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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? [...]

By |September 29th, 2014|Categories: Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Free Physical Therapy for the Rest of the Year?

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 [...]

By |March 26th, 2014|Categories: Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Give Texans the Right to Choose Physical Therapy

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 [...]

By |June 19th, 2013|Categories: Ask An Expert, Injury Prevention, Pain, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on What is Bursitis?

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 [...]

By |June 4th, 2013|Categories: Ask An Expert, Injury Prevention, Low Back Pain, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on How Can Physical Therapy Help You?

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 [...]

By |April 30th, 2013|Categories: Ask An Expert, Pain, Physical Therapy|Comments Off on Stress Fractures

What is an Ankle Sprain?

Each year, thousands of athletes and weekend warriors suffer ankle sprains. Many of these ankle sprains are caused by landing where the ankle gets turned inward, stretching the ligaments on the outer side of the ankle. If you read our previous blog post about sprains and strains, you know what a sprain is and you know [...]

By |April 12th, 2013|Categories: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Strains and Sprains|Comments Off on What is an Ankle Sprain?

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 [...]

By |September 21st, 2012|Categories: Ask An Expert, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Good Physical Therapy

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 [...]

By |September 18th, 2012|Categories: Ask An Expert, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Best Physical Therapy San Antonio Has to Offer?

Viking’s Peterson Ready After His ACL Reconstruction?

With this week's kickoff of the NFL season, Fantasy Football team owners everywhere are wondering how much playing time the Minnesota Viking's star running back, Adrian Peterson, will get after tearing his anterior cruciate ligament last season. No doubt about it...Peterson is a top-notch athlete, and he has worked extremely hard in physical therapy to get [...]

By |September 7th, 2012|Categories: Anterior Cruciate Ligament, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Viking’s Peterson Ready After His ACL Reconstruction?

What is Physical Therapy?

At Momentum Physical Therapy & Sports Rehab, we find a large part of our job is to educate our patients and the community about what physical therapy actually is and how coming to therapy can help them. Many of the patients we see have had limited or no prior experience with physical therapy in the past. They often [...]

By |August 30th, 2012|Categories: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine|Tags: , |Comments Off on What is Physical Therapy?

Treatment And Rehabilitation For Strains and Sprains – Part 2

In Part One of this series, I explained the definitions and categories of strains and sprains. In Part Two, I will give you some ideas on how to treat and care for these injuries. While treatment and rehabilitation for strains and sprains depend on the severity of the injury, there are some good general guidelines to [...]

By |August 29th, 2012|Categories: Physical Therapy, Strains and Sprains|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Treatment And Rehabilitation For Strains and Sprains – Part 2

The Common Difference Between A Strain And A Sprain – Part 1

In our practice, we see a lot of patients who are confused about the difference between a strain versus a sprain. The issue is often made more confusing when you hear a sportscaster announce that an athlete was not seriously hurt and that the injury is probably just a strain or a sprain (as if the [...]

By |August 24th, 2012|Categories: Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Strains and Sprains|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on The Common Difference Between A Strain And A Sprain – Part 1

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 [...]

Cervicogenic Headaches: Explained

Headaches are very common and seem to pop-up out of nowhere at times. These pains can be very easy to get rid of or tend to hang around for a bit. One of the most common types of headaches is the Cervicogenic type. What Are Cervicogenic Headaches? There are many types of headaches and each of [...]

By |December 7th, 2011|Categories: Headache, Neck Pain, Pain, Physical Therapy|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Cervicogenic Headaches: Explained
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