Leg Stretch to Prepare for Tennis or Pickleball

Our Physical Therapy Assistant, Desiree, walks you through a 2-minute exercise designed to stretch your legs before a tennis or pickleball game so you can play hard and avoid injury. Join our Facebook group – Keep Austin Active – to discover unique ways to stay active and explore all of Austin’s hidden gems and connect with other active Austinites over …

Leg Strengthening Exercise for Hiking around Austin

Our Physical Therapy Assistant, Desiree, walks you through a 2-minute exercise designed to help strengthen your legs so you can tackle your favorite hikes around Austin. Join our Facebook group – Keep Austin Active – to discover unique ways to stay active and explore all of Austin’s hidden gems and connect with other active Austinites over 50: https://www.facebook.com/groups/keepaustinactive

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One Component of Retirement Planning Your Financial Advisor May Be Missing

It’s easy to understand why most of your focus goes towards financial preparation for “life’s third act”.   However, financial readiness isn’t the only component of being prepared for an active retirement life.   Whatever your vision – to retire, semi-retire, or simply be retired-at-heart – chances are good that whatever you have planned will be much easier and enjoyable if you’re also physically prepared.   While physical fitness and health are easy things to put on the backburner pre-retirement, especially when you’re feeling pressure to get your finances …

How to Make the Most of Your Workouts as You Get Older!

Have you noticed working out feels a bit different as you’ve gotten older?    Some of our clients notice a change in their endurance (some better, some worse) …  Others notice aches in muscles or pain in joints slowly creeping in (and sticking around longer than they used to) …  Most share they have a harder time building strength and maintaining muscle mass.    If you’re noticing some …

Pros and Cons of Knee Injections

Pros and Cons of Injections for Knee Pain

What are the pros and cons of injections for knee pain? Regardless of which injection you’re considering for your knee pain – cortisone, hyaluronic acid, or stem cell treatment – it’s important to know the outcomes to expect. In this video, Ryan talks about the pros and cons of various injections for knee pain and why a lot of injections fail.

Is Arthritis Always to Blame for Knee Pain?

Is Arthritis Always to Blame for Knee Pain?

The answer may surprise you! In this snippet from Natural Fit Therapy’s recent knee pain workshop, Ryan talks about one of the most common myths about arthritis and knee pain (and other natural treatment strategies to try before heading to the doctor for injections or a joint replacement).

Beat the Texas Heat! Tips on How to Stay Healthy and Hydrated this Summer.

It is P-O-O-L weather! I’m sure everyone is eager to make the most of it and partake in all of the activities they couldn’t during the Covid summer of 2020. With the recent heatwave in Texas, I wanted to educate you on ways to make sure you’re staying safe in this heat! It’s important to enjoy the summer, while still …

How Occupational Therapy Could Benefit YOU!

Some people think that we’re just physical therapy– but we offer so much more than that! We also offer occupational therapy and speech therapy. Occupational therapy helps people to develop, recover, or maintain meaningful activities or occupations. It is an important part in the recovery process for people that have had an injury and have to adjust their lifestyle, or …