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July 15, 2015TexPTS In The News

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists Named 2015 Fast Track Business by San Antonio Business Journal

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce that they have been named one of the San Antonio Business Journal’s 2015 Fast Track award winners. The 2015 Fast Track Awards recognizes San Antonio’s fastest growing local businesses, which have shown significant revenue growth from 2012 to 2014. In addition being home to more board-certified […]

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July 13, 2015Health News You Can Use

Benefits of Physical Exercise

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 68% of adults over the age of 20 are overweight or obese. Making the commitment to be physically active and fit through exercise is one of the best ways to prevent or combat obesity and its consequences. The benefits of physical exercise are numerous: Strengthens muscles Optimizes […]

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July 9, 2015Health News You Can Use

5 Health Benefits of Play

Goofing around isn’t just for kids. By Abigail Wise If you think the benefits of playtime ended shortly after you learned how to tie your shoes, it may be time to channel your inner kindergartner. Playing can improve your health, happiness, and productivity. Here’s why: Laughter can bust stress. A good chuckle can lower stress […]

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July 1, 2015Health News You Can Use

Physical Therapy Equal to Surgery for Spinal Stenosis

Thinking of going under the knife for lumbar spinal stenosis (LSS)? According to a new study, you can have equal success skipping surgery and going straight to physical therapy. “Surgery is a riskier procedure, with about a 15% complication rate, and half of those are life-threatening,” said Anthony Delitto, PT, PhD, FAPTA, in a Reuters article about […]

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June 23, 2015Health News You Can Use

The Best Non-Drug Ways to Ease Knee Pain

Treatment guidelines advise which therapies may help knee osteoarthritis and put off surgery – and which ones don’t. By Emily Delzell However you ended up with knee osteoarthritis (OA) – whether from an injury or carrying some extra weight on your joints or the genetic luck of the draw – the result is pretty much […]

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