Tag Archives: Sports

How to enjoy injury-free skiing all season long

The weather service is predicting a better than average snowfall with the La Nina weather pattern, and skiers are eager to hit the slopes. Nothing is worse,  however, than having your season cut short by injury. To avoid twisted knees and other pains, Rick Jusko, PT, owner/director of Seattle Hill Physical Therapy, says preseason conditioning […]

Tips to prevent snowboard injuries

Snowboarding is one of the 10 sport and recreational activities causing children injuries severe enough to merit emergency medical attention, according to the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP). “Ski injury experts agree that snowboarding carries a slightly higher risk of injury than traditional downhill skiing,” said Dr. Bruce Bonanno, an emergency physician and member […]

Shoulder Pain and Injury

By Richard J. Jusko, PT Appeared in “Therapeutic Outlook,” Spring, 2008 Shoulder injuries are one of the most common joint problems in professional or recreational athletes, industrial laborers, and office workers. The most important aspect of shoulder pain control is to be aware that active exercise of proper intensity, duration, and especially proper technique is […]

Perfect Your Golf Swing

By Rick Jusko, PT, Director and Phil Vande Pol, PT Appeared in “Summer is Upon Us,” Cascade Golfer, 12/9/08 Time to hit the range and finally put together that perfect swing that is going to improve consistency, lower your score and eliminate those aches and pains. Improper swing mechanics may not only be harmful to […]

Sports Therapy

Experience with Athletes and Sports Enthusiasts We have a great deal of experience with sports therapy, injuries and conditioning. Rick Jusko has worked closely with athletes in all sports, especially throwing athletes, as well as golfers, runners, skiers, cyclists and more. Rick is a former collegiate athlete, extreme skier, alpine hiker and is still active as a […]

Sports & Physical Therapy Equipment

We have personally done business with all of the following companies, and we can recommend them for quality, useful products and good service. Please let us know if you don’t find what you are looking for, and we can recommend some other sources. Shoes-n-Feet This local store provides quality shoes along with customized fitting by […]