WEATHER UPDATE: All Providence hospitals in Oregon are open. Many of our Portland area clinics may have schedule changes or closures due to the weather. Please call in advance. NOTE: Our Gateway and Tanasbourne Immediate Care clinics are extending hours until 10 p.m. through Jan. 17. View clinic schedule updates ›
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?
Answers from Kathleen Cutter, physical therapist with Providence Rehabilitation Services:
Please read this important information before beginning the program.
James Beckerman, M.D., explains how competitive players or weekend warriors can now receive cardiac screenings at Providence Sports Care Center at Providence Park.
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.
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?”
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.
When it comes to stretching, most of us could learn a thing or two from cats. Just watch one flex its toes, arch its back and slowly stretch its spine to two or three times its normal length, and you can almost feel the relaxed, furry contentment.
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.
Dozens of local student athletes take advantage of a free Providence-sponsored sports injury prevention clinic held by caregivers. The focus is to reduce the risk of ACL injuries which runs higher in young female athletes than male. The clinic is Providence’s way of keeping kids safe while building healthier communities together.
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.
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.