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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

5 Physical Therapy Tips To Keep You Healthy

Physical therapy is about living a happy, healthy life free of pain. Our team works with each patient to provide personalized plans for every patient. These plans are put together with a lot of thought and consideration and since every patient is different, no two plans are the same. When we say "we get you healthy [...]

National PT Month Highlights The Benefits of Physical Therapy

For a lot of us, October means the start of cooler weather, tailgating and Halloween. It’s also National Physical Therapy Month, and this year the goal is to encourage people to choose physical therapy over opioid use. The American Physical Therapy Association wants to help spread public awareness that physical therapy is a safe alternative for [...]

Top 5 Foam Rolling Tips

It doesn’t matter how often you exercise, nothing feels better than a muscle massage after a long, tough workout. If you're about to head into your next workout and you feel a little stiff in your legs or arms, a muscle massage can also help loosen up the body and get the blood flowing. For many, [...]

Preparing For Your First PT Visit

Imagine a life living in chronic pain, watching others have fun while you sit on the sidelines, unable to participate because the pain is unbearable. Imagine coming back from an extensive injury and being unable to get back into your old life because of pain or stiffness. Maybe you’re looking at turning over a new leaf [...]

Gaining Momentum Through Leadership

At Momentum Physical Therapy, a top priority of ours is to ensure that we offer the highest quality treatment to all of our patients. To do this, we offer and encourage continuing education to our clinical staff so that they have the opportunity to learn the best physical therapy practices available. Momentum also invests resources in [...]

Stretching Dos and Don’ts

Why do people stretch? Increasing flexibility, warming up, or preventing injury are the three most common reasons given. How you stretch really depends more about why you are stretching than anything else. If you are stretching to warm up, then a dynamic stretch (think leg high kicks) works well, as does a traditional warm up like [...]

Momentum named “Practice of the Year” by ADVANCE Rehab Magazine

Momentum Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab has recently been awarded the “Practice of the Year” award by ADVANCE Rehab Magazine. Momentum will be a spotlight feature in the December edition of the magazine. The feature will highlight Momentum’s ability to serve the San Antonio and surrounding communities while maintaining excellent care standards for their patients and [...]

Free Physical Therapy for the Rest of the Year?

Have you met your annual insurance deductible? If you have, your therapy may be free. How do you check to see if your deductible has been met? You can call your insurance and ask them or you can call us and we will gladly check your benefits for you. Not sure what a deductible actually is? [...]

Give Texans the Right to Choose Physical Therapy

Did you know that you can help yourself and your fellow Texans? Read on and sign the petition below to do your duty as a citizen of our great state. Every Texan has an opportunity to create a better healthcare environment that will actually help save millions in healthcare dollars in our great state. Accessing physical [...]

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 [...]

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