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  • Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain

  • Hip Replacement Surgery on the Horizon? Here’s What to Expect

  • Sprained Ankle? When in Doubt Have it Checked Out!

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Sprain versus Strain: What’s the Difference?

With spring in the air and swimsuit season right around the corner, gyms are crowded with people anxious to shed extra pounds they packed on over the winter. Hike and bike trails are packed with runners and cyclists anxious to log miles.

Aug 4th, 2017
Live Life Well Health Fair

Come out to see our very own Dr. Chen speak at the Live Life Well Health Fair at Village on the Park Onion Creek.

Sep 20th, 2016
Physical Therapy for Chronic Pain

When most people hear the term “physical therapy” they probably think of a patient recovering from an accident or operation. While physical therapy is definitely used to help accident victims and people recovering from injuries or surgeries,

Aug 25th, 2016
Sprained Ankle? When in Doubt Have it Checked Out!

At one time or another, you’ve probably thought to yourself, “I’m carrying the weight of the world on my shoulders.” That’s a burden, for sure. But think about the weight your ankles must carry each and every day!

Aug 1st, 2016
Austin Veterans Day Golf Tournament

This golf tournament offers an opportunity to share the love of the game and most importantly, to become champions of the crucial mission of Operation: Warrior's Path and honor those who have given so much to this country - our veterans.

Jul 26th, 2016
Tennis Elbow: Not Just for Tennis Players

Even if you don’t know the difference between a lob and a volley and equate love with hugs and kisses rather than keeping score, you can still develop tennis elbow.

Jul 14th, 2016
Common Causes of a Common Complaint: Back Pain

One of the most common reasons patients call to schedule appointments at Greater Austin Orthopaedics is back pain. We call back pain whose cause hasn’t been diagnosed “general back pain.”

Jul 6th, 2016
Heating Pad or Ice Pack: Which Should You Reach For?

There are approximately 640 muscles, 206 bones, 900-plus ligaments, and 4,000-plus tendons in the human body. Even if you lead a sedentary lifestyle, you’re bound to sprain, strain, bump, or bruise some of them from time to time.

Jun 17th, 2016
Travis Country 5K Run

Come join GAO at the second annual Travis Country 5K Run, located at the southern edge of the Barton Creek greenbelt in southwest Austin.

Apr 22nd, 2016
When to Suspect a Rotator Cuff Tear

With spring in full swing, so is baseball season. When our two Texas teams, the Houston Astros and Texas Rangers, met up recently at Globe Life Park in Arlington, Ranger’s fan favorite Yu Darvish wasn’t in the lineup.

Apr 21st, 2016
Golfer’s Elbow: Causes and Treatments

Officially, it’s known as medial epicondylitis, but the tennis players, rock climbers, weightlifters, cross-fit aficionados, and, yes, golfers who suffer from it know it simply as golfer’s elbow.

Apr 6th, 2016
Getting a Hand on Wrist Pain

Whether you’ve noticed it developing slowly or experience an injury or trauma that causes it suddenly, if you’re experiencing wrist pain you’re probably finding it difficult to carry on with your daily routine.

Mar 24th, 2016
Foot Problems and Treatments

Podiatrist: a foot doctor. This simplistic definition is, unfortunately, all that the average individual knows about the field of podiatric medicine.

Feb 15th, 2016

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