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136: Student’s Sustaining injury in Yoga Practice (Eric Finger of Move Empower – Part #1)

Eric Finger (mobile physical therapist in Austin TX, father of three, triathlete and yoga practitioner) speaks to his own personal injury in yoga when a well-intentioned teacher “assisted” him into a deeper range of motion in plow pose. Even so, Eric acknowledges the wealth of benefits that this practice has to offer. After thorough evaluation and assessment, Eric will still refer some of his mobile physical therapy (not all) clients to yoga practice. He gives us some insight to this process and additionally, we explore some of the elements that contributed to this injury in practice and of course what we as teachers can do (and not do) in preventing situations like this.

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137: Preventing versus Provoking injuries in Yoga Practice (Eric Finger of Move Empower – Part #2)

Yoga should be a healing modality for body, mind and breath/spirit, but unfortunately sustaining injuries in practice is a reality. But why and when do injuries occur? In this episode, Eric Finger (Austin-based mobile physical therapist) and I explore this topic of provoking injuries. More importantly we speak about how to prevent injuries in yoga practice.

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138: Tips to Avoid Exacerbating Existing Injuries in Yoga (Eric Finger of Move Empower – Part #3)

Especially with the increase in students being referred to yoga practice, more often we see students with pre-existing injuries and problem areas in the body. Eric Finger (Austin-based concierge physical therapist and yoga practitioner) discusses concepts such as regional interdependence, the path of least resistance and more. These topics help us to avoid exacerbating already-existing injuries in our yoga students.

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Apple A Day Doc Talk

Ankle Distortion Syndrome with Eric Finger, PT

This week Dr. Ramdeen is sitting down with Eric Finger, MPT, OCS, FAAOMPT. Eric is the founder of Move Empower Concierge Physical Therapy. Eric and Khris are talking about all things pronation distortion syndrome syndrome also known as ankle distortion syndrome, including what signs to look out for, and what can be done after diagnosis.

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Apple A Day Doc Talk

Lower Crossed Syndrome with Eric Finger, PT

This week Dr. Ramdeen is sitting down with Eric Finger, MPT, OCS, FAAOMPT. Eric is the founder of Move Empower Concierge Physical Therapy. Eric and Khris are talking about all things lower crossed syndrome, including what signs to look out for, and what can be done after diagnosis.

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The Uncaged Clinician

Growing Success From The Onset with Eric Finger-#025

In Episode 25, Josh Payne and David Bayliff host Eric Finger. He has been a Physical Therapist for the past 15 years, and the proud owner of Move Empower Concierge Physical Therapy in Austin, Texas. His passion is to provide a mobile physical therapy experience in Austin, Texas that empowers, educates, and restores balanced healthy movement. In this episode, we’ll dive into building your client case load, settling up relationships to build your referral sources, going over where do I go and what do I do, and being authentic.

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The HERALD DEMOCRAT

Westlake business offers physical therapy services at home

New and revived hobbies and makeshift home workspaces have brought on a new set of aches and pains for some as many continue to work and stay engaged from home.

Eric Finger, founder of Move Empower Concierge Physical Therapy, said he’s received dozens of calls from people in and around Austin, looking for relief from new physical ailments brought on by the lifestyle change.

The Westlake-based business offers mobile and telemedicine services to help clients resolve the pain, without risking exposure to COVID-19, the disease linked to the coronavirus.

And right now, while people are practicing social distancing and staying home, Finger said he is seeing two types of complaints…

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Austin American-Statesman

Westlake business offers physical therapy services at home

That is where Finger, who has been practicing physical therapy since 2002, has been able to step in and help. Move Empower is still offering the same mobile services and recently added telemedicine services, which allows patients to stay safe but also get the relief they need.

“I knew there was a need to get services to folks where you don’t have to be right there with them and they don’t have to go to a clinic,” he said. “So we are doing telehealth. All you need is a laptop or smart device and an internet connection. We use a secure application that gives us HD quality and you get to have…

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