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Running Injuries injury risk, prevention, risk factor, running, running injuries
The running season may be winding down, but that doesn’t mean you should stop exercising. Though you might not be
Women's Health pelvic health, women's health
What is GSM? Genitourinary syndrome of menopause is a relatively new term that describes various signs and symptoms associated with
Knee Injuries eccentric exercise, exercise, knee injury, patellar
Patellar tendinopathy is a painful condition along the tendon below the knee cap commonly diagnosed in jumping or bounding athletes. 
Knee Injuries injection, patellar tendinopathy, PRP, tendon pain
Platelet Rich Plasma continues to gain in popularity for the treatment of a variety of musculoskeletal conditions.  Currently, the clinical
Pelvic organ prolapse (or “POP”) occurs when the muscles and connective tissues that support pelvic organs weaken causing descent of
Pelvic Health abdominal mobilization, abdominal pain, constipation, pelvic health
Constipation abdominal pain can be incredibly uncomfortable, affecting your daily life and ultimately keeping you from doing the things you
Back Injuries direct access, low back pain, physical therapy, treatment
In Colorado patients have direct access to their Physical Therapist and do not require a physician referral to begin treatment. 
sports injuries ACL, ACL injury, sports injuries, surgery
ACL injuries are one of the most common sports injuries seen in our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy
Exercise bone density, exercise, osteopenia, osteoporosis, strength training
In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics we commonly receive questions on the benefits of exercise on
general physical therapy physical therapy, prognosis, treatment
Physical Therapy is an incredible profession allowing our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinicians to help patients achieve
cycling cycling, knee injury, knee pain, patellofemoral pain, treatment
Cycling is a very popular outdoor activity in Colorado and one of the most common reasons cyclists are seen at
Uncategorized biofeedback, exercise, male pelvic health, pelvic health
What is Biofeedback for the Pelvic Floor? Our Boulder and Lafayette clinics now offer surface EMG biofeedback for pelvic muscle
general physical therapy nutrition, physical therapy, supplements
Boulder is the healthiest place I have practiced as a Physical Therapist with a low prevalence of common chronic diagnoses,
A Guide to Returning to Running After Knee Injury or Surgery A common question we receive from patients at our
Pelvic Health exercise, incontinence, kegels, pelvic health, pregnancy
A common question we discuss in our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics regards Kegels.  First and foremost,
Pelvic Health aerobic exercise, erectile dysfunction, male pelvic health, pelvic health
A new study published in the Journal of Sexual Medicine in October 2023 shows aerobic activity can be just as
Exercise balance, falls, hiking, injury prevention, prevention
Anyone who has participated in hiking in Colorado knows that it is difficult to trek anywhere without significant elevation change. 
Exercise aerobic exercise, exercise prescription, HIIT, interval training
Interval training has been well-researched over the years and there is considerable evidence to show that interval training can provide
Exercise cold water immersion, exercise, strength training
The utilization of cold temperatures whether in the form of air temperature, water immersion, or ice baths after exercise is
Wrist strategy for maintaining balance in a handstand The handstand is a unique position that requires placing one’s entire weight
Exercise exercise, exercise pre
Exercise remains one of the most powerful interventions available to improve mental, emotional, and physical health, as well as, increase
Vestibular balance, dizziness, vertigo, Vestibular
Authors estimate up to 15% of Americans suffer from dizziness.  There are multiple causes of dizziness and symptoms should be
Pelvic Health exercise during pregnancy, low back pain, post-partum, pregnancy
Is low back pain delaying your ability to get back to postpartum exercise? Your pelvic girdle and pelvic floor muscles
climbing climbing, exercise, rock climbing, strength training
Introduction Climbing is a physically demanding and exhilarating sport that requires a combination of strength, balance, coordination, and flexibility. Unfortunately,