If you are an active individual (who isn’t in Alaska!), you have probably come across some sort of pain in your life. Some pains and aches come and go but if you are having persistent pain that does not ease up or that worsens during physical activity, let one of our therapists evaluate your condition! […]
Dance Medicine & Physical Therapy
DANCE MEDICINE & PHYSICAL THERAPY Denali Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine offers customized dance rehabilitation services that are specific to each dancers needs and style. As a dancer, you demand a lot of your body. Denali Physical Therapy is here to help you make sure you are at your best. Our services include […]
Resolution Tips for a Healthier 2018!
In the spirit of the New Year, we would like to share with you some healthy resolutions and tips to increase your health in 2018! Healthy Resolution Tips. Overall these 3 resolutions increase your health, reduce pain, and can help manage your weight for a healthier, longer life. Exercise More. Appropriate exercise is proven to […]
When Should I go to Physical Therapy?
Physical therapy is defined as “therapy for the preservation, enhancement, or restoration of movement and physical function impaired or threatened by disease, injury, or disability that utilizes therapeutic exercise, physical modalities (such as massage and electrotherapy), assistive devices, and patient education and training”.1 The overall goal of physical therapy is to improve movement, whether it is […]
Knee Pain.. Could it be Patellar Tendinitis?
What is Patellar Tendinitis? The patellar tendon is a ligament that connects the shin bone to the patella that helps the muscles extend the knee. What are the symptoms of patellar tendinitis? Most individuals experience localized, sharp knee pain near the patellar tendon area as the first sign of patellar tendinitis. The pain would be […]
Snow Shoveling Tips – Be Safe
A few safe shoveling tips now that the snow is flying! Snow Shoveling: A common cause of soft tissue injuries & low back pain An average of 11,500 people are treated at emergency rooms for injuries and medical emergencies related to snow shoveling each year, according to a report released Jan. 17 by the Center [...]