Take it from a certified ergonomic specialist. When it comes to pushing through pain while computing, you need to ask the big questions.
Years ago, Cheyene Rivers, owner of Missoula-based ErgoWellness, didn’t know the questions to ask. Resultantly, she pushed through the pain on her quest to meet deadlines. Now she continues to pay [...]
Here’s another handful of helpful tips from Cheyene Rivers, owner of Missoula’s resource for office ergonomics, ErgoWellness.
Let’s get moving! When seated at a computer it is important to have good posture and to feel totally relaxed in your shoulders. Keep things within easy reach. Place your mouse close to your keyboard, and make [...]
Talk about startling statistics. Check this out.
According to Google Keyword Search, Missoula searches for relief of carpal tunnel syndrome 27,100 times per month! The data show that local folks want to know what exercises to do for carpal tunnel. In fact they make 9,900 searches each month for exercises that address carpal tunnel syndrome. [...]
Computer workers . . . this blog’s for you. Your health will be merrier when you consider the advise posted here by Cheyene Rivers, owner of ErgoWellness, Missoula’s resource for office ergonomics.
Support your body with proper nutrition and drink plenty of water. We should all be drinking half of our body weight in [...]
As the exclusive annual physical therapy sponsors of the Missoula Marathon, Alpine Physical Therapy continues to be a resource to all participants. As such, we were compelled to provide this write up, especially for those considering next year’s race.
In the following link, researchers did tests on a select group of runners. They found that [...]
The fitness world has been blitzed by the discovery of the “core.” However, it is not a new concept. It’s popularity likely relates to extensive research of late, leading to its profound acceptance.
To most though, the mystery remains; What truly is the “core?” Many think it is simply the abdominals, but it involves more [...]
Runners beware. That’s the strong recommendation regarding the use of common anti-inflammatory medication taken on race day. They play havoc on the kidneys.
At Alpine Physical Therapy, we work with a lot of people who run, including participants of the annual Missoula Marathon. Thus, we felt it was good medicine to pass this important information [...]
Being one of the 4 main sponsors of the Prep Game of the week is a thrill . . . and an honor. Because we work with area schools and students, it fits that we provide this sponsorship for the Prep Game of the Week. And what a blast it is to be part [...]
All work and no play makes for a stressed-out office worker. Without a break, stress builds; tensions mount. Add a tincture of a heated deadline, and you have the perfect concoction for a worker on the brink of a stress-induced injury or illness.
Before stress squeezes you in and presses you down, take a vacation. [...]
I know. I wondered too. Is it farther or further! Anyone who lives beyond 50 is certainly further down the road. And that’s why it’s vital that people in this category learn strategies to help them live longer and healthier. Thus the title
October was National Physical Therapy Month. The theme delivered by the American [...]