Do you have a surgery coming up? If so, you probably have a long list of things you need to do and prepare for before your operation. But one important thing to add to that list is scheduling a consultation with a physical therapist.
Many people think that physical therapy is only needed after their surgery. While therapy is certainly a given after most operations, it should be considered as much before operations as well.Read full blog
Bad posture is a common cause of back discomfort. If your posture is poor, it can put strain on other parts of your body, causing discomfort, inflammation, and malfunction. Thankfully, physical therapy can help you improve your posture.
According to one study, back discomfort or injury accounts for roughly 3% of all emergency room visits. Back pain is the most prevalent type of pain, and it can severely restrict one’s daily activities.Read full blog
Physical Therapy: A Drug-Free Way to Control Inflammatory Pain
For people with chronic pain, life presents some very real obstacles. If you’re dealing with inflammatory pain, chances are you already realize that you need a long-term solution rather than a short-term one, especially if you have a chronic illness that causes persistent or recurrent pain. Sadly, many of the medical treatments offered to you can produce chronic problems and hazards for long-term pain management.Read full blog
Everyone aspires to live a healthy, active, and powerful lifestyle. However, this type of lifestyle is not always simple to maintain, particularly for people who suffer from chronic pain. Physical therapy, fortunately, is an excellent resource for relieving pain and achieving fitness goals.
If you want to start living a healthy lifestyle but aren’t sure where to begin, give Austin Manual Therapy Associates in Austin, TX a call today!Read full blog
As you age, there’s a chance a day will come where you don’t wake up and immediately spring out of bed, ready to take on the morning ahead. Whether you are dealing with an old injury, a new issue, chronic aches and pains, or joint stiffness, the simple act of getting out of bed in the morning can leave you wishing you hit snooze, call out of work, and fall back into the pillows to avoid your day!Read full blog
If you’ve already been diagnosed with a common form of arthritis such as osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis, you may have learned that these chronic joint pain conditions can’t be cured or reversed. It’s an unfortunate fact, but one that many people are forced to live with.
Did you know that at least 50 million Americans are struggling with arthritis? That’s a sizable chunk of the U.S. population, and if you have joint pain, there’s a good chance that you’re included in that statistic!Read full blog
Our physical therapy clinic strongly believes that an educated patient is an empowered patient! That’s why we love to not only help relieve our patients’ pain but also continue educating our patients so that they can gain a better understanding of the health conditions they’re facing. A herniated discs is one of the most common conditions treated by a physical therapist. If you’ve ever wondered if your back pain is caused by a disc herniation, then we invite you to contact our clinic soon and schedule an initial examination.Read full blog
We lead extremely sedentary lives these days compared to 30 or 40 years ago. Millions of people spend several hours each day sitting at a desk, without bothering to get up to do anything other than visit the restroom. When you’re younger, you may not notice the effects of sitting all day, but boy oh boy, as you age…we promise you’ll start to realize the impact this habit has on your body!
People who spend much of their day in a sitting position are at a higher risk of developing serious conditions such as obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.Read full blog
Have you been feeling shaky and off balance lately? The culprit might be a weak core! Having a weak core might make you feel unbalanced, but the good news is that physical therapy can help you strengthen your core and improve your balance as well.
Physical therapy should include core strength training. Your core muscles play an important part in keeping you balanced whether you’re sitting, standing, or sprinting.Read full blog
Spice Up Your Workouts with These Tips!
It can happen to anyone. The lingering dread, the growing disinterest, the growing tendency to skip out on your workout, to let minor inconveniences interrupt the healthy activities that you’ve had planned. A small change in your attitude, a few excuses here and there, and before you know what’s happened it’s been weeks since your last workout.
Maybe you fight through it; you show up at the gym and you go through the motions.Read full blog