Month: August 2016

Using Opioids for More Than 30 Days Could Increase Depression Risk

People who use opioids for 30 days or more in an effort to treat pain could be increasing their risk of developing depression, according to a new study. As reported by the Pain News Network (“Long Term...

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Texas Physical Therapy Specialists to Continue as Official Physical Therapy Provider for University of Texas at San Antonio Athletics through 2016-17

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that their agreement with Learfield’s UTSA Roadrunners Sports Properties to be the official physical therapy provider for University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) Athletics will continue through the...

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Trigger Point Dry Needling: An Effective Approach to Treating Muscle Pain

Check out the article below, written by TexPTS’ very own Christian Robertozzi, PT, DPT, OCS. It should come as no surprise that pain is a natural part of the human experience. If it weren’t for pain,...

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Physical Therapist’s Guide to Osteoarthritis of the Shoulder

Shoulder osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition that occurs when the cartilage that lines the sides of the shoulder joint is worn or torn away. It may be caused by injury or dislocation of the shoulder, or “wear...

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Summer Snack Ideas from the American Heart Association

Try some fun and refreshing summer snacks that the entire family can enjoy: Fruit pops: Homemade freezer pops are an easy, fun treat for kids to make. Mash up fruit like peaches, grapes, berries or watermelon...

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