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What does menopause mean for bladder health?

Staying Strong After Menopause

Keeping your pelvic floor healthy through all of life’s many changes is important. November is National Bladder Health Awareness Month, so what a great time to talk about how we can keep the pelvic floor strong as we age – particularly through menopause! What’s the average age for menopause? Menopause will affect every woman at […]

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PhysioCare Physical Therapist earns Lymphedema Therapy certification

PhysioCare’s own Becky Miller, PT, DPT, CLT, recently completed training to become a Certified Lymphedema Therapist (CLT), propelling PhysioCare Physical Therapy to start a new lymphedema therapy program at its Woodinville clinic. A physical therapist on the PhysioCare team for five years and a former massage therapist, Miller earned this certification by completing a 135-hour […]

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Repetitive use injuries common with new parents

While injuries such as tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and tennis elbow — known as repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) — are often linked to an occupation or some type of sports or recreation activity, local physical therapist Mary Beth Ackerman, PT, points out that the physical rigors of parenting can often lead to a similar level […]

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