Category: "Treatment" Articles

November 9, 2021
Athletes all around the world are constantly on the hunt for the right tools to increase their athletic performance.  It is obvious that the best athletes can no longer dominate their sports with simple...
October 27, 2021
Procrastination is a fact of life for many of us. But when it comes to our health, it can have serious consequences. To avoid any health-related consequences to your joints, Fall and the end...
October 22, 2021
Happy Fall everyone! We don’t know about y’all, but fall is one of our favorite times of the year! The leaves are changing colors, the heat is retreating (albeit begrudgingly), and football is back!...
July 1, 2021
If you’ve been curious about this wellness modality, you’ve come to the right place. Cupping is a great modality for both chronic pain and anxiety. No matter what kind of cup you choose to...
June 1, 2021
Human beings love to travel. In 2019, a total of 2.3 billion individuals took trips in the United States alone. We travel for many reasons: to experience new people, places and cultures; to broaden...
June 1, 2021
As the world tries to move back to normalcy, many people are planning much-needed trips and vacations and, as physical therapists say, “it’s all fun and games till someone’s back goes out.”  Just kidding,...
June 1, 2021
While traveling may look a little different these days, one thing remains — that pesky bout of constipation. If you’ve ever experienced this, you are not alone! One thing to always remember when it...
November 1, 2020
AFM: What is whole body cryotherapy?  US Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy is a brief, cold shock treatment using sub-zero temperatures to stimulate the nervous system producing powerful pain relief, anti-inflammatory, and endorphin boosting benefits!...
November 1, 2020
What led you personally to qigong and tai chi, and how long have you been practicing? I started tai chi while studying at the University of Liaoning Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1978 (42 years...
October 1, 2020
Back pain and general muscle soreness are common problems for many people. Understanding correct force postures and maintaining your musculoskeletal system will help to both treat and prevent pain and disease.  What causes musculoskeletal...
October 1, 2020
Light has always been a resource humans look to for restorative energy. However, it wasn’t until the early 20th century that light was discovered as a resource for therapy. In 1903, a scientist named...
July 1, 2020
Austin is a great place for spending time outdoors in the summertime sunshine. However, while catching some rays, it’s important to know how to take care of your skin. “The heat in Austin can...
July 1, 2020
What do a trail runner, a soccer player and you (probably at least once) have in common? Shin splints. It’s a cringe-worthy truth, but don’t endure the pain any longer! Dr. Shine John of...
June 2, 2020
Taking a hike at Green Belt and chilling in the water at Sculpture Falls. Hosting a picnic with your friends and your pup at Zilker Park. Kayaking down Lady Bird lake or taking a...
June 1, 2020
Most people may recognize the scene from the famous 1987 movie, The Princess Bride. The courageous and witty Dread Pirate Roberts, also known as Westley, claims to have built an immunity to the poisonous...
June 1, 2020
For some, red light therapy (also known as photobiomodulation  or low-level light therapy) can sound like a dream come true. With benefits allegedly ranging from a cure for muscle soreness to slowing the signs...
May 1, 2020
People may die because they’re not calling 911. Reports from the front lines of hospitals indicate a marked drop in the number of heart attacks and strokes nationally. But, COVID-19 is definitely not stopping...
April 12, 2020
5 resilient plants that will make your air easier to breathe.
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