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PT Budget Cut Proposal at CMS

We Need Your Help. There has been a budget proposal pushed forward at the Centers for Medicare Services (CMS). This most recent change being proposed includes an 8% cut to Physical Therapy (PT) payments by CMS. PTs have already seen reduced payments by many insurers over the past few years and this additional proposed reduction is [...]

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Comments Off on PT Budget Cut Proposal at CMS

HB29: Physical Therapy Direct Access Is Coming To Texas

Starting September 1, 2019, it will be easier to get Physical Therapy in Texas, thanks to local San Antonio State Representative, Ina Minjarez (D) who drafted HB29, a handful of other State Reps who co-sponsored the bill, the Texas Medical Association, and the Texas Orthopedic Association. The bill, HB29, passed through the house and senate almost [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Categories: Physical Therapy|Comments Off on HB29: Physical Therapy Direct Access Is Coming To Texas

Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet Erin Winfrey PT, DPT

Erin Winfrey PT, DPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy helping patients get back to their daily routines. In high school, Erin injured her ankle multiple times while playing sports and later learned that physical therapy treatment would have prevented many of them. Erin wanted to share with us her experience and passion for Physical Therapy [...]

By |July 25th, 2019|Categories: Ask An Expert|Comments Off on Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet Erin Winfrey PT, DPT

Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet David Ramirez MPT, COMT

David Ramirez MPT, COMT is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association with a Master of Physical Therapy and a certification in Manual Therapy. David’s passion for Physical Therapy (PT) goes back to his teenage years. We wanted to learn more about his experience as part of the Momentum Physical Therapy team, and so here [...]

By |May 6th, 2019|Categories: Ask An Expert|Comments Off on Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet David Ramirez MPT, COMT

What is Certified Hand Therapy?

You may have heard of Certified Hand Therapists (CHTs) and wondered if they are the only therapists that can treat hand injuries. You may have also wondered why therapists needed a special certification to treat a specific body part. The truth is that the hand is a very complex part of the body to treat. It [...]

Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet Doris Crofts OT, CHT

Doris Crofts OT, CHT is a member of the American Society of Hand Therapists with a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Therapy from the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston. She took some time to tell us about her passion for Occupational Therapy (OT) and Hand Therapy in specific. "My passion comes from seeing people [...]

Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet William Person PT, FAAOMPT

William Person PT, FAAOMPT is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapist helping patients get back on their feet. Will spared a few minutes of his busy schedule at our new Dominion Crossing location to tell us about his passion for Physical Therapy (PT). "If all you have is a hammer, then [...]

What Is Dry Needling And How Does It Work?

You may have heard of acupuncture, but have you heard of dry needling? If you’re up for trying new things to help with your physical therapy, keep reading to get more information on dry needling and how it works in physical therapy. What Is Dry Needling? Although dry needling has been used in therapy for the [...]

Who Is More Susceptible To Chronic Pain?

Most pain goes away after an injury heals, but sometimes the pain can keep coming back for months - or even years. If you’ve ever wondered why you seem to have chronic pain more than the people around you, it may be because you are more susceptible to it. Chronic pain is a sensitivity problem, not [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|Categories: Pain|0 Comments

Things You Should Know About Vertigo

Vertigo can be debilitating for those who have it. Vertigo is severe dizziness and imbalance, usually associated with a feeling of constant movement or “the spins” when standing or even lying still. People with vertigo often experience nausea. If severe enough, vomiting or falling when attempting to stand or walk can occur. Daily life can be [...]

Behind Our Hands-On Care: Meet Ashley Sloan PT, DPT

Ashley Sloan PT, DPT is a Board-Certified Clinical Specialist in Orthopedic Physical Therapy helping patients get back to doing what they love at our City Base West location. She spared a few minutes of her busy schedule to tell us about her passion for Physical Therapy (PT) and some of the myths about PT. “As a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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