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What Does “Direct Access” Mean For You?

November 22nd, 2016

WHAT IS DIRECT ACCESS? Colorado is a “DIRECT ACCESS” state. This means that legislation in Colorado was passed allowing licensed physical therapists to evaluate and treat patients without first seeing a physician. Likewise, as a “Direct Access” patient you do not need a prescription from your physician to receive out-patient physical therapy. However, certain insurance

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What is ‘The Knack?’

September 29th, 2016

‘The Knack’ is a strong and well-timed contraction of the pelvic floor muscles. It involves the pelvic floor muscles contracting immediately before and during an increase in downward pressure on the pelvic floor. ‘The Knack’ exercise is actually a strong well-timed Kegel or pelvic floor exercise. How Does ‘The Knack’ Help Control Bladder Leaks? Bladder

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Pelvic Therapy for Postpartum Problems

September 28th, 2016

What is Pelvic Therapy? Pelvic Therapy is a type of physical therapy that can be very helpful for postpartum moms. Pregnancy and childbirth can damage both the muscles and connective tissue of the pelvic floor and abdominal wall, which causes inconvenient and uncomfortable symptoms for women after they give birth. When pelvic floor muscles are

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