Knee Prehab and Hip Pain Prehabilitation – If You Can’t Have an Elective Surgery

The following is a video Jeff and Kendra recorded to discuss the course of action one could take if they are waiting on an elective surgery for the hip or knee. It’s a frustrating wait! If you’d prefer to read, rather than watch, a full transcription of the video is available to read below. Hello, … Read more Knee Prehab and Hip Pain Prehabilitation – If You Can’t Have an Elective Surgery

Top 11 60uP Balance Board Exercises

Top 11 60uP Balance Board Exercises

The following is the a video Jeff Petersen and Kendra filmed showing the most effective 60uP exercises. As always, if you would prefer to read the transcript instead of watch, skip below the video to read the instructions! Video transcript below: Hello, my name is Jeff Petersen with Petersen Physical Therapy. We are going to … Read more Top 11 60uP Balance Board Exercises

60uP Balance Board Exercise Equipment Review for Older Adults

60uP review by Jeff Petersen, physical therapist.

As a follow up to our recent post on fall risk factors and how to mitigate fall risk, Jeff also did a review of the 60uP Balance Board. This piece of equipment is intended to help older adults mitigate their fall risk and improve their stability and strength. Look for a follow up post on … Read more 60uP Balance Board Exercise Equipment Review for Older Adults

How to Determine Your Fall Risk and Mitigate Your Risk of Falls

An older man falling and hitting his hip on the stairs.

Jeff Petersen took some time this week to discuss how to reduce fall risk in older individuals. In the video, he discusses risk factors such as balance issues, previous falls, and medical conditions like arthritis or vision deficits. He also discusses the systems involved in balance and provides some self-assessment tools for balance and fall … Read more How to Determine Your Fall Risk and Mitigate Your Risk of Falls

7 Aquatic Pool Exercises for You This Summer – 5-10 MIN ROUTINE!

A demonstration of a step up exercise done on a pool step.

Hi, my name is Steve Carling, physical therapist with Petersen Physical Therapy, affiliated with Carling Aquatic & Physical Therapy. I’ve been doing aquatic therapy for many years. I’ve spend a lot of time in the pool and I have the dry skin to prove it. Because it’s summer now, a lot of people will be … Read more 7 Aquatic Pool Exercises for You This Summer – 5-10 MIN ROUTINE!

A Quick Full Body Outdoor Workout

Jennifer Engelbert, DPT demonstrates an easy outdoors workout that anyone can do.

Many people are now seeking different ways to be active with these changing times. One of the best and most accessible ways to challenge your muscles is by using bodyweight exercise, otherwise known as calisthenics. These exercises can get your heart rate up, keep you flexible, and be adapted to beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels … Read more A Quick Full Body Outdoor Workout

VIDEO: How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Dr. Michael Sumko’s presentation on How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery. Dr. Sumko was the third speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Jeff Petersen’s portion of the presentation, click here. His topic was “Practical Exercises for … Read more VIDEO: How to Know When it’s Time for Hip or Knee Surgery – In Case You Missed It!

VIDEO: Inflammatory Vs Non-Inflammatory Foods – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Kelli Shallal’s presentation on Inflammatory vs Non-Inflammatory Foods. Kelli was the first speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Jeff Petersen’s portion of the presentation, click here. His topic was “Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain.” To watch Dr. Michael … Read more VIDEO: Inflammatory Vs Non-Inflammatory Foods – In Case You Missed It!

VIDEO: Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain – In Case You Missed It!

Click below to watch the video of Jeff Petersen’s presentation on Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain. Jeff was the second speaker at our Managing Hip Pain Through Diet and Exercise seminar. To watch Kelli Shallal’s portion of the presentation, click here. Her topic was “Inflammatory vs Non Inflammatory Foods.” To watch Dr. … Read more VIDEO: Practical Exercises for Managing Hip & Knee Pain – In Case You Missed It!