• Squat

    Can’t perform a Squat?

    Are you having trouble performing a full depth squat? Can’t keep your chest up or your heels are coming off the ground? We can help you reach your crossfit or gym session goals. A physical therapist is a musculoskeleton expert, examining how the body performs and functions. At Pacific Physical Therapy our physical therapists can […]

  • Neck Pain after a Car Accident

    Neck Pain After a Car Accident

    Neck Pain After a Car Accident  Neck pain is unfortunately a common injury after a car accident. Depending on the severity of the accident, x-rays of the neck may be indicated. Clinicians will likely use the Canadian Cervical Spine Rule to determine if radiographic images are necessary. A dangerous mechanism of injury includes a fall from greater […]

  • meniscus injury and treatment in Kitsap County

    Meniscus Injuries and Treatment in Kitsap County

    Experienced a knee injury? Physical Therapists are experts in musculoskeleton conditions and will be able to easily assess your knee injury. Pacific Physical Therapy located in Port Orchard and Silverdale in Kitsap County has those experts on hand. Meniscus Injuries  The meniscus serves as a cushion in your knee joint. Meniscus injuries are the most […]

  • The Foot/Ankle: Complex Machine

    Most of us have heard the song, “Well, your toe bone connected to your foot bone. Your foot bone connected to your heel bone…” but how often do we stop to actually consider how the mechanics of one body part can affect the other.  I’ve already written a blog about how strengthening the hips is […]

  • Frozen Shoulder

    Frozen Shoulder What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen Shoulder also known as Adhesive Capsulitis is an idiopathic condition when the shoulder joint becomes inflamed. More specifically, it includes synovitis in the glenohumeral joint, thus the connective tissue within the shoulder becomes inflamed. The cause of adhesive capsulitis is unknown at this time. However, there are some […]

  • How Can I Manage My Pain?

    Pain Management We have patients ask us about pain management every day. Pain is something we will all encounter at some point. Whether the patient is just out of surgery, experienced a motor vehicle accident or sprained an ankle. For many, like the person recovering from a total knee replacement, medications are a necessary component […]

  • What Exactly is Cupping Therapy?

    Cupping Therapy Cupping Therapy has been around for approximately 5,000 years. It was applied to key points on the body for relief of pain, certain symptoms, and medical conditions. Cupping therapy also known as just “cupping” is a type of manual therapy treatment, where various “cups” are placed on different parts of the body. Using […]

  • Create a Safe, Productive At-Home Workspace

    As millions transition into working from home to help thwart the spread of the coronavirus, maintaining both comfort and productivity has no doubt been an issue for many.  While in-office workstations are often designed around ergonomic considerations and long-term trial and error, ensuring optimal comfort and health, home workspaces can often fall short in this regard.  Home workspace safety and comfort, however, should remain […]

  • Exercise To Ease Chronic Anxiety This Year

    A new year offers the potential for new opportunities and experiences.  For those who struggle with general and consistent anxiety, however, the prospect of the new year and the expectations that come with it can be tricky to maneuver.  It’s with this in mind that our physical therapy team reminds you of one of the most natural and effective […]

  • Avoid ‘text Neck’ Injury With Better Smartphone Posture

    In so many ways, our smartphones make elements of our lives easier and more convenient, putting the world at our fingertips at a moment’s notice. But as we turn to our phones more often to connect, learn about the world and simply occupy downtime these technological tools have a downside.  As we spend time looking […]