Physical therapist are licensed healthcare professionals who use evidence-based practices to provide cost-effective treatments to improve a patient’s mobility, relieve pain, and improve function after an injury or orthopedic surgery.

We provide a wide range of rehabilitative services treating orthopedic ailments from whiplash to a planter fasciitis and parts in between. These services include modalities such as moist hot packs, electric stimulation, ultrasound, and manual techniques.

Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a therapist puts special cups on your skin for a few minutes to create suction.  People use it for many purposes, including to help with pain, inflammation, blood flow, relaxation, and well-being as a type of deep-tissue massage.

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A common term used is “core strengthening”. This refers specifically to exercises design to improve strength of the muscles in the abdomen and lower back. Collectively this is named spine stabilization in the rehab world.

Sometimes with regards to worker compensation injuries and rehab an injured worker may require rehabilitation and conditioning beyond the parameters of physical therapy. This occurs often times when the injured worker has a physically demanding job or the nature of their injury cause the patient to become very deconditioned. The work conditioning program looks at the patient as a whole (not just their original injury) and prepares them for return to work from head to toe.

Every injury is unique in how the patient reacts and recovers from the injury. With sport specific rehab, not only is the patient’s individual needs addressed, but also the requirements of their sport. A rehab program is custom designed to include those essential demands.

Most patients attend physical therapy anywhere from 1 to 3 times a week for a visit duration of about one and half hours each visit. This leaves a least 160 hours each week for the patient to practice their exercise on their own. In order to get the most out of one’s recovery, a comprehensive and patient specific home exercise program is very important. Patients are strongly encouraged to participate in their recovery by performing a custom designed exercise program

Japanese chiropractor by the name of Kensa Kase developed a taping method aimed at assisting the body in the healing process. Kinesiology taping alleviates pain and helps facilitate improved circulation by gently lifting the skin. This helps decrease swelling, pain and muscular restrictions. 

Many people who have what is commonly referred to as flatfeet benefit from arch supports in their shoes. Custom fitted orthotics come in various forms and can be casted for at Sports Rehab Specialists. Those who have extremely high arches and other special foot care issues may also benefit from custom fit orthotics.

Sports Rehab Specialists employs several license Athletic Trainers who are available to supply medical coverage at sporting events such as tournaments and high school games. Athletic Trainers are required to have a Bachelor’s degree and be licensed by the State of Texas. Athletic trainers are skilled injury care and prevention as well as perform first aid and emergency care.

Dry needling is a general term for a therapeutic treatment procedure that involves placing a filament needle (acupuncture) into the soft tissues. This is for the correction of muscle spasms and tightness and there are no injectable solutions her medications involved. This assists in the management of neuromuscular skeletal pain and movement impairments.