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Overuse Injuries in Pediatrics

Note: This comes straight from our Physical Therapy department! You can download a pdf copy for print here.  If you have any questions or wish to schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists or physicians, please give us a call on 512-478-8116. Causes of overuse Every summer brings an influx of new overuse […]

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Preventing Summertime Injuries

Summer means fun here in Austin, especially for our patients!  We love seeing everyone enjoying the weather and vacation from school, but we don’t like seeing patients as a result of an injury from falling, bike riding or climbing.  We’ve put together a list of the top summer injuries and some tips on how to […]

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Traveling with Orthopedic Conditions

Summer vacation is a popular time for family trips!  Whether you are going to see grandma, heading to the beach or sending a child to overnight camp, traveling with kids can be stressful, even in the best of conditions. When your child has an orthopedic injury or condition that requires an orthopedic support device the thought […]

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Scoliosis Awareness: Ella’s Story

In honor of National Scoliosis Awareness Month, we’ve asked a few patients to share their scoliosis stories with our community.  As many of you know, scoliosis is most commonly diagnosed between ages 10-15 years old.  An estimated 30,000 children are fitted with a scoliosis brace each year.  (Source: National Scoliosis Foundation, June 2007.)  Here’s the […]

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Summer Cast Care

Summer break is right around the corner!  We know you can hardly wait for a fun filled summer vacation.  We hope a cast won’t put a damper on your summer plans, but if it does, don’t worry!  There’s still a lot you can do with a cast on.  Here are some summer cast care tips […]

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Memorial Day Safety 101

With Memorial Day quickly approaching we wish to take this opportunity to recognize and honor the service and sacrifice of our military, their families and those who have given their lives for our country, especially those Austinites and Texans who have made a difference in our community. As you remember them this Memorial Day, we […]

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Sports Swaps!

Time for a change in the normal routine? If you are concerned about your child playing a certain sport or recovering from an overuse injury, your child doesn’t have to sit on the sidelines. There are a lot of options when it comes to sports and activities these days, especially in an area like Austin. […]

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day from CTPO! Ready to rock Mom’s world this Mother’s Day?  Skip brunch and take a chance to get outside and stay active with Mom.  Outdoor activities not only build healthy bodies, but also give us a chance to break out of our normal routines and create new memories!   Here are some of […]

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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month!   It’s no secret that we’re huge fans of keeping families physically active.  Physical activity improves muscular tone, cardiovascular fitness, balance, coordination, and our favorite- bone health! Make physical activity part of your daily life- aim for one hour a day.  Whether it is walking the dog after […]

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Safe Pitching Today Saves Arms Tomorrow

You are probably tired of hearing us talk about throwing injuries, but we just can’t help ourselves! Injuries are an ever-present risk while playing baseball and softball, and that’s why throughout the years we have had to adapt and create rules to protect its players — whether it’s giving helmets to batters or giving catcher’s […]

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