Category: Pain Free

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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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Reaching out to say Hello

April 16th, 2020

We wanted to send out a quick message to our current and past patients to let you know we are thinking about you during this difficult time.  Stay safe and healthy and we hope to see you all again in the clinic soon.

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Get Your Hip and Knee Joints Moving Again with These 5 At-Home Exercises

April 20th, 2020

Are your hips and knees feeling stiff, achy, or even painful? Noticing more discomfort in your joints when standing up and moving around? If so, you’re not alone. This quarantine has taken a toll on many people’s bodies, as it has become much more difficult to maintain the same levels of physical activity at home.

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Neck Pain, Back Pain, Joint Pain: Why Physical Therapy Is Your Best Option For Treatment

June 20th, 2020

Physical therapy is an extremely beneficial kind of treatment that offers solutions to many of the most common types of pain. The problem? Most people don’t realize the benefits of physical therapy, or even know that the pain they’re experiencing can be alleviated by seeing a physical therapist! Read the list below. If you’re experiencing

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Congratulations to 4 of our PTs!

December 16th, 2019

Congratulations to Mark Andersen-Nissen, Joshua Orton, Kelsy Rayl, and Dan Stoot for becoming Certified Orthopedic Manipulative Therapists (COMT) this month! This certification emphasizes clinical decision-making, advanced orthopedic clinical practice, advanced assessment and treatment techniques, and effective treatment progression. PTIS believes that by investing in ongoing education for our therapists we can provide better outcomes and

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Nutrition Tips To Decrease Pain

Nutrition Tips To Decrease Pain and Inflammation

May 20th, 2020

Nutrition plays a crucial role in preventing and eliminating pain and inflammation in the body. It’s important to understand what pain and inflammation are, the causes and symptoms, and how both nutrition and physical therapy can help. If you’re experiencing pain and inflammation in your joints, the cause could be more obvious than you think.

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