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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Headache Relief

3 Simple Exercises To Stop A Headache

May 10th, 2019

Headaches are a problem that affect most of us at some point in our lives. They can occur for many different reasons. Many times, headaches can be frequent and ongoing, affecting our ability to work, play, and generally enjoy life. One common type of headache is called a cervicogenic headache. This is a pain perceived

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Why stretching your hamstrings won’t help your back pain. In fact it’s making it worse…

February 28th, 2019

Hamstring stretching is a common, generic exercise given as part of low back pain program as well as improving athletic performance. Here’s what you need to be asking yourself: Is stretching my hamstrings necessary? What is the goal/purpose of stretching our hamstrings? When is it the right time to do so? I hope to bring

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