As a three-sport athlete in high school, playing soccer, basketball, and track, then later joining the club lacrosse team during his undergraduate work, Wes was always interested in the human body and how it performs. Physical therapy became a big interest to him as he rehabilitated various injuries as an athlete. He started working as a physical therapy technician where he had the opportunity to absorb and learn as much as he could from the physical therapists he worked with.
Kris was born and raised in Moorhead, Minnesota, in the heart of the Red River Valley. He attended school in Moorhead throughout his childhood and graduated from Moorhead High School in 2004. Kris participated in football, baseball, as well as track and field at Moorhead and is a proud “Spud” at heart. He did not venture too far for his undergraduate education when enrolling at Concordia College in Moorhead. He majored in biology and minored in psychology. Kris played football as an offensive lineman for the Cobbers throughout his college career. While at Concordia, Kris met his future wife, Shantelle. He graduated cum laude in 2008 from Concordia College. While in college, he began working at a local hospital and fell in love with patient care. He decided to pursue a career in physical therapy, allowing him to combine his love for the sciences with helping people in reaching their full potentials. In 2010, Kris attended the University of North Dakota, and obtained his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in May of 2013. During his time at UND, he had an internship at RehabAuthority in South Fargo. Kris thoroughly enjoyed the atmosphere and excellent patient care that RehabAuthority emphasized. Outside the clinic, you’ll find Kris spending time with his wife and son, Warren. He also enjoys golfing, and supporting his favorite sports teams.

Many companies have "Low Back" exercise machines that claim to strengthen the back. Clinical research has proven that these machines actually strengthen the hamstrings and gluteus muscles. A controlled study done by the University of Florida showed that people who worked out on two different "Low Back Machines" for 12 weeks actually gained no strength at all in their lumbar extensor muscles, although their hamstring and gluteus muscles did improve significantly.


Pete is a firm believer in physical therapy having been a patient several times himself, and enjoys working with patients with a wide variety of diagnoses to help them achieve their functional goals and improve their quality of movement. He is also dedicated to continuing his education and is currently working toward his McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis & Therapy Certification (Cert. MDT).
And in his most recent blog post — dated Aug. 24 — Jones rails against “Radical Leftists” and blames them for starting racial violence that had roiled Charlottesville about two weeks earlier. Heather Heyer, 32, a protester at a white supremacist rally, died after a driver rammed a car into a crowd of demonstrators. A self-professed neo-Nazi has been charged with first-degree murder in the incident. Jones painted the death as an accident.
Dr. Friedman joined PDR in 2012. Prior to joining PDR she worked at Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute in their inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation centers. She earned her medical degree from Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2007; and completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Nassau University Medical Center in East Meadow, NY in 2011. earned her medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, Israel and completed her residency at Nassau University Medical Center. Dr. Friedman is board certified in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and has interests in musculoskeletal rehabilitation, healthy living promotion, and preventative medicine. Dr. Friedman is a member of the American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation.
MedX medical equipment is recognized as the "Gold Standard" for treating and reducing chronic back pain and dysfunction through specific spinal strengthening. Weakness of the musculature of the spine can lead to many conditions such as herniated discs, facet syndrome, and degenerative joint disease. It is recommended for post-surgical rehabilitation, the average "sprain/strain" injury, and anyone suffering from chronic or acute low back and neck pain.

Nate is very excited to continue combining his advanced orthopedic skills with RehabAuthority’s scientifically proven method in the treatment of back and neck rehabilitation to help patients “feel good again.” When Nate is not in the clinic treating patients, he is likely to be hiking. He has currently “bagged” about twelve peaks in the surrounding area of 12,000 ft. or higher. He is also an avid cyclist and trail runner. When he has some quiet time, he likes to fiddle around on the violin and piano.
The foundation of our rehabilitation is the MedX medical spinal testing and rehabilitation machines. Rehabilitation providers around the world have experienced amazing results using the MedX lumbar and cervical extension machines. Medical evidence shows that 80% of chronic spinal pain is due to muscle weakness, which increases as damage to the spine worsens. Weakness of the spine can lead to many conditions such as herniated discs, facet syndrome, and degenerative joint disease. A strong healthy spine provides a strong foundation which helps prevent spinal compression and allows you to perform your normal daily activities and demands of employment pain free.
A strong spine provides a stable foundation Spinal Rehabilitation that permits the right amount of space between the vertebrae. Injury, degeneration, weakness and poor posture all contribute to back pain and neck problems. To provide lasting relief from chronic neck and back pain, the structures of the spine must be reconditioned; Med-X physical therapy in Lakewood accomplishes this goal with isolated strengthening exercises.

Increasing the strength of the spine provides a strong foundation that prevents spinal compression and injury. Research has demonstrated that the majority of patients with chronic back pain can avoid surgery through physical therapy. At Crabapple Physical therapy we have a proven tool to help fight back pain. The MedX Lumbar Extension Machine has the well-deserved reputation of being the Gold Standard for testing and treating low back pain and dysfunction because it isolates, evaluates, and strengthens the lumbar extensors like no other machine can.
Hanson, who describes himself as “center-left” on most issues, is also uninspired by Lipinski, who has held his seat since 2005. Hanson speculates that Lipinksi has mainly held on so long because his father held the seat before him. (Lipinski is best known as being a conservative, anti-abortion Democrat and narrowly won his own primary over Marie Newman, a businesswoman.)
ORLANDO, Fla., July 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- MedX Holdings, Inc., the manufacturer and global distributor of MedX - branded medical testing, strengthening and rehabilitation equipment, today announced the national roll out of its MedX Home Back Machine Program. MedX is considered the gold standard for the treatment of low back injuries and the world leader in specialized medical strengthening equipment.
"I've been broke more times than I care to count and I still made the Forbes Fortune list of the 400 richest by the mid-1980s. When I sold Nautilus Sports/Medical Industries in 1986, I owned a large farm located north of Ocala, Florida. The 350 acres of prime real estate housed the largest privately owned airport. including three Boeing 707 airliners and the largest exclusively owned collection of exotic wild animals. My menagerie consisted of 100 African Elephants, 4,000 crocodilians, three albino rhinos and Micky, my 400 pound pet gorilla."
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