Monthly Archives: August 2017

31 Aug

Knee Osteoarthritis

Chances are that you have or you know someone who has knee pain. Osteoarthritis is on the rise in the US, and many health care practitioners are asking the question, “WHY?”. One common thought is that more people are living longer and therefore have more “wear and tear.” Another hypothesis is the rise in obesity

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28 Aug

Dry Needling

Brookside has exciting news! We now have a Dry Needling Certified Physical Therapist on staff. Tiffany Wolf has brought this exciting technique to our clinic. So what is Dry Needling? This technique uses a thin flilform needle to penetrate skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of pain

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15 Aug

Broncos Player to Doctor of Physical Therapy!

Broncos fans, have you heard the news about David Bruton? The former Broncos safety and special teams player has decided to retire and become a Physical Therapist! Learn more about his journey and decision making into making the transition from football star to Doctor of Physical Therapy by following the link below. http://denver.cbslocal.com/2017/07/24/david-bruton-retires/

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11 Aug

The Brain is a Powerful Thing!

Last week, we talked about how to boost your level of physical activity to help reduce your risk for developing common diseases. However, did you know that even your PERCEPTION of your activity level could be negatively harming your health. Your mind is a powerful thing! This idea was discussed in the recent article “Perceived

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03 Aug

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy

Its August! You all know what that means….. THE NFL IS BACK. We all love football, but have your heard about CTE or chronic traumatic encephalopathy? Here is a new and concerning study performed on CTE in football players that outlines the concerning prevalence of this disease in our favorite athletes.

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