Apex Physical Therapy Blog

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...

Movement and Posture Tips for Active Parents

Movement and Posture Tips for Active Parents

You’ve heard of tendonitis, tennis elbow and carpal tunnel syndrome. Known medically as repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) as they’re often caused by the repetitive use of certain parts of the body, these conditions cover a wide range of...

Stand Up to Back Pain: Apex Physical Therapy offers tips

Stand Up to Back Pain: Apex Physical Therapy offers tips

While bending, twisting and lifting are the more oft-cited culprits of lower back pain, being on your feet all day in the presence of poor postures isn’t doing your back any favors, says Brock Monger, co-owner and Physical Therapist at Apex Oregon. Fortunately, he...

Be SMART when setting health goals

Be SMART when setting health goals

While annual statistics are bleak when it comes to the success rates of New Year’s resolutions, don’t conclude that goalsetting is a fruitless endeavor, says physical therapist. Simply resolve to set smarter goals.  “Setting small, attainable goals...