4 Ways to Incorporate Balance Into Your Everyday Life

The 22nd of this month is fall prevention awareness day. This encourages us to focus on the many ways we can adapt our environment and ourselves to prevent falls. Often, as discussed earlier, this fall prevention focus is directed to our golden years to prevent the...

Importance of Balance Training for Seniors

Why do seniors need to practice balance training? A multitude of things change as you age, not the least of which is muscle tone, eyesight and basic limb strength. These are just a few of the things that can lead to falls in older individuals, which can result in...

3 PT Techniques That Will Help You Feel Younger

Daydreaming about being young again usually has no relation to the actual age; instead, it has everything to do with the zest and optimism we had when we were young. In our younger days, our metabolism was higher, our energy levels were off the charts, and we all had...

Working with a Certified Trainer to Improve Balance

There are numerous benefits associated with training to improve balance. Most individuals mistakenly believe that balance training is only appropriate for those that are recovering from injuries. According to research, balance training with a certified person is...

Physical Therapy – An Effective Approach to Vestibular Disorders

Over 69 million different people will suffer from vestibular disorders at one point in their lifetime. While medications may assist the inner ear and brain connection, they often result in unfavorable side effects. Additionally, medications do not typically treat the...

Back To Motion to ‘Back’ Frozen

Back To Motion is proud to announce that we will be the official physical therapy team for the cast of Frozen the Broadway Musical! Disney is bringing their musical to Denver's very own Buell Theatre for their pre-broadway engagement. The show will run at the Denver...

Balance and Falls – A Complication of Aging

According to the World Health Organization, falls are considered the most prominent of all external causes associated with unintentional injuries. Falls are especially common among the elderly. Statistics released in a WHO report show that up to 35% of all people age...

Best Tennis Drills to Improve Footwork

As a tennis player you strive for a strong body, capable of explosive propulsion and excellent coordination. Optimal flexibility and stamina are important as well. Tennis drills are key. A most effective training to up your game is footwork drills. Footwork drills aid...

Tennis Elbow… Not Just For Tennis Players

The painful condition lateral epicondylitis is better known as tennis elbow. The term describes the outcome of constantly moving the arm and wrist in the same way. Tendons from forearm muscles that attach to the humerus, a bony bit outside the elbow, are eventually...

Avoid Tennis Injuries. Stay on the Court, not Behind the Baseline

Despite the enjoyment from this fast-paced, high-energy game, both non-competitive players and competitive players suffer from tennis injuries that end up putting them behind the baseline. The non-competitive player, overuse injuries may occur as a result of improper...

Toning Up For Tennis Part 3: Exercises for Tennis

We here at Back to Motion Physical Therapy would like to thank you for following our series, “Toning up for Tennis”.  In the past two installments of this series, you have learned how tennis is the ultimate workout, and how to improve muscle tone. In this final part...

Toning up for Tennis Part 2: Muscle Tone

Thank you for continuing our series, “Toning up for Tennis”. In our first installment, we talked about the health benefits of Tennis and the fact that it provides the ultimate full-body workout. This week we'll be talking about muscle tone conditioning. By toning your...

Toning up for Tennis – Tennis Benefits Part 1

Now that spring is in full swing and summer is just around the corner, it is the perfect time to tone up for tennis! According to fitness and health experts, tennis benefits your entire body – from enhancing muscular strength, boosting stamina, optimizing balance to...

Physical Therapy with Positive Side Effects

  by Dr. Michael House PT, DSc, OCS, Board Certified, Fellow of AAOMPT       I recently spoke to a man who said that he did not need PT because he just takes Oxycontin (an opioid) and that solves his problem. But the problem is, it doesn’t solve his problem....

Direct Access to Physical Therapy – A Look at the Benefits

  Over the past several weeks, we’ve taken a look at some of the changes that have taken place in Colorado, with the new “Direct Access” law. Physical therapists have long known that physical therapy offers many benefits, especially when it’s used early to treat pain...

Physical Therapy First Means Not Waiting for a Referral

When you go for Physical therapy first, Not Having to Wait for a Referral Reduces Costs and Pain Previously, people in Colorado who suffered from back pain could be required by their insurance to get a referral from their primary care provider before being able to get...

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