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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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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Joint Pain

Don’t Suffer From Arthritis Pain Any Longer – Find Relief With Physical Therapy

October 10th, 2019

Millions of individuals struggle with arthritis pain and stiffness. Many arthritis sufferers follow several steps each day just to relieve their relieve stiff and achy joints. Physical therapy can be part of an effective plan to ease your pain while also remaining active. Contact Austin Physical Therapy today to find out how a physical therapy

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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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5 Myths About Low Back Pain That Need To Go

April 13th, 2019

Low back pain is the leading cause for disability worldwide and unfortunately has been shown to be mistreated over the years. Astoundingly, approximately 80% of adults experience low back pain at some point in their lifetimes. It begs the question, why do we, as a population, have similar complaints regarding low back? When looking at our

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How to get the MOST out of your sleep

April 11th, 2019

When we think of posture, we tend to correlate it with our waking life, but we forget that each night we spend a full work day of time in some type of posture whether it is good or bad. When we wake in pain, with an arm asleep, or have a “crick” in the neck,

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What Sneaker Is Right For You?

April 8th, 2019

Do you ever wonder if the sneakers you wear are really the right ones for you? We don’t just mean color or design, but what type of supportive shoe is best for your needs, your foot type, gait, and activity level. We’ve teamed up with some of the best Postural Restoration clinicians in the world,

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