Exercise Outdoors this Spring & Summer!

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The weather is finally getting warmer, which means it is time to move your workout from the confines of your home to the great outdoors. Here are ways to add more movement to your routine—and breathe in some fresh air while you do it! 1. Go for a walk One study found that people who …

5 Tips to Prevent Hiking Injuries

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In Seattle, hiking is one of the best ways to get out and explore the beauty of spring. While hiking, one of the most used joints are those in the knee, making knee problems quite common. Although hiking uphill can be strenuous because of steep inclines and rocky terrain, it’s actually downhill hiking that most …

Workout While Spring Cleaning

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Warmer temps and glimpses of sun are giving us all the spring feels! Many get inspired this time of year to clean up and get organized—give the house a scrub, open up the windows, put your winter wardrobe in storage. As if checking these chores off your to-do list isn’t satisfying enough, you can also …

10 Foods for Joint Health and Bone Strength

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Although certain supplements help maintain bone and joint health, a balanced diet focused on key nutrients is the first step in promoting healthy bones and joints. Getting the recommended amount of calcium, vitamin D, collagen, vitamin C, omega-3s, magnesium and vitamin K on a daily basis can protect your joints in the long run. Incorporate these 10 foods …

Six Benefits of Stretching

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Stretching is one component of fitness that a lot of us find a way to skip. However, there are both mental and physical benefits to incorporating stretching into your routine. Whether you stretch pre-workout, at the end of your session, or another time during the day, anyone who makes time for stretching may find it …

Free Shoulder Replacement Lunch & Learn

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Is shoulder replacement for you? Get all the details on Tuesday, March 2 at 12 p.m. at a free virtual lunch and learn with Dr. Samuel Koo! Grab your lunch and tune into the discussion where Dr. Koo will provide an in-depth analysis on primary shoulder replacements and reverse total shoulder replacements. Register for the …

Meditation for Chronic Pain

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If you feel aches and pains, you might find yourself reaching for a bottle of pain relievers more often than you’d like. Did you know there is a free and simple way to feel better? Meditation can help your brain release endorphins which are natural pain relievers. Muscles and tissues around your joints are more …

5 Tips for Staying Strong with Home Workouts

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As the pandemic wears on, it’s vital to find a way to move your body, especially if you’ve discovered that a more sedentary lifestyle is wreaking havoc on your neck or lower back. Here are a few tips to help you get started: 1. Set up your space. Many of us don’t have a huge …

5 Winter Sports Safety Tips

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It’s that time of year! Everyone is heading to the mountains and hitting the slopes for skiing, snowboarding, sledding and more. Along with these great times, though, come injuries that can be easily prevented with the right safety precautions.  Here are five tips to stay safe this winter: 1. Improve your strength. Increasing strength is always beneficial …

Free Shoulder Health and Repair Webinar

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Join Dr. Samuel Koo on Wednesday, January 27 at 6 p.m. for a free shoulder health webinar! Our shoulders are needed in just about all performances of the arm. Shoulder pain can limit even the simplest tasks such as scratching your back, waving to a friend, or lifting your arm in an upward motion. Disregarding …

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  • Exercise Outdoors this Spring & Summer!

    The weather is finally getting warmer, which means it is time to move your workout from the confines of your home to the great outdoors. Here are ways to add more movement to your routine—and breathe in some fresh air while you do it! 1. Go for a walk One study found that people who …

  • 5 Tips to Prevent Hiking Injuries

    In Seattle, hiking is one of the best ways to get out and explore the beauty of spring. While hiking, one of the most used joints are those in the knee, making knee problems quite common. Although hiking uphill can be strenuous because of steep inclines and rocky terrain, it’s actually downhill hiking that most …

  • Workout While Spring Cleaning

    Warmer temps and glimpses of sun are giving us all the spring feels! Many get inspired this time of year to clean up and get organized—give the house a scrub, open up the windows, put your winter wardrobe in storage. As if checking these chores off your to-do list isn’t satisfying enough, you can also …

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