Category: "Prevention" Articles

September 1, 2016
The technique of dry needling (DN) dates back to the 1940s but has only gained mainstream acceptance in the physiotherapy and pain medicine world in the last couple of decades. DN is the use...
September 1, 2016
We think you’re great just the way you are. But if you’re curious about going under the knife for a cosmetic surgery, we want you to feel comfortable with that, too! That’s why we...
September 1, 2016
It’s a mistake to believe that our gut acts merely as a path for food to travel through the body. Today, we know that the digestive tract and its vast network of trillions of...
August 1, 2016
What is infertility (in women)? The inability to get pregnant after one year of trying (or six months if a woman is 35 or older). Women who can get pregnant but are unable to...
July 1, 2016
From Bed to Boss Getting enough sleep contributes to better health in a multitude of areas, such as attention, mood, and even weight gain/loss. But did you know that sleep can make you a...
July 1, 2016
Dr. Matt Lowe of Spinal Rehab Sports Medicine has our back when it comes to questions about our spine. You could be letting this series of vertebrae keep you from reaching your full athletic...
June 1, 2016
Currently, there are no reports of any mosquitoes in the continental U.S. carrying the virus. Zika only exists here because of travelers who have gone to countries with active Zika virus transmission, were bitten...
June 1, 2016
It’s been said that yoga is good for the body and mind, but a recent study questioned exactly how beneficial it is for your brain. The researchers examined 25 adults over the age of...
June 1, 2016
What is the most pressing and dangerous skin issue you see athletes come into contact with? The most dangerous skin issue in athletes is skin cancer. Outdoor training, especially in the Texas sun, puts...
May 1, 2016
The “work hard, play hard” lifestyle is sought after by many, but attained by very few. These executive bio-hacks help you fit exercise and healthy habits into a busy workday.
May 1, 2016
Exercise is recommended to maintain a healthy body, but research shows that it’s also beneficial for an astute mind. A study published in The Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease revealed that that regular walking, cycling,...
May 1, 2016
May is Stroke Awareness Month – How much do you know about this medical condition?
April 1, 2016
International travel starts with good planning. Before packing a single suitcase, it’s important to consider the health risks associated with different countries. So, making a trip to the doctor should be on the list...
April 1, 2016
We’re cautious to prevent injury when exercising or competing, but seldom do we consider it during travel. With the immense growth Austin has seen, a regular daily commute can sometimes turn into an hour...

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April 1, 2016
Austin Fit was all ears as we listened closely while Dr. Emmy Wu of Capital Otolaryngology informed us about the best way to take care of our sound-sensitive organs.
January 1, 2016
The Journal of the American Medical Association published new findings that fewer early-stage cases of prostate cancer are being detected. However, that’s not necessarily something to celebrate. Fewer cases are being caught early because...
July 1, 2015
If the staggering, long term effects of obesity and the metabolic conditions associated with excessive weight gain have not persuaded us to eat healthier, we still face another health threat: sitting. A sedentary lifestyle...
June 1, 2015
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