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

Telehealth Appointments are Here to Stay

Before the pandemic, telehealth visits were few and far between. While it was an option to have a video call with your doctor, most opted to go in-person. One could argue that telehealth visits lack a personal touch or bedside manner. However, recall a pre-COVID doctor’s visit. Did you have to [...]

Telehealth Appointments are Here to Stay2021-04-06T15:25:22-06:00

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

“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

Physical Therapy for All of Your Exercise Needs

You already know that you can see a physical therapist after surgery: knee or hip replacement, ACL reconstruction, or rotator cuff repairs. However, as physical therapists, we have so much more to offer! We can help you with all of your exercise needs. When should I see a Physical Therapist? As [...]

Physical Therapy for All of Your Exercise Needs2021-04-05T16:17:38-06:00

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
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