Phone: 303-444-8707 | 2955 Baseline Road Boulder, Colorado 80303 | Email: info@altatherapies.com

Author: ben

When Protection Becomes a Problem 

When Protection Becomes a Problem  Barb saw the truck in the rear-view mirror and braced. Her hands gripped the wheel, every muscle in her body was tense when the truck hit. After three months, those muscles still haven’t let go-she feels a stiffness or tightness that no amount of stretching eliminates.  When Barb saw the

Read More »

RELAX – YOU’VE GOT THIS! 

RELAX – YOU’VE GOT THIS!  APRIL 2020  Every time I got in the car, I started humming. For months after my son died, it was the same simple lullaby. I sang my way through Driver’s Ed too, sweaty palms gripping the wheel and Ooh Child (Things are Gonna Get Easier) playing over and over in

Read More »

ICY CONDITIONS – KEEP CALM & WADDLE ON 

February 2020  ICY CONDITIONS – KEEP CALM & WADDLE ON  Snowfall in Boulder this year is nearly double normal, and that means you’ll be navigating treacherous terrain just getting around. It feels like the right time to share an article we wrote in 2015 about staying upright while walking on ice. Keep calm and waddle

Read More »

THREE WAYS TO BEAT THOSE WINTER BLUES 

THREE WAYS TO BEAT THOSE WINTER BLUES  In December I said, who cares? No time to exercise, lots of parties and too much good food everywhere I turn. Now it’s January and I say “What the#%&@ was I thinking?”  And baby, it’s cold outside. I want to just pull the covers over my eyes and

Read More »

Five Exercise Myths That Could Affect Your Health 

December 2019  Five Exercise Myths That Could Affect Your Health  Yes, we work on body problems. But we can never ignore how the mind – and some common myths – create a self-fulfilling prophecy.  If you think running is only for the under 50 crowd, or that a little noise in your joints portends future

Read More »

Experienced PTA Joins ALTA – Meet Laura 

November 2019  Experienced PTA Joins ALTA – Meet Laura  ALTA PT is thrilled to welcome  Laura Cummings, PTA to our  team of therapists. Laura is a life  long learner with a varied and  extensive skill set. Not only is  she trained as a Cranio-sacral  therapist and certified as a yoga  instructor, but Laura has loved 

Read More »