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Apr20th 2020

Pre and Post Surgical Rehab: What Is It, and Is It Really Important?

Scheduling Surgery? Don’t Forget the Pre-Operative and Post-Operative Rehab Surgery might not be as much of a certainty in life as death or taxes, but many of us will undergo some kind of surgical procedure. If you will be scheduling major surgery in the near future, give serious thought to scheduling two other important tasks:

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Apr6th 2020

Chronic joint pain can be debilitating. Find out how physical therapy can help relieve your aches and pains.

Chronic joint pain can last for weeks and even months. Joints are the structures that form the connections between the bones. Joints provide support and assist you in movement. There are many different conditions that can cause chronic joint pain, including bursitis, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, sprains and strains. Joint pain can occur in any part

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Feb22nd 2019

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a generic term ascribed to vague, and often-times fluctuating, anterior (front side) knee pain. PFPS affects athletes and non-athletes, alike, and can feel like a pretty severe knee ache, like a bruise. It often affects runners and cyclists, but can also affect people whose occupation or lifestyle requires repetitive movements

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Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain

Nov5th 2018

Why you should ALWAYS choose physical therapy before surgery The research is telling: physical therapy is the number one treatment option out there for rotator cuff related shoulder pain. It has been shown to be just as effective as surgery, at a fraction of the cost of surgery. These outcomes have been studied in the

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Direct Access to Physical Therapy Services

Oct12th 2018

Did you know that you can see a physical therapist in Texas without a referral? But there is a catch; you cannot be treated without a referral. Are you confused yet? Well, welcome to the party. Under current Texas law, a physical therapist in Texas may do an evaluation without a referral but cannot treat

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My Back is Out?!?!?!?

Sep25th 2018

Back pain is one of the leading reasons people seek medical care in America.  However, per this article, a staggering number of people will continue their lives without seeking professional help for their issue possibly causing further harm later on down the road. Often, people come to see us for their back pain and I just

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We Know SQUAT!

Aug17th 2018

Do you have pain when you squat? Are you afraid to squat because you are afraid it’s going to hurt or afraid you don’t know how to do it properly? Have no fear! We, the movement specialists, are here to the rescue. Squats as an exercise are a beneficial way to build lower body strength

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Simple ankle sprain not always so simple

Jul27th 2018

For anyone who has ever laced up a pair of cleats, running shoes, or as my boys like to tease me, “sneakers”, then almost all of you have probably suffered an ankle sprain at some time in your life. The most common variety: Inversion ankle sprain, which is more casually referred to as “rolling your

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“Oh you’re a PT, I have a question for you…”

Jul5th 2018

One of the unexpected “benefits” of being a physical therapist is that family, friends, and strangers ask your advice on all sorts of health related topics:                             “What kind of exercises should I do for my back?” “Why does my knee hurt right here?”  “Should I use heat or ice?” “What medication should I take for

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Sam Jaklich Story

Jun12th 2018

Hiya! My name is Sam. I am a patient coordinator and a PT tech at the Barton Springs clinic. My blog entry this month won’t offer any technical PT advice because I would feel as though I were breaking the law if I did. It will, however, talk about my experience with a personal injury

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