The mission of the PRI is to explore and explain the science of postural adaptations, asymmetrical patterns and the influence of polyarticular muscle chains on the human body. Individuals associated with the PRI are dedicated to clinical education, research and the ongoing search for improved pathways of physical medicine.Read More
The Physical Therapy Place is proud to support the 2019 Milk Run, to benefit breastfeeding families in need.Read More
Our physical therapists at The Physical Therapy place have been training in The Postural Restoration™ approach for many years. We are the first and only Postural Restoration™ Certified Clinic in Alaska.
According to The Postural Restoration™ approach, all 3 aspects of the curvature must be addressed to effectively balance the asymmetry. Starting with the sagittal plane, then frontal plane. Finally transverse plane activities that restore normal movement with daily activities.Read More
Many of us love to get out and enjoy our wonderful Alaskan outdoors. However for some pelvic pain can limit our ability to do the things we love.
Misalignment during pregnancy can cause pain in the front or back of the pelvis (symphysis pubis and sacroiliac or SI joints), the low back, hips, legs, and even in the pelvic floor. This can be anywhere from mild and annoying to completely debilitating.Read More
I love yoga.
When I was a student I cleaned the bathroom in a yoga studio in exchange for free classes. It changed my life and I will always be a big fan of yoga’s relaxing and restorative properties.
We are not symmetrical.
Have you ever noticed that yoga postures feel different on one side versus the other other? Or are harder on one side than the other? That is your asymmetry speaking. We all have it in some way.Read More
At The Physical Therapy Place, even when you come in for a non-foot injury, we might still talk about your shoes. Why do we do that?
Your body is a whole system. The place we feel pain is simply the spot getting the most abuse. Ligaments, muscles, bursa - they don’t just get sprained, strained, or inflamed for fun. They get irritated and injured because our body, as a whole system, is putting too much load on that area.Read More
After three years of applying my husband finally got a spot in this year’s Mount Marathon Race. Since I am a physical therapist, who specializes in optimizing breathing mechanics, he asked me what’s the number one thing he can do to improve his training. I told him to focus on his exhale.Read More