November Newsletter | Thankfulness

  • November 1, 2018

First, I want to start off by saying: We are SO thankful for all of our patients and network of great people we get to interact with each year. YOU are why we do what we do!  Next, I want to address the idea of thankfulness. It’s a bit of a buzzword these days, but I find […]

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Low-Back Series with Dr. Ashley Agcaoili | Part 2

  • October 29, 2018

If you’ve read part 1 of this series, we emphasized the importance of hip stability and mobility and its relationship to low-back pain.  Our hip joint is classified as a “ball and socket” joint and should be able to move in multiple planes of motion: frontal (abduction/adduction) and transverse (flexion and extension). this, our low backs […]

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Low-Back Series with Dr. Ashley Agcaoili | Part 1

  • October 23, 2018

Low back pain is the single most expensive health care expense in the US, in front of cardiovascular conditions and cancer. How do you deal with low back pain? Every once in a while we “throw” our backs out due to some trivial, sudden movement.If you know what I’m talking about, the pain is sharp and it […]

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October Newsletter | That’s Scary!

  • October 1, 2018

Over the years at Mobility Plus we have seen many sides of personal healthcare. Fads, myths, and misunderstandings run abound in this arena. Some of them are downright scary!  So, we want to address a few of the most popular ideas that haunt our dreams at night….  1. Inflammation and swelling are bad.  Most people equate swelling and […]

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Shoulder Reach Up: Part 4 – Putting A “Twist” To It

  • September 10, 2018

Wow!  Four weeks went by fast eh?  This is the last installment of the mini shoulder series.  We went over mid back mobility, core activation, and putting the two together.  Today, I am going to show you how to kick it up a notch by combining all three concepts into another dimension (literally). I am referring to […]

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Shoulder Reach Up: Part 3 – Put It Together Now

  • September 3, 2018

Hola!  Hope you are all having a great summer! In this video, we are going to use one of my favorite exercise, the bear hold, to put the shoulder mobility work with the core activation.  I love this exercise because it “hits multiple birds with one stone” and you all know I am all about efficiency when […]

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September | Back to School, Back to You

  • September 1, 2018

September is a time of transition. Summer has faded, fall begins, kids return to school and we all retire our sunglasses 🙁  As a parent it can be hard to find time for yourself, especially during times of transition.Most of the activities you would do to relieve stress take more time than you have, or it […]

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Shoulder Reach Up | Part 2 – Don’t Steal From Your Lower Back

  • August 27, 2018

Hello again,  Last week, we discussed how your mid-back affects your shoulder. Today, we look further down into your core and how it affects your shoulder mobility.   As you will see in the video, most folks who have trouble reaching up would hinge at the low back. This is a classic case of stealing from Peter to […]

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Shoulder Reach Up | Part 1 – Slumped Posture Hurts More Than Your Back

  • August 20, 2018

Most shoulders pain don’t come on suddenly, although most of them seems to start that way.  The problem always starts way before you notice the actual pain.   If you are not experiencing shoulder pain now, but that shoulder just feels stiff, read on.  If you are in pain already, this is a MUST-READ for you!  As we sit […]

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Pain Free Yard Work

  • August 2, 2018

It’s a thing here in the Pacific Northwest, our gardens sit dormant 8 months a year then BAM! It’s a summer marathon of weeding, mowing, and trimming. It’s also a classic time for us to hear “I overdid it gardening…” in the clinic. Back pain in particular can strike anyone after a few hours of […]

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