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Within the pages of our physical therapy blog you’ll find helpful articles and interesting insights about everything that’s related to physical therapy.

Common Questions About Physical Therapy

At North Boulder Physical Therapy in Boulder, Golden, and Westminster, we get a lot of great questions. Today, we answer common questions about physical therapy, so that you can feel comfortable seeking out treatment for your pain and mobility issues. Whether you’ve never been to a physical therapist or just wonder how it all works,…
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The Role of Physical Therapy After Knee Replacement Surgery

Our therapists at North Boulder Physical Therapy know that understanding the role of physical therapy after knee replacement surgery is important to your recovery. Physical therapy helps you heal faster. An article in Healthline lays out the timeline for the rehabilitation process after knee replacement surgery that can help you focus on getting back into…
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Now Offering LSVT BIG® to Treat Parkinson’s Disease

If you or a loved one is living with the illness, North Boulder Physical Therapy is now offering LSVT BIG® to treat Parkinson’s Disease. This innovative treatment method helps manage the symptoms, improve balance and gait, as well as provide greater quality of life. What is Parkinson’s Disease? According to the National Institute of Neurological…
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5 Injuries That Go Hand in Hand with Playing Sports

Our physical therapists at North Boulder Physical Therapy can help you heal from the 5 injuries that go hand in hand with playing sports. Sports are fun and good for your physical health, but a sports injury can stop your activity and affect your everyday life. Sometimes sports injuries are caused by improper conditioning, bad…
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7 Misconceptions About Physical Therapy

Did you know that there are 7 misconceptions about physical therapy? While most people understand the benefits of physical therapy, North Boulder Physical Therapy came across a survey from the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) that shows a need to clarify a few things. Here, we’ll break down the misunderstandings and provide some illumination. Here…
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Treating Pain with Physical Therapy Instead of Meds

If you want to try treating pain with physical therapy instead of meds, North Boulder Physical Therapy can help you. We will develop an individualized program that will help you achieve your goals, including pain reduction. We believe in using the most advanced therapies, as well as educating patients on self-care techniques and exercises. According…
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How Gait Training Can Help in Stroke Recovery

If you have balance problems when you walk, our physical therapists at North Boulder Physical Therapy can show you how gait training can help in stroke recovery. Strokes often create mobility problems but rehabilitation can help you regain your independence and your quality of life. Did you know that according to a National Institutes of…
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What Causes Shin Splints and How to Treat Them

Today, our physical therapists at North Boulder Physical Therapy explain what causes shin splints and how to treat them. If you’re an athlete, particularly a runner, you know shin splints cause pain in the lower leg usually below the knee either on the front part of your leg on the (anterior shin splints) or the…
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Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

Do you suffer from shoulder pain due to an injury, overuse, or surgery? Our team of specialists at North Boulder Physical Therapy offer physical therapy for shoulder pain and can put together an individualized plan with the goal of making your shoulder stronger and more mobile. We’ll help you work towards restoring the use of…
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Is Virtual Reality Coming to Your Physical Therapy Session?

Our physical therapists are always looking for new therapeutic methods to help our patients. Is virtual reality coming to your physical therapy session? Our staff at North Boulder Physical Therapy in Boulder says it could be. According to a Live Science article, examples of how virtual reality can be used in physical therapy may include:…
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GREAT NEWS from North Boulder Physical Therapy!

As many of you know, in 2016 North Boulder PT leased a new office across the hall from our second outpatient orthopedic office at 3000 Center Green Drive (Foothills and Valmont) for the purpose of expanding our practice of PT care for: • neurological patients (stroke, MS, Parkinson’s, etc) • gait dysfunction patients (balance, fall…
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All About Cupping Therapy

You’ve probably heard all about cupping therapy. When some of our US Olympic athletes in Rio talked about using cupping therapy, it became national news. But it’s not new. Actually, cupping therapy is very ancient practice. In fact, our therapists at North Boulder Physical Therapy in Boulder sometimes use it to help our patients find…
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