Apex Physical Therapy Blog

The Critical Role of PT After a Long Illness

The Critical Role of PT After a Long Illness

We still have a lot to learn about the implications of COVID-19 and the long-term effects the virus will have on the health of those still recovering from the illness.  In the short term, though, one of the main wellness goals of COVID-19 survivors involves...

Prevent Injury When Returning to Activity

Prevent Injury When Returning to Activity

After nearly six months of home quarantines, social distancing, gym closures, and cancelled/postponed athletic seasons, it’s been difficult for many to maintain consistent workout routines.  But, as more people begin settling into “new normals”...

Create an At-Home Workspace to Stay Pain-Free

Create an At-Home Workspace to Stay Pain-Free

As millions transition into working from home to help thwart the spread of the coronavirus, maintaining both comfort and productivity has no doubt been an issue for many.  While in-office workstations are often designed around ergonomic considerations and...

Madras Health: Your Surgery Delayed by COVID-19? PT Can Help.

Madras Health: Your Surgery Delayed by COVID-19? PT Can Help.

 In an attempt to salvage supplies and resources during the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, many U.S. hospitals and medical institutions have opted to postpone elective surgeries.  This includes non-emergency surgeries scheduled to relieve pain and repair...

We’re Offering Telehealth Services During Temporary Closure

We’re Offering Telehealth Services During Temporary Closure

Temporary closing to help reduce COVID-19 spread in Central Oregon, says Apex Physical Therapy co-owner Brock Monger. Due to concerns over the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and its strain on Central Oregon health care resources, Apex Physical Therapy physical...

Help a Loved One Live a More Active, Healthful Life

Help a Loved One Live a More Active, Healthful Life

We typically wish for those we love to live their best, most healthful lives. That’s why it can be both frustrating and worrisome when a loved one slips onto a more sedentary lifestyle track – one that could be harmful to their long-term well-being.  You want to...

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

5 Holiday Giving Options Offering Healthful Returns

The Holiday Season is a time for giving, and that includes supporting causes and organizations that make our communities stronger. It’s in this spirit that physical therapist Brock Monger of Apex Physical Therapy in Madras shares some holiday giving suggestions that...

5 Fitness Myths during National PT Month

5 Fitness Myths during National PT Month

When only one in three adults get the recommended amount of physical activity their bodies need each week (according to the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition), physical therapist Brock Monger of Apex Physical Therapy says...

Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees

Treat Tight Hamstrings to Protect Your Back, Knees

In an age when so many in the U.S. spend the bulk of their days seated and/or sedentary, one of the more common muscle imbalance issues involves tight hamstrings, says Apex physical therapist Brock Monger.  And while simply having tight hamstrings...