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Author: Alena Ryan

5 Myths About Your Shoes and Feet

Is the newsletter loading funny? No worries — CLICK HERE to view it in a mobile friendly edition. 5 Myths About Your Shoes and Feet Running is hard enough, so don’t make it harder. Before you buy your next pair of running or walking shoes, read this. We’re here to bust some myths! Myth #1: Preventing

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CONNECTING THE DOTS 

ISSUE 131 / 2021  CONNECTING THE DOTS  PTs are trained to treat body problems, but pain anywhere in the body might be the tip of the iceberg…  Today I saw Jack. I know Jack because about once a year, his back “goes out”. Here’s how the conversation goes:  “I really screwed up my back. I

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THE DOWNSIDE OF FLEXIBILITY 

ISSUE 130 / 2021  THE DOWNSIDE OF FLEXIBILITY  When you think of the word flexible, does it evoke positive or negative feelings? Flexible usually connotes pliable, adaptable, and fluid, while inflexible often conjures up rigid, unbending or tight. The ideal, of course, would be flexible but strong and stable achieving true Body Nirvana.  So, while

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ISSUE 129 / 2020: In Person or Virtual? Maybe Both!

ISSUE 129 / 2020  In Person or Virtual? Maybe Both! Some folks I know have decided they are never going to shop in person again. Order and pick up is the new way to get groceries. And just like shopping, PT has changed. Virtual physical therapy has quickly moved from a niche offering to mainstream.

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Our Wish for You | Looking Forward with Gratitude

December 2020  Our Wish for You  As the year draws to a close and I reflect on the many losses felt around the world, I think about what keeps each of us going through all the turmoil. What comforts, supports and soothes us? That universal need for human connection – which is central to well-being,

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Positive Physiologic Changes with Masks 

ISSUE 125 / 2020  Positive Physiologic Changes with Masks  Many of us are wearing masks when we step out of the house these days (according to the State of Colorado, we all have to wear masks in public indoor spaces like ALTA). You might have noticed: a piece of material covering your nose and mouth

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