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Plank-onomics. Too often we see people at the gym improperly performing a plank which will cause pain and over time may elevate the risk of injury. In this video, Dr. Alicia Shugart from Apex Manual Therapy in Austin, TX explains how to plank right.

February 14, 2017

Importance of Proper Hip Movement among dancers

Dancers are subjected to extreme ranges of motion requiring a greater need for proper movement to prevent degenerative painful conditions and early retirement from dancing.

Signs of Hip Dysfunction

-Popping, clicking, snappi...

Plantar fasciopathy is considered one of the most common foot abnormalities, affecting up to 2 million Americans each year, with the chief complaint being acute heel pain.  Previously known as plantar fasciitis, now referred to as plantar fasciopathy.  The reason being...

December 29, 2016

Preventing an ankle sprain is essential for keeping athletes in the game and maximizing performance.  Soccer requires sudden changes in speed and direction.  These movements are associated with a high percentage of injuries, ankle sprains being the most common in socce...

December 29, 2016

Apex Manual Therapy is a direct pay physical therapy clinic located in the Austin, Texas area which provides quality one-on-one treatment from a doctor of physical therapy for the entire session.  Patients are not handed off to assistants or techs. Time in clinic is no...

December 28, 2016

Ankle sprains are common with reports of 2 million per year in America.  Majority of ankle sprains happen during athletic activity with basketball being superior.  Teenagers and young adults have the highest rates of ankle sprains with previous ankle sprains being the...