Let’s get FYZICAL and fight the fall!
Each year, millions of older people—those 65 and older—fall. In fact, more than one out of four older people falls each year, 1 but less than half tell their doctor. 2 Falling once doubles your chances of falling again. 3
Most falls are caused by a combination.....Read more.
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We want to thank you for being a patient of FYZICAL Therapy & Balance Centers of BELLINGHAM. We appreciate the trust that you’ve put in us to help you on your health and wellness journey....Read more.
Hello all! As the weather is improving, we are all looking to the outdoors for some fun in the sun! One activity that may be on your mind is dusting of that bike either for a leisurely stroll or a good workout. Not only should you check the tire pressure, brake cables and oil the chain, but also consider a “do-it-at-home” bike fit. Having a correct bike fit...Read more.
Exercise in today’s world
How do you stay fit and strong when your gym is closed, and many parks have temporarily blocked access to your favorite trail? You may not feel safe walking around your neighborhood or comfortable using online meeting apps to workout with your friends. There are other scenarios in which you may not be able to access your traditional forms of exercise and yet you want to workout. What can you do? Read more
Do what you can!
Guest Writer: Mary Ann Boyle
The just risen sun glints horizontal through the trees. It’s early. I’m up and out. A run through the woods. The options are limited in the midst of this pandemic. But I can still run; albeit by myself. This morning there were two deer, both surprised me. One leapt across the path in front of me. The other rustled in the woods beside the trail. I would rather be startled in the early dawn by the magnificence of a leaping deer....Read more
Climbing and Upper Extremity Injuries
Since the first climbing gym in the country was opened in 1987, there has been a significant increase in popularity for the sport. At this point, there are well over 500 climbing gyms in the country. 1 It’s even been added to the 2020 summer olympics! With this transition to mainstream sport, comes the reality that everyone is simply climbing a whole lot more. Instead of weekend climbing trips we are making...Read more
Tendons are tissue in our bodies that connect our muscles to bones. They are made of type 1 collagen and are strong and elastic. As with any structure in your body tendons can become injured and as a result cause pain. You are probably familiar with injuries such as tennis elbow and Achilles tendinitis which occur commonly in many individuals. Most people refer to pain coming from a tendon as tendinitis; which is excessive inflammation of a particular tendon. This inflammation is usually caused . .....Read more
Blood Flow Restriction Training
Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a training method used to improve strength gains and increase muscle mass using low-load techniques. This is great for clients who have undergone surgery; total hip replacement, total knee replacement, ACL, rotator cuff, etc and are not able to lift heavier weights or participate fully in cardio due to protocol.BFRT is also used for the athlete population who would like to improve muscle strength without heavy lifting and possible injury...Read more
Erginomics for home office set up!