Rose Wetzel traverses the barbed wire obstacle in Washougal, WA

Interview: Pinning Down Professional Spartan Racer Rose Wetzel

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Anyone who is familiar with historical Spartans (or even the pop culture spartans of recent movies like 300) knows that they were considered some of the toughest folks around. Although you might not know it when you first meet her, there is no better example of Spartan toughness than professional Spartan Racer Rose Wetzel. She […]

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Understanding and Eliminating Knee Pain

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Why endure chronic knee pain from soccer, running, cycling, gardening and other activities of daily living when you could take steps to eliminate the problem? It is estimated that Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) affects between 25-30% of individuals between the ages of 19-30 in a given year1 and between 50-85% of female runners will experience some […]

Can Kinesio Tape play a role in your injury recovery?

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That bright colored tape that you have seen on athletes on television is not just for show. Kinesiology tape is a complement to manual therapy and rehabilitation and can play a valuable role in recovery from acute and chronic conditions. Many different brands exist including RockTape, Kinesiotape, PerformTex and others.  Here are some common questions […]