Posts Tagged "Sports Therapy"

Roll Forth in Good Health, says Apex Physical Therapist

Posted by on May 7, 2014 in Injury Prevention, Physical Therapy | 1 comment

For physical therapists Brock Monger and Karin Monger (co-owners of Apex Physical Therapy) years of experience with active and athletic clients has proven that there’s often a difference between the location of pain or an injury and its cause. “I’ll see runners in the clinic for knee pain who don’t know that, for instance, the side of their leg is tender to the touch,” said Brock. “The soreness and tightness on the side of their leg – the knot, or myofascial adhesion – is altering the joint mechanics of the knee, which leads to the knee pain.” It’s all part of the kinetic chain, Brock said –...

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Apex Physical Therapy expands with third physical therapist

Posted by on Jul 24, 2013 in Clinic News, Physical Therapy | 0 comments

Three times each week, on the way to work at Apex Physical Therapy (Madras / Jefferson County), physical therapist Jim Wallace makes a stop at Smith Rock State Park near Terrebonne, OR, for a morning hike up Misery Ridge Trail. In about three-quarters of a mile, Jim ascends nearly 1,000 feet to the top, the payoff being one of Oregon’s most spectacular views of the Cascade Mountain Range. “It’s such a beautiful place, I try to get out there as much as I can,” Jim said. “I enjoy hiking in the early mornings before work. And no matter how often I go, when I get to the top, I look at the...

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