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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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June 17, 2015Health News You Can Use

10 Exercises To Do In the Pool

Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improve your flexibility. The water also provides resistance to movements, which helps to strengthen muscles. Pool exercises can also […]

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May 26, 2015TexPTS In The News

TexPTS Announces New Clinic in San Antonio

Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) is proud to announce the opening of its newest clinic on May 25, 2015 in San Antonio, Texas. The clinic can be found at 1919 Rogers Road, Suite 102 in Westover Hills and offers appointments as early at 7 A.M. and as late as 7 P.M. “We’re thrilled about opening this […]

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