Penrose Physical Therapy
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Jan 2017
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Jennifer Penrose
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Jan 2017
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose
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Dec 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Runner’s Workshops

Dr. Penrose enjoys teaching the running community how to prevent injuries with the STRONG body workshop. "Most runners lack strength in at least one muscle group, as well as in their neuromuscular pathways, the lines of communication between brain and body," says Jay Dicharry, M.P.T., the director of the REP biomechanics lab at Rebound Physical Therapy in Bend, Oregon, and author of Anatomy for Runners. Read More
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Dec 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring strains and injuries are among the most common acute musculoskeletal injury in the United States. Athletes who participate in track and field, soccer, and football are especially prone to these injuries given the sprinting demands of these sports. Protecting yourself from hamstring strains isn’t rocket science. Use these five exercises to prehab or rehab your hamstrings to avoid pain and injuries while also improving performance. Read More
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Nov 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Olympia Turkey Trot 4 Mile Race

Guerilla Running does a wonderful job putting on a 4 mile Turkey Trot race on Thanksgiving morning in downtown Olympia, WA. Penrose & Associates is proud to sponsor this race and provide swag bags. Read More
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Nov 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Attention Clenchers and Grinders

Headaches. Pain in the jaw and neck. Popping or cracking sounds in the ear. These are just a few of the uncomfortable symptoms of TMJ. TMJ disorders — a type of temporomandibular disorder or TMD — can cause pain in your jaw joint (one on each side) and in the muscles that control jaw movement. Read More
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Oct 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Sports Tools for Faster Recovery

At Penrose Physical Therapy some of you already know we believe in a thorough hands on approach. Depending on the situation, patient, and injury it may be an ART (Active release technique), Trigger point release, Graston, or even IASTM ( instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization). We came across this article at “Runners World” and thought it may help explain a little bit of what we do and why we do it. Read More
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Oct 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Youth Running

Penrose & Associates Physical Therapy sponsors local school races such as the Glow Run 5k as a fund raiser for Cornerstone Christian School.  It also sponsors The Friendship Run for the Westside Co-op Preschool. Jennifer Penrose has donated her time as the cross country coach and assisted with the track team at Cornerstone Christian School.  Dr. Penrose enjoys teaching youth in correct running form, dynamic warm ups, and stretching.  She wants kids to just have fun running!… Read More
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Oct 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose
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Sep 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

5 Minute Dynamic Warm Up for Running

Running isn’t a warm up. Running is something that you should warm up to do. There are certain things that need to be primed to run optimally, especially if you aren’t someone who does a ton of running. Read More
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Aug 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

5 Tips for Running Recovery

Recovery = the act or process of becoming healthy, a return to a normal state of health and mind and strength. Here are a few tips to keep you off the side line and out of therapy. Read More
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Jul 2016
Jennifer Penrose
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Jennifer Penrose

Have a Question?

We want you to know we are here to help in any way we can because we know that life happens. Things don't wait and you shouldn't have to either. We know your time is important so email us using the contact page. You can also find us on Facebook and we will do our best to respond as quickly as possible. We will help you problem solve through what happened. More importantly- we can help you discover what you can do to get back on the fast track to finishing that garage! Read More

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