aches and pains

Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

February 20th, 2020

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling dull aches and pains in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the

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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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Feeling Achy

Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could be Your Mattress!

December 10th, 2019

Do you notice that you often wake up in more pain than you felt when you were going to sleep? If you have been dealing with low back pain that seems to be much worse in the morning, your mattress might be the culprit! While back pain is a common enough ailment that most people

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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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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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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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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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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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