Physical Therapy

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Recharge Faster, Play Harder: A Sports PT’s Guide for Alaska’s Weekend Warriors

Spring is finally here, and with it comes the irresistible call of adventure! Any fellow weekend warriors getting ready for their next outdoor escapade? Whether you’re gearing up to conquer the trails, shred the slopes, or brave the wilderness, one thing’s for sure – recovery is the name of the game to keep the adventure […]

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Score Big: Protecting High School Soccer Players from ACL Tears

Soccer players– what scares you more: open water swimming with the possibility of sharks and jellyfish around, or tearing your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) at the start of season? I’d bet it’s the latter.  What if I told you that I know a way to decrease risk of ACL injury by 50%? You’re in luck,

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Navigating the Chaos: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Injuries in High School Sports

Clock is winding down– three minutes left in the first half. Barrow girls are up by ten over Homer HS. The game is getting messy. Elbows flying, blood dripping, fans going so crazy the cops are called–essentially the perfect storm for injuries. Out of the corner of my eye I see a girl with the

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Say Goodbye to Tight Hip Flexors!

As athletes ourselves, we understand the unique challenges faced by athletes like runners and cross-country skiers. Today, we’re tackling a common issue that many of you may have encountered (heck, we even have too!) – hip flexor pain. Contrary to popular belief, we’re here to debunk the myth that stretching is the ultimate solution. Instead,

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How to Bulletproof Your Running for Strength and Resilience

Running is a fantastic way to stay active, boost your cardiovascular health, and clear your mind. Whether you’re a casual jogger or a dedicated marathon runner, you’ve probably heard that running can be tough on your body. Contrary to what some may think, running alone doesn’t significantly increase bone density, muscular strength, or tendon resiliency.

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Empowering Alaskans to a Healthy, Active Lifestyle: A Glimpse into Runners’ Edge Alaska

In the heart of Anchorage, nestled at 11124 Old Seward Hwy, lies a sanctuary for sports enthusiasts and active individuals – Runners’ Edge Alaska. This premier clinic is more than just a physical therapy center; it’s a hub of healing, encouragement, and expert care. In this blog post, let’s explore the clinic, its working hours,

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Physical Therapy After Stroke

A stroke can be a life-altering event, affecting both physical and emotional well-being. Physical therapy plays a pivotal role in stroke recovery, helping individuals regain mobility, strength, and independence. In this article, we’ll explore the importance of physical therapy after a stroke and how it can significantly improve the quality of life for stroke survivors.

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