Category: physical activity

Active Lifestyle Nov20th 2020

5 Activities To Lead a More Active Lifestyle

To stay as healthy as possible it’s important to lead an active lifestyle. Becoming more active isn’t difficult. It’s just a matter of finding activities you enjoy that you can take part in on a regular basis. Call Austin Manual Therapy Associates to find out how a physical therapy program can help you maintain maximum

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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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Stay Active Aug20th 2020

Does your desk job keep you sedentary? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

One of the many benefits of physical therapy is that it helps show you how physical activity is medicine! Our physical therapy team strongly believes that the human body was meant to move, and when it doesn’t, things start to break down. Unfortunately, the modern environment isn’t great for promoting regular physical activity. Many of

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Feeling Achy Aug10th 2020

4 Things To Do if You Wake Up Feeling Achy

Why are you feeling so achy and stiff in the morning? Could it be an old, ill-suited mattress? An unsupportive pillow? A poor sleeping position? Do you have an underlying health condition like osteoarthritis? What about dehydration? Maybe it’s a combination of these issues, or maybe it’s something else entirely. Whatever the reason, a.m. stiffness

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Chronic Back Pain Jul20th 2020

Get Rid of Your Chronic Back Pain! 5 Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help Relieve Your Pain

How Physical Therapy Helps You Triumph Over Chronic Back Pain Does chronic back pain keep you from living the life you want? This debilitating symptom, which may be caused by a variety of underlying issues, may make you wish you could just spend the rest of your life in your recliner. Actually, however, you can

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Jul10th 2020

Don’t spend the rest of your life taking medicine to control the pain. Talk to your doctor about physical therapy!

Our bodies are amazing machines. Not only do they have the ability to heal and repair themselves, they can adapt to nearly any situation. That includes the types of things we put into them. Temporarily taking medicine to control your pain as you recover from an injury or surgery can be a viable part of

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