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September 1, 2015Health News You Can Use

4 Ways to Stick to Your Physical Therapy ‘Homework’

When Nancy D. Brown’s doctor told her she had hip dysplasia several years ago, her first reaction was: “Humans can get that?” remembers Brown, now a 54-year-old travel writer in Lafayette, California, who had only known it as a condition she should watch out for in her dogs. But when her surgeon told her she could no […]

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August 20, 2015Health News You Can Use

Workplace Wellness

Working at a computer work station all day can take a toll on the body. Repetitive activities and lack of mobility can contribute to aches, pains, and eventual injuries. Sitting at a desk while using the keyboard for hours on a day to day basis can result in poor circulation to joints and muscles, it […]

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August 11, 2015Health News You Can Use

5 Ways to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Ensure that your body is ready to carry a baby by addressing before pregnancy any pain or problems associated with posture or weakness. Here are some physical therapist tips for helping to prepare your body for pregnancy and to guard against musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction during and after it. 1. Strengthen your pelvic muscles. To strengthen your muscles, […]

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August 7, 2015Health News You Can Use

Stand Up Straight

Has anyone ever told you, “Stand up straight!” or scolded you for slouching at a family dinner? Comments like that might be annoying—but they’re not wrong. Your posture is the foundation for every movement your body makes and can determine how well your body adapts to the stresses on it. Murat Dalkilinç gives the pros […]

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August 7, 2015TexPTS in the Community

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Sponsors 2015 Art Bra Event

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce their sponsorship of this year’s Art Bra Austin fashion show fundraiser benefiting the Breast Cancer Resource Centers of Texas (BCRC) on Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Austin, Texas. Each year, artists, designers, and jewelers from Austin submit original works of wearable art to be showcased by Art […]

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