Physical Therapy: The Best and Worst Kept Secret in Healthcare

Read More About the Author Here: Samantha Kolock, PT, DPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS

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?

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Feeling the Pressure – The Importance of a Little R&R

Read More About the Author Here: Samantha Pittsford, PT, DPT, OCS – Director of Physical Therapy

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,

Treat Yo’ Self – Enjoy Vacation While Minimizing Physical Stress on Your Body

Read More About the Author Here: Daniel Manas, PT

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!

Preventing Knee Injuries

The knee is a complex joint made up of bone, ligaments, cartilage and tendons, and whether due to sports activities or simply the natural aging process, our knees can be particularly susceptible to injury. At Austin Sports Medicine, our physicians and physical therapists treat knee conditions every day and would like to offer up a few basic considerations for preventing that type of injury.

Choosing a Surgeon for Your ACL Care

ACL tears are increasing at an alarming rate happening to approximately 400,000 people in the US every year.  Most people require an ACL reconstruction or surgical intervention to restore stability and minimize the risk of further damage to the meniscus or the other ligaments in the knee. There are nonsurgical solutions depending on the person’s lifestyle and activity level.