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August 17, 2010Health News You Can Use, TexPTS In The News

Finding Relief with TexPTS’ Spine Experts

The Austin-based Spine Experts at Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) can help patients avoid surgery for complex fusion surgeries for lumbar spinal stenosis and see significant improvement with non-invasive physical therapy. There has been an alarming increase in the number of complex fusion surgeries for lumbar spinal stenosis, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reported in April 2010. In just five years, from 2002 to 2007, these surgeries increased nearly 14 times, while the number of lumbar stenosis cases have remained the same. Physical therapy at TexPTS is a low cost, low risk, and effective alternative to surgery.

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July 29, 2010Health News You Can Use, TexPTS In The News

Seeking Early Treatment for Back Pain Yields Best Results

Recent studies by TexPTS and leading medical journals have shown that patients with back pain who receive thrust spinal manipulation by their physical therapist and therapist-guided exercises need less medicine, less health care, and miss less work. “I saw results quickly and felt a big difference in my pain level. I am even off of my pain prescription drug…. I will always remember when Chris performed his magical manual therapy…” said recent patients at TexPTS, the Austin-based spine experts. Is it magic? Or can Texas Physical Therapy Specialists (TexPTS) physical therapists predict which patients with back pain are best suited for spinal manipulation as treatment?

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