Category Archives: AlterG Treadmill

JeriLynn’s Road to Recovery with Empower Physical Therapy and Fitness

Following a catastrophic motor vehicle accident in early 2013, my wife JeriLynn Draper spent seven months in a hospital bed recovering from a long list of injuries that included compound fractures and lost bone fragments in both femurs and fractures in her pelvis, foot, ankle, tibia, ribs, spine, forearms, right hand, head and face. Complications […]
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Managing Multiple Sclerosis Symptoms with Exercise

When multiple sclerosis (MS) disrupts the flow of information within the brain, each person living with the disease experiences different symptoms at different levels of severity. While the disease is unpredictable in so many ways, most people living with MS find that exercise help to improve some symptoms and overall health and well-being. The majority […]
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Exercise Benefits Diabetics: A Measured Approach

We all know that exercise is good for us, but for most people living with diabetes, exercise is essential. For diabetics or those who are at risk of becoming diabetic, the right type and right amount of exercise are important to reap the benefits of physical activity. Diabetes is a disease where the body does […]
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Patients Reach New Recovery “Heights”

With a goal of helping its patient heal faster, Heights Physical Therapy in Colorado is committed to bridging the gap between rehabilitation and optimum function. A therapist owned practice, Heights focuses on holistic wellness for its patients, who include university athletes, mountain sports athletes and average people who need physical rehabilitation for an injury or […]
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Specialized Rehab and Training for Runners

As a former collegiate athlete, I understand how important it is for runners and other athletes to recover quickly so that they can continue participating in the sport or activity that makes them happy. My goal, as the owner of High Altitude Spine & Sport in Boulder, Colorado, is to return my patients to a […]
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Moonwalking to a Healthy Weight

You’ve heard the eye-brow-raising statistics: 66 percent of Americans are overweight and almost 38 percent of all of us are obese. That rate is alarmingly higher than it was a generation ago, according to the annual report The State of Obesity. If you’re overweight, you probably know it. But if you’re truly not sure why […]
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Movement Is Medicine for Patients Suffering From Osteoarthritis

Is it possible for those with osteoarthritis (OA) to avoid or delay hip and knee replacement surgery through physical therapy and exercise? Studies show that minimizing OA pain and getting people moving improve function and may delay the need for surgery. With the help of technology, physical therapists can encourage movement by decreasing or eliminating […]
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Bonnie Iglesias’s Story: Today I Ran

Twenty years ago, I was a mom of two young daughters, an avid runner working for one of the biggest footwear companies in the world, and fighting weird changes in my body that I couldn’t understand. After months of testing, they finally told me the words I feared, “You have MS.” Multiple Sclerosis is a […]
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AlterG in the Olympics

As Rio 2016 kicks off, we’d like to take a moment to give kudos to all the athletes competing; the Olympic journey is certainly not an easy one, and we stand in awe of the sheer tenacity and dedication demonstrated by these elite athletes. AlterG salutes you all! Indeed, these elites take their bodies to […]
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Eccentric Loading: An Achilles Tendinopathy Savior

Greetings, Anti-Gravity disciples. Some of you may have stopped believing that I would follow through on my promise to bring you part two of our critically acclaimed Achilles tendinopathy post. But please, don’t stop believing (hold on to that feeling). That’s right, today, we are tackling the Achilles monster with a vengeance. So gather ‘round, […]
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