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What are your goals for the new year? Eat better, move more, get stronger...all of the above? Sometimes enthusiasm and intent outstrips your body's readiness to respond. In this latest edition of Whatcom Talk, contributor Marla Bronstein describes her journey to becoming a Whatcom Country Gym Rat, and how her 1:1 work with a CorePhysio therapist gave her the education and tools she needed to keep progressing. Physical therapy is many things to many people. CorePhysio will meet you where you are...
Posted on 2018-01-15
The temperature is dropping, the rain is falling, and snow is beginning to dust the mountains. Winter recreation brings its own beauty and challenges. Cool, crisp runs; wet, gray bike rides; and snowy adventures delight outdoor enthusiasts and require increased safety knowledge. Whether it is a run in town on damp muddy trails, snowboarding at Mt. Baker, or skate skiing in Manning Park, staying safe during cold weather recreation is important. The combination of cold air or water temperature and...
Posted on 2017-12-04
Breathing and the Stress Response: Tips for the Holiday Season. The holiday season is almost here and this may mean increased responsibility, stress, company, or deadlines at work. Breathing is an essential part of life; we breathe an average of 2,000 times per day. However, how many times have you noticed that you are holding your breath? Have you ever attended an exercise class and the instructor cued you to breathe? Or lifted a heavy box or worked diligently at the computer and realized you ...
Posted on 2017-10-27
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
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