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Category: Bozeman Physical Therapist

The Low Down on Foam Rollers

Written By Jill Sippos, MPT on May 29, 2018

 The Low Down on Foam Rollers- Why are they so popular?             Interestingly, foam rollers are not new.  They have been around since the early 1920’s; however, at that time, foam rollers were used as balancing tools.  In 1987, a physical therapist,... Read More

Using Ultrasound in Physical Therapy

Written By Emily Decker, PTA on May 15, 2018

When we think about ultrasound, the most common image that comes to mind is an ultrasound to view a baby within its mother’s belly.  Ultrasound is also a commonly used modality in physical therapy, and the purpose is not strictly... Read More

AlterG Treadmill: From Injury Recovery To Performance Edge

Written By Jeff Feenstra, DC on April 13, 2018

AlterG Treadmill: From Injury Recovery To Performance Edge Whether you are a serious athlete looking for an edge or simply trying to recover from an injury, the AlterG® treadmill may be just the tool you are looking for. The AlterG® is... Read More

AlterG for Neurological Conditions

Written By Jill Sippos, MPT on April 9, 2018

For most people the words “physical therapy” or “treadmill” stir up images of athletes, runners, or people recovering from surgeries, fractures or sprains.  What about neurological conditions?  Can patients with neurological conditions benefit from AlterG Treadmill Rehabilitaiton? -Parkinson’s Disease -Stroke -Traumatic Brain Injury -Spinal... Read More

Dancers, The Artistic Athlete and Physical Therapy

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

Dancers and Athletic Injuries Although dancers are often known as artists, in reality they should also be known as athletes. The demands of taking daily classes often leads to overuse injuries. The most common overuse injuries include the joints of the... Read More

Tennis Elbow - It's Not Just For Athletes

Written By Pro Physio on April 6, 2018

  Even though lateral epicondylitis is commonly referred to as tennis elbow, less the 5% of all cases occur in people who play tennis. Activities that require force, such as lifting, twisting, or pulling can damage the tendon. Forceful activities, such... Read More

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