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Why Does My Wrist Hurt When I Do Bicep Curls?

Why Does My Wrist Hurt When I Do Bicep Curls?
In today’s FAQ video, we answer the question “Why do I have wrist pain when I do bicep curls?” Watch the video below to learn what’s behind that wrist pain. Please leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with wrist pain and would like to know how we can help, call or text us at (512) 693-8849. If it’s after hours and you’d like to request a call with one of our Austin-area physical therapists, Click H...
Posted on 2017-10-16

Why Does My Elbow Hurt When I Straighten It?

Why Does My Elbow Hurt When I Straighten It?
In today’s FAQ video, we answer the question “Why do I have elbow pain when I straighten my arm?” We also explain what’s behind tennis elbow or golf elbow and why it’s important to discover exactly what’s causing your pain. Watch the video below to learn what’s behind your pain from the expert physical therapists at Carter PT. Leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with elbow injury and would like to...
Posted on 2017-10-09

Why Do I Have Neck Pain When I’m At My Office Desk?

Why Do I Have Neck Pain When I’m At My Office Desk?
In today’s FAQ video, we answer the question “What do I have neck pain when I’m at my desk?” Watch the video below to hear our expert physical therapists explain what’s behind your pain. Leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with neck pain and would like to know how we can help, call or text us at (512) 693-8849. If it’s after hours and you’d like to request a call with one of our Au...
Posted on 2017-09-25

What Is The Best Way To Relieve Shin Splints?

What Is The Best Way To Relieve Shin Splints?
In today’s FAQ video, we answer the question “What is the best way to relieve shin splints?” Watch below to hear the expert physical therapists at Carter Physiotherapy explain how to treat shin pain. Leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with shin splints and would like to know how we can help, call or text us at (512) 693-8849. What Is The Best Way To Treat Shin Splints?. If it’s after hours and you’d like...
Posted on 2017-08-18

What Is A Doctor Of Physical Therapy?

What Is A Doctor Of Physical Therapy?
In today’s FAQ video, we answer the question “What is a doctor of physical therapy?” Watch this brief video to learn the answer from the expert physical therapists at Carter Physiotherapy. Leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with any type of pain/injury and would like to know how we can help, call or text us at (512) 693-8849. What is a doctor of physical therapy?. "I absolutely recommend the therapists at C...
Posted on 2017-08-14

Difference Between “Physical Therapy” And “Physiotherapy”

Difference Between “Physical Therapy” And “Physiotherapy”
What Is The Difference Between Physical Therapy And Physiotherapy?. Some claim physiotherapy is more of a hands-on manual therapy approach to rehabilitation. For them, physical therapy is a more exercise-based approach. In my opinion, however, these terms are interchangeable. In the past, there may have been more of a distinction. Up until the last 5 years or so, physiotherapists in other countries were much more hands-on manual therapy based than those ...
Posted on 2017-07-27

Why Doesn’t Carter Physiotherapy Use Machines Or Gym Equipment For Physical Therapy?

Why Doesn’t Carter Physiotherapy Use Machines Or Gym Equipment For Physical Therapy?
In today’s FAQ video, we explain why Carter Physiotherapy doesn’t have machines or gym equipment in the clinic for use during our physical therapy sessions. Watch the video to learn why our patients don’t use gym equipment in the clinic and how that actually helps us deliver superior results. Leave any questions you may have in the comments section below. If you are dealing with any type of pain/injury and would like to know how we can help, call or text us at (512) 693-...
Posted on 2017-07-27

AC Joint Separation – Pain Free In 10 Minutes With Manual Therapy In Austin

AC Joint Separation – Pain Free In 10 Minutes With Manual Therapy In Austin
Many doctors and physical therapists claim there’s not much you can do for an AC joint separation. Others believe strengthening the shoulder and perhaps surgery could remove your pain. However, both of these assumptions are unfortunately a common misconception. As you’ll see in the video below, hands-on manual therapy techniques can get rid of AC joint pain. In addition, they can improve shoulder mobility limitations caused by this injury quite quickly. If you’ve had...
Posted on 2017-07-10

TIPS ON HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST RUNNING SHOES FOR YOU AND YOUR RUNNING FORM

TIPS ON HOW TO CHOOSE THE BEST RUNNING SHOES FOR YOU AND YOUR RUNNING FORM
It can be confusing and overwhelming to figure out what kind of running shoes will be best for you, your feet, and your running style.  Fortunately, there are a few simple things you can do when trying on shoes to make the choice easier. If you’re dealing with a running injury in Austin, you can request a free consultation with one of Carter Physiotherapy’s running-expert physical therapists. We can quickly figure out what’s causing your pain and limiting your mileag...
Posted on 2017-06-26

Frozen Shoulder Treatment—External Rotation Mobilization With Belt

Frozen Shoulder Treatment—External Rotation Mobilization With Belt
If you’re tired of chronic shoulder pain and stiffness, discover how physical therapy can help. To request a phone call to speak with one of the physical therapists in our Austin office, click here. Check out how proper manual therapy and stretching techniques, under the guidance of a professional, can bring you back to the healthy, pain-free life you deserve.  Treatment For Frozen Shoulder—External Rotation Mobilization. If you are dealing with shoulder pain...
Posted on 2017-06-26
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