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Getting the Most out of Stretching

Getting the Most out of Stretching

Stretching is a buzz word we hear thrown around everywhere. In the gym, on the mountain, or even in friendly conversation. I need to “stretch” more. I’m not “flexible.” I feel “tight” today. But what does this actually mean? Let’s start at the beginning.What is stretching?In its most basic form, stretching is taking a muscle to itsRead More…

Perfectly Fitting Your Back Pack

Perfectly Fitting Your Back Pack

The snow is finally receding and dry weather appears to be here, maybe …….but backpacking season has certainly arrived. Here are some hints on properly fitting your pack for a great season of getting into the backcountry that is not followed by a visit to the MD or Physical Therapy secondary to neck pain from the strapsRead More…

Returning to Running After ACL Surgery

Returning to Running After ACL Surgery

ACL tears are one of the most common knee injuries sustained while skiing. With the heavy snow, good skiing, and epic power days this year, I’m sure there was no shortage of knee injuries. While I hope everyone had a safe and healthy season, I know some individuals’ ski seasons ended in a less thanRead More…

Pelvic Floor Talk (Wednesday June 27th)

Pelvic Floor Talk (Wednesday June 27th)

Learn More About Pelvic Floor Where: Melvin Brewery in Alpine, WY When: Thursday June 27th, 6:30 pm Are you tired of I-Pee-Aing your pants? Come to Melvin Brewery in Alpine, WY on June 27th to learn more about how a pelvic floor physical therapist can help you with urinary and fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse,Read More…

Back Pain Talk (Wednesday June 12th 5:30PM)

Back Pain Talk (Wednesday June 12th 5:30PM)

Learn all About Back Pain! Where: Four Pines Physical Therapy Alpine Clinic (next to Subway) When: Wednesday June 12th 5:30PM Our experienced physical therapists will cover common causes of back pain and what symptoms are associated with different kinds of back pain.  We will also teach strategies for healing back pain. There will be discussion ofRead More…

Spring Time Running

Spring Time Running

The sun is out, the snowbanks are receding, and the ice is melting off your favorite running paths and trails! After a long, cold, snowy winter you are ready to lace up your running shoes again. The only problem is that the last time you ran was November. So, although you are brimming with excitement to hitRead More…

Sleep Deprived? Don’t Worry You’re Not Alone.

Sleep Deprived?   Don’t Worry You’re Not Alone.

According to the CDC, more than a third of American adults are not getting the recommended 7 hours of sleep on a regular basis. Sleep deprivation is associated with an increased risk of developing high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, mental stress, obesity, and diabetes.  Sometimes, we just can’t get 7 hours, but what about thoseRead More…

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