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Range of Motion

Train-the-Trainer Seminar for Pilates Professionals

On Saturday January 20, 2007, Pilates instructors from around the Bay Area met at Los Gatos Pilates to attend the Physical Therapy of Los Gatos Train-the-Trainer seminar: “Assessment for Pilates Instructors.” The purpose of the seminar was to present key physical assessment tools that Pilates instructors can use to customize exercise programs to meet the […]

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Western Occupational Health Conference: Lumbar Spine Stability

At the September 2005 Western Occupational Health Conference, Physical Therapy of Los Gatos principal Rob Naber delivered presentations on anterior knee pain and lumbar active range of motion. At the same conference, Rob also gave a somewhat more technical presentation for physicians on the topic of lumbar spine stability. This web site article was adapted […]

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Western Occupational Health Conference: Lumbar Active Range of Motion (AROM)

This entry is adapted from a talk presented by Physical Therapy of Los Gatos principal Rob Naber at the Western Occupational Health Conference 2005, held September, 2005 in Monterey, California: Active Range of Motion (AROM) refers to the range of motion for a specific movement that a patient can achieve without assistance, such as a […]

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Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire

Low back pain is a vexing medical and personal problem. Almost everyone has to deal with it sooner or later. Low back pain can interfere with almost every aspect of daily living and causes more days lost from work than any other malady except the common cold. Low back pain can make finding a comfortable […]

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What is an Inclinometer?

The role of a physical therapist is to help you regain your function and allow you to return to your life of work, recreation, and other daily activities. A key element of this role is determining whether you have the appropriate range of motion (ROM) available to accomplish your daily activities without pain. Until recently, […]

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