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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 […]

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 […]

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: 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 […]

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 […]

Justin Hoggarth, PT, DPT, Joins Rebound Physical Therapy

We are pleased to welcome Justin Hoggarth, PT, DPT, to the Rebound team! Justin will be working full-time as a physical therapist at our Bend East 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]