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

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

“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

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
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