Category Archives: Knee pain

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 […]

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

Physical Therapy Video: ACL tears in sports, what can we do?

We must train the landing to help reduce the chance of ACL injuries in our youth playing sports. Check out my latest video with real footage of a NBA player who suffers not one, but two ACL injuries. Let me know if you have any questions, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy

Foam rolling for the Basketball player

Attention all ballers’, time to foam roll out those sore knees and hips to keep you on the court. Let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham Physical Therapy

Back of your knee pain? Could be your popliteus muscle

(picture courtesy of Essential Anatomy app) Let’s talk knee pain. Pain behind your knee, especially after multidirectional activities, could be irritation of a small, but very important muscle called the popliteus. Remember, the knee is just not a simple “hinge joint” but rather has a small but critical amount of tibial internal and external rotation. […]

Foot mobility: Don’t neglect 25% of your body

Is your training program neglecting 25% of your body? How much time are you spending on foot and ankle mobility? As clinicians assessing foot mobility, here are just a few of the questions we need to ask: 1. does the talus move in the tunnel? 2. is the training wheel (5th Metatarsal) functioning well 3. […]

Video: Having Knee pain? Check your hip and ankle mobility first

The knee is very dependent upon proper strength and flexibility of the hip and ankle.  If you are having knee pain that isn’t resolving, you may want to check your hip and ankle flexibility.  Check out the video below,  let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy, Bellingham, WA […]

ACL rehab and injury prevention: train the landing and what to look for

Attention all coaches, trainers, and other fitness coaches who work with youth athletes: We must do a better job of training the “landing” or eccentric phase of jumping as a majority of ACL injuries are NON contact. In the US alone, it is estimated that 20,000 to 80,000 high school female athletes experience ACL injuries […]

Professional athletes like Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years, but is it right for you?

Professional athletes, including Kobe and Alex Rodriguez have been doing it for years. Is it right for you? We are talking about PRP injections. Many of you may have heard of PRP- Platelet Rich Plasma – for the healing of many common musculoskeletal injuries like tendonitis, muscle strains, and ligament strains. But is the marketing […]