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When to See a Neurosurgeon

The types of conditions neurosurgeons diagnose and treat go beyond those of the brain. Neurosurgeons are specially trained to treat a variety of conditions, disorders and diseases that affect all aspects of the nervous system- from disorders of the spine and head injuries to chronic pain, nerve injuries and stroke.… Read more »

Cycle Safely With These Bike Safety Tips

Portland and southwest Washington are home to many bicycling enthusiasts- from those who bike for exercise and recreation along our fantastic trails, to those who use their wheels as their means of regular transportation. Portland has even been repeatedly named as one of the most bike-friendly cities! In an effort… Read more »

Neurosurgery Awareness Month 2016: Stroke

  It’s Neurosurgery Awareness Month! Each year in August, the American Association of Neurological Surgeons (AANS) focuses on the causes and prevention of neurological disorders and injuries, while recognizing the doctors committed to treatment. This year, the main focus of Neurosurgery Awareness Month is the role neurosurgeons play in stroke… Read more »

Benefits of Walking for Bone Health

While walking may not be a high-intensity workout, it certainly comes with many health benefits. Not only is walking great for heart health, boosting your mood, maintaining healthy weight, and improving circulation, but also for keeping your muscles and joints strong and healthy. When you have healthy and strong muscles… Read more »

Arthritis Exercise Dos & Don’ts

Getting regular exercise is paramount when it comes to keeping your bones and joints healthy, protecting yourself from certain injuries and preventing diseases like osteoporosis. However, if you’re living with arthritis, the ways you stay active often change to accommodate your condition. Making modifications to protect your joints, while still… Read more »

Summer runFIT Running Clinic

Summer is officially here, and our popular runFIT running clinic is back July 11-Aug. 6! For this summer clinic, we’re offering eight sessions in just four weeks – combining indoor (Mondays) and outdoor instruction (Saturdays). Mondays will be reserved for indoor sessions in which you can expect to learn biomechanically correct running… Read more »

Understanding the Stages of Knee Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis is one of the most common types of arthritis, and it most often affects the largest joint in the body: the knee. Frequently referred to as “wear and tear arthritis”, osteoarthritis is a progressive disease of the joints and is also considered a common chronic joint condition. Knee osteoarthritis… Read more »

Common Questions About Scoliosis

Scoliosis is the most common spinal deformity and affects three percent of the U.S. population. While it is prevalent, there are still many misconceptions about scoliosis and what causes it. Below are answers to some questions you may have about the condition. What are the different types of scoliosis? There… Read more »