Tag: Physical Therapy

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Laugh Without Leaking Seminar

Pelvic Health Seminar at Gather! Women are invited to attend this FREE community event about women’s health…below the belt. Bring a friend or family member as you relax and take a Saturday morning just for you. Physical therapists and seminar presenters, LaNita Mortenson and MiKayla Christensen, are specially trained in urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, and...

This Year I Want To…
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This Year I Want To…

By LaNita Mortenson, PT, Therapy Services Jump on the trampoline and run with my kids without peeing my pants! Men and women struggle with bladder leakage, or urinary incontinence. While nearly 30% of people report suffering from urinary incontinence, there are many more suffering in silence. Do not be ashamed; this is very common. While common,...

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Stepping On® Falls Prevention Workshop

Stepping On® is a 7-week program that meets two hours a week. It has been researched and proven to reduce falls. Physical Therapists Amanda Volesky and Brianna Gustafson teach ways to help prevent you from falling. A snack is provided each week. This workshop is designed for anyone who: Is 65 and older Has had...

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Stepping On® Falls Prevention Workshop

Stepping On® is a 7-week program that meets two hours a week. It has been researched and proven to reduce falls. Physical Therapists Amanda Volesky and Brianna Gustafson teach ways to help prevent you from falling. A snack is provided each week. This workshop is designed for anyone who: Is 65 and older Has had...

Pain Management Part-Three: Mind Games
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Pain Management Part-Three: Mind Games

By MiKayla Christensen, PT, DPT, MTC, Physical Therapy A growing body of evidence suggests that understanding how our pain systems work is an excellent strategy in managing it. Knowing simple information about how your brain and nerves work can help reduce your chance of developing more chronic pain symptoms. During the #ChoosePT campaign, we’ve shared some...

Pain Management Part-Two: Pain is Personal
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Pain Management Part-Two: Pain is Personal

By MiKayla Christensen, PT, DPT, MTC, Physical Therapy Doctor-prescribed opioids are appropriate in some cases, but they just mask the pain —and opioid risks include depression, overdose, and addiction, plus withdrawal symptoms when stopping use. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Prevention recommend physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to addictive opioids for...

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Stepping On® Falls Prevention Workshop

Stepping On® is a 7-week program that meets two hours a week. It has been researched and proven to reduce falls. Physical Therapists Amanda Volesky and Brianna Gustafson teach ways to help prevent you from falling. A snack is provided each week. This workshop is designed for anyone who: Is 65 and older Has had...

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Stepping On® Falls Prevention Workshop

Stepping On® is a 7-week program that meets two hours a week. It has been researched and proven to reduce falls. Physical Therapists Amanda Volesky and Brianna Gustafson teach ways to help prevent you from falling. A snack is provided each week. This workshop is designed for anyone who: Is 65 and older Has had...

Pain Management Part-One: The Brain on Pain
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Pain Management Part-One: The Brain on Pain

By MiKayla Christensen, PT, DPT, MTC, Physical Therapy Did you know that physical therapy is a safe and effective alternative to opioids for treatment of chronic pain conditions? The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) uses the month of October to encourage others to learn about the multiple ways physical therapists can help manage pain. As physical therapists,...

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Stepping On® Falls Prevention Workshop

Stepping On® is a 7-week program that meets two hours a week. It has been researched and proven to reduce falls. Physical Therapists Amanda Volesky and Brianna Gustafson teach ways to help prevent you from falling. A snack is provided each week. This workshop is designed for anyone who: Is 65 and older Has had...

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