Tag Archives: ed deboo

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 […]

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 […]

Improve your spinal rotation with this simple, yet effective exercise

We need plenty of spinal rotation for higher level dynamic activities.  Try this simple exercise to gain flexibility and let me know if you have any questions, Thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham,  Washington, Physical Therapy

How to treat outer (lateral) foot pain

Outer foot or lateral foot pain can have multiple causes, but a common factor is tightness of the cuboid and 5 th metatarsal joints.  Watch the video below to learn simple ways to mobilize and treat your own cuboid and help your foot pain.  Please let me know if you have any questions or comments, […]

Valuable life lesson for young athletes and social media

Another hard, but valuable lesson learned from sports about conduct and consequences   Thanks for watching, Ed Deboo, PT Bellingham, Physical Therapy  

PT video: exercises for upper trap, shoulder, and neck tightness

Chronic neck and shoulder tightness can often be helped with simple postural exercises, check out the video below.  Let me know if you have any questions ~thanks, Ed Deboo, PT Physical Therapy,  Bellingham, WA

Does running increase your chance of hip and knee arthritis?

  48 year old patient with knee pain, who likes to play basketball, was advised by his trainer to stop running/playing hoops since this would accelerate his arthritis.  So the question is   “Does running really increase your chances of developing knee and hip osteoarthritis?”   When you look at the research, the answer has […]

Do you exercise hard? Then what you should know about Rhabdomyolysis

  Do you know what  Rhabdomyolysis is? If you exercise hard you should. We all know the benefits of regular exercise, but can we get too much of a good thing?  The answer is yes.  To simplify matters, let’s explain what happens when we workout. When we exercise hard, we break down muscle tissue (part […]

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