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Headgear, does it protect you from concussion?

Understanding Concussions A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow, bump, or jolt to the head or body that shakes the brain inside the skull. Although not life-threatening, concussions can

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When to see a doctor after an Injury

Understanding the Basics of Injury Management Injury management is a critical aspect of health and wellness, and knowing when to seek medical attention can make the difference between swift recovery and prolonged suffering. It’s essential

Thyroid Gland

What is the thyroid and why does it matter?

Introduction to the Thyroid Gland Let’s embark on a journey to understand the thyroid gland, a vital part of our endocrine system. This butterfly-shaped gland, located in the lower front of the neck just below

diabetes in athletes

Diabetes in Athletes

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,

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Athletes with high blood pressure

A Brief Overview of High Blood Pressure High blood pressure, clinically referred to as hypertension, is a persistent medical condition where the force of the blood against your artery walls is high enough that it

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Physical therapist, what do they do?

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

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When to exercise after a cold

Understanding the Common Cold: A Brief Overview The common cold is a viral infection affecting your nose and throat (upper respiratory tract). It’s typically harmless, although it might not feel that way. While more than

When to add electrolytes to your hydration plan

When to add electrolytes to your hydration plan

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

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Swimming injuries

Understanding the Nature of Swimming Injuries Swimming, often regarded as a low-impact sport, is not without its share of risks. From overuse injuries to acute, traumatic ones, swimmers can face a variety of physical challenges.

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Neck Posture – The Important Stuff

Introduction to Neck Posture Neck posture is the alignment and positioning of the neck in relation to the shoulders and spine. It’s pivotal for maintaining overall spine health and preventing conditions such as neck pain


Scoliosis – Diagnosis, Treatment and Management

Understanding the Basics of Scoliosis Scoliosis is a medical condition characterized by an abnormal, sideways curvature of the spine. It predominantly affects those in their early adolescence, with females being about eight times more likely

Most common knee injury in runners

Most common knee injury in runners

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

Due to popular demand, we are presently have no appointments available for new eating disorder patients. We are however, adding more staff to high demand, and more spaces will open up shortly. Please fill out the form below to register your interest.”

    Due to popular demand, we are presently have no appointments available for new eating disorder patients. We are however, adding more staff to high demand, and more spaces will open up shortly. Please fill out the form below to register your interest.

    Dr Martha Pyron
    Martha Pyron, MD
    Sports Medicine Specialist / Physician / Clinic Owner

    Dr. Pyron is board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine. She obtained her medical degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, completed a residency program in Family Medicine at Southern Colorado Family Medicine, and pursued a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Michigan State University, Kalamazoo Center for Medical Studies. After becoming board certified in both family medicine and sports medicine, she started her career as a team physician for Penn State University. She then returned to her home state of Texas and worked as a Sports Medicine Specialist and Team Physician for the University of Texas at Austin.


    Dr Pyron is currently the founder and president of Medicine in Motion. She is an active member of the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine. She maintains a relationship with the University of Texas by teaching classes for the Athletic Training students and by providing the Medical Director role for the Exercise In Aging Research Laboratory headed by Dr. Hiro Tanaka at the University of Texas. In 2012, Dr. Pyron also became certified in Musculoskeletal Sonography allowing her to provide diagnostic and procedural ultrasound exams in her office at the time of a patient visit!


    Dr. Pyron has lived and worked in Austin since 2003 and has developed extensive connections with specialized orthopedic surgeons, chiropractors, acupuncturists, massage therapists, athletic trainers, strength trainers, and other healthcare professionals who provide excellent service. She enjoys working together as a team with a variety of healthcare professionals to provide customized and optimal care for her patients.


    Although Dr. Pyron also has training and is board certified as a family physician, she prefers to limit her practice to sports medicine. This means that she wants you to maintain your relationship with your family doctor, but see her for sports injuries, training questions, or illnesses which affect your activity level. Please let her know how she may best help you!


    In her off time, Dr. Pyron enjoys a variety of outdoor and sports activities including soccer, softball, running, biking, mountain biking, strength training, yoga, swimming, and sailing.