“Physical Therapy” does not stand for “Pain and Torture”

We know that physical therapy sessions aren’t always easy. If they were, we wouldn’t be doing you any good. As therapists, we get teased for this. Rather than “physical therapy,” patients sometimes refer to it as “pain and torture.” Physical Therapy does require work As a patient, it’s important to remember [...]

“Physical Therapy” does not stand for “Pain and Torture”2021-04-05T16:01:02-06:00

Does running cause arthritis pain?

It’s a tale we’ve all heard: if you run too much, your knees will bother you as you age, and it will cause more pain, arthritis, and eventually knee replacements. All that impact and wear-and-tear can’t be good for your knees, especially if you train for long distances. Right? I want [...]

Does running cause arthritis pain?2021-04-05T16:09:49-06:00

Strength Training for Women is Important to Protect Joints and Build Bone Density

It’s less common in the 21st century, but there used to be terminology out there discouraging women from lifting weights. Exercise program marketing would use words like “toned” or “firm” to target what they thought women wanted, while using lots of aerobics with very light weights. This contributed to the misnomer [...]

Strength Training for Women is Important to Protect Joints and Build Bone Density2021-04-20T08:54:45-06:00

TRICARE Thinks Physical Therapy is Valuable so They’re Covering the Whole Cost!

TRICARE, one of the nation's largest insurers, wants their members to get physical therapy for back pain. They think that treating back pain with PT is so important that they're willing to waive the cost to their members. That's a huge deal. When's the last time you remember an insurance company [...]

TRICARE Thinks Physical Therapy is Valuable so They’re Covering the Whole Cost!2021-04-20T09:00:23-06:00

Returning to the Office soon?

Most of us recall March of 2020 quite well. The spread of COVID-19 increased at an alarming rate, and by the middle of March, much of the country was shut down with stay-at-home orders. With it came “work-from-home” for many employees who had never before worked from home. Not everyone had [...]

Returning to the Office soon?2021-04-06T12:11:08-06:00

3 Tips to Break Bad Habits from Lockdown

2020 was a difficult year for everyone. A global pandemic forced everyone into quarantine, which we hoped would only last a few weeks but wound up lasting much longer. As a result, many of us picked up bad habits to help with our stress. However, these habits may contribute to a [...]

3 Tips to Break Bad Habits from Lockdown2021-04-06T12:19:30-06:00

Create the Conditions for a Good Night’s Sleep!

With spring around the corner, we’ll lose an hour of sleep with daylight savings, which occurs on March 14, 2021. It’s always difficult to lose that extra hour of rest and then have to get up in the dark again, when we were just getting used to the sunlight in the [...]

Create the Conditions for a Good Night’s Sleep!2021-04-06T12:28:24-06:00

COVID stress? Take a break and breathe!

Take a Break and Breathe! COVID fatigue is legitimate. Deep breathing can be helpful to manage stress. Practicing deep breathing daily will help you relax and lower stress levels. Take a few minutes with us to breathe! This video will walk you though breathing techniques. If you want more guidance with [...]

COVID stress? Take a break and breathe!2021-04-20T09:11:37-06:00

The Benefits of Dry Needling

Now Offering Dry Needling at our Boulder clinic! Our Boulder Clinical Director, Hali Jones PT, DPT was recently certified through EIM for Level 1 Functional Dry Needling! What is dry needling? Dry needling is an effective form of physical therapy for the treatment of musculoskeletal and neuromuscular conditions. We use thin monofilament needles [...]

The Benefits of Dry Needling2021-04-20T09:35:29-06:00

Foot Strength for Runners

Are you a runner? If you lace up those shoes and head out for a few miles at a time, regardless of your pace, then you are a runner! While great aerobic exercise, running is a repetitive activity that can cause stress or overuse injuries, especially if you’re piling on miles [...]

Foot Strength for Runners2021-04-20T09:45:24-06:00
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