Stressed? Fatigued? Have You Tried Cranial Sacral Release?

Have you been told you have adrenal fatigue? Are you exhausted all of the time? Fight or Flight? You have heard a little bit about that haven’t you? Did you know the Pituitary Gland is called the master gland to control the endocrine system? What is the endocrine system? Let’s answer this one now. The…

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What Doctors Won’t Tell You About Dangerous, Painful (…And Not Always Successful) SURGERY – That I WILL!

Let’s face it; surgery will always have a place in the world. It saves lives! Sometimes it eases debilitating pain. When one faces a life/death situation, surgery is absolute, no doubt about it, but I’m not here to write about dire situations. I had my first surgical experience recently. It was purely exploratory. My doctor…

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Case Study: How This 30 Year Old Woman From Austin Earns $500+ A Week Teaching Gyrotonic

Press Play to hear Alexis’ story Hi, my name is Alexis Kistler, and I wanna talk to you a little bit about Gyrotonic, and how I became a Gyrotonic trainer. I’m originally from Germany, and there I’ve trained to be a physical therapist. And I worked there for a few years before I moved to…

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Why So Many People In Austin Are Becoming “Gyrotonic” Teachers…

When Cheryl and I moved to Austin in 2004, GYROTONIC was unknown as there was maybe 1-2 certified trainers in town that were teaching on a Gyrotonic Tower. Cheryl had just completed her Level 1 Foundation Training while we were living in Sonoma for a year. I signed up for a 3 month travel PT…

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Why So Many Cross-Fit Athletes Are Getting Back Pain – And What To Do About It…

I had a Cross-fit athlete in the studio recently for a Discovery Session and after spending about 30 minutes together, she was ready for a huge mind shift into mindful movement compared to her aggressive cross-fit mentality to movement. She showed up for shoulder pain, but also had low back pain, knee pain, heel pain…

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Case study- It’s All Connected!

I had a patient in last week and she had a referral for low back pain. After getting to know her true problems and goals, it was apparent to me that she had way more going on than low back pain. So I evaluated her low back, but in this process I took a look…

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5 Simple Steps to Avoid Text Neck!

So I want to answer a question that I got yesterday in the clinic… Someone asked “what can I do at the computer to stretch out that does not require a ball or a foam roller or anything like that?” So today I want to go over a couple quick stretches of the neck and…

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Why So Many Patients Are Accessing PT WITHOUT Using Their Insurance…

After working as a PT for 17 years, I decided to make a drastic change to my business in January of 2016. Let’s back up a little first before I finish that thought… My wife and I opened CORE Therapy & Pilates in Austin in 2005 after moving here in 2004. We quickly built a…

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Are The Little Injuries Getting You Frustrated?

I had a patient in the other day for a Discovery Session with neck and shoulder blade pain. He was complaining about pain with driving and sitting at the computer for 8 hour days. When I assessed his posture, I started asking about his lower back and if it was painful, and he said, yeah,…

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Relieve Back Pain With The Touch Of Manual Therapy!

Potential clients frequently call CORE and ask about our approach to solving back pain with Physical Therapy. They want to know what makes us different than the traditional insurance based clinics in town. We tell them about our hands on approach, called manual therapy, that we use to quickly get them out of pain and…

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