Join the Discussion on Concussion

by evergreenpt | February 5, 2018

Happy New Year! With all the excitement and anticipation for the big game, it’s a great time to bring a little PT perspective on one of the most controversial topics of the sport: concussions.  In 2015, the movie Concussion starring Will Smith hit the big screens highlighting Dr. Bennet Omalu’s daring research and ensuing struggle against the […]

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Physical Therapy and the Weightlifting World Championships

by evergreenpt | December 15, 2017

  Have you ever experienced the rush of knowing you were a part of something amazing?  Whether it’s on a world-wide scale or simply impacting a single person’s life, it’s a wonderful feeling to extend your reach beyond yourself and touch the lives of others.             Right: Chris Wong PT, […]

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Beate Carriere, One of a Kind

by twang | October 17, 2017

    The value of Physical Therapists really listening to their patient’s’ story in very rushed and hurried world….   October 11, 2017  By Tabitha Wang   If you’ve never had the good fortune of meeting Beate, please let me tell you, you’re missing out. In a BIG way. When I was thinking of what […]

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The Real Risk of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Young Athletes

by evergreenpt | October 13, 2017

Sudden cardiac arrest.   No, it’s not a heart attack.  The name itself is alarming, yet many of us often fall into thinking that nobody near us will be affected by such a thing.  “Not my child…not my athlete…”   Rewind to March 10th, 2014 at the Dallas Stars and Columbus Blue Jackets hockey game […]

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The Difference a Physical Therapy Residency Can Make- Jeff Karlik

by evergreenpt | October 9, 2017

Residency and/or Fellowship trained Physical Therapists: What is the difference between Physical Therapists who have gone through a residency or fellowship program from those who went to work straight out of PT school? Essentially it’s access to the critique of master clinicians who pass on their years of experience in a more consolidated, intentional way.  […]

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Missions to Armenia Overview

by evergreenpt | August 25, 2017

From left to right: Beate Carriere, PT, CIFK, NDT; Nick Tavoukjian, MS, ATC, CSCS, TSAC-F ; Carlos Roel PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS Written by Tabitha Wang Earlier this month, three of our Evergreen staff traveled to Armenia with the Armenian American Sports Medicine Coalition to provide education and hands-on patient care instruction to sports […]

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Help is just A-Head!

by evergreenpt | August 24, 2017

Interview with Dr. Elisabeth Ashoff, DPT: Busting concussion myths and learning how PT can help prevent and treat concussion injuries. Written by Tabitha Wang If you’re a parent like me, you freak out at the slightest bump to the head your kid gets, toddling around the room on their unsteady feet. I try to reign […]

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The Evergreen Story

by evergreenpt | August 23, 2017

What makes Evergreen Physical Therapy Specialists such a great place to heal? Written by Tabitha Wang  The first thing a patient told me when I started volunteering at Evergreen in the summer of 2012 was, “You don’t know how lucky you are to be here.” I nodded, smiled, and said, “Yeah, I know!”, but I […]

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