Category Archives: General

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  

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  

Shoulder video: How and why to strengthen your rotator cuff

This is the 3rd of 3 videos on the Shoulder.  Please watch the first 2 if you haven’t already (see the two previous posts).  As we age, our rotator cuff slowly starts to thin and in many seniors completely tears making overhead movements very difficult.  We all need to be on a rotator cuff strengthening […]

Hip pain and trigger points: How you can help your pain

Hip pain is often the result of trigger points in the gluteus medius muscle.  Learn about trigger points, how to treat them, and hopefully alleviate your hip pain.  Please let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy Bellingham  

Is your thoracic spine up to the challenge?

Having a mobile thoracic spine is essential for high level, dynamic exercises that require your spine to bend, rotate, and extend. Check out the video below to see if your thoracic spine stacks up, let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

PT video: Time saving core workout

Check out this short routine that works both the deep and superficial core musculature in just a few minutes, Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA

How to stretch your quadratus lumborum for lower back pain

One sided lower back pain may indicate irritation or tightness of the Quadratus Lumborum muscle. Check out the video to learn what the muscle looks like and how to stretch it. For those who are taking the “Manual Therapy of the Thoracic spine,” on March 25th, we will talk in greater detail about this muscle, […]

Manual treatment of the Thoracic Spine : level 1 Saturday, March 25th 9am-5pm

What: Manual Treatment of the Thoracic Spine: Level 1 When: Saturday, March 25th, 2017 9am-5pm   The class will be both lecture and lab Cost? $195 for a 1 day class. Where: Integrative PT, 2114 James Street, Bellingham, WA 98229  Phone: 360-715-8686 Who can attend: intended for all clinicians including, PT, OT, PTA, OTA, LMP, […]

Help with night-time foot and leg cramps

If you have ever experienced  night-time cramps or “Charlie Horses” you know how painful they can be! Check out this short video on a few tips that may help, Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks for watching, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy