Upcoming Events: 2019 Axis Plunge and Axis Ascent

Every year, we host two events to celebrate the hard work, recovery, and successes of our patients from the past the year: the Axis Plunge and the Axis Ascent.  We figure, what better way to celebrate, than to challenge ourselves and enjoy the mountain paradise we call home?  These events are full of laughter, support,[…]

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New Silverthorne Location Grand Opening

We are excited to share that our Silverthorne office is moving into a new space, opening on July 1!  We have been in our current location in the Silverthorne Town Center for 7 years. With the incredible support of our Summit County community, we have outgrown our current space. Thanks to a generous grant from[…]

Len cycling in TX

Update: Len Szmurlo’s Ride Report from Oklahoma with War on Wheels

May 20th, from Oklahoma: Len has now ridden across California, Arizona, New Mexico, and the Texas panhandle.  He shares that Oklahoma has been surprisingly difficult and says, “It’s NOT flat.  We did over 2,500ft of climbing yesterday.  I was not expecting so many hills and there have been strong headwinds!”  He crosses into a new[…]

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Update: Len Szmurlo’s Ride Report from AZ with War On Wheels

May 6th, from Chambers, AZ: Former patient, Len Szmurlo, continues on his ride across the country.  He says, “It’s a challenge!  Riding every single day… things get a little sore!  We do a fair amount of climbing every day and there’s lots of rolling hills.” Len started his ride on April 27th in Santa Monica,[…]

From Goatman to Cross-Country Cycling Warrior: Help Us Support Len Szmurlo On His Journey

Meet Len Len Szmurlo, a Summit County local and a retired police officer from Omaha Nebraska, is a congenial, instant friend to the world. He not only served the community through his police work, but also boasts an impressive 25 years as a boy scout leader. His work for the scouts included introducing inner-city youth[…]

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Common Ski Injuries and How To Prevent Them

We all love the summers in the Colorado High Country, but summer isn’t what we really came here for… it’s Winter!!  No more #WinterIsComing memes required: Ski season is here!  You’ve watched the new Warren Miller movie, waxed your sticks, and made your annual shot-ski toast to Ullr so you are ready #kickaxis and ski,[…]

Stay on the Snow

As physical therapists, our job is to rehabilitate people from injuries.  We go for a long-term fix through manual therapy, strengthening and stretching.  We also work with patients to build strength and modify mechanics to prevent future re-injury.  Even though treating injuries is our job, our favorite way to treat clients is actually to help[…]

Axis Ascent and Best of Summit 2018

One of our passions here at Axis is to be involved in our local community.  Our staff love this special place in the Colorado Rocky Mountains where we get to live, work and play.  We are thrilled to help others get out and enjoy it too. We work with our clients, of course, but we[…]

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4 Mountain Biking Skills to Master (and Where to Practice)

Many of our Eagle County physical therapists, including Meredith, Gentian, Brady and Robyn, spend their summers living the 2-wheel dream on their mountain bikes.  Living in the High Country, it’s easy to see why #mtblife has become so popular! Most of our area ski resorts transform into mountain bike parks in the summertime.  Breckenridge, Vail,[…]