Tag Archives: Rebound Physical Therapy

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 […]

Women runners precautions address physical differences and prevent injuries

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. You’ll need a latex exercise […]

Pace maker

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, Today in […]

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 (REP lab Bend), 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 […]

Avoiding injuries during workouts

Short intense workouts may cut injuries without hurting performance By Anne Aurand / The Bulletin Jason Moyer, 38, trains on the Deschutes River Trail near Dillon Falls. A competitive long-distance runner, Moyer had injured his knee and quit running for a year. When he restarted, he substituted shorter, high-tempo runs for some longer-distance runs, and […]

Backpacks for the Younger Crowd

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 in and structures the pack. Compression straps on the sides or bottom allow for adjustments in fit. * Waist belt distributes some of the weight load […]