Archive for July 2017

Balancing Activities

How well you keep our balance now, in midlife, can protect you from what lies ahead. One in three adults, over the age of 65, take a serious fall each year. Avoiding falls, means a longer life! One of the best ways to prevent a fall is to work on your balance. Watch these tips…

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Avoid Neck And Backpain

The simple act of getting in and out of bed can cause major stress on your neck and back! Kristen, one of our DPTs at Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy Boise, has some tips for you! If you are suffering from back or neck pain, register for one of our upcoming FREE workshops. Visit…

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3 Things That Cause Back Pain That You Didn’t Know Until Now!

Quick question: How many of you have googled ‘preventing back pain?’ Yes, I thought so. We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine, that might be encouraging back pain? What…

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How One Man Proved His Doctors Wrong

Knee Pain: How One Man Proved His Doctors Wrong When They Said Life Would Never Be The Same Let me tell you a story about a past patient…A 50+ year old business owner who has grandchildren and loves nothing more than exploring the great outdoors with his dogs and visiting new places. In his mid-40’s,…

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Getting Healthy The Easy, And Most Sustainable Way

The One Thing You Should Do Each Day To Feel Healthier And Happier Have you ever wondered what the best, most simplest thing for getting healthy would be? Look no further, you’ll know about it once you’ve read this article. A lot of patients we see are always on the look out for new ways…

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Is It Safe To Exercise With A Bad Back?

Lets talk about exercise and back pain…Last week I had a question asked by one of our patients, and it’s one that we get asked often. “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just got into a good routine sticking to the gym and working out three times a week, and…

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Heel Pain & Injury: The PT Solution

Heel Pain and Injury: The Physical Therapy Solution The feet bear the weight of the body upon them, but the heel of the foot receives little thought unless it begins to hurt. Pain can originate under the heel (plantar fasciitis) or the back of the heel in the Achilles tendon. Inflammation, swelling and pain are…

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