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Intro to Blood Flow Restriction Training

Intro to Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood Flow Restriction Training (BFRT) is a form of strength training that uses a tourniquet mechanism to occlude partial blood flow of the main artery to the upper extremity (arm) or lower extremity (leg). Occluding, or partially reducing, blood flow to muscles...

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Stretching while Strengthening

Stretching while Strengthening

Let's start with a quick scenario. You are a typical adult, just trying to live a well balanced life between your own health, spending time with your family, and your work. You know the importance of a good diet, getting adequate sleep and exercising regularly. You...

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What to expect with Spondylolysis

What to expect with Spondylolysis

To utilize timestamps to skip to specific sections, click on the video to watch on Youtube's site.  Spondylolysis is similar to a stress fracture, in that it’s a bony defect often as a result of repetitive stress. However, since it doesn’t follow the typical rules for...

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Other Common Knee Injuries in Youth Soccer

Other Common Knee Injuries in Youth Soccer

https://youtu.be/aa8Cfdhk7S4 In this video Arianne Mason discusses what contributes to patellofemoral pain syndrome and ACL tears, which are two other common knee injuries found in youth soccer. In this video we talk about the anatomy and biomechanics, such as knee...

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3 Management Strategies for Sever’s disease

3 Management Strategies for Sever’s disease

https://youtu.be/pIMudu-f9A0 In this video Arianne Mason talks about 3 ways to help prevent and treat Sever’s disease. These recommendations include: Limiting aggravating activities such as running and jumpingStretching your calf musclesUsing Gel Heel cups Here is a...

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Common Growth Plate Injuries in Youth Soccer

https://youtu.be/z2p_BT2vYTM Arianne Mason, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Sports Certified Specialist at GO PT Fremont, talks about what is Osgood-Schlatter and Sever’s disease and what factors may contribute to it. Watch her next videos on how to treat and prevent...

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ACL Injury Prevention

ACL Injury Prevention

           GO PT is excited to be partnering with the Seattle Celtics Youth Soccer Club. We are working with the club to implement a program from the Seattle Pediatrics Sports Medicine group that will reduce the likelihood of ACL injuries in these athletes.          ...

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Crohn’s/Colitis Flag Football Charity Event

Crohn’s/Colitis Flag Football Charity Event

It was amazing to be on the field at the Century Link Stadium leading the warm-up program for the Crohn’s Colitis Charity Flag Football event last weekend. We modified a program developed by the Seattle Pediatrics Sports Medicine group that selected specific exercises...

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