Clinic News (Blog)

Lazy Summer or Deconditioning?

August 3rd, 2020

The weather is hot, the gym is closed, and you’ve been relaxing – enjoying the lazy, hazy days of summer. Taking a day off here and there is no problem, but if you’ve been consistently missing your regular run, bike ride, or gym session and notice some aches and pains showing up, you might have

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Get Physical Therapy First

August 10th, 2020

Because of the closures of physician’s offices, stoppages of elective surgeries, and social distancing guidelines resulting from COVID-19, many people with pain or joint issues have had appointments or surgeries delayed. If you’re one of them and you haven’t seen your PT yet, you should. Here are some reasons why: Early PT leads to better

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Why You Need a Physical Therapist on Your Healthcare Team

July 10th, 2020

With health in sharp focus as a result of the pandemic, now may be a good time to look at the team of experts you have in place and see if there are any improvements you could make. You probably have a family doctor, dentist, and optometrist. Maybe you have some specialist physicians, a trainer,

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Is Stretching a Real Form of Exercise

Fitness with a side of dysfunction?

June 15th, 2020

This time of year, many people are focused on fitness so it’s worth taking a look at what fitness really means. The dictionary defines fit as “sound physically and mentally, healthy.” Using that definition, many “fitness” routines fall short of the goal. If you don’t enjoy running and dread every workout, you’re probably falling short

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A Moment of Zen with Jordan Couchon (See Video)

May 29th, 2020

4 Ways Physical Therapist Manage Pain

May 28th, 2020

Physical therapy is among the safe and effective alternatives to opioids recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for the management of most non-cancer related pain. Whereas opioids only mask the sensation of pain, physical therapists treat pain through movement, hands-on care, exercise, and patient education. Here’s how physical therapists manage pain: 1. Exercise. A

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Colorado is a Direct Access state…

May 25th, 2020

Did you know that you can get treatment from a physical therapist without a referral from your doctor? This is known Direct Access and it allows you to get the right physical therapy care at the right time. For patients who experience pain and injury, Direct Access has been shown to save a substantial amount

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9 Things Your Physical Therapist Wants You To Know About Aging Well

May 22nd, 2020

We can’t stop time. But with the right type and amount of physical activity, we can help stave off many age-related health problems and live life to its fullest. Physical therapists are movement experts who can help you optimize quality of life through prescribed exercise, hands-on care, and patient education. Here are 9 things physical

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