Throughout the month of December, Valley-Wide Health Systems will be sharing information regarding Winter Wellness and how to stay physically and emotionally healthy during the Winter Season, as well as tips for keeping your teeth healthy. In the article below, Physical Therapy Director Ashley Koppenhafer shares ways to maintain flexibility and stay safe during the
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When you first meet Ashley Hurst, you see a fun and energetic woman with a bright smile. She is friendly and outgoing. She spends time as a freelance photographer and mother of one. In short, she looks every bit the part of a normal, healthy 30-year old woman. It is that persona that makes it
Spotlight on Physical Therapy It is that time of year again to celebrate Physical Therapy Month. But why is it that it only comes one time per year when it should be celebrated on a daily basis? It is your physical health after all! Valley-Wide Physical Therapy works diligently to improve the physical well being
The following clinics will be closed due to weather for the rest of the day (Friday, January 6, 2017) . All attempts have been made to contact patients that have scheduled appointments for Friday, January 6, 2017. For more information please feel free to contact Valley-Wide Health Systems, Inc. via our Contact Form or call
Dry Needling is a technique utilized to restore normal muscle function. A thin filament needle is used to decrease muscle stimulation from the nerve causing a trigger point. Trigger points are sensitive areas within a muscle that cause referral pain. They cause the muscle to be in a shortened state resulting in pain and reduced
The Barkin’ Dog Duathlon took place in Cherry Creek State Park and was a 5k run, 30k bike, 5k run format. This was the 12th year that Joshua Merrick, PT, DPT had participated and as usual the event drew a mix of participants from first timers to those competing in there 100th plus multi-sport event.
The 2015 Fall Primary Care Conference, one of the nation’s largest gatherings of primary care providers and community health administrators, was held in Seattle, WA on October 17-20th. Valley-Wide Health Systems’ Ricardo Velasquez, MD, Ashley Absmeier, DPT, and Justin Hanel, Pharm.D were all in attendance and gave some interesting presentations. Dr. Ricardo Velasquez and Justin
Congratulations to Stephanie Riggenbach for being awarded the Tarpley Teaching Award for Adjunct Faculty at San Juan College! Stephanie has been teaching at the college for 2 years. She was chosen for this award by nominations from the dean, lead instructors and/or department chair. Adjunct faculty are awarded in recognition of their commitment to go