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Ski and Ride Conditioning

  The weather has stayed chilly and snow has kept coming up on the mountain the last few days. That means skiing isn’t far off and its time to get our bodies ready. The last 2 posts I wrote about … Continue reading

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What Does Grading Mean?

Things are really starting to change here in the mountains.  Getting colder and this is what Beaver Creek looked like last evening with more in the forecast. Hopefully we start out fast and furious when the mountain opens in just … Continue reading

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20 More Reasons to See a PT

Yesterday to help commemorate National PT month I listed 20 reasons to see a physical therapist. There are so many, I couldn’t fit them all in. So, here are 20 more. Your doctor told you should stop running because you … Continue reading

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20 Reasons To See A PT

    Its fall again here in the mountains. And that means one thing. October is National Physical Therapy Month. Most people have heard of PT’s, but many people think PT is just for rehabbing after surgery. Over the next … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Ski Conditioning Series: Tuck Jump Progression

Being able to performing a proper tuck jump is a good indicator of knee stability and a way to assess risk for ACL injury. Before you begin a tuck jump progression, it is important that you are able to perform … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Ski Conditioning Series

With ski season beginning, many of us have all the best intentions of attending “ski conditioning classes” and getting in “ski-shape,” but still find ourselves with shaking thighs on that first long run and are barely able to walk down … Continue reading

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Should I do squats in my rehab program?

In our clinic we work with a lot of people trying to return to life after major injuries or surgeries.  Sometimes these are knee reconstructions or joint replacements. Or they may trying to become more functional in the presence of … Continue reading

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5 Things You Should Know About Ski Conditioning

With our 1st snow of the season here in the Vail/Beaver Creek area all of a sudden all of us skiing locals begin to think about the powder days to come.  And its a good thing.  The mountains are scheduled … Continue reading

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