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6 Warning Signs That Your Kid's Backpack Is Not Properly Fitted

Written By Wellspring Health Center PLLC on September 18, 2017

Our children's safety is a top priority. We teach them to look both ways, to wear their seat belt, and to wear a bike helmet. But unknowingly, we're placing them at risk for a variety of injuries by not teaching... Read More


Family Wellness - Checking Your Children's Posture

Written By Wellspring Health Center PLLC on September 5, 2017

It is common knowledge that good posture is one of the primary ways to prevent back and spinal problems later on in life. Children, however, are often hard to manage when it comes to adopting good posture and maintaining it,... Read More


Whole Foods: Nourishing and Healing The Body

Written By Kendra Bowe, Wellspring Patient Coordinator on August 15, 2017

“OK girls, what vegetable do you want tonight, corn or green beans?”  In response to this question, my sister or I would go to the cupboard and grab whatever can seemed most appealing on that particular night, and that was... Read More


How To Prevent Neck Pain While Sitting at Your Computer Desk

Written By Wellspring Health Center PLLC on August 1, 2017

The modern workplace is an overwhelmingly digital one. Processes that used to involve activities like driving, walking, talking and manually completing tasks (doing much of anything) are now comfortably digitized—for many people, work activity involves no more than sitting at... Read More


Benefits of Yoga

Written By Erin Kastenmeier, LPTA on July 18, 2017

It’s no wonder that yoga has increased in popularity over the last few years… check out what yoga can do for you! Beep. Beep. Beep. The alarm goes off at 6AM, you start the coffee, jump in the shower, get ready... Read More


Relieve Lower Back Pain By Addressing Trigger Points

Written By Wellspring Health Center PLLC on July 5, 2017

For many years, surgery remained the go-to solution for painful conditions such as spinal stenosis, but physical therapy has been shown effective at treating lower back pain. As a treatment option, physical therapy also conveniently eliminates the risk of post-surgical... Read More


Sleep: The Best Medicine

Written By Diane Opdahl, PT on June 20, 2017

For many of us sleep is the thing that soothes and restores us after a long day of work and play. It is our time to recharge our minds and bodies.  Many people at some point in their lives experience... Read More


Is Technology Harming Your Health? What Can You Do About It?

Written By Wellspring Health Center PLLC on June 5, 2017

Technology has changed the way we approach our daily lives, communicate with one another and organize our busy schedules. Although our tablets, smartphones, and laptops make our lives easier in incredibly significant ways, they can also have harmful effects on... Read More


Spring Tips for Getting Back on Your Bike and How to do so Safely

Written By Kelli Rorem, DPT, ATC on May 9, 2017

Spring is in the air! What a refreshing time it is for Minnesotans to get some much needed fresh air and vitamin D. Spring is also a great season to resume outdoor physical activities that you may have missed over... Read More


Stress May Be Affecting Your Health. How Can You Manage It?

Written By Kelly Borreson, DPT on April 18, 2017

  You have a deadline to meet by Thursday afternoon and you haven’t even started. As the time presses closer, your blood pressure rises and your heart beats faster, you lose sleep trying to get it together. Now throw in a... Read More


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