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COVID-19 Recovery and Return to Physical Activity

COVID-19 Recovery and Return to Physical Activity By: Dr. Laura Wenger, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT As we move into spring of this year, I can’t help but feel a heavy wave of anxiety and stress when thinking about this past year and the realm of emotions it has brought into my life and the lives of […]

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Integrating Pilates Exercises into Physical Therapy

By: Dr. Laura Wenger, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT During this tumultuous past year, our clinic was fortunate enough to be able to go through with a planned remodel that included opening up our gym space (perfect timing in a world of physical distancing!) and updating our flooring. Along with updating our physical space, we have been […]

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Staff Spotlight: Dr. Nathan Dailey, PT, OCS, CSCS

We have another relatively new staff member that we would love to have you know better here at Tomsic PT! In October of 2020, we welcomed Dr. Nathan Dailey onto our staff just days after he finished his service with the US Army. – How did you end up in Durango and where did you […]

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Staff Spotlight: Dr. Christine Richards, PT, OCS

We here at Tomsic PT have had the pleasure of having Dr. Christine Richards, PT, OCS join our team in July of 2020. She brings with her a lot of knowledge, skill, and passion for seeing people get better and achieve their goals! See below to learn a bit more about Christine and why she […]

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What We Learned During Our 14-Day Quarantine- Telehealth in PT

By: Dr. Laura Wenger, PT, OCS, FAAOMPT Recently in November, our entire clinic staff voluntarily quarantined after we ultimately had three staff members test positive for COVID-19. This decision was made after extensive discussions with San Juan Basin Public Health staff and within our clinical staff, as we all felt that it was the right […]

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What is the NEUBIE?

For those of you who have been around in the clinic recently, you may have observed (or been part of yourself!) a treatment session where a patient is doing exercises and movements while hooked up to a machine via electrodes. Just this past March (right before the COVID-19 shelter-in-place requirements began), Ellen was able to […]

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COVID-19 Recovery and Exercise

With the continuing threat of COVID-19 world-wide, it seems as if new information is coming out nearly daily. From trying to understand how the virus is transmitted to who is more susceptible to getting the virus and having serious health impacts from it (and everything in between), we are working our hardest to stay up-to-date […]

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The Importance of Movement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

I’m sure I’m speaking for everyone when I say- It’s been quite a month. A month full of different emotions including anxiety, fear, hope, gratefulness, and worry to name a few. Sometimes, all of those emotions are experienced within an hour, depending on the day. Like many of you, my previously defined version of “life” […]

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CrossFit and Stress Urinary Incontinence

CrossFit, or CrossFit-style classes, have gained popularity in the past 10 or so years for a good reasoning: they are challenging, fun, and create camaraderie around strength and health. There are a number of great gyms in the Durango area that provide these kinds of classes, and many of our patients are regular participants. Although […]

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Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction

Many people in Durango know someone who has had an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury of their knee if they have been lucky enough to have not had one them self. Much of the time, these injuries end up needing a surgical reconstruction depending on the severity of the sprain or tear to the ligament. […]

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