Category: Exercise

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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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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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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Staying Healthy As We Age

Staying Healthy As We Age: The Importance of Physical Activity

May 10th, 2020

It’s pretty common to be less active the older we get, but if we want to remain as healthy as possible, we must incorporate as much physical activity into our daily lives as we can! Thankfully there are many easy ways to increase your levels of activity that most people can include in their every

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How Stella Got Her Groove Back

April 27th, 2020

Could A Herniated Disc

Could A Herniated Disc Be The Underlying Cause of Your Back Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help

April 15th, 2020

Have you ever felt the sensation that an electric shock is going from your lower back to your legs? Ever experience weakness in your muscles or numbness in your arms and legs? If you’ve answered yes to either of those questions, it’s time to schedule your free consultation with our office to see a physical

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Increase Core Strength

How to Improve Your Balance By Increasing Your Core Strength

January 10th, 2020

The relationship between core strength and balance is something that has been widely discussed within the physical therapy field for several years. Your trunk contains multiple core muscles that work to prevent physically limiting conditions, such injuries, lower back pain, or balance and gait disorders. When your core is strong, it helps keep you upright

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