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How Our Clothing and Accessories Contribute to Myofascial Pain

The therapists at Hands On effectively treat and alleviate acute and chronic pain of musculoskeletal origin manifesting in almost any part of the body.  Myofascial Release is our most frequently used tool due to its effectiveness at getting to the source of the pain.  One of the challenges that we commonly encounter with both acute […]

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Hands On Myofascial Release Treatment Center Celebrates 19 years of Successful Treatment

Hands On is a Myofascial Release Treatment Center.    This October marks the beginning of our 19th year serving the Austin/Round Rock community.  Though we integrate many other manual therapy techniques like soft tissue mobilization, dry needling, massage and spinal mobilization, Myofascial Release is our main treatment technique. I attribute Hands On’s success to the […]

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The Most Valuable Pain Relief Treatment Tool

The 4” air-filled ball continues to be one of the most effective and inexpensive pain relief treatment tools.  It is effective for elimination of both acute and chronic musculoskeletal pain. BENEFITS OF USING THE 4” BALL * Allows  a prolonged stretch which reorganizes and releases tightened fascia. * Increased blood flow to painful areas. * […]

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The Association of Low Back Pain and Urinary Incontinence

The Journal of Women’s Health Physical Therapy, Jan/April 2013 published a research study which showed the importance of Physical Therapists evaluating the pelvic floor muscles (PFM) in women with low back pain (LBP), as well as asking questions regarding urinary incontinence.  They cited the following statistics: * Low back pain is the most common type […]

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