Sawtooth Physical Therapy Blog

Benefits of Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy After Prostatectomy

7/28/2017
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    June was Men’s Health Month!! Although I’m a little slow to get this out, I feel this information is better late than never. When talking about men’s health, you can’t ignore the topic of prostate cancer. Next to skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common cancer among men and the third leading cause of

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Flipping Knee Pain

7/17/2017
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    Knee pain is a common complaint in high level gymnastics. This sport demands high intensity with both training and competition. Most athletes cannot make it through a full career without any issues.  Fortunately, the science and knowledge regarding these injuries continues to improve. From my viewpoint as a physical therapist, gymnastics coach and retired competitive

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Strava for the Brain

7/5/2017
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    Crashes stink. I recently had a little crash at the 9-5 Mountain bike race. I mainly landed on my shoulder and hip but I hit my head with enough force to hurt my neck too. It got me thinking about concussions and brain health. How would I know if I really hurt myself? There was

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Sawtooth Physical Therapy Staff and Facility Update

12/5/2016
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    December 5, 2016   I am very happy to give you an update on Sawtooth PT, staff and facilities. Our practice has grown steadily since it’s inception over 5 years ago. We have placed a premium on therapist directed care. We don’t employ technicians or even physical therapy assistants delivering care. We have made a

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Do I Have Medical Treatments and Cures That Will Accelerate Healing

5/7/2015
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    Do we have medical treatments and cures that will accelerate your body's ability to heal faster than scientifically possible? We regularly get questions about certain new and novel treatments that are supposed to "have me back running in half the time" or "have me skiing after ligament injury weeks or months before the doctors told

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Total Knee Replacement

5/7/2014
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    I frequently analyze and consider the structure and activity of my treatments. The first analysis that I make is "am I doing the right thing at the right time?" Total knee replacement is one condition that makes this question vital and important. In 22 years of treating this condition, I have found that therapy can greatly help

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Your Physical Therapist

5/5/2014
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    At Sawtooth Physical Therapy we have many repeat customers. We frequently see people that have not needed treatment for years, though they know that they can still come back. They return because of familiarity and the knowledge that the level of care they receive here is top notch. Everyone who has been treated at Sawtooth

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Iliotibial Band Mechanics

5/3/2014
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    Type in “iliotibial band” or “IT band” on Google. No, seriously, go ahead and Google it. What did you find? I can tell you. The vast majority of websites state that treatment for IT band issues is stretching. Why is that an issue? It seems logical. If it’s tight, then stretch it. The problem lies

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A Good Physical Therapist Starts with a Solid Foundation in Science

4/25/2014
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    I drove by Home Depot the other day and wondered what it would be like to own all the tools in the store. A thought then hit me:  If I owned every tool in the store I still wouldn’t be a craftsman.  I began to think about healthcare professionals who have or say that they

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Physical Therapy

4/15/2014
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    Pelvic floor disorders are a quiet epidemic in the lives of both men and women; a disorder that many are uncomfortable even mentioning to their doctors. Nearly one in four women has a pelvic floor disorder at any given time and approximately one in ten men experience symptoms related to pelvic floor dysfunction during their

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