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Providence expands community partnership with Portland Timbers and Thorns; teams rename their home field "Providence Park"

February 10, 2014
Providence Health & Services, the Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC today announced they are expanding their existing community partnership to help improve health and wellness across our region. 

Free youth heart screenings for children age 12 to 18

May 31, 2013

Chances are your child's heart is healthy – and yet a small percentage of young people have hidden heart defects that put their lives at risk, especially during physical exertion. For parents of children age 12 to 18, you may want to consider getting your child screened for free.

PMG opens new sports care clinic

May 07, 2013

Providence Medical Group-Sports Care offers sports medicine services at JELD-WEN Field in downtown Portland.

Take care of those moving parts: Women and joint health

April 30, 2013

Orthopedic surgeons explain why women are more susceptible to joint problems, what women can do to keep their joints healthy as they age and treatment options for those experiencing joint pain.

Thorns FC announce partnership with Providence Health & Services: Health care provider to be Presenting Partner, Thorns FC primary jersey sponsor

April 09, 2013

Portland Thorns FC today announced Providence Health & Services as the official Presenting Partner of Portland Thorns FC and the club’s primary jersey sponsor while unveiling the team’s kits for the inaugural National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) season.

Marathon Preparation - common mistakes and injury prevention

November 13, 2012

video from KPTV with Kasey Stroud

A simple 10-minute home workout

November 07, 2012

No time to exercise? Providence physical therapist says that you can get a good workout in as little as ten minutes.

Zagunis trains with Providence to take on Olympic gold

April 26, 2012

With just over three months until the Olympic games begin, two time gold medalist Mariel Zagunis is making regular visits to a physical therapist.

Providence Sports Care Center helps all levels of athletes

January 04, 2012

Providence Sports Care Center physical therapist Michele Shivack helps patient Sheila Hamilton recover from a Wii-related injury.

Is barefoot running really better for me?

December 12, 2011

Erica Loder, a physical therapist with Providence Sports Care Center, shares advice for runners, including the new trend, barefoot running.

Providence Sports Care Center offers unique sports simulator to prevent injuries

August 01, 2011

Eric Marchek, Providence Sports Care Center, was featured by KPTV on news story about the new center and the sports simulator. Watch the story.

Using Technology to Prevent and Treat Athletic Injury.

July 18, 2011

See how Providence Sports Care Center physical therapists are using advanced technology to...

Preparing Young Athletes for Spring Sports

March 01, 2011

Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.