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Early Specialization

  In a world with stories of the Russians and Chinese training their children for the Olympics starting at the age of 3-4, we often hear parents asking “When should my child spec… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/early-specialization/

Finish Line Rehydration

Typically the first thing we look for after crossing the finish line or ending our workouts are the fluids. All too often we turn to the nearest Gatorade table to “replen… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/finish/

  Breathe Like A Baby. Again.   Let me guess, you already know how to breathe and you've been succeeding at it since you came into this world? I'm willing to bet that you… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/breath-baby/

Shopping Around for Physical Therapy Healthcare?

Shopping Around for Healthcare in the New Year? Do all of the recent changes in healthcare policies and healthcare reform have you shopping around for providers that fit your … http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/shopping-around-physical-therapy-healthcare/

The Truth about Kegels and Urinary Incontinence-Physical Therapy in Arvada

Education on urinary incontinence, bladder leakage, & pelvic floor muscle dysfunction
Top image from: www.readymanservices.com The Truth about Kegels and Urinary Incontinence-Physical Therapy in Arvada Picture this: You are in the middle of your new favorite… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/truth-about-kegels-and-urinary-incontinence-physical-therapy-arvada/

The Secret to an Injury-Free Ski Season

  Ski and snowboard season is right around the corner. There's already been reports of a few dustings up in the mountains and everyone's rushing to buy their season passes.… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/secret-injury-free-ski-season/

Causes and Treatment for Plantar Fasciitis

An injury to the bottom of the foot is commonly referred to as Plantar Fasciitis. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that links your heel bone to each of … http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/plantar-fasciitis/

Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) - Physical Therapy

Lateral epicondylitis, most commonly referred to as Tennis Elbow, is a painful, inflammatory condition of the elbow caused from overuse. The nick-name of this condition comes f… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/tennis-elbow-lateral-epicondylitis-physical-therapy/

Physical Therapy for Hip and Knee Total Joint Replacements

  The two most commonly performed total joint replacement surgeries are total hip replacements and total knee replacements. These surgeries involve creating an artificial j… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/physical-therapy-hip-knee-total-joint-replacements/

Physical Therapy in Arvada for Shoulder Injuries

  Shoulder injury is a very broad topic that covers many different diagnoses from a simple shoulder impingement to a rotator cuff surgical repair. We treat all shoulder injuri… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/physical-therapy-arvada-shoulder-injuries/

Are Physical Therapy & Chiropractic Safe for Back Pain During Pregnancy?

The number of pregnant women who experience back pain is between 50 to 70 percent. Although the reasons for back pain may vary from patient to patient, the cause generally s… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/are-physical-therapy-chiropractic-safe-back-pain-during-pregnancy/

Car Accident Injury: Get Physical Therapy & Chiropractic

By the Numbers More than 50% of people involved in a motor vehicle accident receive a diagnosis of whiplash. 15%-40% of these people that have acute neck pain following the c… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/motor-vehicle-car-accident-injury-get-physical-therapy-chiropractic/

Back to School: Backpack Basics

It's that time of year again. Summer vacation is over and the kids are going back to school. Every child, from your petite kindergartener to your senior high school football p… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/back-school-backpack-basics/

Torn Medial Meniscus: Knee Surgery vs. Physical Therapy

  As a former sufferer from medial meniscus tear related pain and limitations, I took a special interest in this piece. It's been a decade since my sports injury and subsequen… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/torn-medial-meniscus-knee-surgery-vs-physical-therapy/

Ankle Sprains: Physical Therapy Gets You Back on Your Feet

We've probably all sprained our ankle at least once in our lives. The truth is about 7 in every 1000 active people will sprain their ankle this year. Most commonly people say … http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/ankle-sprains-physical-therapy-gets-you-back-your-feet/

Watch Your Back: How to Prevent Low Back Pain

image from scifisophie.wordpress.com   About 80% of us will experience some form of back pain in our lives. In the US, we will spend between 38 and 50...wait for it...billi… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/watch-your-back-how-prevent-low-back-pain/

Can Trigger Point Dry Needling Help You?

Image from doctorgetwell.org  First and foremost, on behalf of Dr. Welling and myself, I'd like to welcome you all to our new blog with this being our very first post. Our pl… http://arvadasportandspine.com/blog/can-trigger-point-dry-needling-help-you/