Do you suffer from having pain in the lower abdomen and pelvic region? Is there pain with having sex, urination, bowel movements, exertion, walking, and other daily activities? Are you aware that some physical therapists here in the Brazos Valley are specifically train...

Hip pain, especially as we get older, is more common than you realize.  It can come on without apparent cause, while at other times it follows an accident, trauma, injury, prolonged sitting with legs crossed, or an episode of overuse. 

First, let me describe the m...

Cancer affects over 1 million people a year.  In fact, 77% of all cancers are in adults 55 years old and over.  We are living longer today, and thus the possibility of getting cancer as we age increases.  We now know that 75% of all cancer risks are caused by environme...

October is Physical Therapy Month! And because I frequently get questions about physical therapy and what a Doctor of Physical Therapy can do to help you, I'd like to answer some of them here.  

First and foremost: why should you have your own Doctor of Physical Th...

In order to understand the recovery and rehabilitation after a stroke, it is important to understand what has happened to the body when someone has a stroke. A stroke, or "brain attack", occurs when a blood clot blocks an artery or when a blood vessel breaks, interrupt...

I'm a veteran of a past war and curious if you're set up with the Veterans Administration (VA) to accept patients. They told me they have a new program called Veteran's Choice -- which means we can choose a healthcare provider in our own town instead of making the trek...

In the last 10 years, there has been a significant increase in the number of injuries and surgeries in young athletes. This is particularly important because young athletes' bodies are still growing, making them more vulnerable to injury and making surgery more complex...

Healthcare is changing -- how does that impact you and yours?

You have probably already noticed the major changes in terms of impact on you or a family member, but perhaps not if you don't take medication, haven't seen a doctor, or have been to the hospital. Let me ment...

There are two main reasons why almost 40% of amateur golfers experience chronic low back discomfort and/or acute injury: The first is technical in nature, and the second has to do with muscular deficiencies. 

From a technique perspective, there are several very common s...