What comes to mind when you think about cancer patients and cancer treatment? Probably not an image of someone standing on the summit of one of North America’s highest mountain peaks.
On August 4th, however, Scott Woods, a 43 year old lung cancer patient who has undergone over two years of intensive chemotherapy, did exactly [...]
Starting anything new can some times feel overwhelming. Knowing this, we’ve carefully outlined the steps needed to help you get started when you need quality physical therapy.
First, we recommend that you get to know about our company, including our professional staff and our programs at Alpine.
Go to www.AlpinePTmissoula.com. Begin by perusing [...]
Exercise physiology is the study of the function of the human body during various exercise conditions. Every exercise routine, sport training program, and therapy guided program to prevent or rehabilitate from injury incorporates a thorough understanding of how the human body adapts to stress.
Given that exercise is one of the most intense stressors to [...]
By Alpine North Clinic Director Angela D. Listug-Vap, DPT, FAAOMPT
I recently saw a commercial for a new drug that reduces bladder incontinence. The commercial ended with a litany of horrible and scary side effects. As a physical therapist I thought, “compare that drug with the side effects of pelvic [...]
Discomfort and other symptoms at work is a warning sign to seek information, advice, and help sooner than later. I could write pages on the subject. Over 2o years as a physical therapist, I have a keen interest in helping workers feel better and actually have a life at the end of the work week.
Alpine Physical Therapy is sought after for its leadership in Pilates-based rehabilitation. Our treatment philosophy is reflected in our extensive certification and use of the Pilates Method. Both of our clinics are fully equipped with Balanced Body reformers and accessories.
Alpine Physical Therapy welcomes Bailey Cooke, Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA). Bailey graduated from Montana School of Massage in 2003 and Roane State Community College in Tennessee as a PTA in 2008. Her interests are in orthopedics, neurological rehabilitation, and improving function and independence in aging adults. Contact [...]
Construction is well underway at Alpine North. Everything is getting buttoned up for phase two of the project. Ultimately, we’ll have 4,300 square feet for our clinic area, offices, treatment rooms, therapy gym, and core studio. A future expansion calls for an additional 1,200 square feet of space to accommodate our projected growth.
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Does this sound familiar? I had a few days of back pain a year ago, but it went away. No big deal. Right?
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 Primal Reflex Release Technique, [...]