Shoulder impingement is a very common diagnosis and can be extremely painful and physically limiting. Many patients can feel a bit bewildered when the sharp pain that has been dropping them to their knees, waking them up at night, and hurting enough to bring them in to see a doctor, is then given such a simple diagnosis and instruction to do physical therapy.
Written By: Ashley Bowser, PT, DPT
If you are one of those people who can easily locate and dislocate their shoulder as a party trick you may be wondering if this is normal. The simple answer is unfortunately no. Even if you don’t have pain, you could be predisposing yourself to future injury or if left unaddressed.
How to Set Up Your Work Space At Home
With the outbreak of Covid-19, many people have evacuated their work offices and are now working from the comforts of their home. Working from home is a good thing for the sake of safety and making a positive impact on the current health crisis.
If the current health crisis is doing anything for the fitness community, it is definitely forcing individuals and gyms to get innovative with ways to stay in shape while being cooped up at home, unless quick dashes for toilet paper count as a work out. Since exercise is one of the few allowable activities permitting those going stir crazy to get out of their home,
Each year, noteworthy physicians across our country are nominated and considered for the honor of being named a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly Ltd.
We are proud to announce that four physicians from Austin Sports Medicine have earned the title of Austin’s Top Doctors and will be listed along with the country’s most outstanding licensed doctors.
As an active member of the community, I often get asked what I do for a living. I’m proud to announce “I’m a Physical Therapist!” However, there always seems to be a loaded follow up question: “So… what do you do exactly?”
What is a Physical Therapist?
August is here! Time to say goodbye to the dog days of summer and get back into the routine for ourselves and our little ones. As school is about to commence & we are shopping for supplies, let’s take some time to go over a few tips on how to properly fit a backpack &
If you’ve taken anything away from the NBA final, hopefully, it is how devastating not getting proper recovery can be, especially when dealing with an injury. Seeing Kevin Durant go down with an Achilles tendon rupture in his first 12 minutes back to play after dealing with a calf strain,
It’s officially summer time. Although we Texans have been enduring the heat a couple of months longer than much of the rest of the country, per usual. Still, there is hope for us all because school is out and it’s time to pack your bags and head to that long-awaited vacation spot!
With the baseball season in “full swing”, doctors and physical therapist see an alarming increase in the number of elbow injuries in adolescent baseball players. With an increasing number of children participating in Little League baseball, so is the epidemic of overuse elbow injuries.