Monthly Archives: September 2013

Ski Conditioning Class

Ascent Physical Therapy will be teaming up with the Avon Recreation Center this fall to help you get the best out of your ski conditioning.  Ascent PT will be doing Free Functional Movement Screens (FMS) starting 10/8/13 for participants in … Continue reading

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Safe Lifting: 4 tips to avoid low back pain

One of the main causes of back pain is repetitive stress through lifting, bending, and twisting of the back.  These are important movements that are required in everyday life and a necessary part of many jobs, so it is important … Continue reading

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Ask a PT….Where you can get advice on pain, injury, or fitness from a physcial therapist.

This will be a weekly feature on Fridays in our blog, where we answer questions we get from our clients or posters on this site or our Facebook page.  So if you have a question about some sort of injury … Continue reading

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5 Things That Make Your Knee Hurt….Other Than Your Knee.

                                                                                        Knee pain is one of the most common issues we see here in the Vail Valley, especially with our multitude of active people, skiers, bikers, runners, and other fitness devotees.  A lot of knee pain comes from trauma such … Continue reading

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Exercise of the week: Bird-Dog

If you are looking to try a new exercise that strengthens several muscle groups at once, you may want to give this one a try.  Bird-dog targets the core and hip muscles that are essential in overall stability and injury … Continue reading

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What’s the Best Exercise For……..?

                                                                                       These are common questions I get as a physical therapist all the time.  “I have insert body part pain what exercise should I do to fix it?” or “I am a runner/cyclist/tennis player/dancer/body builder or insert other activity what … Continue reading

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Free Laser Clinic Today.

Remember today September 24, 2103 Ascent PT is sponsoring a Laser Clinic and it is Free!!! The ML830 laser is a healing modality which can help cellular reproduction which can speed up healing and help reduce inflammation.  If you have … Continue reading

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