It’s the time of year when many of us take to the yard or the garden. Mowing, trimming, pulling weeds, tending to flowers, watering - maintaining a yard can be back-breaking work. But it doesn’t have to be! Here are a few tips to keep you moving along in all your [...]
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If you’ve been vaccinated for COVID-19, you’re likely trying to reintegrate into the world. While we’re still very much in a pandemic, with Colorado’s eased mask mandates, the state has been opening its doors. If you’re like me, it feels odd to go somewhere without a mask after diligently masking for [...]
Headaches can be a frustrating experience. Some people live with chronic headaches for years, thinking there isn’t much that can be done to help them. To be fair, they can be difficult to treat because so many different things can cause them. Dehydration, caffeine withdrawal, eye strain, or jaw pain can [...]
Governor Polis has eased mask mandates in Colorado! While this is good news for some, it doesn’t mean we’re out of the woods yet. What can I do if I am fully vaccinated? If you’ve been fully vaccinated, you’re now able to walk indoors without a mask in most settings. This [...]
Whether you have a history of ankle sprains or not, it’s important to have strong ankles and calves to prevent injury. When hiking, you travel over varying terrain, which means you need good ankle flexibility but also stability. When running, the power from your stride comes from your calf muscles, known [...]
Low back pain is so prominent in our society that it’s practically its own industry. For example, someone experiences a back injury, either at work or at home. Their first instinct is one of two options: either A) they go to the emergency room if it’s severe, or B) they visit [...]
Cycling is a popular sport in the spring and summer. Picture it: flying down a trail on a bright, sunny day with the wind in your hair. But as soon as you get off the bike, you realize your knee hurts, your back hurts, or your neck hurts. How can you [...]
The global pandemic has been difficult to manage. Stress, anxiety, and depression have led to lack of sleep, which in turn can lead to increased risk of workplace injuries. Most of us recognize that poor sleep makes for a long day. It’s hard to focus and all you can think about [...]
As we try to move past the events of 2020, returning to work will be more difficult for those with long-haul COVID. Some patients who fell ill with COVID-19 will still feel it’s effects long after the acute disease has passed. While one aspect of this may be related to a [...]
Counties Ease Outdoor Mask Wearing Restrictions Earlier this week, several counties in Colorado eased COVID-19 restrictions on mask wearing in outdoor spaces, including Adams and Boulder counties. If you’re outside in a park, you can take off the mask! However, keep a mask handy in case you come into close contact [...]