Category Archives: AlterG Treadmill

7 Exercise Ideas to Improve Memory for Cancer Survivors

Cancer treatment can be a long and stressful process, one that sometimes lasts a lifetime. The shock of diagnosis, the physical and emotional stress of treatment — which sometimes includes surgery, chemotherapy, and various medication regimens — can be a tremendous burden. Then, of course, there is the extraordinary financial impact on patients and their […]

Also posted in Exercise, Physical Therapy | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

How You Feel is What You Eat—The Role of Nutrition in Wellness

It’s safe to say that most of us would prefer to be well. After all, who doesn’t like to feel good? Yet, a general state of good health—wellness, as it’s often referred to—is surprisingly elusive when we miss some of the key ingredients. Regular exercise, intellectual stimulation, emotional stability—all of us recognize the important role […]

Also posted in Health and Medical | Leave a comment

Customer Spotlight: University of Vermont Health Network

AlterG came into my life in November of 2014. My husband had just passed away and before he died he told me to “run the marathon” and get the whole experience. He was referring to the Boston Marathon, where my husband, Walter Brown, had been “the starter” for the last 22 years. I had accompanied […]

Posted in AlterG Treadmill | Leave a comment

Empower Physical Therapy: One Athlete’s Success Story

Halfway through my Marathon Training Plan, I felt a sharp pain in my heel followed by severe pain in my arch. Having been a runner for four years, this pain concerned me since I had never experienced that type of pain before. I was at the point in my training where my mileage would increase […]

Also posted in Athletic Training, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Health and Medical, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Athletics, Exercise, Health and Medical | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Physical Therapy | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Athletic Training, Athletics, Physical Therapy, Rehabilitation | Leave a comment

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 […]

Also posted in Exercise, Weight Loss | Leave a comment