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How PT can change lives, save health care dollars & improve outcomes. “Physical therapy” are two words that are frequently combined, but what do they really mean?  What factors should you consider when you choose your physical therapist and how can they help? The Journal of the American Medical Association research found that early physical therapy results in less overall cost when compared to pain medications and diagnostic imaging. In fact, clients who receive an MRI...
Posted on 2016-04-28
We are proud to welcome a guest blogger, who chose to share a personal, family experience. On April 27th, 2014 our family experienced a life-changing event involving our 7-year old son, “David”.  A possible concussion was mentioned at the hospital but was never addressed again due to visible injuries. His concussion, although initially invisible, has had a significant impact on his day-to-day function as well as a focus of his physical therapy treatment at CorePhysio. David wa...
Posted on 2015-09-14
CorePhysio Launches Concussion Screening and Rehabilitation Program. CorePhysio is proud to announce the first Concussion Screening and Rehabilitation Program in Whatcom County.  CorePhysio PT’s provide baseline screening as well as the latest in multi-disciplinary rehabilitation of concussions.  Think that concussions only happen when it results in blacking out?  Think again.  According to Eric Nauman, expert in central nervous system and musculoskeletal trauma of Pu...
Posted on 2015-08-28
A misfit bike can lead to worse things than an uncomfortable ride. Neck and low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, patella-femoral pain, Achilles tendinitis and hip dysfunction can all result from riding too long on a bike that doesn’t fit you. Tailoring a bike to fit your individual needs can dramatically reduce the risk of injury and make for a more efficient and enjoyable ride. Every individual is different, every bike is different, and the skill and style of the rider also come into ...
Posted on 2015-06-29
A brief guide on common running injuries and the benefits of physical therapy.. By Meghen Flaig, PT, DPT Running is one of the most convenient and vastly popular forms of exercise that has become a common language for millions of people worldwide.  Its simplicity is refreshing; just grab a trusty pair of shoes (or not, if you’re into barefoot running) and hit the pavement anytime, anywhere. But ask any runner about “pain-free” running and they’ll probably give you ...
Posted on 2015-04-30
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