Amber Richards is a Physical Therapist Assistant at RehabAuthority Physical Therapy. She grew up in Moorhead, MN where she developed a strong passion assisting and comforting individuals through various changes in their lives. After high school, Amber attended Massage Therapy school at The Salon Professional Academy in 2010.  Since then she has opened her own independent massage therapy practice and currently has seven years of massage experience.  Physical therapy opened a whole new world of curiosity to continue her education and to better help herself and her patients.
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.
In what Eldon likes to call his “other life,” he has been a professional musician and singer-songwriter for many years, though he has scaled this back significantly since opening the first Midwest RehabAuthority clinic in 2011. He was a national finalist in the 2007/2008 Colgate Country Showdown, and placed 2nd out of 50,000 contestants across the nation, performing at the world-famous Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN. He also works as the Contemporary Music Coordinator at his church. Eldon enjoys exercising and watching/playing sports of all kinds, with a special love for football. He is married to his beautiful soul mate, Amy, with whom he has two children, Isaac and Clara Jean, as well as one step-son, Jacob.
Dr. Johnson serves as the Medical Director. He joined PDR in 2017 after serving as Assistant Medical Director at HealthPartners' Department of Occupational Medicine. He also served as the Medical Director at NorthWorks Occupational Health for 15 years, where he developed North Memorial Health Care's occupational health clinic. He also held positions at Allina and Columbia Park Medical Group as a staff physician. Dr. Johnson earned his medical degree from the University of Minnesota (U of M) School of Medicine in 1985. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at Abbott Northwestern Hospital, and his Occupational and Preventative Medicine Residency at Regions Medical Center/U of M. He obtained a Master of Public Health Diplomat degree from the U of M School of Public Heath in 1990. Dr. Johnson is board certified in Internal Medicine and Occupational Medicine, and is also a Fellow in the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
This isn’t the first time an embarrassing candidate has sneaked onto a ballot. We remember the Republican loser in the Democratic-heavy 9th Congressional District who warned that frigid temperatures and tornadoes reflected God’s disdain for liberal Illinois politics. We’ve got other such crazy stories. There also have been smart, responsible Republicans who have run in Democratic districts and got creamed. Hoo boy, we have more respect for them than ever.
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.
At Excellence in Fitness Personal Training Studios, we believe a strong and flexible core provides a solid foundation for whole-body strength. We are proud to provide expert personal training for all our weight loss plans using the patented Medical Exercise equipment (MedX) Core Spinal Fitness System — a workout system that delivers the five factors essential to core health: strength, stability, flexibility, endurance and prevention. The MedX system includes the Lumbar Extension machine, a device that represents 14 years of research and a nomination for the Nobel Prize in medicine.
On social issues, he says “Pro-Life–Yes. Homosexual Agenda–No!” He is against giving any money to Planned Parenthood and says the “homosexual movement” is an assault on the teachings of Christianity. He wants to impose term limits for all federal judges, partly because he says “in 32 states, the people voted against same-sex marriage. But in each case, federal judges ignored the wishes of the people and struck down state laws banning same-sex marriages.”
Cams on strength training equipment need to support the strength curves in the body. The cams on most equipment are incorrect in this regard. On the MedX Lumbar Extension machine, for example, the cam/strength curve ratio is 1.4 to 1. That means that a normal lumbar muscle should be 1.4 times stronger in the flexed position than in the extended position. For example, if we put 100 pounds on the machine, then at the beginning of the movement you would be pushing 100 pounds. As you moved through the full range of motion to the fully extended position, the cam would be moving so that the weight would continue to lighten so that at the end of the movement that 100 pounds would have smoothly lightened to 71.4 pounds. Each muscle has a different natural strength curve so each piece of equipment should have a different cam. For example, if you put 140 pounds on the Leg Extension machine it would start at 120 pounds in the fully flexed position, increase to 150 pounds within the first fifty degrees, and then it would decrease to less than 50 pounds in the fully extended position. Each machine needs to be properly calibrated and designed to accommodate the muscle group it is targeting.
Aaron married his wife Kristin, a West Fargo native, in 2013 and 2 years later were presented with an opportunity to move to Fargo to be closer to family and friends. Aaron is excited to be a part of the Fargo/Moorhead community and Rehab authority team, where he strives to provide the best physical therapy possible to the people of the Red River Valley.
Patients are individually cared for by specifically trained therapists that are all specialized in spine stability. They are in constant contact with acknowledged rehabilitation institutions – mainly in the US. Most recent results from scientific research are readily integrated into daily practice and continuing education of all staff members is guaranteed by their regular participation at conferences and workshops.
Chronic lower back pain transforms a formerly active individual into a person who experiences difficulty standing, walking and sitting — chronic lower back pain can even influence emotions and outlook. If you’re tired of doing exercises and visiting doctors to no avail, get in touch with EIF. With one-on-one training using our MedX Lumbar Extension machine, you
Alicia developed a passion for physical therapy after bilateral ACL reconstructions that led to a substantial amount of time spent in rehab. She went on to graduate from Northland Community and Technical College in East Grand Forks in 2010 as a Physical Therapist Assistant. She spent 3 years away from northwestern Minnesota working as a PTA and returned in the summer of 2012. Alicia began working as a partnership with Kim in January of 2013, and has embraced the opportunity to become part of the RehabAuthority Family. Alicia looks forward to continuing to grow as a therapist with plans to develop the “Acceleration Program” for youth athletes.
This is not a good look for the Illinois Republican Party. It’s evidently too late for party officials to do anything except ask Jones to drop out, which he’s unlikely to do. “There is no room for Neo Nazis in American politics,” Gov. Bruce Rauner said Monday. Except there will be room for Jones on the GOP ballot. More bad news: The deadline passed for a primary election write-in candidate to register, though there is an opportunity for someone to run as a write-in or independent for the Nov. 6 general election. As for what to do in the primary, we hope Republican voters in the 3rd district are aware that Jones is a cretin and do not support him. The closer to zero votes he gets, the better.
A mobility scooter is designed to allow for continuous mobility for those that may need assistance to complete basic tasks or travel. They are helpful for those users that may not have the strength or flexibility to propel a manual wheelchair. They can be used indoors, outdoors, or on a variety of terrains depending upon the model you choose. Whatever your needs may be, Motion 4 Less will have a scooter that is just right to meet the demands of your lifestyle.

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Tyler was born in Washington D.C. to military parents. He moved back and forth from Hawaii to California multiple times before his family settled in North Dakota. Tyler graduated from the University of North Dakota with a B.S. in Physical Therapy and a minor in Psychology. Tyler has spent time studying abroad which included 6 months in Australia where he completed an internship with the University of the Sunshine Coast’s Rugby team and a local physical therapy clinic. Tyler went on to obtain his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from the University of North Dakota.
Underlying the inaction against Jones is a widespread belief that neither he — nor any Republican — has a chance of winning against Lipinski in November in the solidly Democratic district. Other Republicans have pointed to partisan gerrymandering as a barrier to recruiting viable GOP candidates in the 3rd District. Still, the party needed only 603 signatures to run someone against Jones in the first place and U.S. law does not require candidates to live in the congressional district for which they are running.
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