News from AST

Good Luck in Boston!

04.15.15



AST would like to wish all of their Boston Marathon Runners the best of luck in this upcoming race! What a huge accomplishment to qualify for such a prestigious race. Run fast and have fun! by


New AST Team Member

04.13.15



We’d like to introduce you to Laura Laura joined the AST team in January and brings almost 13 years of clinical management experience with her from AOMA Graduate School of Integrative Medicine. During her time at AOMA Laura worked to …


The Posterior Chain: It’s all in the Hips

04.01.15



So what is the posterior chain? The primary muscles included in the chain are the lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and calves. Unfortunately, the posterior chain is all too often neglected for two reasons: First, most people sit on their glutes …


Athlete Spotlight – Jeremy Powers

01.17.15



Those who braved the cold and wet conditions last Monday were treated to some National Championship racing right in the heart of Austin, Texas. Not without controversy or delay, a muddy Zilker Park provided the setting for the U.S. Cyclocross Nationals …


Good Luck Mr. Powers!

01.10.15



AST has had the pleasure of working with Mr. Powers as he goes for the GOLD this weekend in our own backyard. by


Austin Fit Magazine’s Best of 2014

01.05.15



Austin Sports Therapy placed 2nd for Best Sports Medicine and 3rd for Best Injury Rehab in “The Best of Health and Fitness” AFM contest. Thanks to all of you who voted! by


Evaluate your Running/Walking Shoes

10.08.14



Just like milk in your refrigerator and cans in your pantry, your athletic shoes have a specific shelf life. Unfortunately, shoes have no expiration date noted on the bottom. Nevertheless, there are a number of factors that you should consider …


Plantar Fasciitis

10.08.14



One of the more common injuries we see in the office, especially when dealing with the feet, is Plantar Fasciitis (PF) – a common and often persistent injury seen in runners, menopausal and pregnant women, and generally those who spend …


Sitting is the New Smoking

09.10.14



There is a saying going around, “Sitting is the New Smoking.”  One might think that this statement is over-exaggerating the fact that sitting for extended periods is bad for us, as we all know, but the doctor who makes this statement …


Athlete Spotlight – Erik Stanley

09.10.14



Erik has been coaching and training in Austin for nearly 10 years.  As a high-school standout, he ranked #1 in the miler nationally his senior year after his 4:04 mile finish. Erik, ranked 8th best high school distance runner on the Texas …