sponsorship role for the second annual Anabelle’s Angel Glow Run/Walk to benefit Anabelle Wilson and Central Oregon Sparrow Clubs.
    The event brought out all variety of Bend runners and walkers. Some on the first 5K of their running career, others well accomplished in their feat. With over 700 participants, $16,000 … Read more…

  • Bend’s Bigfoot 10K Returns

    Bend, OR, September 4, 2014 – Bend’s oldest and fastest running event is scheduled for Sunday, September 14. Beginning at Seventh Mountain Resort at 9am and finishing at Deschutes Brewery, the point to point, downhill 10K will follow Century Drive into the Old Mill District. Also offered is the Dirtyfoot 10K – a mostly singletrack / trail route, and … Read more…

  • 2014 CORK Youth XC Practice & XC Race Series

    Youth XC Running Practice
    Join Central Oregon Running Klub (CORK) for another great year of Youth XC practice. Each day will
    feature a warm up, drills and a workout with a focus on sportsmanship and competitive fun.
    Download the CORK Running flyer
    CORK XC Race Series
    The CORK Cross Country Series is Back Again!
    Tuesday evenings at 5:45 this fall.
    Strap on a pair of racing shoes … Read more…

  • Jere Breese Ranch Stampede – Sept 6, 2014

    Save the day September 6th for the 2014 Jere Breese Memorial Ranch Stampede. This race benefits the Crook County XC program and cancer foundation
    Step up, get a little dirty, and come run the ranch for a great cause.
    Kids Fun Run-$5.00 w/shirt
    5K/10K Open-$25 PreRegistered by 9/5/14-No shirt
    or $30 Race Day
    Registration 6:30am race day, open race at 10:00am, HS races … Read more…

  • Rebound Physical Therapy takes on ALS #icebucketchallenge

    Rebound Physical Therapy takes on the #icebucketchallenge – do you have it in you? Check out more at:

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  • Local Pro and REP Athlete Carl Decker takes the 2014 Blitz to the Barrel

    Congrats to local mountain bike professional and REP Biomechanics Lab athlete Carl Decker on his great win at the 2014 Blitz to the Barrel. The Bend Bulletin did a nice job covering this year’s event at: and video coverage below. Photo by Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin.

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  • 1st Annual Rebound ‘Stache Dash

    When: May 31, 2014 @ 11am
    Where: Steps at City Park
    How much: $20  (day of registration $25, so register early)
    What’s it For: CCHS Sports
    Dillon’s will also be donating 20% of proceeds from all purchases to CCHS
    Thank you Dillon’s! Dash into helping CCHS sports programs by dashing from the steps at the City park to Dillon’s where we will offer one free beverage of your choice, then Dillon’s will offer … Read more…

  • Rebound Teams Pole Pedal Paddle their way to fun!

    Rebound Physical Therapy fielded a number of teams in Bend’s annual Pole Pedal Paddle and ranged from fun to age-group winners.  We are proud to be part of such a great community.

    Nolan King (Cushing Aide) Individual age group winner
    Alyssa O’Connor (Cushing Aide) and Tosch Roy- Co-ed Pairs age group winner
    Ashley Perry (West FO) and Ben  Brewer Co-ed Tandem pairs 4th Place … Read more…

  • Joe Nance joins Rebound Physical Therapy in Bend

    We are pleased to welcome Joe Nance, MPT, OCS, FAAOMPT who will be joining Rebound-Cushing as Physical Therapist effective April 21st. Joe and his family recently moved to Bend from Kirkland, Washington where he served as a Clinical Supervisor & PT for Olympic Physical Therapy (OPT) for the past 11 years.
    Joe grew up in Issaquah, WA and obtained … Read more…

  • Rebound & REP Lab’s Jay Dicharry contributes to Running Medicine textbook

    The recently released 2nd edition of Running Medicine synthesizes the advances in research, clinical practice, and technology related to management of the running athlete. The book is the most comprehensive work ever published on the topic an features an all-star group of writers.
    Jay Dicharry of the REP Lab in Bend, OR authored the chapter on Clinical Gait Assessment and integrates … Read more…

  • Rebound sponsors the Sunriver Mudslinger

    Rebound Physical Therapy was a proud sponsor of the 2014 Sunriver Mudslinger and the famed Mud Pits. Eric Walberg of Rebound Sunriver and the Rebound crew was out in force for the 2014 edition. This year’s event featured obstacles including walls of varying heights, tires to step through, a spider web weave, sloth crossing, mud crawl and over … Read more…

  • Merrell All-Out Collection features REP Biomechanics Lab

    Merrell All-Out collection technology features REP Biomechanics Lab and Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS
    “Shoes don’t run, runners run. Shoes need to run with your foot to make your body more stable.” Check out the video and see Jay’s interview starting at 51 sec. We want to make running as easy as possible on your body.

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  • Sunriver Mudslinger coming March 23

    Rebound is proud to sponsor the Sunriver Mudslinger event on March 23rd. This is not to be missed and features a family-friendly, fun-first atmosphere and obstacle course…you guessed it…through the mud! Not only is it a great way to play during spring break but the Sunriver Fire Department will be there to hose you off before you take … Read more…

  • US Ski Team member Tommy Ford making strides in recovery

    US Ski Team member Tommy Ford of Bend, OR is working with Rebound Physical Therapy and REP Lab
    after suffering a severe crash during a downhill ski racing practice run.
    With the Sochi Olympics now officially under way we have local Tommy Ford and the US Ski Team on our radar. Tommy is a world class alpine skier, represented the U.S. … Read more…

  • KTVZ talks to Rebound about what it takes to be an Olympian

    The KTVZ NewsChannel 21 report “Kandra Kent trains like an Olympian” took an in-depth look at the science behind making it to the grand stage of the Winter Olympics. NewsChannel 21 reporter Kandra Kent looked at force measurements, biomechanics and sport-specific exercises with Rebound Physical Therapy / REP Biomechanics Lab Director Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS.
    See the full news report … Read more…

  • Shape Magazine & Rebound’s Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS talk posture for running strength

    Shape Magazine recently consulted with Rebound’s Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS on “Ways to Become a Better Runner Without Running.” Professional triathlete and REP Lab regular Linsey Corbin shows how maintaining good posture can help muscle strength for “boosting speed, building endurance, and staying injury-free.”
    You can find the whole series on the Shape Magazine website at:
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  • Bend snowboarder Kent Callister officially selected for Olympics

    Bend Oregon Professional snowboarder Kent Callister has been officially selected to complete for Australia in the halfpipe competition in the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi. Kent suffered a season ending ankle injury prior to the Vancouver Winter Olympics and has been working hard toward making team for Sochi. Congratulations – we’re proud to see you make it to … Read more…

  • Rebound Phyiscal Therapy quoted in Washington Post study

    Rebound Physical Therapy PT and REP Biomechanics Lab Director Jay Dicharry recently took part in a Washington Post article that highlight the destructive nature of prolonged sitting. The panel of experts focused on key areas that get affected most starting with the head and ending with the toes. Great read, very informative and provides great tips to get … Read more…

  • REP Lab Running Strength Class – starts Jan 30

    REP Lab’s Running Strength & Biomechanics Class will be starting up on January 30, 2014. This class is custom-tailored just for runners looking to build strength and power. While a strong engine is important for running, a stable and strong chassis ensures you can hold your form for any distance from a 5K to an ultra. The purpose … Read more…

  • NPR talks “Smart Shoes” with Jay Dicharry

    NPR station KPCC talks “Smart Shoes” with
    REP Biomechanics Lab Director Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS
    REP Lab Director Jay Dicharry PT, SCS discusses the rapidly evolving field
    of shoe design with NPR affiliate KPCC – Southern California
    December 18, 2013 – Bend, Ore.  – REP Lab director and Rebound physical therapist Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS is a leading expert on running biomechanics and analysis, … Read more…

  • Running to & from USATF Nationals

    From Jay Dicharry’s blog…
    Last week, I had the privilege of jumping on a plane and traveling to speak at the USA Track and Field National Conference in Indianapolis. It was a great melding of the minds, with the focus on “rebuilding” the athlete pool. I was asked to speak about injury and trying to reduce injury. My talk was … Read more…

  • Bend FC Timbers partner with REP Lab & Rebound

    Bend FC Timbers partner with REP Biomechanics Lab and Rebound Physical Therapy
    REP Lab Director Jay Dicharry PT, will assist with FC Timber athlete development through specific strength, power and agility programs. Rebound Physical Therapy joins as “Official PT Provider to the Bend FC Timbers.”
    December 2, 2013 – Bend, Ore.  – REP Lab and Rebound Physical Therapy are proud to announce their partnership … Read more…

  • Strategies for Sustaining an Injury Free Career Seminar by Jay Dicharry

    Solving the Mystery of Athletics
    Speaker: Jay Dicharry, MPT
    REP Lab Sports Performance and Athlete Development director Jay Dicharry, PT, SCS will be presenting to the Pain Society of Oregon, a chapter of the Western Pain Society this coming Thursday Novemeber 21, 2013 at 6pm. Course registration for Pain Society members can be found at
    Athletes perform repetitive tasks over and … Read more…

  • Ducks vs Beavers Civil War Game Party at Sunriver SHARQ

    Rebound is proud to sponsor the Oregon Ducks vs OSU Beavers Civil War Game Party at Sunriver SHARQ on Friday, November 29. Join us for 3pm Pre-Game Fun including including games, a football pool, raffles, and a kids’ activity room by New Generations Kickoff is scheduled for 4pm!! Call 541-585-3147 to RSVP
    Pre-Game Party & … Read more…

  • REP Lab’s Jay Dicharry discusses Treadmill Running: What’s different? What’s the same?

    Well, its that time of year again. The sun sinks below the horizon early, and with that my phone rings with reporters wanting to know what tips they should give to their readers about running successfully on a treadmill. Rather than risking this info getting watered down, I figured I’d give you the straight scoop.

    Fact vs Fiction: A lot of … Read more…

  • Angel Glow 5K raises 23K for Anabelle’s Fund & MLD Foundation

    Rebound is proud to be a part of such a worthwhile event. The numbers are in now and the Bend community really stepped up to support the Angel Flow 5K and Anabelle’s fund as well as the MLD Foundation.
    The race director had this to say:
    “To all of the amazing volunteers for the Angel Glow…
    thank you from the … Read more…

  • USATF XC National Championships – Dec 13-15, Bend Oregon

    Rebound Physical Therapy and REP Lab are proud to sponsor the 2013 USATF XC National Championships this coming December 13-15 in Bend, Oregon. The River’s Edge Golf Course will be hosting the event and will draw top cross country runners from around the country. You can register for the event here and find additional USATF information on their website here
    Also open to all runners … Read more…

  • Cork Youth Cross Country Clinics

    Join Central Oregon Running Klub with coaches Kari Strang, Andrew Jenson, and Max King for another great year of Youth XC  clinics.
    Each day will feature a warm up, drills and a workout with a focus on sportsmanship and competitive fun.
    MON, WED, THURS 4:00pm-5:30pm
    Drake Park
    Open to Grades 2-5 starting 10/21 (Ages 10 and under parent supervision req’d}
    Open to Grades 6-8 starting 10/28
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  • Rebound Physical Therapy Receives 2013 Best of Prineville Award

    Prineville Award Program Honors the Achievement
    PRINEVILLE October 1, 2013 — Rebound Physical Therapy has been selected for the 2013 Best of Prineville Award in the Physical Therapists category by the Prineville Award Program.
    Each year, the Prineville Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that … Read more…

  • Local cowboy ‘Steven Peebles’ wins at Pendleton

    PENDLETON — Redmond cowboy Steven Peebles won the average in the bareback competition at the 103rd Pendleton Round-Up this weekend, highlighting a strong effort by Central Oregon competitors.
    Peebles, who entered the four-day Eastern Oregon rodeo ninth in the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association’s bareback world standings, posted an 81-point ride in Saturday’s final round after recording an 87-point effort Wednesday for … Read more…

  • Bend skier Tommy Ford going through rehab

    The Olympics in February look like a long shot after skier heals broken leg
    By Beau Eastes / The Bulletin
    Published: August 21. 2013 4:00AM PST
    Photo: Bend’s Tommy Ford competes in an Alpine Ski World Cup giant slalom race this past December in Alta Badia, Italy  – Mitchell Gunn / ESPA
    For Tommy Ford, the road back to international alpine ski racing includes learning to … Read more…

  • Triathletes Talk: What Works and Why?

    Tuesday, September 25th at 7:30pm-8:30pm
    Location: Rebound Biomechanics Lab (1106 SW Simpson Ave, Ste. 200)
    Panel discussion and Q&A with top triathletes Jesse Thomas, Matt Lieto, Linsey Corbin, Heather Jackson and Jen Luebke.
    Rebound Physical Therapy is hosting a free talk on Triathlon Training at their West Side Clinic at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 25th.
    “Triathletes Talk: What Works and Why” will be moderated by … Read more…

  • Can I buy speed? Just ask Jay Dicharry at the REP Lab…

    by JAY DICHARRY on AUGUST 5, 2013 –
    Cyclists want two very simple things. They want to be comfortable on a bike, and they want to be fast. And anytime we “want” something, we must ask the question: how hard must I work to achieve it? Or, in this golden age of cycling, a lot of cyclists ask a different … Read more…

  • Remember: A peaks performance

    Bend’s Mitch Thompson sets new record for climbing Three Sisters
    By Mark Morical / The Bulletin
    Mitch Thompson climbs volcanoes like Spiderman scales a burning skyscraper to rescue a damsel in distress at the top: He does not take the time to soak in his surroundings. He just wants to reach the summit as fast as possible, then move on to his … Read more…

  • Rebound Athlete Stephanie Howe Speedgoat 50K Winner

    Rebound Athlete Stephanie Howe interviewed with Brian Howe of the website I Run Far after her fantastic win at the 2013 Speedgoat 50K. Check our her interview!
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  • Stretching: static vs dynamic

    Experts say stretching moves may be better for athletes than static poses
    By Anne Aurand The Bulletin | July 25, 2013 4:00 am
    Common thought has long been that a good stretch before a hard workout was the right thing to do. Stretching before any rigorous activity was supposed to reduce injury and improve performance.
    However, some research suggests that stretching does … Read more…

  • High-tech treadmill at REP Biomechanics Lab used to improve training

    High-tech treadmills used by locals
    Elite athletes can get analysis that will help improve their training regimen
    By Elise Gross / The Bulletin
    Published: July 23. 2013 4:00AM PST
    Stephanie Howe knows a thing or two about endurance sports.
    The 29-year-old Bend resident and former college All-American in cross-country running is the 2011 USA Track & Field 50-kilometer trail national champion as well as the … Read more…

  • “In the High Country” Film Premiere

    Outdoor screening at Rebound PT Westside
    Tuesday Aug 6th, 2013 | 7:30 pm | $5 with can of food donation
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  • Rebound Sponsors Cascade Cycling Classic

    Rebound Physical Therapy sponsors the Cascade Cycling Classic. Bring out the family and stop by the tent!
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  • Mobility and the Multisport Athlete

    This Thursday in Bend, OR @ 7:30 at the Westside Clinic: Athletes – Please join Jay Dicharry PT (REP Biomechanics Lab Director) Matt Lieto (Pro Triathlete) and Keats McDougal (Ironman Canada & Tahoe Director) for a night of Mobility and Multi-sport discussion. Jay will provide the latest research on mobility and best practices for multisport athletes. We’ll answer the most … Read more…

  • Footstrike 101: How Should Your Foot Hit The Ground?

    Most of the tenets of good running form are universally agreed upon by coaches, athletes, physiologists, form gurus and shoe designers: an upright postural alignment with a slight forward tilt, a compact arm swing and short strides that result in a cadence of 180 steps per minute or higher.
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  • Merrell Partners with Running Technique Expert Jay Dicharry

    SportsOneSource Media Posted: 7/9/2013
    Merrell said it has formed a partnership with Jay Dicharry, physical therapist at Rebound Physical Therapy in Bend, OR and a leading expert in biomechanical analysis.
    Dicharry’s international reputation is built on one-to-one work with athletes to correct imbalances before they affect performance. His ongoing research focuses on footwear and the causative factors driving … Read more…

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  • Power Position: how to get the right bicycle fit for power and speed

    So many of us can turn the cranks round and round, but where does this power come from? How does the way you sit in a bike play a major role in the economy and comfort? You’ll learn simple take home cues that have a major impact on your performance.
    Friday, June 28th at 7:30pm-8:30pm
    Pacific Crest triathlon weekend
    Location: SHARC (57250 Overlook … Read more…

  • Rebound supports Blitz to the Barrel

    Rebound Physical Therapy came out and supported the 10 Barrel Brewing Blitz to the Barrel Dash for Cash to support their mission of providing a competitive field on a fun coarse finishing at Bend’s fine Beer and Food establishment, 10 Barrel, followed by raffles, music and prizes.
    Really what the Blitz is about: Bunch of pro’s and locals getting together and … Read more…

  • P is for Posture: how your alignment impacts your performance when running 26.2

    How many times a day do you hear someone say “strengthen your core”?…..perhaps a better question to ask is “is your posture optimized in its best position while you are running, and how do you fix it as you fatigue” – we’ll discuss how your alignment affects your economy and your mechanics when running -and how this can help knock … Read more…

  • Beyond Pink: strong woman, strong athlete

    We’ve all heard the phrase, “caters to the unique needs of a woman”…..The bottom line is that both sexes have strengths and weaknesses, but tonight it’s all about helping women. Why are females at greater risk for some injuries? How do you minimize your risk? Are their certain exercises women should emphasize? Why is “toning” a word that should be thrown … Read more…

  • R.E.P. Free Lecture Series begins on Tuesday, May 21st

    Free Lecture Series Begins May 21st
    We’re looking forward to kicking off our R.E.P. Free Lecture Series with Jay Dicharry on Tuesday, May 21st in Bend, Oregon.
    Jay will be discussing why women are at greater risk for certain injuries and provide tips on prevention through specific training exercises. Timed in advance of the Happy Girls Half Marathon, this presentation is free … Read more…

  • Pro Rodeo Rider Steven Peebles “Rebounds” from hip surgery

    Redmond patient Steven Peebles “Rebounds” from hip surgery to ride again on the Professional Roughstock Series in Redmond this Saturday. Come cheer on a local hero and congratulate him on his return to the series. You can see him at the rodeo this weekend at Deschutes County Fairgrounds. Sat 7:30
    KTVZ did a feature news segment on Steven Peebles … Read more…

  • Pace maker

    By Stephanie Stephens
    Monday February 18, 2013
    Full article:
    Americans are increasingly on the run, with Running USA’s 2012 State of the Sport report counting nearly 39 million runners. Runners spend nearly $2.5 billion annually on footwear, according to the report. But, unfortunately, new shoes don’t come with accurate information and proper training to safely and successfully pursue the activity. For that, … Read more…

  • R.E.P Open House May 2, 7-9pm

    Save the Date: Rebound Excellence Project Open House – May 2, 7-9pm. Join us for a fun evening of food & spirits. We’ll be introducing Jay Dicharry, Rebound Biomechanics Lab Director who will give a brief talk and provide a live demonstration with Max King & Stephanie Howe. Attendees will meet Jay Dicharry PT, researcher, author … Read more…

  • Rebound to focus on racer’s knee recovery

    Published: December 02. 2010 4:00AM PST
    Rebound Physical Therapy will host a presentation on cyclocross champion Adam Craig’s knee injury, rehabilitation and return to racing at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Rebound’s west-side location at 155 S.W. Century Drive, Bend. The presentation will include Craig, Dr. Mike Ryan, physical therapist Tim Evans and other elite cyclocross racers.
    Admission is either three cans of … Read more…

  • Backpacks for the younger crowd

    Even in elementary school, fit and weight matter
    By Heidi Hagemeier / The Bulletin
    Published: August 03. 2011 4:00AM PST
    The REI Tarne 18 Kids Pack retails at Bend’s REI for $39.50.
    Photos by Ryan Brennecke / The Bulletin
    Makings of a good backpack
    • Padded shoulder straps for comfort.
    • Contour straps, sometimes called S straps, prevent chafing at the armpits.
    • Padded back reduces pressure, prevents contents from digging … Read more…

  • Avoiding injuries during workouts

    Short intense workouts may cut injuries without hurting performance
    By Anne Aurand / The Bulletin
    Published: August 18. 2011 4:00AM PST
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  • Touring pro golfer returns to Bend

    Bend’s Taya Battistella has moved back to Central Oregon
    By Zack Hall / The Bulletin
    Published: May 29. 2011 4:00AM PST
    Need a lesson?
    Who: Taya Battistella
    What: LPGA-certified golf professional
    For lessons:, or call River’s Edge at 541-389-2828
    Taya Battistella looks as if a giant weight has been lifted from her, even if this is just a meeting over coffee.
    The 31-year-old golf pro from Bend has always been … Read more…

  • Women runners Precautions address physical differences and prevent injuries

    By Anne Aurand / The Bulletin
    Published: May 12. 2011 4:00AM PST
    Home techniques
    These exercises you can do at home are meant to strengthen core muscles and stabilize the hips to better handle the repetitive impacts of running and thereby help prevent running-related injuries. Until you are comfortable doing the exercises, it might help to start in front of a mirror. … Read more…

  • Jay Dichary Makes Video of Essential Skills For Ultrarunning And Trail Running

    In this video, ultrarunning and trail running stud Max King, along with physical therapist and biomechanist Jay Dicharry, discuss the specific skills for necessary for success in off-road ultrarunning. King, who won both the U.S. 50K championship and the XTERRA Trail Running Championship last weekend, will compete in the 2012 Ultrarunning Race of Champions near Charlottesville, Va., on Sept. 29-30.
    See … Read more…