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Reaching New Peaks WITH TIM BONACK PT, DOMP

TimBonack is a practicing physical therapist with Manuel Edge Physiotherapy. He has a degree in physical therapy and a doctorate in Osteopathic Manual Practice. Tim enjoys providing training and workshops on a variety of therapy techniques. He has previously taught courses on Osteopathic Manual Therapy. On Thursday, April 12th he will be presenting their “Spring Fling” promotional event. On Saturday, April 14th Tim will be presenting a workshop on low back and sciatic pain. More information on both inside this newsletter. When he’s not treating patients, Tim is passionate about both the Rocky Mountains and biking. He enjoys bicycling on the many mountain passes throughout Colorado. A few of the mountain passes Tim has biked include Wolf Creek Pass, Battle Mountain Pass, and Hoosier Pass. He normally bikes Vail Pass several times each summer and enjoys having lunch in Vail after his biking excursions. The most difficult route he’s done so far is Loveland Pass, which is 12,000 feet high. “It was brutal!” Tim says, laughing. Tim also enjoys spending time with his wife Zoe, and their children. His son Bryan is 25 and daughter Kristi is 22.

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“Don’t Let Pain Postpone Your Adventures!” EFFECTIVE HIP & KNEE PAIN RELIEF

MISSPELLED MANIA EDITION! You could be the winner of a $10 Gift Card. Be one of the first 5 people to call in with a misspelled word in this newsletter! Call IN & Win! Call Today 719-694-8342 INSIDE: Your Are Invited to Our Spring Fling Patient Success Story Exercise Essential

Put the Spring Back in Your Step Do you find it harder to walk, run or exercise? Is hip, knee or leg pain keeping you from being active? If so, understanding how your body walks and moves can be the key to putting the spring back in your step. Think of your body as a big spring that stores and releases energy with every step. The efficiency of your walk comes from the effectiveness of your flexibility, strength and balance. When any one of these is off, it affects your ability to walk efficiently and takes a lot of energy.This results in strain to different joints and makes muscles work much harder than they need to. This leads to possible pain in the back, hips and knees. It also causes fatigue after walking, even for a little while. If you are experiencing pain again after therapy, it might be because muscles or joints have tightened or become weak again. The Remedy The simple solution is to put the spring back in your step. This is accomplished by first analyzing how you walk. There are slight changes in the way that you walk and move, that our trained medical experts can pick up on. This analysis tells us just what joints or muscles are stiff, stuck or weak. By pinpointing the exact areas of your body that are not moving as they should, we can make a plan to increase motion, strength and improve coordination.

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We’ll put a spring in your step! Thursday April 12th FREE EXAM DAY

In Celebration of Spring We Are Offering FREE Exams April 12th! SPRING FLING Your Are Invited to Our

We want to celebrate the spring season by thanking our current and past patients and their friends and family. We are providing a day of FREE EXAMS! The free exam consists of a 30 min one-on-one appointment with the physical therapist of your choice. They will listen to you about your problem and how it impacts you. They will take measurements to test how well you are moving and test your strength. After your exam, they will give you a written copy of: • The cause of your problem • A plan for what successful treatment looks like

WHO’S ELIGIBLE? • All past clients who have not been seen in PT in more than 3 months. • All loved ones, family, or friends of our past and present patients. • Any stubborn spowses who have been complaining of back pain especially. Appointments are FREE but limited; Only 25 Spots Available. CALL TODAY! 719-694-8342 Don’t Delay Register For Your FREE Appointment Today!

These exams are ideal for people suffering with pain from:

• Hip • Shoulder • Elbow • Hand/Wrist

• Knee • Foot/Ankle

• Low back • Neck • Arthritis • Sciatica

If you are having pain or problems with day to day activities such as walking, standing, sitting for long periods, going up or down stairs, getting in or out of the car, sleeping or driving then you should schedule your exam now.

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PATIENT SUCCESS STORY

“Thank you for EVERYTHING” “Kristina Koch is my lifesaver. I arrived in Colorado Springs suffering from birth injuries from my 1st born and had been in pain and unable to perform daily functions for over 20 months.

If you, or a loved one, has back pain or sciatica pain, join us in a complimentary informative workshop on common causes, treatments, and prevention of your pain. Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop Saturday, April 14th • 10am

Now pregnant with my second child, she helped to keep me mobile for my pregnancy and even recommended an OBGYN that would be knowledgeable and helpful with my ongoing pelvic floor issues. Now two months

Kristina Koch, PT

postpartum after my second child I am in SUCH a better place than I was after my 1st born. My scarring is better, my pain is less, and incontinence has greatly improved. I only wish I could live in the Springs longer so I could continue my recovery journey with Kris! Of the three PT’s I have seen for these issues, she has been BY FAR the most knowledgeable and willing to help. Researching new techniques, providing handouts, and being available for questions – long story short; she is amazing! With my improved daily life I give all of the credit to Kris. Being in chronic pain for over 2 years takes its toll on you and those around you. Thanks to Kris, I have a better relationship with my spouse and I am overall happier because I am not in constant pain. Thank you for EVERYTHING—you have given me my life back.” - Melissa F. Hip Adduction - Sidelying While lying on your side, slowly raise up the bottom leg towards the ceiling. Keep your knee straight the entire time. The top leg should be bent at the knee and your foot planted on the ground supporting your body. HELPS WITH LEG AND HIP PAIN EXERCISE ESSENTIALS

Call To Register 719-694-8342 Or Go to: http://manualedgephysio.ptworkshops.com/ ColoradoSprings/backpain/workshop?preview=true

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