In this post, Tangelo's Dr. Smith explains manual therapy, with examples of how the unique hybrid approach combines hands-on therapy with movement and functional rehab to relive pain and restore mobility.
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A new clinic is serving the PDX community, offering Portland chiropractic, manual therapy and movement services. Meet Tangelo's team of Portland chiropractors and the people who keep our clinics running smoothly.
We’ve got a new name and a new brand. We’re launching two new clinics. There’s so much that we’re excited about. But I also want to talk about what will stay the same. Here’s the what and the why behind our new name.
The workplace is where a lot of us first experience a sore or achy low back. There is a direct correlation between sitting for long periods of time and low back pain. Prevention is key. You can help prevent low back pain by understanding why prolonged sitting makes your back hurt, and by learning a few movements that can help correct these issues. Here are three easy movements to avoid low back pain at the workplace.
5 movements to avoid IT Band Syndrome, or "Runner's Knee". IT band syndrome, also known as “runner’s knee”, is an inflammation and irritation of the thick back of fascia that runs along the outer thigh, from the hip to the knee. Avoid this painful condition with this pre-run warmup routine.
Your screen time may be hurting you. US consumers spend upwards of five hours a day on their phones. Hours spent hunched over our devices is compromising our posture. This condition is called “Tech Neck.” Symptoms can include neck soreness, pinching, and burning sensations. Here are four simple exercises to prevent Tech Neck. you can do at home that require zero equipment and about four minutes of your time. All you need is a little motivation.
"Learning to listen to your body to accurately discern between ‘I can and need to keep pushing through this pain’ and ‘riding through this is only going to injure me further’ takes a long time and a lot of self awareness." Patient Heather Nielsen shares her story of persistence, commitment and recovering after injury along with the lessons she learned along the way.
Pistol Squats are downright tough. To do them correctly? Well, that's even tougher. Rehab specialist and all around body guru, Tyler Wall, breaks it down step by step and gives you the exercises to improve, strengthen and gain mobility for each movement of the elusive pistol squat.