It’s getting hot out there! With temperatures rising again it is important to remember to monitor yourself and those around you for symptoms related to dehydration and excessive heat. Don’t let the heat keep you from activity, just keep a few things in mind when you are outdoors. – Make the effort to get out […]
Do you suffer from knee, neck, or arm pain after a long bike ride? Does your bike fit you properly? And after a professional fitting do you still have muscle or joint pain? You may be suffering from a muscle imbalance. Your knee or neck pain may be secondary to muscle inhibition or protective compensation. […]
10 Exercises to do in the Pool Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improve your flexibility. The water also provides resistance to movements, which helps […]
We want to let you know of the events we have coming up! Open Streets is Sunday June 7th, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This will be on Elizabeth St. from Overland to Shields. We will be offering free consultations at this event! Feel free to come out and enjoy everything that is being offered […]
With summer vacations coming up on the horizon, families will be inundated with sport injury information. Prevention is a number one priority as young athletes and weekend warriors head out to the courts, tracks, pools and fields of choice. There is a wealth of information on how to warm up, stretch or prepare for sport […]
Stress can sneak up on you when you least expect it. Someone cutting you off in traffic, running late to an appointment or a child needing to be picked up unexpectedly. These can all add up to make you react inappropriately. To balance these reactions and to help you respond with more civility, consider trying […]
Improper lifting technique can cause neck, shoulder and back pain and possibly even more serious injuries. Learning the proper way to lift will help you minimize the risk of pain and injury. o Plan ahead before lifting heavy objects. Make sure you have a clear path. This will help you avoid any awkward or sudden […]
Osteoporosis/Osteopenia Are you trying to figure out which exercise program will work for you if you have been diagnosed with Osteoporosis or Osteopenia? Studies show that weight bearing activities promote bone strength. But what activities can promote bone strength without causing chances for compression fractures or bone loss? Have you considered Yoga? Yoga requires no […]
In northern Colorado, only 7% of first time back pain patients are referred to Physical Therapy. A referral to physical therapy is significant in resolving pain and learning what to do, or not do, to decrease recurrence. Northern Colorado is in the 99 percentile for back surgery!
A recent study, conducted over 12 years, concludes that more than twice as many deaths result from physical inactivity than from obesity. This study concludes that even small changes in physical activity level can significantly improve life expectancy, regardless of changes to BMI.