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Pre-hab exercise

What is Pre-hab and How Can it Help Me Recover Faster?

June 20th, 2019

It’s no secret that having physical therapy after an injury or surgery helps you recover faster. But what if there was a way to prevent an injury in the first place? Or what if there was a way to speed recovery from surgery long before you went under the knife? Pre-hab or preventative rehabilitation helps

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Sciatica pain relief

Say No to Sciatica! 3 Indicators That You Need to See a Physical Therapist

June 10th, 2019

Each of your sciatic nerves runs from either side of your lower back down to each of your legs. That’s why a classic sign of sciatica is having a shooting pain on one side only. While compression of one of your sciatic nerves can literally be a “pain in the butt,” it doesn’t always require

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The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

May 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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5 Benefits of Therapeutic Massage for Athletes

March 20th, 2019

As an athlete, you already know that you’ve got to maintain optimal health if you want to keep playing the sport you love. Physical therapy with an experienced physical therapist is a big part of that, especially when you’re recovering from an injury. One of the main parts of a good physical therapy regimen after

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Don’t Let Pain Stop You From Getting Back in the Game!

March 10th, 2019

Get rid of the pain by partnering up with a physical therapist. Give Physical Therapy of Melissa a call today to learn more about how our physical therapists can get you on the path to a pain-free life. Physical Therapy for Pain Relief According to WebMD, “Physical therapy is often one of the best choices

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Dr. Christadoss Profiled in IMPACT Magazine

June 13th, 2018

The Private Practice Section of the American Physical Therapy Association publishes a national magazine. The May 2018 issue featured a Member Spotlight on our very own Dr. Nat Christadoss and here are some excerpts. Years in practice:  7 What do you like most about your job?  The satisfaction of knowing that I’m providing our community

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We Have Spirit – Yes We Do!

June 1st, 2018

Physical Therapy of Melissa’s mission is to assist and educate the residents of Melissa and surrounding communities in living a healthy, active lifestyle, free from pain or physical limitations, through compassionate, individualized, and exemplary results-based physical therapy services. As a neighbor to the Melissa High School, we stay involved in local activities, especially those supporting

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Physical Therapy of Melissa owners take mission trip to India

May 4th, 2018

In mid-January, Nat and Michelle, owners of Physical Therapy of Melissa, joined their church on a mission trip to with the Zimbabwe Orphan Endeavor (ZOE) now working in Chennai, India. Their church sponsors a group of 73 impoverished orphaned children for enrollment with the three-year ZOE program. Nat and Michelle spent five days empowering the children and

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Legislative Wrap 2017: Texans denied direct access to physical therapy services

April 23rd, 2018

With the current State of Texas legislative session wrapping up at the end of the month, we wanted to provide you with a final synopsis of how the measure fared to empower the people of Texas direct access to the physical therapy services they need. Direct Access Bills (SB728 – Taylor, HB 2118 – Klick)

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Telemedicine Now More Available

April 21st, 2018

In May of this year the Texas legislature approved a bill that now allows greater use of telemedicine in patient treatment. Telemedicine involves licensed health care professionals providing medical care to patients physically located at sites other than where the professional is located by use of technology that allows the professional to communicate with and

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