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Meet Miranda

Many of you have had the opportunity to meet and visit with Miranda here in our office, she keeps everything here running with ease. And, I wanted you to get to know the wonderful woman that is Miranda a little better. We are so lucky to have her talent and skills at Momentum! Sun Valley, Idaho My husband and I …

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Do You Have the Right Healthcare Team?

Does your provider understand your specific goals and what your lifestyle looks like? Are they on board with helping you get back to the activities you love? If you’ve been given the advice of “just avoid that activity”, a second opinion might be in order. We’ve worked with clients who have been told to avoid skiing, skating, lifting, etc., and …

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Are You Getting A Full Night’s Sleep?

If not, your pillow could be the culprit! If you are waking up with a headache, neck pain or back pain you may be in need of a different pillow. In order for you to get the best possible rest, and for your muscles to be at their most relaxed, it is important that you sleep on a pillow that …

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Building Resilience

Stress is an unavoidable part of life. Stress is what the brain does to itself and the rest of the body when faced with a perceived threat, a challenge or even an opportunity. And, stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing. As a matter of fact, exercise is form of stress. Stress can become harmful when it goes from being intermittent to unrelenting. Chronic …

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Snowshoeing – Four Trails Near Bozeman

Have you ever gone snowshoeing? I for one absolutely love it, especially living in Bozeman where we are surrounded by trails and mountains only a short drive away. Check the weather before you go to make sure you won’t be caught in any snowstorms, pack plenty of snacks and water, take a buddy, tell someone where you are going, and …

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6 Habits to Decrease Headaches and Migraines

If you suffer with headaches or migraines, you know how frustrating it is to have the pain hit and interrupt your work, vacation, or taking care of your family. While effective treatments exist for almost all types of headaches and migraines, they can vary in the amount of time they take to create relief. The more you can prevent the …

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Why Stretching May Not Make You More Flexible

“I’ve been stretching everyday for months, but my muscles still feel just as tight.” I hear this frequently from clients and friends. And you know what my response is? If you’ve been stretching regularly and not getting the results you want, it’s time to change your strategy. I’m not saying that stretching isn’t valuable, I’m saying if something isn’t creating …

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5 Great Bozeman Hikes if You Don’t Have Low Back Pain

Did you know that Bozeman has over 80 miles of maintained trails in and around town? With so many options, it’s hard to pick a favorite, but I’ve narrowed it down to 5. This trailhead is close to town and the hike is about 2.5 miles. Perfect for before or after work or even on a long lunch break. This …

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The Key To Combating a Slump in Motivation

If you’re establishing a new habit or starting a new exercise program then it’s pretty likely that you’ll eventually run into a motivational low point. A point where you just feel like giving up, like it really doesn’t matter if you continue. You can get into a slump and even thinking about making positive changes seems difficult. But it’s not …

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What if I Told You…Your Discs Don’t Slip

I’m guessing you’ve heard someone say they have back pain because they “slipped a disc” or maybe even that they’re getting treatment “to put the disc back in.” How about these – “I’ve had back pain ever since I slipped a disc”,  “Don’t bend over like that, you’ll slip a disc!”, “Don’t lift that, it’ll slip your disc!”, “I can’t do that I’ve got a slipped disc.” Sounds kind …