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06.10.2024
Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain
Chronic pain can be a debilitating condition, limiting your mobility and impacting your daily life. The CDC estimates that around 50 million Americans experience chronic pain, and 17 million have substantial reductions in activity because of pain. Beyond limiting activity or your ability to work, chronic pain has been linked to depression, Alzheimer’s disease, and
physical therapy for chronic pain
05.27.2024
Kids and Heel pain
My heel hurts! Kids reporting heel pain may become more common as we change from winter boots and shoes that support the foot and ankle to flip flops and slip on shoes that allow for more movement at the foot and ankle. Children have a growth plate at their heel that can become inflamed and
kids and heel pain
05.13.2024
Understanding Flat Feet in Children
Flat feet, or pes planus, is a condition where the arches of the feet collapse, causing the entire sole to touch the ground when standing. While it’s common in adults, it’s even more prevalent in children. So, why do kids have flat feet? Let’s delve into the factors contributing to this condition. Causes of Flat
Flat feet
06.17.2024
Hiking and Ankle Health
It’s time to get ready for the trails again! Have you ever taken a step while hiking and suddenly felt your ankle roll? Maybe it was enough to cause injury, which puts you at risk for doing this again. Changes in terrain and uneven ground results in increased challenge to our ankles. But there are
hiking and ankle health
06.03.2024
Development of Pencil Grasp: A Guide for Parents
As parents, we often marvel at the rapid growth and development of our little ones. From their first steps to their first words, each milestone brings a sense of pride and joy. One important yet often overlooked aspect of a child’s development is their pencil grasp. The way a child holds a pencil can impact
Development of Pencil Grasp
05.20.2024
Benefits of Gardening
Living in Montana, spring is always a welcomed sight. Seeing those buds on trees and new life coming up through the last remains of a spring snow tends to rejuvenate us. For many, spring represents a new start, blended with color and aroma. Springtime is eagerly anticipated if you like to garden. While this post
benefits of gardening