Candy corn… Super sweet treats! But… how sweet are they really?

Candy corn! One of Texas’ favorite fall and Halloween treats. This simple confection has received much affection since first coming to the scene in the latter half of the 1800s. Made in the millions and consumed by millions, truly a recognized fall classic! Now, whether you are a full-blown candy corn lover, or you’re simply acting out your candy fix …

6 Awesome Things To Do in Austin If You Didn’t Have Back Pain!!!

Austin is a great place to live, with amazing attractions that people from all over the world come to see. Unfortunately, many people right here in the Austin area are unable to fully enjoy these attractions due to suffering from back trouble.   Not only are they not taking advantage of all our area has to offer, but they are …

Are You Drinking Enough Water?

Are You Drinking Enough Water? Learn how Dehydration may be the cause of your lingering back pain.. Water makes up around two thirds of who we are, and is required for every single process in our body – which probably explains why we feel a lot better when we drink enough of it. You may have thought you have tried …

What is the Relevance of MRI for Back Pain???

What is the Relevance of MRI for People Suffering From Back Pain??? A few weeks ago, I touched on a case of great concern to me regarding a man named Ronnie who had neck surgery prior to receiving any physical therapy treatment. That particular article is a great transition to an issue that many have little understanding about – What …

Considering Surgery for Back or Neck Pain???….READ THIS

So You’re Considering Surgery… I want to share an experience I recently encountered that may give some insight into a common trend that could potentially lead to unexpected and serious complications. The intended effect of this article is to persuade the reader to consider physical therapy prior to invasive procedures to treat neck and back related symptoms – and here’s …

Using a HSA or FSA for Physical Therapy Services

How to make Physical Therapy more affordable; Using a FSA or HSA account for physical therapy services. Do you have a nagging injury you have been ignoring? Do you have pain which is limiting you from doing the things you enjoy? Have you considered treatment but decided physical therapy was too expensive? Well we have some information for you which …

Why Out of Network?!?!

SUPERIOR PERSONALIZED CARE The simplest way to describe why we are out of network with all insurances is, being out of network allows us to give better care to our patients resulting in better outcomes and faster results.  Let us explain.  Currently most PT clinics in Austin and around the country are in-network with insurance companies. They have accepted a …

Trigger Point Dry Needling – What is it?

Trigger points are irritable, hard “knots” within a muscle that may cause pain over a large area, leading to diffi­culty performing everyday tasks. When a trigger point is touched, it hurts and can also cause pain in nearby areas, also known as a referral pattern. When a person has painful muscles and trigger points, it is sometimes called myofascial pain …