Apex Physical Therapy Blog

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

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

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

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...