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Category: Back Pain

A Triathlete’s Road to Recovery

A Triathlete’s Road to Recovery

A Personal Story by Drew Scott, A Professional Triathlete Injuries are almost an inevitable part of one’s journey through life, and this is even more true for competitive athletes. As a professional triathlete, I’ve dealt with several injuries, each of which forced me to take time away from competition. But every injury, while frustrating, has

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Get Out, Get Active

Get Out, Get Active

Woo Hoo, it’s summer!  Boo Hoo – how am I ever going to get some exercise with the kids out of school??? Don’t give up. If you work outside of the home, you deal with this issue year-round. Busy parents have developed all kinds of strategies to make working out work out. Here are some to

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Opioids: a Short Term Fix, a Long Term Problem

Opioids: a Short Term Fix, a Long Term Problem

Getting out of bed in the morning was the worst. If only she had slept better, Marie could have handled those first thirty minutes when every step caused a jolt of pain up her spine. At first, Advil took the edge off, until it didn’t. She had heard about stronger stuff that could really help.

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How Dry Needling Helps

How Dry Needling Helps

At one point during the Bike and Brew festival, a lovely announcer featured our clinic. I was happy about that until I heard her say: “At ALTA Physical Therapy, they do needling, which is the single most painful experience I have ever had.” Just. Great. This was not exactly what we wanted to convey about Trigger

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Align Your Spine

Align Your Spine

Reprinted courtesy of PilatesStyle a Pilates magazine that helps you “Live Life to the Core”. By: Jonathan Oldham, MSPT Edited by: Amanda Altman   As a Pilates teacher and physical therapist, I have observed that the clients who derive the most benefit from Pilates have one thing in common: They are consistent with their practice. But research

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Getting the Max Out of Your Gluteus Maximus

Getting the Max Out of Your Gluteus Maximus

Glutes are important in all lower extremity movement. But half of us are walking around with our glutes turned off. The problem is “sitting disease.” Even if we are active, we probably sit a good chunk of the workday. We may be working, but our glutes are on vacation. The primary role of the glute

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