Baked Acorn Squash

Ingredients: Acorn Squash Pure Maple Syrup Directions: Prepare the squash.  Wash the squash (you don’t know where it’s been).  Make 2 slits in a groove and microwave for 3 minutes.  This softens the squash just enough to cut it easier.  Cut it in half and scoop out the seeds and stringy stuff with a spoon. […]

Air Fried Zucchini

Air Fried Zucchini *Note – An egg substitute (flaxseed & water) is used to lower fat and cholesterol.  Flax seeds are rich in Omega 3 and protein.  A regular egg and milk can also be used. TIP – My preference is to season the ingredient and not the dredging flour or Panko.  The seasoned ingredient […]

Marinara Sauce

Marinara Sauce Note:  Italians generally don’t measure; we cook by feel.  These measurements are approximate.  Taste your food often and adjust to what you like.  Fresh herbs are always better.  I don’t use oregano in this because it’s such a strong herb, but if you like it, use it. Ingredients: About 16 plum tomatoes, quartered […]

Journey to Better Heart Health

We’ll be posting heart healthy recipes to help you on your journey to better health.  Here is the story about how this began for us… People were shocked, SHOCKED when they heard that I switched my diet from a full-on carnivorous, fatty diet to a Whole Food Plant-Based (WFPB) diet. After all, I am an […]

Quality of Care in Rehab by Ian Campbell

What Quality Care Means in Rehabilitation One can drive through their city and likely notice multiple physical therapy (PT) clinics. Some may be privately owned and operated, others run by local hospitals. In the United States alone, rehabilitation is estimated to be a $30 billion industry, with an annual growth rate of 5% or higher. […]

How Weather Changes Affect Joint Pain

Does a change in weather mean a change in your pain? For those of us who grew up in southwest Idaho, we understand the weather here can change drastically. For those living with long-standing joint pain due to arthritis, the change in weather can mean a change in their pain. In most healthcare offices, it’s […]

Intermountain Physical Therapy’s 4th Annual Workers’ Comp Lunch & Learn

Our 4th annual Workers’ Comp lunch & learn was a rousing success.  Dr. Zarse recently relocated back to Idaho from Texas and brought cutting edge solutions to stopping pain in it’s tracks!  Our very own Chris Peterson, did an outstanding job of showing how job specific rehab is crucial to getting people back to work […]

Therapeutic Ultrasound

What is the Device with all the Gel? Therapeutic Ultrasound Explained! By Angeline Petersen “Are you checking for a foot baby?” That question is not one you may hear very often and may spark further conversation. Often when presented with the common therapeutic modality of ultrasound, patient’s in physical therapy question what exactly it is. […]

Review of the Pose Method by Ian Campbell

August 2017: An Introduction to the Pose Running Method A few weekends ago, I had the pleasure of attending an introductory course to the Pose Method of running, led by Albert Lu. I was joined by my sister (an interested runner), and a local Crossfit gym owner/coach. The entire introductory course took approximately 2.5 hours, […]

Solutions to Heel Pain

  Heel Pain and Solutions July 2017 With the summer months now upon us, people will undoubtedly seek out more outside sources for activity in order to enjoy the nice weather.  Whether you’re a regular walker, jogger, recreational sport player, or just an individual trying to be more active, one common unintended consequence of increasing […]