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Are you an avid cyclist experiencing discomfort along the outside of your thigh, especially during the bottom phase of your
Back Injuries exercise, injection, low back pain, opioids, spinal manipulation
  Low back pain is one of the most common diagnoses seen in Physical Therapy clinics.  In our Boulder Physical
Exercise cardiovascular disease, disease risk, exercise, sleep
In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy offices all of our patients are seeking care at Mend to
cycling bone density, cycling, exercise, osteoporosis, strength training
It is well known that cycling is considered to be a highly beneficial sport for enhancing cardiovascular fitness, yet studies
Running Injuries exercise, running, running injuries, sports performance, strength training
Our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics have written numerous blogs illustrating the benefits of strength training for
Sports Performance creatine, exercise, sports performance, supplements
In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics we are often asked about supplementation by our patients.  The
Exercise aerobic exercise, cardiovascular disease, disease risk, exercise, health benefits, strength training
The vast majority of our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy patients participate in some form of exercise.  Based
Pelvic Health CrossFit, exercise, exercise during pregnancy, pregnancy, women's pelvic health
There has been a significant rise in female participation in crossfit over the past decade, thus increasing the chance that
cycling aerobic training, cycling, exercise, performance
What is Functional Threshold Power (FTP)? FTP is a critical metric in cycling that represents the highest average power output
Knee Injuries exercise, knee injuries, knee pain, meniscal tear
Meniscal tears, either traumatic or degenerative in nature, are a common source of knee pain in patients presenting to our
Running Injury running, running injuries, running injury, strength training
We have written numerous blogs on the benefits of strength training for our Boulder Physical Therapy clinic and Lafayette Physical
cycling core exercises, cycling, exercise, low back pain, strength training
Cycling is a fantastic way to stay active, improve cardiovascular health, and enjoy the great outdoors. However, for some cyclists
Exercise exercise, mobility, sports performance, stretching
In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics we commonly prescribe mobility or stretching exercises to reduce pain
back and leg pain back and leg pain, back pain, physical therapy, treatment
The majority of patients presenting to our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics have used internet search engines
neck pain dry needling, manual therapy, neck pain, spinal manipulation
Waking up with a stiff neck or struggling through the day with persistent neck pain can be incredibly frustrating, not
Knee Injuries ACL surgery, ACL tear, knee pain, MCL tear, return to sport
The ACL is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee.  ACL tears are one of the most common sports
Exercise exercise, exercise prescription, mental health, strength training
I can remember reading the exercise literature over 20 years ago and learning the impact of mental imagery on strength
Exercise exercise, exercise prescription, weight training
In our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics cardio is king for many of our patients.  Although gaining
concussion, Uncategorized ACL injury, ankle sprain, balance, concussion
Concussions are a common injury with an estimated incidence of 600 cases each year for each 100,000 people.  Previous researchers
neck pain exercise, injury prevention, neck pain, strength training
Neck pain is a common condition affecting up to 80% of the population at some point in their lives.  Unfortunately,
Knee Injuries exercise, knee pain, meniscal tear, sports injuries, surgery
The meniscus are found on the inside and outside of each knee.  They provide cushion and stability between the two
Exercise bone density, bone health, exercise, rucking, strength training, walking
Rucking, the straightforward yet powerful exercise of walking with a weighted backpack, uniquely combines the benefits of strength training and
Exercise exercise, exercise prescription, repetitions in reserve, strength training
Strength training participation is increasing as more and more Americans realize the health benefits of this form of exercise.  Current
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