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Physical Therapy Services​

People ultimately seek treatment for pain. For musculoskeletal conditions, pain is related to inflammation as a result of movement inefficiency. Physical therapy is perfectly suited to assist these issues. These injuries may include among others

  • Ankle sprains and other foot injuries
  • Shoulder injuries
  • Low back pain and sciatica
  • Knee injuries
  • Neck pain and headaches
  • Post surgical rehab
  • General pain and weakness

Physical therapy aims to help you recover from your injury and prevent re-injury through individualized care such as therapeutic exercise, neuromuscular reeducation, and manual therapy. A holistic and rational approach can guide you through the process of recovery where you may not be comfortable or have adequate knowledge to effectively work independently.

Recovery Clinic Services

Sports Massage

At Medicine in Motion, we want to provide accessible restorative treatments to our community and our Recovery Clinic services is the way to do this. We can improve your performance, enhance recovery, and decrease pain immediately without the hassle of needing to verify your health insurance through the use of sports massage techniques such as

  • Myofascial Cupping
  • Compressional Band Flossing
  • Stretch Therapy
  • Trigger Point Therapy
  • Scraping Therapy / Instrument-Assisted Soft Tissue
  • Mobilization
  • Dry Needling
  • Cryotherapy via Game Ready
  • Deep Tissue Massage
    …and much more.
Physical Therapy
Mobility-Stretch

An active and pain-free body absent of limitations is a basic need for any athlete. There are numerous benefits that a stretching session offer. Mobility-Stretch helps you improve flexibility, reduces chances of injury, extends range of motion, and relaxes tense muscles.

NormaTec & Rapid Reboot Compression Therapy

The pulsing compression sensation will reduce swelling and fluid build-up by increasing blood flow and assisting the lymphatic system for removal of toxins from your body. Experience the natural benefits of improved circulation, relief from muscle pain and soreness, resulting in a proactive recovery. These are great to use after a heavy day of training.

Kinesiology Tape

A latex free therapeutic technique used to reduce pain and swelling, improve posture, prevent re-injury, and improve athletic awareness and performance. The tape is applied directly to the skin across joint and soft tissue. It is elastic and waterproof and lasts 3-5 days.

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    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.