Relay for Life 2014

May 1, 2014 Dear Recooperation Physical Therapy Friends, Please help support Jeff Cooper and his son, Mason in their efforts to raise money for the American Cancer Society.  They are participating in the Thousand Oaks RELAY FOR LIFE on May 17-18 with their Black Belt Team.  All donations, big & small, are crucial to this fight against […]

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101 Year-Old Henry’s Stroke Recovery Strategy

Please watch this video about our amazing friend, Henry Wasserman. At 101 years old, Henry not only recovered from a stroke, but is also now more physically fit than most folks half his age. He’s quite an inspiration…to us all!  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAY4VcqnZjA

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Things Are Going to Get HAIRY Around Here!!

Things are going to get  a little HAIRY around here! We at Recooperation Physical Therapy have put together a fundraising team through the charity Movember, which supports world-class men’s health programs. These programs were set up to combat prostate and testicular cancer.  As part of our fundraising, we will also be growing and supporting mustaches […]

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WHY RUN?

WHY RUN? I have been running since I was a teenager and the longest I have gone without jogging is two months while recovering from ankle reconstruction surgery in 2008 from a basketball injury.  Up until that point I had only run 5ks and 10ks.  But after my two-month layoff from running I set my […]

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Improvisation

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Why Should I Stretch?

WHY SHOULD I STRETCH? Tight muscles cause pain and limited mobility with difficulty moving the involved area. BENEFITS TO STRETCHING: Decrease tight and painful muscles Improve circulation to the area. Improve flexibility to allow you to move with improved coordination. Improve strength of the muscles, which can now work effectively. Improve posture as muscles become […]

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