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Ask an Expert: Balancing cardio workouts with active recovery

Q: Would it be a bad thing to do daily cardio workouts without any days off? I've been doing about 20 to 50 minutes of cardio a day for the past three months in hope of getting results quickly. I don't want to delay getting my new body, but I also don't want to cause any problems.

Ask an Expert: Plantar Fasciitis

"When I first get out of bed in the morning I can hardly walk because of the pain in my heel. What could this be?"

First aid for soft-tissue injuries

Following an injury such as a sprain, strain or muscle pull, the correct first aid treatment can help to prevent further complications and lead to faster healing and return to activity.

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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.

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.

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.

Your August resolution: Make water your beverage of choice

This month, your resolution is to make water your main beverage.

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Treating exercise-related injuries

Erika Lewis, a physical therapist at Providence Sports Care Center at Providence Park in Portland, explains what to do if you get injured when you intensify your workouts.