The Mulligan approach

Gary Gales, DPT, CMP of Alpine Physical Therapy for 11 years recently earned international certification as a Certified Mulligan Concept Practitioner (CMP). Having attained this advanced training, Gary expertly applies hands on care using the Mulligan approach to help patients move and feel better. Notably, Gary is one of two Mulligan Concept Practitioners in the Missoula area. Continue reading The Mulligan approach

A recent article from Spine

Special thanks to star physical therapist Brace Hayden, DPT, CSCS of Alpine Physical Therapy for providing this write up on a recent article from Spine. ************ Low back pain with radiating leg pain or sciatica is a common problem in the United States and often highly expensive to manage. Conservative treatment by general medical practitioners, or the non-surgical Continue reading A recent article from Spine

Alpine Physical Therapy Announces our New Oncology Program

We’d like to announce the Oncology Rehab Program at Alpine Physical Therapy. Our team, which includes Josie Sweeney, DPT, Antara Quinones DPT, CLT-LANA, and Jessica Kehoe DPT, want to bring to everyone’s attention that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month.  We will surely all see lots of pink stuff this month in sports and in Continue reading Alpine Physical Therapy Announces our New Oncology Program

Alpine PT Introduces Mary Mischke, PT, DPT, OCS

Mary Mischke, PT, DPT, OCS has joined Alpine Physical Therapy, enlarging our team to 18 physical therapists. Mary graduated from Duke University with her Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2010. Mischke is a board-certified orthopedic clinical specialist and is certified in applied functional science. Her specialty areas include general orthopedics, female athletes, running injuries and prevention, Continue reading Alpine PT Introduces Mary Mischke, PT, DPT, OCS

Kristi Moore Completes Dance Medicine Rehabilitation Certification

Kristi Moore, MSPT of Alpine Physical Therapy completed her Dance Medicine Rehabilitation Certification in September 2015 through Westside Dance Physical Therapy in New York City.  Kristi is the only physical therapist in Montana to complete this level of education specific to dancers.  She is excited to bring her specialty to Missoula’s dance community and provide Continue reading Kristi Moore Completes Dance Medicine Rehabilitation Certification

Guest Chiropractor Shares Insights for Improved Health

Special thanks to Dr. Liz Walker of Primal Practice for sharing her insights on the work she does to help patients on their health journey   ***********   As a chiropractor I hear many reasons why people don’t believe in chiropractic. One of them is that there are no scientific studies to prove that adjustments Continue reading Guest Chiropractor Shares Insights for Improved Health

Alpine Congratulates Antara Quinones on Certification

Antara Quinones, doctor of physical therapy, of Alpine Physical Therapy earned her certification with the Lymphedema Association of North America as a certified lymphedema therapist in August 2015. By completing the 135 hours of coursework and her national board exam, she is qualified to treat a host of patients with edema issues, including those affected by cancer treatment, venous Continue reading Alpine Congratulates Antara Quinones on Certification

Kick the Tires of Your Physical Therapist

Know that choosing a physical therapist is first and foremost your choice. So take some time to kick a few tires before simply “going to PT.” All legally practicing physical therapists in Montana are licensed. That’s great. And there are a lot of quality PTs out there. Some, however, have gone the extra mile to Continue reading Kick the Tires of Your Physical Therapist

Alpine Physical Therapy’s “C-Leaguered” Summer Soccer Team Kicked Grass!

Fortunately, for Alpine PT’s ‘C-Leaguered’ soccer team, the season over. This year was not your typical 9 weeks of after-work-recreational fun with co-workers and friends. Alpine’s team had an inordinate amount of challenges: a multitude of injuries, a mid-season divorce between two team mates, a red card for fighting, and more losses than wins. As Continue reading Alpine Physical Therapy’s “C-Leaguered” Summer Soccer Team Kicked Grass!

Alpine Physical Therapy Extends its Reach to Dancers In Western Montana

Kristi Moore, MSPT just completed the course work portion of her Dance Medicine Rehabilitation certification in New York City with Westside Dance Physical Therapy.  She will complete the certification process by August 1, 2015.  She is excited to bring her specific knowledge about dancers back to Missoula’s dance community.  These last 2 modules covered dancers throughout Continue reading Alpine Physical Therapy Extends its Reach to Dancers In Western Montana