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Articles on how Physical Therapists at Ascent PT can help you

Concepts of Pain 3

The last couple of weeks I have been talking about pain and. This graphic above lists some things about pain that many people don’t know or understand. Knowledge of these concepts may help you make sense of your pain a … Continue reading

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Healthy Habits

  Found this graphic thanks to Ben Cormack today.  Most healthy habits are behaviors are not one magic bullet, but persistent, sustainable changes. Taking small steps consistently in the right direction is what makes us healthier. Unfortunately, the things that … Continue reading

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Concepts of Pain Part 2

Last week I posted this graphic about some core concepts of pain that many people do not understand. You may ask “what does this have to do with me?” Understanding pain can be helpful in getting it better. Many people’s … Continue reading

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5 Exercises for Acute Lower Back Pain

Earlier this week I posted about some myths and lower back pain. Here is a link. Acute back pain is recent pain. Pain that is less than a couple months old. A takeaways I like people to understand about acute lower … Continue reading

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5 Myths About Back Pain

Last week I put up a poll in the Eagle County Mountain Sports Injury Group about things people wanted to know about.  Here’s a link to the group if you are interested. The most answered topic was back pain, and a … Continue reading

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Patient Question Friday: Does _______ Work?

This isn’t one question I get from any particular person. Its a form of a question I get from almost every person. Does something work for my problem? The something can be a wide variety of options medications, surgery, creams … Continue reading

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Concepts of Pain

Last time I talked a bit about “pain science” Here is a graphic that talks about some of the core concepts of pain. Some of these concepts are becoming more well known in the medical world and to the average … Continue reading

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What Is Pain Science?

On or facebook group last week I was asking what people might be interested in for content. Someone responded more about pain science. Here is a link to the group if you are interested in checking it out.  Eagle County … Continue reading

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Natural Medicine.

When people are recovering from pain or an injury, most people want to know what to do to make things move a bit faster. I like to touch on all aspects of the biopsychosocial aspects of health when we talk … Continue reading

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How Bad Is Not Exercising?

  An interesting article about research into exercise. We know that exercise helps us mentally and physically in all kinds of ways. This research shows how harmful not exercising regularly can be on your heart. Long term issues at higher … Continue reading

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