What is your endeavor?
Recovery from Injury & Pain – Physical Therapy +
Recover, Restore and Regain your capacities and functions by focusing on the whole body and breath’s role in healing rather than just on pain relief for results that count.
Hikers, Backpackers & Trail Runners –
What does your adventure require of you? What do you want to achieve? Training to your specific needs is possible with a targeted program.
Search & Rescue –
Health & Fitness
Tactical Athletes require special services to be at their best with every call. Health and Fitness requires good mobility, breathing & recovery.
Hi, I’m Shawn M. Flot, MPT, Oxygen Advantage Instructor, &
Functional Movement Specialist
Who I am, and why I want to help you heal and live&play with your greatest capacities.
As a physical therapist for 30 years, I believe I can offer you the best tailored program that is meaningful, progressive and successful in achieving the goals you are setting to heal, upgrade your fitness or accomplish what you desire. It takes someone to champion what you want, belief it’s possible, and have the experience and wisdom to give you the skills and progressive means to succeed.
I believe the capacities to heal, further fitness ranges and perform at high levels is all within everybody. Often these are hidden, and just takes the right ways to open those doors so you can walk over the threshold into new possibilities. Let’s see if we can work together to get you where you want to go!
To experience your greatest range of possibilities
Achieving YOUR Goals
Performing at your best in life does not have to be an extreme event.
It’s about being your best with the capacities you develop and
build up with a healthy foundation in breathing and movement.
ARTICLES & INSIGHTS
Recently a prolific content producer on backpacking had a series of incidents that led to, in my observation, a cascade of the body’s inability to adapt well and heal itself. A myriad of symptoms have presented themselves that in his video published as a health update, he stated he is receiving medical care, they are […]
30 functions of the Nose Promotes Relaxation & Balancing the Nervous System Nasal breathing has a naturally greater resistance than mouth breathing to how air enters and exits the body. This promotes a slower breathing rate, a lower breath with greater recruitment of the diaphragm and brings about balancing nervous system’s response to activities of […]
If you did one thing to dramatically impact your whole body-mind’s health and fitness – make nasal breathing a priority. According to leading experts in the fields of ear/nose/throat, cardiopulmonary, psychiatry and physical rehabilitative health care, nasal breathing is by far the most impactful natural action one can incorporate to positively impact their health and […]
Don’t get me wrong. Physical Activity and Exercise have incredible benefits…..when done in synch within your capacities to respond and adapt positively to a demand, or load (used in scientific literature as a measure of “workload”). The benefits of physical activity and exercise are well documented as investigators compare these to inactive, or sedentary, lifestyles. […]
Explore this essential value from someone who has been around a while. I’ve been around a while in the arena of health, fitness, performance, and wellness. And I’ve come to realize many things. HealthSpan is the time having the capacity of wholesome balanced body and mind that is maintained over a period of time. Often […]
Do you believe that your need to breathe is because you need more oxygen? Well, actually oxygen is so readily available AND your body’s response to low oxygen doesn’t occur until you reach very low levels of oxygen in the blood. The real stimulus to breathe from your body’s intelligence and actions is due to […]
No, but your tell yourself that. The honest answer that will actually deliver help is to acknowledge – “I am not able to find a way to take care of myself right now.” And saying this with honesty and compassion, rather than from judgement, or shoulds, will potentially lead you in a different direction that […]
Breathing is based on the ability to exchange gases. This exchange is accomplished by pressure and fluid dynamics. The vital exchange of what is in the outside air, and the process of those essential ingredients for you to survive, AND to live efficiently in all activities you do. Health doesn’t happen. Health is a uncovering […]
What do you want to do?
Climb to new heights with your health.
Find out how mobility, movement and breathing
can elevate your capacity to do what you want to do!
Here’s why you’ll love working with Shawn
30 years of clinical experience.
37 years of exercise science & physiology, health physiology
A dedication to provide the best possible care to each person who wants his assistance.
With these credentials:
Beyond his Masters in Physical Therapy, he is certified in two distinctive systems founded in the principles of health and the body’s capacities to heal, sustain balance and adapt in performance. These organizations have existed for over 20 years with humble and honest founders who are first and foremost practitioners in their expertise. They strive to use science, be tested by science, and hone their craft to evolve the potential of human capacity. I feel very fortunate to be certified in these sound methods and practices to support my client’s heal, access their health and expand their horizons of fitness and performance.
The Oxygen Advantage
Functional Movement Systems
Here’s what people are saying
Whether you are seeking help with your pain & injury recovery, your practice of exercising your capacities, or class/course/workshop opportunities, there are many avenues you can explore your potential and benefit from working with me.
“Throughout the years I have seen Shawn as a Physical Therapist for many challenges within my body and mind. What I loved about our recent time together was the profound benefits of including the Oxygen Advantage concepts into my practice, exercise and daily routine that have released tension patterns that kept me from my true power.
“Shawn commands a profoundly deep knowledge of the body, in both, Western and Eastern Medicine and how it works with the body, breath & mind. These, coupled with his grounded presence and compassion makes him, in my opinion, the best PT in the area.”
Dr. Scott Blossom
Honored to serve active people in Southern Oregon & Northern California
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