Physical Therapy clinic Lakewood, CO 80226
Expert Physical Therapy and Medical Massage Therapy Care in Lakewood / Denver
325 South Teller Street
Lakewood, CO 80226
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About "bones," what you probably didn't know

Bone Health Lakewood Physical TherapyHere's some really great information on Bones, and how your muscles work with bones to create your amazing structure.

Bones

Peak bone mass happens in our late 20s to early 30s.

Bone loss occurs at the rate of 0.5% per year after the age of 40.

Post menopausal women lose bone at the rate of 5-6% per year for up to ten years.

Our bones serve many purposes, including:

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Beneficial Foods - Best Way to Heal Faster from Surgery

 

Healthy Diet For Surgery Recovery

Some foods give us more benefit than just calories. The foods listed have the following benefits. Use this as a guide to improve your health and recovery from surgery!

Omega – 3 Fatty Acids

  • Improve heart health
  • Reduce risk of stroke and heart attack
  • Improve brain function
  • Decrease inflammation
  • Metabolism
  • Ideal ratio of omega 6 to omega 3 is 1:1
  • EPA is beneficial for heart health (wild fish, seaweed, algea)
  • DHA improves brain function (synthesized from EPA)
  • ALA does not decrease inflammation (nuts, seeds, vegetable oil)

Polyphenols

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Why to choose Belmar Physical Therapy for care

Belmar Physical Therapy in Lakewood, CO cares for patients differently. Watch this video to learn more about why you should choose Belmar Physical Therapy for YOUR care.

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Try Physical Therapy FIRST

If you are recovering from surgery, injury, or accident - OR you are in pain and discomfort and need to feel better and heal quickly - TRY PHYSICAL THERAPY FIRST.

Often times, a doctorate trained physical therapist can better diagnose the physical issues you're struggling with and help improve your health by fixing the SOURCE of the problem - instead of just masking the symptoms with medications.

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Does Pain Prevent You From Exercising? Aquatic Therapy May Be The Answer.

Belmar Physical Therapy is very excited to announce that we are now offering aquatic therapy! We have joined up with Easter Seals Colorado in Lakewood and can now provide individual and group aquatic therapy in the warm water therapy pool.

In the warm water therapy pool, joints are unloaded, circulation is increased, flexibility is enhanced and strengthening can be pain-free. Our physical therapists can help your patients improve their mobility, function, and quality of life in a safe and comfortable environment. After developing a personalized aquatic therapy program with our physical therapists, Easter Seals has cost effective membership opportunities for patients who want to continue to make aquatic therapy a part of their daily lives.

Benefits of Aquatic Therapy:

  • Unload your Joints and Spine with less gravity
  • Build Core Strength and improve Balance
  • Decrease Pain by reducing muscle spasms
  • Gain Flexibility
  • Challenge your Cardio Endurance
  • Improve your Circulation and Decrease Swelling
  • Relax as the warm therapy pool inhibits pain, anxiety, and depression


Ideal for patients:

  • Who experience pain while exercising
  • Returning to exercise after surgery
  • Who have a fear of falling
  • Have significant swelling in their feet, legs, or arms
  • Who want to improve their strength, flexibility, or cardiovascular endurance


If you live near Lakewood, CO and are interested in exercising with less pain call Belmar Physical Therapy at (303) 274-2404.

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