One of our Physical Therapists’, Angela Listug-Vap, is attending the annual American Academy of Orthopedic Physical Therapists (AAOMPT) conference in San Antonio. She will be blogging for the next week on up-to-date topics being discussed by some of the top Physical Therapists in the nation.
It is obvious to all of us that our Primary [...]
History will remember this momentous feat. Over the course of three intense days, Alpine’s PTs are immersing themselves in the rigors of attaining Level 1 Pilates Reformer certification through Balanced Body Pilates.
In a room where all eight of our physical therapists seek to take our treatment skills to a higher level, the energy is [...]
Alpine Physical Therapy is a pipeline for the newest and most effective physical therapy treatment approaches. Although Montana only requires 20 contact hours every two years of continuing education to maintain physical therapy licensure, our PTs far surpass that requirement every year.
The shear volume of advanced course work undertaken by our team of eight [...]
It might not be as dangerous as commercial fishing in Alaska, but soccer has its share of players on the injured list. Knowing prevention strategies is vital to reducing injuries among soccer players. And if an injury should occur, knowing steps you can take toward recovery is paramount.
Join soccer enthusiast and sports physical therapist [...]
Feeling lucky? You may well be, particularly if you’ve never had back pain that kept you from doing the things you enjoy. Fully eighty percent of people in industrialized nations will at some time experience back pain that limits work or play. If you’re in the 20 percent that hasn’t had back pain, take a [...]
Join Sam Schoeneman, a physical therapist and Certified Pilates Instructor at Alpine Physical Therapy in Missoula, Montana, as she explains and demonstrates the benefits and effectiveness of Pilates-Based Rehabilitation.
Here’s what one of our customers had to say about the effectiveness of Pilates:
“I used to hike 10 to 15 miles easily, [...]
Quite frankly, the only good thing about pain is when it goes away. The faster, the better. That’s why we’ve embraced an entirely new technology at Alpine, one that speeds pain relief. It’s called Pain Reflex Release Technique, or PRRT for short.
Developed by physical therapist, John Iams, this new form of treatment gets quickly [...]
Join Brent Dodge, PT, OCS, CMPT, CSCS in a key interview with Dr. Randale Sechrest, MD on The Physical Therapist’s Role in Treating Neck Pain.
For more information on neck pain, read A Patient’s Guide to Neck Pain in the Patient Resources section of our website by clicking here.
Now even physical therapists up in the great north country of Missoula, Montana, have joined the Web 2.0 revolution. We too are keen on interacting with our current and future clients in a healthy, interactive, and ongoing basis.
Our first step into the Web 2.0 waters was the development of our information-rich website, complete with [...]
For the following blog entry, I express thanks to Lindsy Olson who recently interned at Alpine and who just completed her Doctorate at University of Montana’s School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.
With the recent nice change in weather here in Missoula, it is that time of year for “spring cleaning”, both indoors [...]