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Karen Morgan

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An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

Thanks to Nathan Dumlao for his photo  A Visit This past weekend longtime friends from south of Seattle visited us. Jan and I have been dear friends since college days at CSULB in California and I am very familiar with her arthritic woes.  But as she...

Lessons Learned: a New Chapter

Lessons Learned: a New Chapter

New chapter? Wait? What? Was there a book?    Before you get excited, no. When I go through something big, something that takes up a lot of headspace and energy, I look at that as a new chapter. These are usually unexpected or unwanted. As we’re rolling into...

Patient Stories

An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

Thanks to Nathan Dumlao for his photo  A Visit This past weekend longtime friends from south of Seattle visited us. Jan and I have been dear friends since college days at CSULB in California and I am very familiar with her arthritic woes.  But as she...

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Sara’s Story: Hope’s Role in Healing Body and Soul

Sara’s Story: Hope’s Role in Healing Body and Soul

Sara burst through the door of my clinic one recent morning and exclaimed, “I’ve been working on a testimonial for your website and the Google reviews, but there’s so much I want to say.” She paused for a breath. “How long am I allowed to make it?” I laughed. I knew...

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Personal Reflections

Lessons Learned: a New Chapter

Lessons Learned: a New Chapter

New chapter? Wait? What? Was there a book?    Before you get excited, no. When I go through something big, something that takes up a lot of headspace and energy, I look at that as a new chapter. These are usually unexpected or unwanted. As we’re rolling into...

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How to Listen to Our Bodies

How to Listen to Our Bodies

In J. Barrie Shepherd’s book, Faces at the Manger, he offers that perhaps one of the reasons the holy family was visited by a ragtag group of shepherds, and not more important sophisticated guests, was because the shepherds were the only ones who listened and...

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On Being a Good Patient

On Being a Good Patient

Having practiced physical therapy now for 32 years, with a Bachelor of Science and a doctorate of Physical Therapy under my belt, one would think I know a thing or two about what it means to be a good patient. But recently, after having been hospitalized for nearly 5...

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Healthcare

An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

An Arthritic Knee: Jan’s Story

Thanks to Nathan Dumlao for his photo  A Visit This past weekend longtime friends from south of Seattle visited us. Jan and I have been dear friends since college days at CSULB in California and I am very familiar with her arthritic woes.  But as she...

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Can We Re-Design the Healthcare Setting?

Can We Re-Design the Healthcare Setting?

“Do you serve dinner?” My last patient of the day enjoyed her evaluation experience at the clinic so much she was reluctant to leave. "I had to ask. I mean, this is so great." THAT is what you want in a clinic setting. Recently, I've been invited into a lively...

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Physical Therapy Is Essential

Physical Therapy Is Essential

And we need it now more than ever What makes PT essential? If you ever had to deal with debilitating pain or struggled to function following an injury, you would probably agree a wholistic physical therapy service is essential. As the owner of a solo outpatient...

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