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Category: Natural Pain Relief

Manual Therapy Feb20th 2021

A Hands-On Approach to Treatment: Manual Therapy for Effective Pain Relief

Did You Know You Could Benefit from Our Manual Therapy Services? Manual therapy, also referred to as hands-on therapy, can be described as a method in which licensed physical therapists use targeted hand movements to place pressure on specific areas of a patient’s body. Pressure is applied to the affected area(s) of the body, as

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Stretching Jan10th 2021

Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Do you stretch regularly? If you don’t, you could be increasing your risk of an injury in the future. Because chances are, you have at least some joints or areas in your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they could be. But what happens if you’re not sure where your specific mobility

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Opioids Dec20th 2020

Kick Your Pain Without Opioids: Physical Therapy Can Help

Millions of people struggle with chronic pain. Whether it’s from an accident or an ongoing medical condition, living with debilitating pain can be extremely difficult. Opioids may seem like a quick and easy way to eliminate the pain you’re experiencing. There are several important reasons, however, why you should avoid opioid medication if at all

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Herniated Discs Dec10th 2020

Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

A herniated disc happens when the outer fibrous layer of a spinal disc (usually in the neck or lower back) tears. This allows the disc’s gel-like filling to leak out into the surrounding joint space. In many cases, this can irritate or compress nearby nerves and other structures, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like back pain,

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Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain Nov10th 2020

Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

Do you experience joint pain and discomfort on most or all days of the week? Is a stiff and painful joint making you functionally limited and unsafe? Have you had to stop doing the things you enjoy, or even struggle to take care of your basic daily needs, simply because your joint pain is too

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Knee & Hip Pain Oct20th 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help With Your Knee & Hip Pain

At any given time, millions of Americans are going through their day with a chronically painful hip or knee. According to the 2006 National Health Interview Survey prepared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, knee and hip pain was reported by almost a combined 30 percent of respondents. If you’re someone struggling with

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A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Chronic Back Pain Sep20th 2020

A Physical Therapist’s Perspective on Chronic Back Pain

Out of all the conditions we diagnose and treat at Austin Manual Therapy Associates, chronic low back pain is one of the most common. We spend a lot of time educating our patients and their loved ones about this broad health condition—including why it happens and how to avoid it. Because here’s the thing a

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Physical Therapy Sep10th 2020

If You’re Experiencing These 5 Symptoms, Consider Physical Therapy

You may think of physical therapy as something for athletes in training or those who are struggling to recover after a serious accident. While physical therapy is used for both of these types of things, there are so many more conditions that physical therapy can treat. If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, you

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