Author Archives: IPTS

Knee taping for a hyperextension injury

Help to protect the posterior capsule of your knee after a mild hyperextension injury with a simple taping techniques. Watch the video to learn more and have a great weekend ~ Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy

Taping for anterior knee pain from infra-patellar fat pad irritation (video)

If you are experiencing anterior knee pain it could be a patellar tracking issue or an irritation of the infra-patellar fat pad. Watch this short video to learn how to tape your knee to unload the fat pad, Thanks for watching and let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical […]

Over 40 and lift weights? Are you getting enough protein to maximize your gains?

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Stretching and Trigger Point work to the Levator Scapulae muscle.

Difficulty with turning your head due to pain and tightness could be a Levator Scapulae issue. Learn how to palpate, treat, and stretch this muscle. Please let me know if you have any questions ~ thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy  

Manual Therapy and Exercise prescription for common Shoulder injuries: Power Point presentation

Hey everyone, This is the slide presentation from my class on February 20th to the Northwest Massage Connection group.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy  

Learn how to tape your knee for patellar pain

Pain with going up or down  stairs, difficulty squatting or running?  You may have patellar femoral pain that responds well to a taping technique you can do yourself.  Watch the video below to learn how.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

Treat and stretch the subscapularis of the rotator cuff

We are blessed with abundant recreational activities to do in Bellingham, but most of them need a healthy shoulder.  Trigger points in the subscapularis of the rotator cuff can be a major player in shoulder pain.  However, the muscle can be difficult to find and treat.  Watch the video below to learn how to identify, […]

Having shoulder pain? Check this out

Trigger points in the supraspinatus of the rotator cuff can cause pain down the arm, both in the front and back.  Watch this short video if you are having shoulder pain.  Let me know if you have any questions, Cheers ~ Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy  

Tired of recurrent lower back pain? Add this exercise to the routine

Lower back pain is often recurring and one of the reasons could be a weak multifidus.  Imaging studies show that this muscle is often replaced with FAT if we don’t strengthen it!  What are you waiting for?  Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy

2 Daily exercises to help reduce neck pain

Many instances of neck pain are due to repetitive postural strain. Forward head posture, rounded shoulders, and winging scapula are just a few postural deviations that can effect neck pain. Learn 2 exercises that you can do daily to help reduce your neck pain and stiffness. Please leave any questions down below in the comment […]