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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 [...]

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 [...]

Pain with sitting

Have you ever had pain that seemed to be caused by sitting? Have you ever thought that the chair or the position of the chair may have caused your pain? People are very different, chairs are very different, but the way we set up our chairs should be focused on placing our bodies in the best [...]

What is pain?

Pain is such a negative experience. What purpose does it serve? Pain helps to keep us out of danger. It keeps us from harming ourselves, and helps us to go through the stages of healing properly. What causes pain? Pain is a sensation caused by your nervous system, particularly your brain, which is trying to send a [...]

Back Pain and Pregnancy

Back pain and pregnancy are very common occurrences. As many as 80% of pregnant women will experience low back pain, especially during the late stages of pregnancy. Usually, the pain will be in the low back, and is probably due to a combination of carrying extra weight and hormones that act to widen the pelvis and increase the [...]

Back Pain – Lifting Rules Basic Summary

When you bend at the low back, you increase the muscular demands, the tension on the ligaments, and the pressure in the discs of the low back. In this picture, a flexed spine contributes to abnormal stresses. The pressure and stress increases when you lift heavier objects and if this is done repetitively, the cumulative effect [...]

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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