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Nutrition for Wellness and Healing After Surgery

by ih-mis admin
Healthy eating and regular physical activity are crucial to adding years to your life and reducing your risk for chronic disease. Nutrient needs change with age and several key foods are important for strong bones and joints, healing after surgery, maintaining healthy body weight, and improving memory. Live your most vibrant life!

Functional Dry Needling as a treatment option

by ih-mis admin
Functional Dry Needling (DN) is a skilled intervention used by physical therapists that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and movement impairments.

Conditioning for Scottish Highland Dancing

by ih-mis admin
To prepare the body to successfully execute the demands of Scottish Highland Dancing, I have included 5 key exercises to incorporate into a conditioning program.

Pain or injury at the base of the thumb

by ih-mis admin
When you think about how much you use your thumbs in your day to day lives, it makes sense that an injury to this part of your body can be painful and debilitating. Years of stress to the base of the thumb (CMC) joint can lead to chronic painful osteoarthritis. While an acute injury to this joint can occur as the result of hyper-extension to the CMC joint with extreme force, such as a fall in hockey or falling while skiing holding a ski pole.

Hip arthroscopy in the day surgery center in Missoula

by ih-mis admin
With the addition of Dr. Michael Wright and a full size C-arm the ambulatory (day) surgery center, ASC, at Missoula Bone & Joint is now performing hip arthroscopy and other surgery cases that would typically have been performed at the hospital.


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