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Boulder is the healthiest place I have practiced as a Physical Therapist with a low prevalence of common chronic diagnoses, such as high blood pressure, obesity, diabetes, or medication use.  In contrast, supplement use is highly prevalent among our fellow Boulder County citizens.  A common question we receive in our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette...

Supplements in general have fallen fall short of expectations with very few demonstrating any significant benefit beyond placebo. One of the. most common questions we currently receive on supplements in our Boulder Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy clinics is on collagen. A key connective tissue in our body, that makes up the majority of...

Nutritional supplements are widely advertised with amazing health claims but few have been able to show true effects beyond placebo or control groups.  In regards to strength training, two have been studied scientifically to draw conclusions on their effectiveness.  Creatine has been shown to improve strength gains and muscle growth among users who are concurrently...