The Unintended Consequences of Coronavirus Lockdown

As I write this blog post, we are in the middle of a once-in-a-lifetime pandemic. As we watch this COVID19 virus spread across America, we all have fears and anxiety about how this will affect ourselves and our loved ones. As of a few days ago, the Mayor of Austin has released a “Shelter in Place” order for our community. …

What You Should Know About Pain Meds for Managing Chronic Pain

First off let me say that pain is complicated and doctors, researchers, Physical Therapists, and myself don’t know everything about pain. However, if you have listened to me speak in the past you are probably not surprised to hear me say NO!!! Pain meds are not a good option for managing chronic pain (pain lasting more than 1 year). Today …

4 Helpful Hints to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February is American Heart Month and it is the perfect time for you to start thinking about improving your heart health. At Natural Fit Therapy we are dedicated to helping you stay healthy, active, and independent. So today in Honor of National Heart Health Month I am going to talk about 4 tips to help maintain a healthy heart. Making …

Nutritional Deficit Indicators

Nutrition is a huge aspect of everyone’s lives… especially those with nutritional deficiencies. Whether you pay close attention to what you take in, or you could care less, what you eat or not eat will have an affect on your daily life. The way in which poor nutrition becomes evident is more commonly through symptoms. We have compiled a list …

Have You Fallen Recently? Top 5 Exercises to Improve Your Balance at Home!

If you had a chance to read my previous article, you should now have a better understanding regarding the various factors that contribute to your balance. Here’s a quick recap in case you missed it: your body has 3 “balance systems”: your vision, sensation/spatial awareness, and your inner ear. In addition, there are several other factors that can negatively affect …