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

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

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

Dog Heat Safety!

2 Rodesian Ridgebacks safe from the Arizona heat!

In the dry climate of Arizona, especially during the summer when it is hot the heat can cause several health problems in people and our 4 legged family members. I have had personal experience with my first dog a Bearded Collie named Joshua, becoming dehydrated after a strenuous hike. It was a scary and dangerous … Read more

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

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: 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