First Aid for Sprains and Strains

Sprains and strains are commonplace injuries. They can occur at work, or they can occur on your off-time hiking or lifting weights at the gym. Regardless of when they happen, there are a few tips to follow immediately following one of these injuries to avoid further damage. What is the difference [...]

First Aid for Sprains and Strains2021-07-01T17:15:00-06:00

Exercise in Intense Heat: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?

Summer is here! After all that spring rain, we jumped right into hot, dry weather. If you’re one who’d rather feel the wind in your hair on a run or bike ride, it can be hard to do so if it’s scorching hot outside. The question becomes: should I exercise outside, [...]

Exercise in Intense Heat: Should You, or Shouldn’t You?2021-06-25T09:28:37-06:00

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

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

COVID-19 Update: Mask Wearing Still Required Indoors

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 [...]

COVID-19 Update: Mask Wearing Still Required Indoors2021-04-16T08:54:54-06:00
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