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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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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stress-related headaches

Treat Stress- Related Headaches with Physical Therapy. Find Out How it Works.

December 10th, 2019

Got a busy life? Can’t find your keys? Did the dog just track in mud on the living room carpet? It’s these little things that add up and affect your ability to cope and can cause you to have a stress-related headache. The next time you have a stress-related headache, don’t reach for the aspirin.

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3 reasons not to skip stretching after exercising

3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

December 7th, 2019

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching. If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may

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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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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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