Author Archives: IPTS

Join Elizabeth as she teaches you to reduce anxiety and improve sleep with breath control

Breathing is powerful. Learn proven techniques to reduce anxiety and sleep better at night with 4-7-8 breathing technique. Any questions? Thanks, Elizabeth Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

Disc disease and a weighted vest: Still a good idea?

I just posted a blog about how walking/hiking with a weighted vest can be an integral part of helping to stabilize bone density with those who suffer from Osteopenia or Osteoporosis.  However, I received a great question, “ Hi Ed, I have degenerative disc disease in my spine. I get some intermittent nerve symptoms in my […]

Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest

 Osteopenia or Osteoporosis? Try a weighted vest According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis affects 54 million Americans, mostly women. Millions more Americans are estimated to have osteopenia (low bone mass), putting them at risk for osteoporosis. We typically reach our peak bone mass density around the age of 30 and then spend the rest […]

Physical Therapy Video: Treat ankle Trigger Points for ankle pain

Learn how to use a “peanut” to help alleviate lateral (outer) ankle pain from trigger points in the muscles of the fibula. Please let know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy video: How to treat lateral (outer) ankle pain with fibular mobilizations

After a inversion ankle sprain or foot injury, it is very common to have residual ankle pain. Watch this short video to learn how to mobilize your fibula to restore better dorsiflexion to your ankle and hopefully reduce your pain. Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical […]

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