Healthier, Stronger & More Active This Holiday Season

H e a l t h & F i t n e s s The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

How Can I Become Healthier, Stronger & More Active Over This Holiday Season?

Pinnacle Can Guide You To A Healthier You!

Everyone desires to be healthier, stronger and more active. However, you can often feel like it is difficult to attain these goals because of pain, injuries, or failed diets. What does it take to be healthier? Health is a relative term. It means that your body is operating at a high normal range in all the different systems from circulation, breathing, digestion, and more. It doesn’t mean you have to look like a supermodel. Anything you can do to help your body achieve more of an ideal state is a step towards a healthier you. Strength and flexibility Thereareapproximately642skeletalmuscles in the body. This means that your strength and flexibility play an important role in your health. Your muscles not only help you move, but they support your circulatory and breathing systems.

2016 IS ALMOST OVER DON’T MISS OUT! Did you know, if you have spent most or all of your insurance deductible, you could receive physical therapy treatment at little or no cost to you? If you: • Are in pain or are not feeling quite yourself lately? •Havespentmostorallofyourdeductible for2016? • Would like to be seen by a professional for any ailments or injuries you may have?

Aches, pains, and injuries All of these contribute to an unhealthier you. Pain increases bad chemicals in the body and increases stress. This affects your endocrine system,whichregulatesthehormones inyour body and controls almost everything. Most muscle and joint pains can easily be treated by our specialized physical therapists. Our experts have the right knowledge and the time to listen,evaluateandguideyou towards a pain-free, healthier lifestyle. Call us today to learn more and start a new chapter on a healthier you! A stronger and more flexible you, means a healthier you. Relieving joint or muscle pain and guiding you on proper exercise is part of our specialized physical therapy treatments. Call us to learn more.

Then give us a call at (208) 777-4242 or go to our website at http://pinnaclephysicaltherapy. org/ to set up your FREE 15 minute pain screen

Like your muscles, your bones get stronger when you make the work. Weight-bearing and resistance exercises are important for building bones and keeping them strong. National Osteoporosis Foundation

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Exercise Essentials Flexibility, strength, and stability are needed to keep you loose and pain free... Always consult your physical therapist or physician before starting exercises you are unsure of doing.

Strengthen Lower Back

Strengthens Lower Back & Legs

REPEATED LUMBAR EXTENSION Stand with good posture, feet shoulder width apart. Position your hands on the backs of your hips. Lean back, far as you comfortably can. Slowly return to the start position. Repeat 10 times.

SQUAT Stand with good posture, feet are shoulder width apart. Perform a squat by bending at the hip. Stop at the point where you cannot keep your lower back flat. Rise up by straightening at the hip. Repeat 8 times.

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Pinnacle Updates Pinnacle Physical Therapy Loves To Keep Their Patients Updated November Winners! In November, we had a couple different contests going on and would like to share the winners: • Patient Food Drive Raffle Winner: Jim White • Won his choice of new running shoes, a Fitbit Flex 2, or $100 to his charity of choice • Office Food Drive Winner: Family Health Associates

• Won $100 to their charity of choice: Idaho Youth Ranch • “Keep Your Appointment” Contest Winner: Laura Ray • Won her choice of 2 Movie Tickets or a $25 Visa Gift Card

Thank you to all those who participated in the food drive, you helped us raise over 200 lbs of food and $30 for the Post Falls Food Bank! We would also like to thank all those who participated in the “Keep Your Appointment Contest, be on the lookout for an even BIGGER contest in December. Staff Spotlight: MIKE CLINE

My name is Mike Cline, and I am a native of Helena, Montana. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Health and Human Performance from Montana State University-Bozeman in 2009, and I received my Doctor of Physical Therapy degree in 2016 from the University of Findlay in Findlay, Ohio. My collegiate career began with a baseball scholarship that was cut short by injury, which played a large part in me choosing physical therapy as a career. To this day, I have particular interests in the rehabilitation of throwing athletes; and the prevention of overuse injuries, especially those in adolescent and teenage athletes. The foundation of my treatment approach is based on promoting

correct biomechanics and improving movement patterns. Other interests include Orthopedic Manual Therapy, Vestibular, and Post-Concussion rehab and my goal is to continue with additional training in these areas. I am an avid outdoorsman and I am ecstatic to be returning to the northern Rockies following my stint in the Midwest. In my spare time I can usually be found bowhunting, fly- fishing, or just hiking and exploring the mountains with my fiancé Sara and my dog Ruger. I am excited to be joining the Pinnacle Physical Therapy team and I look forward to the opportunity to make some new friends while helping people to improve and embrace a healthy lifestyle.

Patient Results I can now move and perform! “Physical Therapy has helped me beyond words. The best action is taken by movement. I came to Pinnacle in severe back pain, mentally & physically limited. With treatment, exercise and compassion I can now move and perform daily functions again.”

Pain while bending or reaching Difficulty standing for > 20 mins Soreness after sitting awhile Pain when driving > 30 mins Radiating pain to buttocks Pain when trying to sleep Do You Suffer With Any of The Following Symptoms?

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Think PT FIRST Why You Need To Come In For Another Check-Up:

� Move without pain � Bend and move freely

� Balance confidently and securely � Sit for long periods comfortably � Walk for long distances � Live an active and healthy lifestyle

Take Care Of Your Aches & Pains Before It’s Too Late.

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Post Falls Location Phone: (208) 777-4242

Coeur d’Alene Location Phone: (208) 665-2000

“Hi! I am Mike. Read more about me in my staff spotlight, inside!”

Post Falls Location 1590 East Polston Avenue, Suite B Post Falls, ID 83854 Phone: (208) 777-4242 Fax: (208) 777-4020

Coeur d’Alene Location 3322 Grand Mill Lane Coeur d’Alene, ID 83814 Phone: (208) 665-2000 Fax: (208) 665-2009

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