Austin FC and St. David’s Healthcare Announce Dr. Timothy Vachris, M.D., as First Team Chief Medical Officer and Dr. Douglas Elenz, M.D., as First Team Chief Orthopedic Doctor

Dr. Vachris and Dr. Elenz will work in coordination with St. David’s HealthCare to provide player care; St. David’s HealthCare is Austin FC’s Official Healthcare Partner, Training Partner, and St. David’s Performance Center Naming Rights Partner

Austin, Texas (February 26, 2021) - Austin FC, the 27th club in Major League Soccer (MLS),

Shoulder Pain Physical Therapy

You Have Shoulder Impingement – So What The Heck Does That Mean?

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.

Active & Healthy People Running & Biking Outside

Ready to Run?

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,

Health Professional With Stethoscope

Four Austin Sports Medicine Physicians Named Austin’s Top Doctors

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. 

Hamstring Stretch Physical Therapy Exercise

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?

Kevin Durant With Hurt Ankle

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,

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