My thanks to one of our start PT aides here at Alpine Physical Therapy, Jen Schuberg, for submitting this awesome and informative article. Go Jen!
As a Montana native, I have always enjoyed what the great outdoors has to offer here: mountain biking, kayaking, tromping about in the Rocky Mountains. Combining my favorite outdoor [...]
Nationally certified lymphedema therapist Emily Herndon, DPT, of Plains Physical Therapy helped educate Fit to Fight participants this week on the risks associated with lymphedema. Lymphedema is an unfortunate consequence of some cancer treatments.
Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid in the interstitial tissue that causes swelling, most often in one or more limbs [...]
Providing specialized women’s health physical therapy requires extra education, experience, and drive to provide passionate and considerate care. Meet women’s health physical therapy expert, [...]
Prediabetes is when a person’s blood glucose levels are higher than normal but not high enough to qualify for a diagnosis of type II diabetes. Individuals with prediabetes are more likely to develop type II diabetes and may have some associated problems already.
Fortunately, prediabetes does not have to turn into type II diabetes. The [...]
Don’t think it doesn’t happen. You’re staring at the computer screen, sitting at a stop light, watching TV. Then next thing you know, your head is jutting forward, kinda like a chicken pecking for its next grain pellet.
Here’s a succinct yet informative bullet list from The PT Project as to why this goofy looking [...]
Having worked as a physical therapist for 10 years, I know how new activities can tax the body. I know the importance of good body mechanics and keeping a spine in the best neutral position. I know that fatigue and not feeling well can create poor posture.
However, as a new mom, my PT mind [...]
Prenatal women often begin to experience pain and joint discomfort during their pregnancy. There are at least three common postural changes we see in prenatal women at Alpine Physical Therapy.
To learn about these postural changes and how physical therapy and specialized exercises are used to help when pain arises, please view this informative interview [...]