October – National Physical Therapy Month!

National Physical Therapy Month October is National Physical Therapy Month. A physical therapist is a licensed professional and an expert in the management of the musculoskeletal system. In fact, in most cases, you can see a physical therapist without a referral, and it is very likely that your insurance company will pay for physical therapy…

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Low back and hip pain? PT can help!

Pain in the Pelvic Region? No Problem! Have you ever had a nagging pain in the region of the pelvis or hip? Pain or discomfort in the pelvic region and the hip may be related. Since the hip is a weight bearing joint, pain and discomfort in the hip can cause problems with sitting, standing…

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Urinary Incontinence – Physical Therapy can help!

Yes! Physical Therapy Can Help Urinary Incontinence Incontinence is an embarrassing condition that affects men, women and children of all ages. A common symptom is the loss of bladder control when coughing, sneezing, lifting and laughing. Incontinence can be temporary or persistent. Temporary loss of bladder control is related to diet, alcohol, caffeine and prescription…

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Harvest Classic 2017 Fun Run

The Harvest Classic Fun Run features an 8K run or wheelchair race, 2-mile run or walk, 1-mile non-competitive race, food, prizes, entertainment, vendor booths and a school competition. All participants receive a t-shirt, free admission to the Nampa Rec Center on race day and a chance to win fantastic prizes in the post-race drawings. Prizes…

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Proud Supporter of Idaho Rush Soccer

The Idaho Rush Soccer Organization, lead by CEO/Coach Lee Riley, does more than teach kids how to play soccer. They teach kids how to be part of a team. Idaho Rush is a unique organization that makes a place for every child. Regardless of ability, they give kids the opportunity to play soccer. Saint Alphonsus…

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Boise Run Series – Mark your Calendars!

Saint Alphonsus is the proud sponsor of the Boise Run Series! Mark your calendars! Get signed up for the following races listed below! Race Training Don’t forget! We are offering a FREE training program to get you ready for the big race day! See details about the training program and upcoming races below…. Flying Monkey…

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Kenny Keene – Boxing Champion – Traumatic Brain Injury

Article written by Morgan Boydston, KTVB http://www.ktvb.com/news/health/famed-idaho-boxer-on-the-road-to-recovery-after-traumatic-brain-injury/463824208 BOISE — Many know him as “The Emmett Eliminator,” a renowned boxer known for winning. But in recent years, Kenny Keene has dealt with some major challenges stemming from repeated injuries while he was in the ring. Thanks to therapy at a local hospital, he’s overcome those setbacks….

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RODS Jr. YMCA Youth Triathlon

What an amazing heart warming event! The RODS Jr. YMCA Youth Triathlon was a day filled with kids including other kids with disabilities and everyone reaching new heights as they give it all they had. We were there to assist the injured athletes with bumps and bruises from the competiton. It was also so great…

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Shaun Murphy, MPT

Shaun Murphy, MPT, is the manager at our Meridian Health Plaza, Eagle Health Plaza and West YMCA. He is a Physical Therapist who has practiced physical therapy since 2001 and has a special interest in outpatient orthopedics, with a focus on shoulder rehabilitation and sports medicine. Shaun’s special interest in outpatient orthopedics stems from his…

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August 5th! RODS YMCA Pediatric Triathlon

STARS is proud to be a part of the RODS Jr. Triathlon held at Hidden Springs this weekend August 5th! We will have a tent and be available to help any of the kiddos with injuries or questions. Such and amazing event and we are blessed to be a part of it! Details below… A…

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