Tag Archives: Vail Valley

Pain Myth #2

A few weeks I posted about 5 common myths about pain.  Over the next few posts I will try to explain why each is a myth.  Here is that list again if you didn’t see it or don’t remember it. … Continue reading

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The Science Behind Pain

Ascent PT is partnering With Walking Mountains School to present a lecture on The Science Behind Pain for theirScience Behind Lecture Series..This will happen at the Walking Mountains Center on Wednesday December 10 at 630…See the link below for more … 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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Ask a PT: Can I run when I’m pregnant?

“Ask a PT” 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 … Continue reading

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Exercise of the Week: Chair Squat

The chair squat is a very basic exercise that is useful for almost anyone. It is also important that you are able to do a proper chair squat before progressing to any of the more advanced ski conditioning exercises that … Continue reading

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How are you moving?

The basis of all human activity is movement.  When we move poorly we lose efficiency in physical activities such as sport and work and add stress to different parts of our body.  Over time this leads to reduced performance, pain, … Continue reading

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Back to School? Make sure your kid’s backpack doesn’t hurt.

Today is the first day back to school for the kids in the Valley.  And that means backpacks. Backpacks are frequently a necessary item for carrying school supplies as well as being a fashion accessory for today’s school children. They … Continue reading

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