Category Archives: Good Health Insights

Physical Therapy: Direct Access

Oregon is a direct access state for physical therapy. What does this mean for you?

It is commonly understood that you need a doctor’s referral to get specialized care. Many people often see their primary care physician as the first point of contact with any ailment, and trust their doctor to direct them to the right specialist for further investigation and diagnosis. In recent years, however, with rising healthcare costs and a change in physical therapy.
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Yoga for Hypermobility Workshop with Good Health Physical Therapy and Wellness

May is EDS awareness month! In honor of that, Chie Tadaki, PT, DPT, a physical therapist and certified yoga instructor with Good Health Physical Therapy & Wellness will be holding a 3-week workshop for safe yoga for people with hypermobility. These are examples of showing the difference between pushing into your hypermobility versus holding your body in a pose with awareness and control of your joint position.    
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Good Health Insights: Taping

Good Health Physical Therapy and Wellness’ own Sara Avni, has shared a series of blog on the tools she uses with her clients. The last in the series is on taping and the difference between Kinesio® and Athletic tape. Thanks, Sara!

What is the difference between Kinesio® tape and athletic tape?

Cueing vs Stability

Kinesio® tape is stretchy compared to other types of tape such as athletic and Leukotape®. Each are great and beneficial, but for very.
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