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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

Where are your running goals taking you?

Like most things, it’s good to begin with the end in mind. If you're thinking about running, whatever the race may be, preparation is key. Determine why you want to run in the first place. Training can take time, dedication and a lot of hard work. If you don’t have a clear vision and goal for [...]

Health Insurance Definition Help

Many people struggle to understand insurance terms, so we have created this blog post to help improve understanding of common health insurance terms. We have selected a few common terms and explained what they mean for you, the healthcare consumer. Deductible: The amount of expenses that must be paid by the insured person (or their legal guardian) before [...]

What is Bursitis?

What is a Bursa? A Bursa is a fluid filled sac that is near a particular type of joint. These bursae function to decrease the friction for tendons and provide a cushion around many joints. The knee, shoulder, elbow, and hip joints all have bursae. What is Bursitis? Bursitis is a term used to describe an [...]

How Can Physical Therapy Help You?

In our post titled, "What is Physical Therapy?" we discussed the field itself, as well as some of the common ailments it can help with. This week, we wanted to answer a question we frequently hear in the community which is, "How can Physical Therapy help you?". If you've ever wondered how physical therapy can help [...]

Stress Fractures

Most bone fractures occur due to a traumatic or violent injury. But this is not true of all fractures. In fact, most of us have heard about stress fractures, but they remain a mystery to many. Stress fractures occur slowly, due to repetitive stresses or repeated activities. Stress fractures occur most commonly in sports and are [...]

What is an ACL Tear? Part II

We often hear about professional athletes tearing or straining their knee or “blowing out their knee.” During those sideline or post-game reports, we often hear the announcer use three letters to describe the knee injury. This leaves most of us knowing the athlete hurt their knee and they will be out for a long while. Anterior [...]

Good Physical Therapy

Today, we'll be answering the question, "What is good physical therapy?" When looking to purchase an item or service, consumers often search for the most superior product. Why should choosing a physical therapy provider, or any other healthcare-related service provider, be any different? As a healthcare consumer, you deserve the best service available delivered by the [...]

The Best Physical Therapy San Antonio Has to Offer?

If you're looking for the best physical therapy San Antonio has to offer, look no further than one of Momentum PT's seven area locations. Now you may be thinking, "whoa...what makes you so confident Momentum has the best physical therapy San Antonio has to offer?" Well, let's discuss why we hear this over and over from our [...]

What is an ACL Tear? Part I

Reading about sports players tearing their anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL is nothing new. We've all seen the headlines or known someone who has had this type of injury. But do you know how ACL tears happen and how you could avoid one? ACL tears are common in professional and recreational sports, here are a few articles [...]

What is Physical Therapy?

If you asked a therapist what Physical Therapy is, they would tell you it is the art and science of helping people get out of pain, get moving again, and get back to their lives. Physical therapists find the root source of your pain or symptoms and work on those symptoms with specifically targeted exercises, a [...]

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