As we move into another fall and winter with COVID, several Colorado counties have updated their mask mandates. While the summer looked hopeful that we would be able to put the pandemic behind us, new variants and high infection rates say otherwise. Where is masking required? The following counties have indoor [...]
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Orthopedic surgeries have come a long way in the last decade. Knee replacements are so commonplace that many older adults expect to have at least one in their lifetime. A new knee helps to alleviate osteoarthritis pain in the joint, so tasks that were once painful (like ascending stairs or standing [...]
We know there is a lot of variation in how COVID affects people. Some feel like they have a bit of a cold, some feel like they have the flu, and some end up in the hospital. No matter the symptoms, we tend to think that people get sick, they get [...]
Peak Form Medical Clinic staff really enjoyed the friendly competition watching votes come in from 89 people for best Halloween costume. Thanks so much for playing along with us! Best Costume Winners are: Maria Brighton Clinic Costume Winner D'Angelo Boulder Clinic Winner [...]
In Colorado, we’re lucky enough to have sunshine through most of the year. However, we still get days where it’s too cold to walk, run, or cycle outside. On top of that, the “holidays” are coming – Thanksgiving, Hanukah, Christmas – where food is in abundance. Then, the new year inevitably [...]
Every October, the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) celebrates National Physical Therapy Month. As part of the APTA’s “Choose PT” campaign, therapists around the country urge the public to learn more about what physical therapists know and do for our patients. The most recent Choose PT campaign focuses on improving the [...]
COVID has certainly shown us the importance of health as well as how quickly illness can change our lives. While COVID is front and center in most people's thoughts, it isn't the only illness out there that can be life changing. Heart disease, diabetes, strokes and cancer can all be devastating [...]
It’s hard to believe, but we’re in the fall season with no real end in sight of the pandemic. This means many of us are likely still working from home while simultaneously managing the stressors of daily life. Do you find yourself clenching your teeth in stress? It can cause serious [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic changed a lot of things, including our exercise habits. Between stay-at-home orders, gym closures and working from home, activity levels dropped. On top of all that, there were shortages of equipment like dumbbells and bicycles, making staying active difficult. But things looked quite a bit different this summer. [...]
The new school year has begun! It may mean back to school for you or your kids. While there are elements of remote learning still out there, many schools are back in-person. Recall the days when you left for school and had to carry everything with you: notebooks, pens or pencils, [...]