opioids

Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

January 21st, 2020

If you’ve been struggling with a serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer.

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Back Pain Relief

Is The Pain in Your Back Caused by a Herniated Disc? Here’s How to Know.

November 20th, 2019

Do you seem to have trouble perform even simple everyday activities due to severe back or neck pain? Do you have strange neurological symptoms in your arms or legs that you simply cannot account for? Has your spine never quite worked as it should since you experienced a recent accident? You may be struggling with

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Hip & Knee Pain

Lasting Relief for Hip & Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2019

Does nagging hip and knee pain keep you from completing everyday tasks with ease? If you’ve been living with chronic aches and pains in these areas, you may benefit from regular physical therapy treatment. A skilled physical therapist can help to improve your daily quality of life by targeting your problem areas to decrease pain

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Opioid Consumption

Reduce Opioid Consumption and Feel Better with Physical Therapy

October 20th, 2019

Do you take opioids to manage your pain? Well, you’re not alone. Health care providers in the US write over 200 million prescriptions for opioid pain medication every year. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has even issued guidelines about this and urged safe nondrug alternatives, such as physical therapy. And a recent study

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Chronic Back Pain

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

September 20th, 2019

Does your back hurt all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to contact Austin Physical Therapy and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it entirely. What Is Chronic Back Pain? Most back pain

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Reducing Aches and Pains

How Nutrition Can Have a Positive Impact on Reducing Aches and Pains

September 10th, 2019

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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Get Rid of Your Constant Stress-Related Headaches With Physical Therapy

June 10th, 2019

We all do it – we feel that all-too-familiar twinge of a headache coming on, and we pop in the Ibuprofen or Advil or Tylenol. However, sometimes a pill just doesn’t cut it when it comes to stress headaches. The sensation of a stress headache is described as a band of pressure around your head,

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Office Worker’s Guide to Mobility & Flexibility

May 30th, 2019

Modern-day life has many of us sitting at our desk oftentimes for hours. Though sometimes it can’t be avoided, we’ve comprised a list of 5 things you can do to minimize the aches and pains that come with the job. 5 Exercises You Can Do From Your Desk 1. Deep Diaphragmatic Breathing Back pain that occurs

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Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

March 21st, 2019

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you

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How Proper Nutrition can Reduce Pain and Inflammation

January 10th, 2019

Proper nutrition can play a key role if you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your life. Eating the right foods can help your body recover from many different conditions, which is why diet is an important part of any physical therapy regimen. Proper exercise, reducing stress and eating right can all work together

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