Category Archives: Exercise videos

PT video: Safely transfer to the floor for Seniors and Parkinson’s patients

Learn how to safely transfer on the floor to do your exercises.  Getting on the floor is a very functional activity that we often take for granted.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA

Use Chair Squats to help with hip and knee strength.

Try using chair squats to rehab your leg or hip injury,  easy to modify, and safe to try.  Let me know if you have any questions, Enjoy! Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA

4 Exercises to help with achilles tendon pain

Achilles tendon injuries are a very common sports injury. Check out the video below to learn 4 exercises you should add to your rehab program if you are suffering from achilles pain. They include stretching of the gastroc and soleus, eccentric exercises, and  nerve flossing or nerve mobilizations. Let me know if you have any […]

How to treat knee pain using a dowel for quadricep trigger points

Here’s another way to work those lower leg muscles to decrease pain if you can’t use a foam roller. This is what I have all my total knee replacement patients do before they do their exercises. Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, Physical Therapy Bellingham , WA

How to treat knee pain with a foam roller.

Playing basketball for the last 25 years  has been taxing on my knees at times, but I wouldn’t trade it for the world.  After having pain in both knees for about 6 months last year, I decided to take my own advise and started foam rolling my leg muscles daily. The daily rolling has helped […]

Video to improve your posture and help treat neck pain

Neck pain is one of the most common conditions we treat in our clinic. In addition to manual therapy and cervical stretching, it is important to address any postural influences on neck pain and to learn how to strengthen your scapular muscles. The scapular muscles form the “foundation” upon which the neck and head sits. […]

Stretching your thoracic spine to help with lower back pain

Chronic lower back pain is  very complex with many causes and can be very difficult to treat.  One source of lower back pain can be from restrictions in thoracic rotational ability.  Since most of our thoracic mobility should come from our thoracic spine (and NOT our lumbar spine) it’s important to include a spinal rotational […]

How to treat Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) with eccentric exercises, stretching, and trigger point work

As a Physical Therapist in sports crazy Bellingham, I see many upper arm and shoulder injuries.  Pain on the outside of your elbow is often called Tennis Elbow, since tennis players often experience this type of injury.  However, many people who don’t even own a racket can have this type of issue, officially called Lateral […]

How to treat leg and deep hip pain: Piriformis Syndrome

We have all heard of the infamous Sciatic nerve but how does it effect our leg pain and what is Piriformis Syndrome? Find out how to treat gluteal or butt pain with trigger point work, nerve glides, and stretching. Check out the video below ~ Ed Deboo, Physical Therapist, Bellingham, WA

How to treat your thumb pain. It may not just be arthritic pain.

Ok all of you massage therapists and fellow manual PT’s out there, stop denying your hands hurt at the end of the day! I know my left thumb gets pretty sore at the end of the day, so try the trick I use with the Lacrosse ball on the wall. Check out my latest video […]