Archive for September 2017

5 Reasons Why Running When It’s Cold Is Good For You

  I’m going to guess that you’re reading this article because you enjoy running (or know someone who does)… Or you’ve read the title and thought it sounds crazy – what could possibly be good about running in the cold, right? I’m not going to pretend that I ‘enjoy’ stepping outside on a fresh cold…

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National Physical Therapy Month

Did You Know? October is National Physical Therapy Month Patients and physicians all over the world embrace the benefits of physical therapy and it’s impact on quality of life for musculoskeletal impairments. Physical therapists can help with diagnosis, prevention and treatment of disorders related to bones, joints and muscles. Reduction in pain, improvement in mobility,…

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Multi-Sport Athlete Advantage

High School sports season is upon us… we see alot of patients who are students that tend to focus on one sport (which can have its disadvantages). Jen from Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy in Boise, talks about the benefits of being a multi-sport athlete for better hand and eye coordination. WATCH HERE

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Why Walking In Autumn Can Make You Feel Healthier & Happier

Lets talk about Autumn. And the number one thing that most people stop doing when this time of year comes round – getting outdoors. While summer may strike you as the best time to be outside as much as possible – Autumn is also the perfect time to enjoy the fresh air (in fact, it…

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Got Tight Hip Flexors? Watch This!

Sitting at a desk all day can cause a lot of tightness in your hip flexors. Kelli, one of our PTAs at ISSPT, demonstrates a few great stretches to help relieve the tightness! Watch it here: For more tips and demonstrations, check out your YouTube channel HERE

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Sports Injury Prevention

High School sports season is upon us and unfortunately that brings alot of injuries. Kerby, one of our trainers at Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy in Boise,  discusses the different treatment options we offer for athletes! For more tips and information, check out our youtube channel HERE

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Let the Games Begin…

ATTENTION STUDENTS (OR PARENTS)!   At Idaho Spine and Sports Physical Therapy, we specialize in sports related injuries, post-surgical rehab, and chronic/ acute spinal pain. Common Conditions Treated… Patella Femoral Plantar Fasciatis Sprained Ankle Pulled Hamstring Shin Splints ACL/MCL Injuries Sprained Knee Low Back Pain Whiplash Rotator Cuff Injuries and many more… We have TWO…

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Brain Injury and PT

TBI: Traumatic Brain Injury and Life Changing Physical Therapy Physical therapy can be a life-changing treatment for people who have suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI). A TBI is diagnosed when an injury to the brain damages or changes the way it functions. Blows to the head, car crashes and falls are the most common…

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Why It’s Important To Be Kind To Your Knees To Keep Active

Lets talk about the one thing most of us don’t think about often when it comes to keeping our bodies active, mobile and pain free…Our knees. In my opinion, knees tend to be overlooked and something we don’t pay much attention to in our lives (even I’ve been guilty of this!) But if you think…

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