Whether in daily life, work, recreational activities, or even in your workouts, you are bound to experience at least a minor musculoskeletal injury. That is why we offer an opportunity for a free assessment by a physical therapist right here on staff. Based on the assessment, we can refer you to the right specialist and then work with that specialist to get you going again.
Lindsay Gordon, a doctor of physical therapy, is now providing full time Physical Therapy services for Urban Fitness and Health through Northwest Sport and Spine Physical Therapy (www.nwsportsandspine.com). Lindsay graduated from the Army-Baylor Doctorate Program in Physical Therapy in 2011, and served on Active Duty as an Army Physical Therapist until December 2018. Lindsay is originally from the Pacific Northwest, and earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Biology from Seattle University in 2007. Lindsay has a unique background and training as a military PT, with experience working in all settings of physical therapy including extensive experience with direct access musculoskeletal care. She continues her military service in the Reserves, and is also an avid athlete, runner and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer.
Sean O’Kelley, a doctor of physical therapy, will be providing Physical Therapy services for Urban Fitness and Health through his company Northwest Sport and Spine (www.nwsportsandspine.com). Sean graduated from Oregon State University with a degree in Exercise science and then graduated from North Carolina University with a doctoral degree in Physical Therapy. Sean has extensive advanced training in in all aspects of musculoskeletal care. He is also an avid athlete and a Crossfit specialist.
Don Labourr, Physical Therapist and Athletic Trainer will also be providing consultative services at Urban Fitness and Health including injury screenings and frequently walking the floor of the facility observing proper techniques and answering questions and advising personal trainers. Don is a former Athletic Trainer at the University of Washington and former director of Sports Medicine at Virginia Mason Medical Center.
This class offers members with chronic diseases like Parkinson’s and Multiple Sclerosis or who are at risk of falling, the benefits of exercise. Exercise has been shown to be highly effective in improving the lives of people with these diseases. The classes are taught by a certified Parkinson’s instructor and tailored to meet the specific needs of these patients.
In addition to promoting general health and wellness, massage therapy is proven to be an effective treatment for reducing stress, pain and muscle tension. Our massage therapists are trained in relaxation massage, sports massage and injury massage.
Good nutrition is essential to reach your health and fitness goals. We offer both general nutrition advice as well as personal nutrition counseling. We emphasize a balanced approach to healthy eating integrated with exercise. We partner with Dot Fit to provide the premier supplements in the industry. Come on in and speak with our fitness and nutrition experts to determine if adding supplements to your daily routine would be beneficial.
Karl Mincin, a clinical nutritionist and natural health educator in practice locally for 30 years, is now providing professional nutrition services at Urban Fitness and Health. He is also available for tele nutrition consultation. With personalized attention he offers both preventive and therapeutic medical nutrition counseling. Karl specializes in nutrition assessment testing, the process of determining individual nutrient needs and body chemistry balance. See his website www.Nutrition-Testing.com. View his complete professional profile at www.healthprofs.com/us/nutritionists-dietitians/karl-mincin-mount-vernon-wa/514342
We offer free educational seminars on a wide range of health topics. These seminars are free to the public and are given by experts in their fields. Come and learn about how to deal with back pain, what knee replacement surgery entails, how to eat healthy, and how to create a healthy balanced life style.