Tips for Doing Yard Work without the Back Breaking Strain

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 [...]

Tips for Doing Yard Work without the Back Breaking Strain2021-06-09T14:13:57-06:00

A Reflection on Re-Entering the World Post Vaccination

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 [...]

A Reflection on Re-Entering the World Post Vaccination2021-06-02T12:03:33-06:00

Can Physical Therapy Help with Headaches?

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 [...]

Can Physical Therapy Help with Headaches?2021-05-18T15:35:09-06:00

COVID-19 Vaccinations Bring Changing Mask Mandates

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 [...]

COVID-19 Vaccinations Bring Changing Mask Mandates2021-05-26T16:22:04-06:00

How to Build Calf Strength for Running and Hiking

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 [...]

How to Build Calf Strength for Running and Hiking2021-05-24T13:14:06-06:00

Two Exercises to Strengthen Your Core and Relieve Back Pain

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 [...]

Two Exercises to Strengthen Your Core and Relieve Back Pain2021-05-10T14:05:21-06:00

Get Outside and Ride Your Bike! 4 Tips to Prevent Cycling Injuries

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 [...]

Get Outside and Ride Your Bike! 4 Tips to Prevent Cycling Injuries2021-05-04T12:25:29-06:00

Lack of Sleep Increases Workplace Injury Rates

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 [...]

Lack of Sleep Increases Workplace Injury Rates2021-04-20T08:50:30-06:00

Long Haul COVID-19 Survivors and Returning to Work

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 [...]

Long Haul COVID-19 Survivors and Returning to Work2021-04-13T16:39:22-06:00

Aiming for a Big Physical Change? Take Small Steps

If you are aiming for a big physical change, it’s best to take small steps towards your goal. Did you make a New Year’s Resolution in January to lose weight, only to have it drop off your radar by February? If so, you’re not alone! New Year’s Resolutions for big physical [...]

Aiming for a Big Physical Change? Take Small Steps2021-04-06T14:55:10-06:00
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