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The Most Important Part of a Workout

Warm up exercises are crucial to any sport or fitness program and should precede every exercise session. This component of the work out is the most important part and, if done correctly, will reduce risk of injury and improve overall movement quality. A proactive approach should be used in the warm up to improve strength, […]

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Are you Drinking Enough Water?

Drinking water is crucial to staying healthy and maintaining the function of every system in your body, including your heart, brain, digestion and muscles. Water acts a lubricant, shock absorber, building material and solvent. Water is essential for body temperature regulation through sweat, nutrient transport, waste product removal, and maintaining fluid balance. In the summer […]

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Mobile Devices Aging the Spine, Causing Headaches

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re […]

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The Season of Giving

This time of year we look for ways to give back. Some do that locally and some try a more global approach. When I look at charities to donate time or money to, I  look for a few factors How much of my donation goes directly toward what I am supporting How much goes to […]

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Physical Therapy’s Scope of Practice Extends Beyond Aches and Pains

Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve sprained an ankle or developed tennis elbow, but what about when you need to boost your mood? Though highly skilled in methods that improve mobility and reduce pain following an injury, physical therapists can also play a key role in improving a patient’s mental health. Exercise, a […]

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Vertigo is Not Always Just Crystal Related

What's wrong with self treating? This video gives some great information in regards to Crystal related BBPV only. This means that if crystals have been Knocked loose and travel into the Canal from the Utricle, It can help Immensely. When we as healthcare providers start isolated a disease process to one option only, We can […]

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The American Healthcare Act Failed, Now What?

Many people are discouraged by what has happened since the Affordable Care Act was passed in 2010. Most don't know enough about what was going on in healthcare prior to that to really have fact based opinions. What we all know is that change is needed, but how do we get there? How do we […]

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Think of Food as Medicine

Food as Medicine "Let Food be thy medicine and medicine thy food." -Hippocrates Before we had a medication to treat every condition, we had food. When is the last time you went to the doctor's office and were prescribed food to treat an ailment? Don't get me wrong, we have made many incredible advancements in […]

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Preventative Rehabilitation for Hiking

Prehab for hiking It's getting warmer, the snow is melting, and the days are getting longer. Winter is coming to an end (hopefully) and spring and summer are upon us. For some Coloradans, that means heading to the mountains to hike and explore the endless miles of beautiful trails this state has to offer. Some […]

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Preventative Rehabilitation for Orthopedic Surgeries

Prehab: It's not a typo for rehab. You may have heard the term being tossed around by orthopedic doctors and rehab professionals. Prehab, an abbreviation for preventative rehabilitation, is the use of rehabilitation principles and strength training prior to any actual injury. Prehab can also be used to improve strength and endurance prior to a […]

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