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Physicians Longmont CO

Physicians practice medicine and promote human health through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. See below to find local physicians in Longmont that give access to patient care improvement, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, preventive medicine, as well as advice and content on patient's health status assessment.

Select Physical Therapy - Longmont
(720) 438-7374
1751 North Hover Rd
Longmont, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Women's Health, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Mind Body Physical Therapy
(303) 416-6382
805 S. Broadway St.103
Boulder, CO
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Pediatrics, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine

Compassionate Care Centers
(720) 315-7672
1124 West Dillon Rd
Louisville, CO
Promotion
New Patient Physical Therapy Evaluation and Exam for $45.00.

Most Insurances accepted.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday Closed
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Impact Sports Medicine
(720) 249-5453
11025 N. Dover St
Westminster, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Select Physical Therapy - Northglenn
(720) 306-7025
420 East 120Th Ave
Northglenn, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Coal Creek Physical Therapy
(720) 689-5531
4825 6th ST
Boulder, CO
Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday Closed
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday Closed
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Coal Creek Physical Therapy
(720) 315-7189
315 W South Boulder Rd # 100
Louisville, CO
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Apex Physical Therapy
(720) 836-6250
54 Garden Ctr
Broomfield, CO
Promotion
Payment Plans Available!
Affordable Self-Pay Rates!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Colorado Orthopedics Rehabilitation Specialists
(720) 833-7821
3724 E. 120th Ave
Thornton, CO
Promotion
Call our office to schedule a consultation today!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Orthotics & Prosthetic Therapy, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

One80 Physical Therapy
(970) 444-7247
1694 Topaz Dr
Loveland, CO
Promotion
Call today for a free consultation and find out why patients from across the country come to One80. Get Better Faster, Stay Better Longer.
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Functional Manual Therapist, Certified Orthopedic Manual Therapist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Miscellaneous Medical Questions

 



Fatigue

Q.I recently rode Paris Brest Paris, perhaps you know about this ultimate 1200k endurance cycling event. I did not make it to the finish but did make it 1100k, in about 82 hours (which meant I had 8 hours to do 100k...) I was not dehydrated nor was my blood sugar low. I rode 26 hours before sleeping for 5 hours (good sleep) and then 22 more before 3.5 hours of sleep. The third day I felt good, riding at dusk I became very fatigued, disoriented, even hallucinated. I made it to a control, got 4 hours of sleep, thought all would be well. Started riding at 6 am, could not stay awake, tried napping by the side of the road, and I guess did not look like I was doing so well as someone called an ambulance. My blood pressure was OK, pulse was 45, slightly low for me. As I plan to do this and make it in 2007, any advice for legally dealing with this sort of fatigue? I tried caffeine, amazing how little caffeine does once one reaches this level. Does what happened to me indicate any condition or syndrome or lack of some nutrient? Is there a quick fix when one gets this (I know sleep... other than that) low?

A. The short answer is "no". I doubt there are any supplements that would prevent this from happening. Even when you eat just right, there is a limit related to your own physiology that reflects metabolism at the cell level. On another day, it might be a breeze and yet you would have done nothing differently as far as training. Good luck in 2007.

Avoiding the Flu

Q. I bike about 100 miles a week. With the upcoming flu/cold season, will altering my diet in any way prevent or reduce my chances of catching a cold/flu? If I get a cold/flu, will altering my diet in any way reduce the length of time I have a cold or flu? Will regular moderate exercise during the time I have a cold/flu reduce the the length of time I have a cold or flu, make it worse, or do nothing at all?

A. There is no evidence that diet supplements will reduce your chances of getting a viral URI or upper respiratory infection ("the flu"), although a regular, moderate exercise program does appear to provide some protection. If you do get a viral URI, zinc lozenges will cut down the duration of symptoms. During the early phase - when you are having aches, chills, and perhaps a fever - it is best to back off on your training or riding program. There has been suggestive evidence that continuing to push during this time can lead to additional problems.

B12 Injections

Q.I am a competitive rider 46 Years old. Can you give any clarification on using large doses (3cc) at a time of B12. Are there proven benefits to this?

A.I believe any benefit would only be a placebo response. There is no physiology that would support this (unless you have pernicious anemia) not any scientific evidence.

Osteoporosis

Q.I have been told to exercise to avoid osteoporosis (which runs in my family). Will cycling do the trick?

A.We're discove...

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