Category Archives: News

Understanding EDS & HSD

EDS/HSD The Ehlers-Danlos syndromes (EDS) are a group of 13 heritable connective tissue disorders. The conditions are caused by genetic changes that affect connective tissue. Each type of EDS has its own set of features with distinct diagnostic criteria. Some features are seen across all types of EDS, including joint hypermobility, skin hyperextensibility, and tissue fragility. Connective tissue [...]

Improving Posture

In our fast-paced, technology-driven world, the importance of maintaining good posture often gets overlooked. Many jobs require prolonged periods of sitting, contributing to muscle tension. Fortunately, with a few mindful adjustments to your daily routine, you can significantly improve your posture and overall well-being. What Causes Bad Posture? There are many reasons someone might develop [...]

Cold Weather Exercise Tips

Ways to Stay Active in the Winter As the cold temperatures in Dallas have proven they are here to stay for a while, staying active during the winter is still important, whether you choose the indoors or brave the cold and venture outside. Don't let the colder temperatures be a damper; your outdoor running routine [...]

Navigating Post-Falls

Understanding Post Falls: A Guide to Recovery Through Physical Therapy Have you recently experienced a fall and are wondering what steps to take next? Falling is very common, and knowing how to address the aftermath of a fall is crucial, especially for a swift recovery. While fall prevention programs are of the essence, accidents can [...]

Dry Needling

Dry needling, a technique that has gained popularity in recent years, has been instrumental in alleviating a variety of musculoskeletal issues. This therapy, though similar in some aspects to acupuncture, focuses on the treatment of trigger points and muscular pain. What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a minimally invasive procedure that involves the insertion [...]

Office Ergonomics: The Solution to Bad Posture

Having an ergonomic workstation means that your desk and the things on it are arranged in such a way, that they prevent injury and are well within reach and use. An ergonomic workstation also promotes good posture. Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting, or lying [...]

Functional Capacity Evaluations

What is Functional Capacity Evaluation? Functional Capacity Evaluation, commonly referred to as FCE, is a comprehensive assessment of tests, practices, and observations designed to identify an individual's physical capacity to safely return to work following a work-related injury or extended medical leave. Assume you suffer a work-related injury or illness. Following your recovery from the [...]

Golfer’s Elbow

Golfer's Elbow What is Golfer's Elbow? Golfer's elbow, medically known as medial epicondylitis, is a common condition that causes pain and inflammation on the inside of the elbow. Although it is often associated with golfers, it can affect anyone who performs repetitive gripping or wrist flexion activities. Individuals between the ages of 30 and 50 [...]

Managing Back Pain

Back pain is a common condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can significantly impact one's quality of life ranging from severe or minor discomfort to debilitating agony. We will explore the various causes of back pain, provide tips for pain reduction, and emphasize the benefits of physical therapy in managing and eliminating back [...]

Rheumatoid Arthritis

Arthritis is a common health condition that affects millions of people worldwide, causing pain, stiffness, and reduces mobility. It is essential to comprehend this condition to effectively manage its symptoms and improve the quality of your life. In this blog post, we will explore what arthritis is, the three most common types, Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis [...]