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Can PT Help Sciatica?

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the sciatic nerve, typically starting around your lower back and down to the hips, buttocks and eventually each leg. It usually only affects one side of the body and most commonly occurs when something compresses a part or many parts of the sciatic nerve. Sciatica can be treated with [...]

By | 2018-05-04T16:26:22+00:00 May 4th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy|0 Comments

How Can I Get Physical Therapy?

Many people often ask us, ‘How can I get Physical Therapy?’ This is a great question and we think it is important for the community to know what needs to be done in order to receive the great benefits of Physical Therapy. In Texas, Physical Therapists have a limited form of direct access. Direct access refers [...]

By | 2018-05-22T15:42:56+00:00 July 24th, 2013|Categories: Low Back Pain, Pain, Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|0 Comments

What You Need to Know Before Your First Physical Therapy Appointment

You’ve decided to stop living with pain and start doing physical therapy, congratulations! You probably have a lot of questions. You may be wondering what to expect, what questions you’ll be asked and so much more. In this article, we will get you prepared for the physical therapy process and help ease your mind. We will [...]

By | 2018-04-05T16:38:08+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Tips for Improving Your Ankle Mobility

It’s important for a physically active body to achieve a stable balance between each active joint for maximum performance. In order for all of this to happen, ankle mobility is essential and is the root for several exercises or workouts. Building strength and creating an awareness about ankle mobility will help prevent injury and improve your [...]

By | 2018-05-03T14:36:25+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Injury Prevention|0 Comments

6 Benefits of Rowing

If you are looking for a low-impact workout that targets multiple areas of the body while getting your heart rate up, rowing might be the right exercise for you! You won’t have to get in a canoe (or even get wet!) to try your hand at rowing. Most gyms, knowing the many benefits, have rowing machines [...]

By | 2018-05-21T20:58:23+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

4 Valentine’s Day Activities to Get You Outside and Moving

February means love is in the air. Regardless of whether you’re single, dating or married with kids, we've created a list of some great outdoor activities you can do with your loved ones this Valentine’s Day. These are some of our favorite outdoor activities that you can do with your partner, children or even your best [...]

By | 2018-05-18T14:37:15+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What You Need to Know About Shin Splints

Shin splints is one of those old health terms that pop up from time to time, like “lumbago.” Lumbago refers to low back pain, which actually can be caused by different things. The most effective treatments of low back pain are aimed at fixing the cause of the problem. Shin splints are no different and are [...]

By | 2018-03-07T17:08:59+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Categories: Pain|0 Comments

Momentum Opens 12th Location At The Rim In November

Momentum Physical Therapy is coming to The Rim! Our latest physical therapy clinic in San Antonio is conveniently located off of I-10 near Dick’s Sporting Goods and Bass Pro Shops at 18007 I-10 Frontage Road, San Antonio, TX 78257. Doors open at our 11th location on Nov. 6. Leading the team at the Rim is Emily [...]

By | 2018-03-07T17:09:05+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Locations|0 Comments

Momentum Is Now Serving The Rim

Momentum Physical Therapy new Rim location is officially open! Our latest physical therapy clinic in San Antonio is conveniently located off of I-10 near Dick’s Sporting Goods and Bass Pro Shops at 18007 I-10 Frontage Road, San Antonio, TX 78257. Leading the team at the Rim is Emily Valdes, PT, DPT. Emily is an experienced physical [...]

By | 2018-03-07T17:09:11+00:00 November 1st, 2017|Categories: Locations|0 Comments

No Equipment Outdoor Workouts

We have an idea you might not hear often- take a break from the gym. How? Well, instead of being inside, take your work out ‘out’ and sweat outdoors without any equipment at all. Studies have shown that outdoor workouts have many benefits including stress reduction, restoring mental fatigue, and improving mood and self-esteem and perceived [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:24:48+00:00 June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5 Easy Ways For Men to Stay Healthy

Obesity, hypertension, and heart disease are three top issues that affect men’s health today. Men often make their health a low priority due to the lack of awareness of their own health or due to their busy lives. There are a few adjustments that men can make to help them stay healthy. If you’ve heard them [...]

By | 2018-05-08T14:26:17+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

5 Ways Women Can Stay Healthy

I have nothing I need to do right now- says no woman ever. As your schedules get busier, here are some helpful reminders of what you can do to stay healthy. Drink more water. Are you tired of hearing this? We understand but we can’t state it enough. There are so many benefits to drinking water. [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:26:18+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

5 Stretching Tips Before You Workout

As temperatures start to warm up, many of you will start to hit the streets, trails, and parks to exercise outdoors. It's great way to get fresh air, connect with friends, have fun with the family, and add some diversity to your gym workouts. Before you start that workout though, be sure you've had a chance [...]

By | 2018-05-29T21:08:44+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Categories: Physical Therapy|0 Comments

Tips for Beginner Runners

If you think running is not for you- think again. If you’re reading this, then there’s a small part inside you that says, “I think I can do this. I want to do this.” No matter your age or fitness level there’s a place to start for everyone. The tips we share today are general tips [...]

By | 2018-03-06T19:28:04+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Categories: Injury Prevention|0 Comments

Best Fitness Trackers for Women

Fitness tracking is a market that has noticeable competition right now. While fitness trackers may be practical for anyone to just throw on and use, rarely does form and function actually come together. Many fitness trackers are bulky or not appealing. We’ve seen many of our patients accessorize their outfits with actual fitness trackers and the [...]

By | 2017-12-20T20:08:08+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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