DPTSI Physical Therapists are working with local runners and placing emphasis on the development of good training habits and exercise programs to increase muscle strength, flexibility, and endurance over a long period of time. This remains the most effective way to improve performance and prevent injury, but with race day approaching...Continue Reading

November 14, 2018

Many athletes experience a condition known as exercise-induced edema after working out. You might not be familiar with this term, but chances are you will recognize the symptoms. Have you ever had trouble taking off a ring after going for a run?...Continue Reading

October 29, 2018

Doctor's Physical Therapy & Sports Institute Now Offers HydroWorx Underwater Treadmill to Help Patients Heal Faster in a Pain-free, Safe Environment.

Edinburg, Tx October 2018- DPTSI has expanded to offer aquatic therapy to their patients to safely accelerate rehabilitaion with less pain for individuals with a myriad of ailments. HydroWorx products are used by the top healthcare and sports facilities worldwide. HydroWorx patented underwater treadmill is integrated seamlessly and is revolutionizing rehabilitation, conditioning and recovery...Continue reading

June 6, 2018

Doctor’s Physical Therapy & Sports Institute is pleased to announce that licensed physical therapist and Clinical Liaison, Dr. Sergio Hafid Martinez PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, Cert. DN has completed a fellowship with the American Academy of Orthopedic Manual Physical Therapists (AAOMPT).  This is the highest level a physical therapist can attain in orthopedics...Continue reading

May 29, 2018

According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a study of patients with Parkinson's disease (PD), high-intensity aerobic exercise performed on a treadmill in the early stages, and within 5 years of diagnosis, can slow the severity of symptoms of the disease. While researchers say more research ...Continue Reading

May 1, 2018

DPTSI is supporting the President’s Council on Sports, Fitness & Nutrition in honor of National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. During the month of May, we challenge all adults to get 30 minutes of physical activity every day.

Did you know that regular physical activity increases your chances of living a longer, healthier life? It also reduces your risk for high blood pressure, heart disease, and some types of cancer. ...Continue reading

April 4 2018

Dry needling is a skilled intervention that uses a thin filiform needle to penetrate the skin and stimulate underlying myofascial trigger points, muscular, and connective tissues for the management of neuromusculoskeletal pain and ...Continue reading

March 20, 2018

Have you been experiencing foot pain that worsens when you first get out of bed in the morning or after standing for long periods of time throughout your day? If so, you could be experiencing Plantar Fasciitis, also known as inflammation  ...Continue reading

March 6, 2018

It can start as tolerable pain that only comes after physical activity. Over time, the pain increases, invades your exercise routine, and may even reach a point where walking is painful, the injury site sore to touch.

Ahhh, the fibula stress fracture—that creeping stress injury that runners  ...Continue reading

February 22, 2018

According to the American Physical Therapy Association, an interdisciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh reports that rehabilitation, including physical therapy, provided within 1-15 days of pain beginning may significantly reduce the use of opioids, nonsurgical invasive procedures such as joint injections, and surgery in patients  ...Continue reading

January 8, 2018

It has often been said that “Good form is the first step in injury prevention”. Paying special attention to your body's positioning at all times is key when being active. Educating yourself and understanding how to move your body correctly can benefit recovery by reducing any movement errors that have the potential to cause injury. This will also allow yourself some time to improve  ...Continue reading

December 27, 2017

We all know it. We’ve all experienced it. And we all want it to go away! At any given time 25% of people living in the United States have lower back pain (LBP). That is a quarter of the country, A QUARTER! While most pain subsides and goes away within days, some LBP can return or progress and can seriously impact your everyday life and your skeletal health.  A majority of us will be able to relieve and conquer our LBP by practicing simple exercises, maintaining ...Continue reading

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