Intensive Retreats in Comfort (Literally!)

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  What the Heck is an Intensive? Sometimes it helps to step out of everyday life and just do something different. Literally leave your house and stay somewhere else while you learn, without all the distractions of chores and home life when you really need to focus. It’s a bit different from a vacation, because […]

The Day That Monarch Physical Therapy, Llc Could Officially Be Open.

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  10/3/2011 The day, according to the state of Texas, that Monarch Physical Therapy, LLC could officially be open. Hard to believe 9 years of business, personal growth and development, and amazing interactions with some of the best staff and clients in the USA has gone by so quickly. I googled the meaning of the […]

What is it you do at Monarch? Can you help me?

Brenda and John

Great question this week from someone I ran into at the basketball game on Friday. They know I am a Physical Therapist, but what kind of patients do I see??? At Monarch, we have all taken years of training with John F Barnes Myofascial release, to holistically look at the entire body looking for areas […]

We Can Help With Pelvic Floor Problems

“Brenda, I did not know you could help me with that, I would have come in sooner”. Yes, just call us and we will try and get you in this week. “I’ve had this pain in my butt for several months. Can you  help me with that?” Yes, pelvic floor tightness often feels like butt […]

Carolyn’s Story About Physical Therapy and Monarch YOU Classes

Meet Carolyn. She came to Monarch because of a bladder issue and saw Amber, one of our therapists. Carolyn quickly began experiencing relief, but she kept wanting more results. Amber told her that she should attend one of the exercise classes that Monarch offers, but Carolyn wasn’t sure about it at first. But as time […]

Pelvic Floor…. How Do You Feel When You Hear These Words?

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Embarrasment? Why are people talking about this on facebook, or better yet, why are they talking about it at HEB in the produce asile??? Shame? Knowing there are issues and hearing these words just makes you turn red and get all clammy?? My favorite is “what the heck does physical therapy have to do with […]

What the heck is my body doing? Part 3

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Age 45-65+ I hope you are following along with us on this journey of life stages and how to deal with them as they are happening. This stage is very interesting, because things start really showing up here. We might have been pushing along through the 30’s and early 40’s with no problems, and sometimes, […]

What the heck is my body doing? Part 2

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Age 21-45 This is a huge, productive, crazy time of life!! You might be in grad school and sitting a lot, having and caring for children, or dealing with pre-menopausal life changing hormones—so, I will try to maintain a focus here—we don’t have all day!! A common area that affects everyone in the crazy/fun years […]

What the heck is my body doing?

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Lifestages—birth to 20 Let me start by being very clear—when it comes to physical therapy—there are pediatric specialists that treat developmental delays and specialize in pediatrics—we can refer you to them if needed. What I am referring to here is the “healthy” child in a growth spurt or transition. Our specialty is releasing the soft […]

Health, Sickness, Insurance, Wellness and Car Maintenance…

Have any of you read a Facebook post that you really enjoyed, then had to get back to daily life, and when you tried to get back to the super interesting blog/article, you can’t find it??? Can I get an Amen? This morning while drinking coffee, I read a post from I think the Cleveland […]