What Does Physical Therapy Have to Do With the Pelvic Floor/Pain/Leaking When I Sneeze?

This is a big issue, it affects a lot of men and women, but most don’t want to talk about it even with their spouse, or their MD. Problems with urinary leakage, or incontinence, seems like something a 90 year old nursing home resident would have to deal with , not a healthy 30, 40, or…

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Summer Is Here, Let’s Enjoy It!

I hope you are all having a great summer! I want to remind all of us, to take the time to get outside, visit with neighbors, and try and have some fun. It’s not all about making it fancy or getting it perfect. It’s much more about the fellowship, the community, and even , just…

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Repitition = Learning

What a process learning the art of myofascial release is.  All three therapists just went to a class in Dallas last weekend (want more infor on classes? www.myofascialrelease.com ).  It was a repeat for me and the first time for Mollie and Shannon. My goal was to act like i knew nothing, approaching it all…

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Memorial Day

This week is a bit crazy here at the office, with a Monday holiday, we are not sure what day it really is today.  The office will be closed Thursday afternoon and Friday, since all therapists are taking a John Barnes MFR class in Dallas this weekend (more crazy for the schedule). We appreciate your…

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Just a Little Nagging Pain Getting in the Way of Everyday Life

I’m part of a big family–my mom is one of eight kids–and i have quite a few first cousins, just on my mom’s side ( I think it’s 16, but who is counting!).  My youngest Aunt (who is only 15 years older than me), has a daughter who is 18 years younger than me–this is…

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Myth Buster: Fake It Until You Make It

Fake it until we make it….I’m sure you have heard this comment, and if you get on the internet, there are a ton of great meme’s out there showing us all about how to fake it. Problem is, when you make it, and you have been faking it, will it all be fake??? True story,…

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5 Great Things to Do With the Kids Before Summer Is Over (I Realize Summer Has Not Started, but It Goes by Fast!!)

Summer!! Do you remember the excitement as kids–getting out of school, and how slow time passed? I think in our fast paced world, summer goes super fast, and then it’s Christmas!! Here are a few great things to do in the hill country, before summer is gone! 1. Hamilton Pool You have to make reservations…

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“Saturday, my headache was so bad, I couldn’t leave the house and participate with my family”

We all work really hard, and most of us are very busy during the week in the evenings. I don’t know a soul that is not excited about the weekend–it’s either family activity day, or projects around the house. This time of year, it’s really crazy with Prom, graduating senior “last time” events. You look…

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Did Your Doctor Tell You, “It’s Just Because You Are Getting Older”, and Do You Just Accept That as a Good Answer to Your Problem?!

I started out as a very shy, quiet, compliant person.  It was very easy for me to have a lot of questions, but to ask a stranger, and elder, or a person in authority was a major challenge for me. It was a huge internal struggle for me to express myself fully, even to close…

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What Exactly is Fascia?

Fascia is a medical term for connective tissue that is a fluid, fibrous network covering all of the structures in our body like a spider web.  Fascia covers nerves, muscles, bones, and organs down to the cellular level.  Fascia is comprised of collagen, elastin, and the fluid ground substance which acts as a shock absorber…

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