Category Archives: Knee

What is ASTYM?

Augmented Soft Tissue Mobilization Physical therapy is a vital component in the journey towards recovery and overall well-being. Patients who seek physical therapy are often in search of symptom relief but also a manageable solution that addresses the root cause of their pain. At PT Northwest, we are committed to providing the highest quality care, […]

Common Knee Injuries

Anatomy & Physiology of the Knee The knee is the largest of the 187 joints in the body. As such, the knee is subject to a variety of diseases and injuries and is frequently injured because it is commonly abused.21 The knee is a hinged joint with some rotation to provide locking. Structures in the […]

Patient Success Story: Stewart Evans

Meet Stewart Evans – Stewart is an avid outdoorsman who loves hiking and backpacking but with a recently ACL tear, he was concerned about the amount of time he’d be sidelined from backpacking that next summit. After surgery Stewart looked for a trusted partner to help him make an effective recovery. Stewart started an intensive […]

Patient Success Story: Brandon

Between May and July, America has several national celebrations of our military. From Armed Forces Day on May 20 to Memorial Day on May 29 to the Fourth of July, there’s a lot of red, white and blue! Recently, PT Northwest had the chance to allow one man pursue his dream of joining the Navy. […]

Patient Success Story: Sierra

When it comes to achieving your goals, the biggest obstacles can often seem unsurmountable. However, with hard work and dedication, they can also become your greatest triumphs. In this week’s patient success story, we take a look at the true merit of what it means to succeed and why falling down is not the definition […]