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Ask an Expert: How do I get started on an exercise program if I’ve been a couch potato all winter and spring?

Q: The weather has been so bad, I’ve basically been a couch potato. Now that the weather’s improving, I want to get out this weekend and get active. How should I begin an exercise program?

Using Aquatic Therapy to Recover From a Stroke

Answers from Kathleen Cutter, physical therapist with Providence Rehabilitation Services:

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ACL Injury Prevention Program Introduction

Please read this important information before beginning the program.

Proprietary Health Article

A cardio workout (and workup) for athletes

James Beckerman, M.D., explains how competitive players or weekend warriors can now receive cardiac screenings at Providence Sports Care Center at Providence Park.

Ask an Expert: Shape up this summer with expert exercise advice

Everyone gets motivated to get more active when the summer sun comes out. Before you get started, make sure you’re setting yourself up for success and preventing injury by considering these tips from our experts.

Ask an expert: Shoulder pain

Q: “My shoulder has been hurting lately, and I don’t know why. What could be the problem, and what can I do about it?”

Dr. Beckerman joins the specialists at Providence Sports Care Center

Beginning June 2, 2011, Providence Sports Care Center at JELD-WEN Field (formerly PGE Park) expanded services to include cardiology sports medicine with a focus on prevention for athletes with symptoms or a history of heart disease.

 

How can I be treated by the same therapists who treat the Portland Timbers?

Our newest rehab clinic is Providence Sports Care Center, located inside Providence Park. Here, you will receive the same expert treatment the Portland Timbers receive, from our skilled team of therapists.

It’s not enough to walk the talk: Prescribe it!

There's a treatment out there that your patients might not know about. It reduces their risk of heart disease, diabetes, cognitive impairment, osteoporosis, chronic pain, depression and many cancers by 20 to 50 percent. – By James Beckerman, M.D., cardiologist

Keep your athlete playing all summer: Understand the signs of dehydration

Understanding how heat-related problems occur and how to prevent dehydration, can help your child enjoy a fun summer and a great start to their athletic programs.

Race day tips for runners from Providence Sports Care Center

The Hood to Coast Relay is one of the most exciting running events in the Northwest. These race-day tips can help you enjoy your race instead of suffering through it.

Running barefoot? Don’t run into trouble

In the last couple of years, barefoot running has really taken off. More and more people are tossing their shoes and hitting the trail in minimal to no footwear – and often, with minimal preparation.

Young, athletic and at risk for sudden death?

While the incidence of sudden cardiac death is low, allowing an at-risk youth to participate in sports could be critical. – By James Beckerman, M.D., cardiologist