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We teach our patients special exercises designed specifically for them; In order to help strengthen and correct their own unique issues.  These exercises encourage a restorative functional movement pattern to prevent pain and increase performance. The exercises can be performed in the comfort of your own home and can improve the effectiveness of your spinal correction by as much as 30-40%. In addition to skeletal misalignment, muscles and connective tissues can be out of place or strained by improper alignment and use. Specific exercises and stretches can help your body stay in balance and in health.  Our Certified Athletic Trainers can develop an entire training program for you to do in office so you can continue on your own.


  Melissa Rudd

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Melissa worked at AHA from 2012-2015 and again since 2016.  Melissa gets excited when she can help teach others how to change with movement, diet, and exercise.  She specializes in Graston, Kinesio Tape, and concussion management.  She has three boys and enjoys hiking, camping, fishing, and watching her son play hockey.

Education:

Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Athletic Training, Washington State University, 2009

Memberships/Associations:

National Athletic Trainers Association



Caitlyn Ward

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Caitlyn began working for AHA in August of 2019.  Prior to working at AHA she coached for 4 years.  Caitlyn enjoys teaching people how to move themselves out of pain and she gets excited working with people who have performance goals.  She has a family cat named Homie.

Caitlyn specializes in Myokinesthetics, Positional Release therapy, Mulligan Concept, Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization, Primal Reflex Release technique, Rock Tape-basic and performance, Gavilan technique, Functional Movement Screening, Selective Functional Movement assessment, and TRX suspension training. 

Education:

Master of Science in Athletic Training, University of Idaho May 2019

Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, Eastern Washington University June 2017

Memberships/Associations:

National Athletic Trainers Association, USA weightlifting, American Council on Exercise


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