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Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, INC. | Physical Therapy Eugene OR

Advanced Manual Therapy Techniques

  • Joint Mobilization
  • Functional Soft Tissue Mobilization
  • Graston Technique
  • Neural Mobilization
Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc.  Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc.

Graston Technique

Robyn is a certified Graston Practitioner. Graston is an advanced form of instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization. It effectively and quickly helps to resolve fascial restrictions and soft tissue adhesions that can limit performance and contribute to abnormal loading of the kinetic chain. Click here to read more about the effectiveness of Graston.


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FAT-Tool

Fascial Mobilization using the Fascial Abrasion Technique Tool (FAT-Tool) specifically targets and loosens the fascia that surrounds and interconnects muscle tissue, that when tight, can restrict range of motion and impair quality of movement.


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Rapid Release Technology

Rapid Release Technology (RRT) is the “go to” modality for soft tissue problems. Quick and painless it targets scar tissue and adhesions associated with tendonosis, muscle spasms, and contractions with a vibrational frequency that helps restore normal tone, viscosity and health of the tissues. Whether you are professional athlete or a recreational athlete, RRT will give you a huge advantage over the competition.


Robyn Pester Physical Therapy | Active Release Techniques | ART | Eugene OR

Active Release Techniques

Active Release Technique (ART) is a patented, state-of-the-art soft tissue system, movement based massage technique that treats problems, tendons, ligaments, fascia and nerves. Back pain, shin splints, shoulder pain, sciatica, plantar fasciitis, knee problems, and tennis elbow are just a few of the many conditions that can be resolved quickly and permanently with ART.


Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Core Stabilization Programs | Eugene OR Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Core Stabilization Programs | Eugene OR

Spine and Sport Rehab Programs

Evidence based rehabilitation programs that are tailored to the individual and their specific functional needs. It is the belief that a functional integrated training and rehab program will most effectively optimize efficient movement patterns; reduce the incidence of injuries, increase stability, balance and overall performance.


Sport Performance Programs

Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Sports Performance Programs | Eugene OR

Sport Performance programs involve state-of-the-art digital analysis, a thorough musculoskeletal screen, and functional training specific to the individual requirements of the sport. Sport programs covered include: running, cycling, throwing athletes and golf. Robyn holds certifications from both NSCA (National Academy of Strength and Conditioning Association) as a certified strength and conditioning specialist and from NASM (National Academy of SportsMedicine) as a certified Sport Performance Enhancement Specialist.


Golf Rehabilitation, Fitness and Performance Programs

Take Your Health & Game to the Next Level

Regardless of whether you have a golf injury or simply want to improve your game, Robyn has the experience and tools necessary to help you realize your specific goals. As a Certified Titleist Performance Golf Fitness Instructor, Licensed Physical Therapist, and Certified Sports and Conditioning Specialist, Robyn is ready to help bring the optimal swing efficiency to your golf game. By combining a medical eye to the golf swing in combination with the TPI golf specific functional movement screen, K-vest 2D and 3D swing analysis, Robyn is able to determine what physical limitations may be contributing to swing faults and stress to your body.

Robyn will then develop a specific program for you which may include: manual therapy, soft tissue mobilization, and a golf fitness program to improve flexibility, balance, core stabilization and strength.

Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Biomechanical Swing Analysis | Eugene OR

Biomechanical Swing Analysis

K-vest Video and 3D Assessment

Robyn is pleased to offer her clients the latest in golf swing analysis with the K-Vest. With three wireless motion sensors that attach to the client’s back, waist and wrist, the K-vest uses Titleist Performance software to capture all of the golfer’s swing, from address, to top of swing, impact and follow through. It allows you to see your swing like never before, compares your swing positions against the best in the PGA and LPGA, and then provides detailed graphs and video that can be shared with your local golf pro.

Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Biomechanical Swing Analysis | Eugene OR


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Real-time Biofeedback Training

The K-Vest software provides for a real-time training mode, which provides visual and auditory feedback to help the golfer FEEL key swing positions and groove the proper muscle memory for an efficient and powerful golf swing.

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TPI Golf Functional Screen

(Titleist Performance Institute)

The TPI golf screen uses the same protocols developed to assess PGA and LPGA players to determine your strengths, weaknesses and imbalances when it comes to your swing mechanics and why certain swing faults may be occurring.

Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | TPI Golf Screen | Eugene OR

TPI Fitness Program

(Titleist Performance Institute)

Based on your TPI screen, Robyn will develop a specific program to decrease stress on your body and improve your golf flexibility, strength, balance, power and performance. She will instruct you in each exercise to insure correct technique and how this relates back to your golf game. You will also be able to log on to the TPI web site to review your program online. Here you can read descriptions and view video of each of the prescribed exercises.

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Runner’s Sport Performance Programs:

Robyn has worked with runners of all levels and has a passion for the biomechanics and rehabilitation of runners. So regardless of whether you want to run your first 5k, get healthy or are an ultramarathoner, Robyn can help prevent injuries and maximize your performance and joy for running. Services include: Dartfish Video Analysis, footwear assessment, manual therapy, and exercise programs including core progressions, flexibility, neuromuscular coordination and strength specific for the demands of running.

Robyn Pester Physical Therapy, Inc. | Running Evaluations | Gait Analysis | Dartfish Video Analysis | Footwear Assessment | Exercise Programs | Eugene OR

Wellness / Fitness Programs

A musculoskeletal screen, gait analysis and medically oriented fitness and corrective exercises to decrease injury and ensure a solid foundation are some of the services Robyn offers to help you launch a successful wellness and fitness program.

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Gait Analysis

Robyn utilizes the state-of-the-art Dartfish video program to analyze walking and running mechanics. Your gait assessment is then combined with a musculoskeletal screen to develop a program to improve strength, flexibility, reduce injuries and optimize your performance.