August 8, 2019

Here's some news you shouldn't take sitting down: since the release of national physical activity (PA) guidelines in 2008, Americans haven't really made a dent in improving PA rates, while "significantly" increasing the amount of time spent on sedentary behavior. Those...

March 28, 2019

According a study published in Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, eight weeks of intensive yoga practice significantly decreases the severity of physical and psychological symptoms in patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA), a debilitating chronic auto-immu...

A new study shows that physical therapy works better than any pills for Arthritis pain.  

A medical study of 82 subjects with osteoarthritis assigned to receive either hands-on physical therapy (treatment group) or a pill that actually did nothing to help their pai...

November 27, 2018

Diaphragm Strengthening Exercises and Stretches


The diaphragm is not the only muscle involved in breathing; there are other accessory muscles. But for now let's look at how to strengthen the diaphragm. Here is a little routine incorporating Pilates and Yoga, as well as...

October 17, 2018

Physical Therapy (PT) has its many benefits like gaining strength and range of motion back after recovering from a major surgery, but most people don't realize PT is proven to reduce your PAIN! We are all movers regardless of what task we are doing. Our muscles, joints...

October 8, 2018

Our friends at MoveForwardPT have excellent information and exercises for our PT Month Blog this week showing us how to apply Aquatics to our balance and fall prevention routine.

Article written by Julie A. Mulcahy, PT, MPT

Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits...

October 1, 2018

National Council of Aging offers alarming facts for our readers to bring awareness to you and your loved ones about fall risks in our Senior population. The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention states:

- One-fourth of Americans aged 65+ fall each year

- Falls a...

September 14, 2018

Joint replacement is booming in America.  Insurance covers the procedure and so many advancements have been made in surgical technique, implant manufacturing and pain management after surgery that people see it as a part of the aging process, like getting gray hair.  P...

It's that time of year again - Back to School! We here at Lakeway Aquatic Physical Therapy can educate parents on proper backpack safety so their children may reduce possible injury from backpack poor-positioning and overweighting which can drastically changes the sagi...