Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

Why Stretching Is A Critical Part Of Your Physical Therapy Treatment

January 10th, 2021

Do you stretch regularly? If you don’t, you could be increasing your risk of an injury in the future. Because chances are, you have at least some joints or areas in your body that are not as flexible and mobile as they could be. But what happens if you’re not sure where your specific mobility

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Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

Physical Therapy Could Be The Solution To Your Joint Pain

December 20th, 2020

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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Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

Is Back Surgery The Best Option For You? Consider These Things First.

December 10th, 2020

Do you have a chronic pain issue related to your spine? Maybe you have a stiff achy back or shooting pain and numbness in one or both legs. Perhaps your back pain and associated symptoms are so involved that it’s a struggle to get through a day at work, sleep through the night, or take

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Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

Tips From a Physical Therapist On Dealing With Herniated Discs

November 20th, 2020

A herniated disc happens when the outer fibrous layer of a spinal disc (usually in the neck or lower back) tears. This allows the disc’s gel-like filling to leak out into the surrounding joint space. In many cases, this can irritate or compress nearby nerves and other structures, leading to uncomfortable symptoms like back pain,

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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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