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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 inflammation of [...]

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 you, this post is [...]

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 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

As you read the daily sports headlines, you see many players out with an ACL tear-then you begin to ask yourself, 'what is an ACL tear and how can I avoid one'. ACL tears are common in professional and recreational sports, here are a few articles about how these injuries can impact a player: Baltimore Ravens lose [...]

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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