stretch before and after

Do you stretch before and after your workout? If not, you should start.

July 20th, 2020

Working out on a regular basis is a great way to improve and maintain good health. If you’re not stretching before and after your workout, however, you’re not really taking advantage of a complete workout routine. There are several specific benefits of stretching both before and after a workout. Benefits of Stretching Before a Workout

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5 Tips to help you feel better faster

Addressing chronic back pain: 5 Tips to help you feel better faster

July 10th, 2020

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, around 1 in 5 people have chronic pain. If you experience pain and discomfort on a daily basis, we encourage you to consult with a physical therapist who can work with you to address the symptoms and causes of your pain and help you gain better

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Relieving Chronic Pain

The Role of Physical Therapy in Relieving Chronic Pain

June 22nd, 2020

Chronic pain is extremely common – with over 100 million sufferers in the U.S. alone – so if you are struggling with chronic pain, you are definitely not alone. Standard pain medications have so many undesirable qualities that you cannot rely on them fully to treat your pain, which can leave you wondering if you

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How-to-Stay-Active

How to Stay Active When You Have a Desk Job

April 16th, 2020

At our physical therapy clinic, we see hard-working patients who want to excel in their careers and provide for their families—but it’s hard to do that when dealing with an injury. Unfortunately, many people eventually realize that it’s the sedentary nature of their job that’s directly impacting their health and job performance. Everyone needs to

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Herniated-disc-pain

What Herniated Disc pain feels like and when you should see a physical therapist

February 20th, 2020

Did you know that a herniated disc can occur anywhere in your spine? At our physical therapy clinic, we see disc herniations frequently among our patients with back, arm, and/or leg pain. If you believe your pain and dysfunction is caused by a herniated disc, we encourage you to contact Colorado Injury Treatment Clinic today

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Nutrition

How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

February 10th, 2020

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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aches and pains

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

November 16th, 2019

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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Before and After Surgery

How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

November 10th, 2019

Are you getting ready to have surgery? If so, you should consider physical therapy before your surgery. Physical therapy prior to surgery helps with a speedy recovery and not only after surgery. Call our office today to learn how our physical therapists at Colorado Injury Treatment Center in Aurora, CO can help you before and

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Say No to Opioids

Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

October 21st, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with a serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer.

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Feeling Achy

Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could be Your Mattress!

October 13th, 2019

Do you notice that you often wake up in more pain than you felt when you were going to sleep? If you have been dealing with low back pain that seems to be much worse in the morning, your mattress might be the culprit! While back pain is a common enough ailment that most people

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