Proprioceptive Exercising to Help Prevent Ankle and Knee Injury
An injury to the knee or ankle can lay you up for a very long time. Even if the injury doesn’t require surgery, the lingering effects of what was a seemingly minor incident can be troublesome, at best. When cold weather sets in, an old injury could leave you wondering if you have a new […]
Rotator Cuff Strengthening – Overhead Athletes take Note!
When it comes to athletes, strength training is vital for optimum performance, as well as maintaining a body healthy enough to compete safely. And, overhead athletes, such as pitchers, swimmers, or volleyball players have their own core strength training to follow, in addition to overall strength training. Zeroing in on one area in particular, the […]
Knee Replacement Surgery – Evolving over Time
Knee Replacement Surgery – Evolving over Time If you are facing knee replacement, then you might be a little apprehensive about it. That would be an appropriate reaction, since it’s a surgery and recovery that comes with an unpleasant reputation. However, it’s not your grandma’s surgery any more. There have been tremendous strides in improving […]
CELEBRATING OUR 10TH YEAR!
Accelerate Physical Therapy is proud to announce our 10th Anniversary in Thornton. We would like to thank all of our referral sources, past and present patients, friends and family for their unwavering support over the past decade. I would also like to personally thank all of my staff for their hard work and dedication…it wouldn’t have […]
2013 Best – Physical Therapist
2013 Best of the Best!
Don’t try this at home kids…
I’m terribly sorry to disappoint all of you that were hoping I would be in more pain after my knee surgery on February 17th. I regret to inform you that it only took a mere 10 days for me to climb back up on the treadmill and start running again. I have been squatting for the […]
Take a number…
For all of those patients that I have worked with over the years, take a number. I am scheduled for another knee surgery on 2/17/11. I have no doubt there are thousands of you that would love to take your turn putting me through the paces of rehab. Trust that I find myself in good […]
My apologies to Tim Tebow…
Let me start by apologizing and admitting that I was wrong by doubting Tim Tebow’s ability to become an NFL quarterback. I have been impressed by his attitude, work ethic and determination to prove doubters like myself wrong. As a life-long Bronco fan, I want nothing more than for Mr. Tebow to continue to prove me […]
What type of cardiovascular exercise should I do in the gym?
Recent research at the University of Nebrask at Kearney has found that at equivalent perceived exertions, there is not a significant difference between the use of the treadmill and the elliptical trainer in terms of energy expenditure and oxygen consumption. In fact, the elliptical trainer actually increased heart rate more than the treadmill. So if […]
Congratulations Colorado Thunderbirds!!!
I would like to offer my heartfelt congratulations to the 16-and-under Colorado Thunderbirds hockey team on their remarkable victory . To win the USA Hockey Tier 1 national title is an amazing accomplishment. I would like to extend a particular congratulations to the three young men that I have had as patients in my clinic. […]