Understanding the Basics of Diabetes Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects your body’s ability to produce or use insulin, a hormone crucial for glucose regulation. Three main types of diabetes exist: Type 1, Type 2, and gestational diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune condition, while Type 2, the most common form, often results from… Continue reading Diabetes in Athletes
The Relevance of Physical Therapy in Healthcare Physical therapy plays a significant role in today’s healthcare environment. It’s crucial for managing chronic conditions, recovering from injury, and even preventing future health issues. Besides, it’s a cost-effective treatment that can reduce the need for medication and surgery. Studies have shown that physical therapy can significantly improve… Continue reading Physical therapist, what do they do?
Understanding the Concept of Exercise After Serious Illness After battling a serious illness, the body often lacks the strength and vitality it once had. Resuming or even beginning a new exercise regime can be a crucial component of recovery. Exercise not only helps to rebuild physical strength, but also enhances overall health and well-being. Importance… Continue reading When to exercise after a serious illness
Understanding the Basics of Concussion A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI) that alters the way your brain functions. It’s caused by a blow or jolt to the head or body that makes the brain move rapidly back and forth, hitting the inner walls of the skull. This sudden movement can cause… Continue reading Concussion – Causes, Impact and Treatment
Understanding Low Blood Sugar Low blood sugar, medically known as hypoglycemia, is a condition that occurs when the concentration of glucose in your blood drops below normal levels. Common Causes of Hypoglycemia Excessive insulin or oral diabetes medication Skipping meals or not eating enough carbohydrates Strenuous exercise without proper food intake Certain medical conditions like… Continue reading Low blood sugar – how to manage
Understanding Running and its Impact on Knees Running, one of the most popular forms of exercise, offers many health benefits, but it can also place significant strain on the knees. The Role of the Knee in Running The knee joint plays a crucial role in running, acting as a shock absorber while providing stability and… Continue reading Most common knee injury in runners
Understanding the Importance of Electrolytes Electrolytes are minerals that hold an electric charge and are pivotal for various bodily functions. They are found in your body, specifically in your blood, urine, and bodily fluids. Some common electrolytes include sodium, potassium, calcium, and bicarbonate (MedicineNet). These charged minerals play crucial roles in many body functions, such… Continue reading When to add electrolytes to your hydration plan
Understanding the Aging Shoulder The shoulder joint is a marvel of engineering, providing a wide range of motion to your arm. It’s a ‘ball-and-socket’ joint, where the humerus (upper arm bone) fits into the scapula (shoulder blade) like a ball in a socket. However, as we age, our shoulder joint, like all parts of the… Continue reading Shoulder pain after 50
Our entire community was surprised by the closing of the adolescent medicine clinic at Dell Children’s in Austin Texas. However, for some patients, Medicine In Motion is here to help. Dr Pyron and our entire medical staff are trained to care for those with eating disorders. We provide blind weights, subscribe to the Healthy At… Continue reading Ascension Eating Disorders Austin Texas Clinic Closes
Welcome Former Patients of Texas Sports and Family Medicine! We understand that the closure of Texas Sports and Family Medicine has left many patients seeking a new home for their medical needs. We are thrilled to announce that Medicine in Motion is here to welcome you with open arms. As Austin’s leading medical clinic specializing… Continue reading Texas Sports and Family Medicine – Former Patients Welcome!
Sports medicine is a branch of medicine that deals with injuries related to sports and physical exertion. It focuses on forestallment, opinion, treatment, and recovery of injuries. Sports medicine specialists and sports medicine physicians are healthcare professionals who are specially trained in this area and play an essential part in keeping athletes and active individuals… Continue reading Understanding the Role of Sports Medicine Specialists and Physicians
PRIDE is about feeling good about yourself, feeling good about your community, standing up for what is right, and celebrating the joy surrounding PRIDE. In particular PRIDE month refers to the LGBTQA community. But when are all the celebrations in Austin? Well, that’s complicated. There are three time periods to pay attention to. 1. PRIDE… Continue reading Happy pride month everyone – wait is that now?