Archive for December 2017

How to improve your posture

Tim, one of our PTAs at Idaho Spine & Sports Physical Therapy in Boise, demonstrates how to integrate principles of good body mechanics into your everyday activities to lower your risk of preventable injury.

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5 Ways To Have A Healthy And Happy Winter

It’s almost Winter in Idaho, and you might really hate it! It can be ‘too cold’, ‘too dark’, you can feel a bit low and blue, stressed out and worn down, and with the colder weather for some people, can come a few health concerns and challenges during the winter months including back pain, stiffness,…

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Can PT help migraines?

Steve, one of our Physical Therapists at Idaho Spine & Sports Physical Therapy in Boise, answers a FAQ regarding headaches and migraines…LISTEN UP! Physical Therapy for neck pain and headaches. This is the place for your rehabilitation therapy.

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Stiff joints and knee pain

Are your joints starting to feel stiff lately? Do they ache more than usual? Have you noticed any clicks and cracks coming from your knees? Or have you considered physical therapy for arthritis? If you’re struggling to put your finger on it and you’re not sure why it’s happening to you -chances are you’re not…

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Sit At A Desk All Day? Watch This Tip!

Do you sit at a desk for long periods of time? If so, beware! Long periods of sitting day in and day out can seriously impact your body, so if you are one of those people who work at a desk all day- watch this tip! Devyn, one of our Physical Therapists at Idaho Spine…

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Physical Therapy for Restful Nights and Pain Free Days

The use of physical therapy to alleviate pain and obtain restful sleep has a history reaching into antiquity. Hippocrates is believed to have been the first physical therapy practitioner. He developed treatments for gout, arthritic joints, and advocated manual therapy, massage and hydrotherapy treatments – all of which are still used today. The treatments he…

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Avoid Carpal Tunnel!

Watch Devyn, one of our Physical Therapists at Idaho Spine & Sports Physical Therapy in Boise, demonstrate some stretches to help with avoiding carpal tunnel

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PRE-SURGERY PHYSICAL THERAPY

Most people think of physical therapy in regard to rehabilitation following surgery, but it’s also beneficial for preparing the body to undergo a surgical procedure. It’s effective for aiding in quicker recovery times, decreasing the potential for complications, and reducing the care required after surgery – especially in major procedures such as joint replacements. It’s…

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Take A Bite Out Of Life!

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is what connects the bottom jaw to the skull. The joint is a hinge that makes it possible to eat and speak, but it can be subject to pain and inflammation from multiple sources. It’s a complex system composed of bone, muscle and ligaments and any disturbance or misalignment to the…

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