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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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Spring Patient Newsletter

Spring has sprung here in Austin!  We couldn’t be happier to have longer days, warmer temperatures and a chance to be outside. Playing it Safe This Spring Are you ready to get out there and play? We’ve got tips on preventing injuries on the playground, bike and our favorite- the trampoline! Read more here.   […]

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Getting Back to Being Active: Five Tips After an Injury

Thanks to our experience and resources, we’re experts on how to treat pediatric orthopedic injuries quickly and effectively. But treating an injury is a multi-part process, and curing it doesn’t stop with the last office visit.  Although we love to see all of our patients, we would rather see them injury and pain free then […]

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The Sun is Good for Your Bones, But Don’t Forget These Two Things

At CTPO, we recommend that kids of all ages get their time outside; after all, vitamin D is key for strong bones! Spring is a great time for nurturing our body, but unfortunately being out in the sun can have its risks, too.   In a previous blog post we talked about the most common injuries […]

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The 3 Most Common Overuse Injuries in Teens

Spring has finally sprung here in Austin, and as temperatures go up, so do the number of injuries from springtime sports. While more serious fractures and sprains can and do happen, we see a significant number of overuse injuries that do not require surgery to treat.  Here are the three most common types of overuse […]

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Playing Safe This Spring

As the weather warms here in Texas, we’re all anxious to go outside more!  Spring is a popular time for kids to learn to ride a bike, try a new skill on the playground or jump into a new sport of activity for the summer.  Unfortunately with the warmer temperatures we also see an increase […]

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