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Low Back Home Exercise Video #7: “Wall Figure Four”

- Tuesday, May 11, 2021
We are pleased to welcome you back to Buda and Kyle’s TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the seventh (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. OK, so we’re guessing that the title of our previous exercise videos gave you clues as to what you were about to accomplish. Now your reading “Wall Figure Four” and likely wondering what the heck this is all about. This is an exercise that targets the glutes by placing your feet up against any wall. What is great about this exercise video series is that......Read More

Low Back Home Exercise Video #6: “Lying Hamstring”

- Wednesday, May 05, 2021
We’re getting great feedback regarding our home exercise video series. Thank you so much! We are very pleased to know that so many of you are leaning that these simple home exercises produce the ability to help you move and feel better! We are pleased to welcome you back to Buda/Kyle's TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the sixth (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. To remind, what we seek to do here is provide you with simple exercises that improve your quality of life by both increasing muscle and......Read More

Low Back Home Exercise Video #5: “Knee to Chest”

- Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Greetings and welcome back to Buda and Kyle's TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the fifth (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. To remind, what we seek to do here is provide you with simple exercises that both improve your quality of life by both increasing muscle and spine health while simultaneously striving to help reduce and/or eliminate pain. Today exercise video, the “Knee to Chest”, is designed to improve the flexibility of your glutes. The feedback we get is that this is one of the most “feel good” exercises......Read More

Low Back Home Exercise Video #4: “Hip Bridge”

- Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Welcome back once again to Buda and Kyle's TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the fourth (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. To remind, what we seek to do here is provide you with simple exercises that both improve your quality of life by both increasing muscle and spine health while simultaneously striving to help reduce and/or eliminate pain. Today exercise video, the “Hip Bridge”, can help you with lower back pain by targeting and strengthening the glutes and abdominal muscles. Also, for your quick reference, below is the link......Read More

Sitting is the New Smoking

- Thursday, April 08, 2021
Happy Spring to our patients, staff, friends, and neighbors here at Buda/Kyle’s TexStar Chiropractic. Dr. Henry, DC, here. In previous blog posts, I communicated about having the privilege of writing health wellness advice columns for several years now. Previously, we featured the health wellness advice of a local massage therapist and personal trainer (Jeaninne Litz). Today we are proud to offer you new insights from a lifelong Austinite and Certified Personal Trainer, Dana Williams. Dana is going to share keen insights into “the dangers of the seated position”. For the last five years Dana has served as a certified personal trainer......Read More

Low Back Home Exercise Video #3: “Hyperextension”

- Monday, April 05, 2021
Welcome back once again to Buda/Kyle's TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the third (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. This is one of the more efficient exercises from a time management perspective as “The Hyperextension” comprises ten total five-second stretch-and-hold movements. This exercise, when accomplished correctly, does wonders for the stabilizing muscles along the spine, glutes, and abs. This exercise offers the potential to significantly reduce lower back pain! Also, for your quick reference, below is the link to our previous two stretching video blog posts: The Cat Cow......Read More

Low Back Home Exercise Video #2: “The Bird Dog”

- Monday, March 29, 2021
Welcome to Buda and Kyle’s TexStar Chiropractic’s blog and the second (of nine) videos depicting quality of life enhancing home exercises that you can do virtually anywhere and anytime. This is probably the most important exercise that you can do to address low back pain and build core strength and improve balance. It does this by causing the small stabilizing muscles to have to fire as well as working the part of your brain that controls balance. If you only have a few minutes to exercise every day then start with the Cat Cow stretch from last week and the......Read More

Introducing TexStar’s Nine Home-Exercise Video Series and Video #1: “The Cat Cow”

- Monday, March 22, 2021
Here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic, we educate all our patients on the importance of building a strong core for long term back pain prevention. In fact, we think this is such an important part of good spine health that we created this nine-part video series of basic low back strength and stretching exercises that you can do at home, at the gym, the park, or wherever you can dedicate 15 minutes to wellness. This blog post offers the first of our nine Low Back Core Exercises. Today exercise is a mobility exercise called the Cat Cow and the goal of......Read More

Quality of Life Improving Wellness Tips: Value Priced at Thirty Minutes a Day

- Wednesday, March 10, 2021
Hi. Dr. Woods here at Austin’s TexStar Chiropractic. By now you know that we consistently post general advice and health tips here on TexStar Chiropractic’s blog. This week we're going to go over a general wellness tips about maintaining an active lifestyle. I hope you enjoy this quick two-minute video that makes the point that thirty minutes of exercise five days each week will improve muscle health, heart health, positive attitude, and quality of sleep. Now, that’s a huge payoff for comparatively little investment. What maintaining an active lifestyle means is, about five out of the seven days each week,......Read More

Patient Appreciation Week

- Monday, March 08, 2021
Yay! Patient Appreciation Week is right around the corner. ...Read More

Three Tips to Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

- Tuesday, February 23, 2021
For some of you, getting truly good sleep is an elusive healthy life habit. This is especially true for you new parents out there like our very own Dr. Michael Henry here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. With the recent arrival of his new child, the Dr. is getting a few extra hours of “reflective time” these days. Today he reflects on the importance of getting quality sleep as a fundamentally important life skill. In the video, Dr. Henry makes three key points about sleep: Give yourself time to wind down without light stimulation Establish consistency of the hour of day......Read More

The Anatomy of Spinal Disc Injuries and Non-Surgical Treatment Options

- Tuesday, February 09, 2021
Greetings once again from your TexStar chiropractic care team here in Buda! Today’s blog post and video focus is on spinal disc injuries and how chiropractic treatment can deliver quick and lasting pain relief. In the video below, Dr. Henry, DC explains the anatomy of spinal discs. He also covers the subjects of sciatica and low back pain which are two common types of spinal disc issues that we treat. We want to be sure you understand the key point of this video. Here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic, we help the body heal itself without drugs, needles, or surgery. Our......Read More

Myoneural Therapy Session Knee Treatment – Same Day Before and After

- Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Hello TexStar Chiropractic Buda patients, friends, and neighbors. If you suffer knee pain, you are going to love this short video. Watch how our patient arrives at TexStar Chiropractic’s Austin Knee Clinic suffering severe knee pain. This is her very first visit with us. Her range of motion is extremely limited upon arrival, barely 30 degrees of knee flexibility. We treat her, and she walks out of her first appointment having doubled her range of motion and in less pain! Pain and range of motion reduced with a single Myoneural therapy session! Many of our patients enjoy noticeable (and measurable)......Read More

Quality of Life Improvement via Personal Growth and Development Planning

- Tuesday, January 12, 2021
New year’s greetings from Dr. Henry and the entire team here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. Today’s post aligns with our commitment to provide you with a complete approach to care. We made it through 2020 and there is hope in sight for a better year ahead. I know this is a health column, but I wanted to take a moment this month and talk about something a little different, Personal Growth and Development. Personal development is a term we use to talk about the changes that happen to our personalities and thought patterns as we learn about and experience more......Read More

De-Stress With Exercise, Music, and Other Positive Activities

- Monday, December 28, 2020
This is the third (of three) Holiday season blog posts designed to help you deal with Holiday and New Year stress. Last week Dr. Woods covered controlled breathing tips. Prior to that, Dr. Henry covered the merits of personal organization and positive reflection. Today, Dr. Tran continues Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic’s health education blog series by discussing the merits of exercise, entertaining podcasts, music, and other things that he uses as stress management tools. Maybe at this very moment, your hearing Perry Como belting out “Jingle Bells”. One or two of you might have George Straight painting a mental picture of......Read More

De-Stress With Simple Deep Breathing Exercises

- Monday, December 28, 2020
This is the second (of three) Holiday season blog posts designed to help you all deal with Holiday and New Year stress. This post is a continuation of our Austin-area video education series from your friends and neighbors here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. As we pointed out on Dr. Henry’s stress management blog post last week, as Doctors of Chiropractic here in Austin, we know that stress can manifest itself in lots of ways but a common one we see is tight and painful muscles in the neck or low back. We can treat this in our office but an......Read More

Warm Holiday Greetings To You All

- Wednesday, December 23, 2020
Warm Holiday greetings to you all. We write this note to you with joyous confidence that 2021 will bring happier, healthy, and more profitable days to us all! That wish is certainly a cause for optimistic celebration this Holiday season. Our Holiday gift to you is the gift of small business in your community. To be able to buy locally is a true gift to your neighborhood as well as to your family and friends. We hope that everyone reading this takes a measured effort to buy local to the fullest extent possible, not only during this Holiday season but......Read More

Holiday Stress Management Tips with Dr. Henry, DC

- Tuesday, December 22, 2020
We continue our video education series on chiropractic treatment today by covering the subject of stress management. As Doctors of Chiropractic here in Buda, we know that stress can manifest itself into an array of physical pains. So, as care providers, we do what we can to advise you with simple things you can do to improve your physical and mental health. In the video below, Dr. Henry shares with you in a very quick two-minute video that explains two very simple things that he does on a daily basis to help manage stress. Everyone can do these two simple......Read More

Health Insights from Austin Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer: Jeaninne Litz

- Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Hello TexStar Buda Chiropractic blog readers. Dr. Henry, DC, here. I have had the privilege of writing advice columns for several years now. I am planning from time to time to ask other health care providers in the area to guest write a column for us. This month I asked local massage therapist and personal trainer, Jeaninne Litz to tell us what in her opinion are the most important things to do to keep your body well. Here is what she had to say: To live a life of many years and of high quality, we must begin by taking......Read More

Auto Accident Victims Get Amazing Pain Relief Here at TexStar

- Monday, December 14, 2020
Hello TexStar Chiropractic Buda patients, friends, and neighbors. We’ve treated countless folks who have been hurt in auto collisions over the years and we hear the same questions a lot. We decided that we would create a blog to let all of the members of our practice know what to do if you have been hurt in an car accident. This is a short read and good information to know in case you or someone you love gets hurt in an collision. We posted a number of Q & A’s and recorded a couple of auto accident related videos on......Read More

Backpack Safety Basics - Keys to Your Child's Spine and Neck Health

- Wednesday, December 02, 2020
Greetings once again from you friends, neighbors, and professional chiropractic care team here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic! Today’s blog post is a joint effort between Dr. Henry DC and Dr. Tran DC who are both currently active in “backpack management”. We keep expecting this annual reminder to stop being necessary at some point as more and more schoolwork becomes computer based and fewer textbooks are being used but somehow we still see these 80lb kids hauling these 20lb backpacks to the bus stop in the morning. Dr. Henry asked his nephew who is in middle school what all has to......Read More

Exercise to Add Quality Years of Life

- Monday, November 30, 2020
Hi, Dr. Henry DC from TexStar Chiropractic serving both Buda and Kyle. I’m here today to offer insights and actionable activities that you can take to improve your health and overall quality of life. Before we get started, if you currently suffer from back pain, knee pain, or a host of other injuries, please contact us immediately. Allow us to assess your condition and share how countless people like you are returning to a true quality of life via chiropractic care right here in our Buda clinic. In a recent blog post, we talked about ways to boost your metabolism......Read More

How to Use Car Insurance for Chiropractic Care When You Get Hurt in a Wreck

- Monday, November 16, 2020
Greetings all, and today, especially to anyone who may be suffering from an auto accident injury. Here’s some great news from your friends here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic! Whether you were at fault or not, chiropractic treatment for your auto accident-related pain is as easy as a phone call to your Buda-based chiropractic care team here at TexStar Chiropractic. In this video, Dr. Henry and Kim, our Patient Services Director, discuss everything you need to know to secure chiropractic treatment from either your or the at-fault party’s insurance coverage. Dr. Henry: Hello. I'm here with Kim from TexStar Chiropractic. She......Read More

Six Tricks to Jump Start Your Metabolism

- Monday, November 16, 2020
Fall greetings, ya’ll, from your friends and neighbors here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. Those that follow our chiropractic blog and /or our TexStar Chiropractic Facebook Page know that we are all about giving back to our community. Today we give back by offering some insight to a common concern, gaining weight during fall and winter. Excess weight is a threat to spine and neck health, so we are here with some advice regarding how you can jump start your metabolism now! Like me, as the days start getting shorter, it gets harder and harder to find time to get outside......Read More

Use Health Insurance, FSA, and HSA for Chiropractic Care!

- Monday, November 16, 2020
More good news from your friends here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic! Did you know that you can use your health insurance, flexible savings accounts (FSA), and Health Savings Accounts (HAS) to receive chiropractic care? In this video, Dr. Henry and Linda (TexStar’s Financial Coordinator) discuss the ways which you can use your existing benefits to alleviate a wide assortment of pain via chiropractic care. Dr. Henry: Dr Henry here from TexStar Chiropractic. I'm here with Linda, our Financial Services Coordinator. Linda's job is to make sure that she helps our patients utilize their insurance benefits to help cover care. Linda,......Read More

Get the Edge on Cold/Flu Season

- Tuesday, November 03, 2020
Autumn greetings from Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. Flu season in Texas is generally at its worst from December through March and it looks like this year will be no exception! Since we can’t always control the environment around us, the best thing that we can do is work on strengthening our immune systems so that when we are exposed to these cold and flu viruses, we have the ability to fight them and either prevent or reduce the severity of the illnesses associated with them. Most of us are aware of the flu vaccines that are available each year and while......Read More

Medicare Covers Chiropractic Care!

- Friday, October 30, 2020
Hello TexStar Chiropractic Buda patients, friends, and neighbors. Some of our most frequently asked questions revolve around what chiropractic treatment and services are covered by Medicare and secondary insurance policies. Today, Dr. Henry is joined by our Buda office’s Front Desk Coordinator, Maureen, TexStar’s subject matter expert on this topic. You are going to learn that in many (if not most) cases, whether at our Buda or Austin office, you will pay only a small up-front Medicare deductible but then enjoy full coverage for chiropractic adjustments. You might even be covered for a wider range of chiropractic treatment and services.......Read More

Randy Wishes He Had Started Chiropractic Care Sooner

- Tuesday, October 27, 2020
The story told below tells how Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic’s care ended Randy’s longstanding severe back pain. He touches on an important point, that for some conditions the path to recovery can be a long one but his story shows just how worth it the effort can be. You will hear below how the treatment protocols and procedures that we have developed over the years did more for Randy than just get him out of pain. We were able to work with him to stabilize his spine and strengthen his core so that the back pain will “stay gone” as Randy......Read More

Turmeric, It’s not just for cooking anymore

- Monday, October 26, 2020
Greetings once again from your friends at TexStar Chiropractic, serving both Buda and Kyle. . When you bought that little bottle of Turmeric, that golden yellow powder in the spice isle, you probably didn’t realize you were buying one of the best medicines that nature provides. Turmeric can be found in all kinds of forms in grocery and health food stores ranging from whole roots, to the powdered spice, to teas and capsules. It’s found in nature as a flowering plant native to Southeast Asia. Its main use is as a spice but what makes it special is the high......Read More

Chiropractic Adjusting Techniques for Treating Foot and Ankle Pain

- Wednesday, October 07, 2020
Our team here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic is back for the third of our four-part video series on the subject of “chiropractic adjustments”. Last week we brought you Dr. Tran’s video focused on chiropractic adjustment for upper and lower back pain. Today, Dr. Woods discusses and demonstrates several chiropractic adjusting techniques that we use in treating disfunction of the foot and ankle. We have been seeing a lot of patients recently complaining of foot pain. One of the most common causes of this is plantar fasciitis which is inflammation of the fascia or connective tissue along the bottom of the......Read More

Chiropractic Adjustment Techniques for Upper and Lower Back Pain

- Thursday, September 24, 2020
Warm greetings to you all once again from Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. This is the second of a four-part video series that we are producing on the larger subject of “chiropractic adjustments”. Last week we brought you Dr. Henry’s blog and video focused on chiropractic adjustment for neck pain. Today, Dr. Tran discusses and demonstrates several chiropractic adjusting techniques that we use in treating lower back pain. As you watch the video, you will notice some differences and some similarities to the cervical (or neck) adjusting video. All these techniques are designed to reduce joint restriction and begin to restore normal......Read More

Chiropractic Adjustments Defined, Discussed, and Demonstrated

- Wednesday, September 23, 2020
We continue our Buda-area video education series on chiropractic treatment today by covering the subject of chiropractic adjusting techniques. Chiropractic adjustments are used to treat problems with the neuro-musculo-skeletal system. Doctors of Chiropractic are trained to identify imbalances, restrictions, and altered movement patterns in the joints and surrounding soft tissue. They then will deliver a chiropractic adjustment, manipulation, or mobilization to the injured area to begin to restore normal function. The treatment can be done by hand, with instruments, specialized tables, or sometimes using all three. The goal of a chiropractic adjustment is to restore normal function to a joint......Read More

Should You Keep Exercising When You Have Back or Joint Pain

- Thursday, September 10, 2020
Greetings once again from your friends at TexStar Chiropractic serving Buda and Kyle. Exercise is incredibly important to both our physical and mental health so it’s great to see so many of our neighbors exercising and taking care of themselves. But what should we do about exercise when we have back or neck pain? Do you rest or power through the pain and keep up the exercise routine? There are lots of opinions out there and some pretty good research studies on the subject and I will go through some of those but the big thing to remember is that......Read More

A Reminder Regarding New Evidence of Knee and Hip Steroid Injection Risks

- Monday, August 31, 2020
The Boston University School of Medicine released a study that is turning traditional hip and knee pain treatment on its head. Today we’ll share with you the newly discovered dangers regarding steroid injection treatment. As you read and learn, we want you all to know that we provide steroid-free hip and knee pain treatment right here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. The healthcare world has known for a long time that continued corticosteroid use is not good for us. In fact, it is one of the few drugs we regularly use that, without a doubt, causes at least some damage to......Read More

How Stress Affects Our Health

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Greetings friends, neighbors, blog followers, and all of you moving forward toward pain-free living chiropractic care here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. Today, let’s talk about stress.Stress is an unavoidable part of life. We can limit it, we can manage it, and we can ignore it. But, there will always be stressors in life. The good news is that we do have some control over how stressors affect us. There are two kinds of stress: physical and emotional. Physical stress is harder to control because it’s based on the laws of nature, like gravity. It’s physical pressure or tension exerted on......Read More

How Chiropractic Can Improve Your Golf Game and Help You With Injury Recovery

Joseph Coupal - Friday, August 07, 2020
Hello Buda and Kyle golfers! Did you know that chiropractic care is not just useful for helping you get back on the golf course after an injury? It’s also a great way to improve your swing and help prevent golf injuries from ever occurring. What you also may not know is that several of our caring team members here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic are golf enthusiasts and know golf-related aches, pains, and injuries inside out. Dr. Henry has even done continuing education training with Dr. Troy Van Biezen, DC who was a staff chiropractor for the PGA sports medicine team......Read More

Balance and Posture Training in Buda, TX

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, July 30, 2020
Your friends here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic want to remind you that, as it pertains to good physical and mental health, the importance of good posture is foundationally important. It is widely known that a healthy lifestyle involves conscious and strategic management of diet, sleep, and exercise. However, the importance of posture is not as widely understood. So we’re going to cover down on that subject today. Good posture supports well aligned bones particularly the spine so that the tension within muscles and ligaments is evenly distributed. Good posture ensures the body parts are properly in place with minimal stress.......Read More

Cryotherapy Reduces Knee Inflammation and Pain

Joseph Coupal - Monday, July 27, 2020
Hello again from your caring team here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. We’re back with you today with our chiropractic technician, Ryan, to demonstrate “cryotherapy” treatment for a patient’s knee pain. This is a non-surgical, non-drug, and injection-free treatment using focused application of cold gas designed to reduce inflammation and pain in targeted areas of the body. This treatment is designed for all age groups. We’ve delivered noticeable pain relief in as little as two sessions and we are confident we can address your knee pain as well. In fact we operate a knee pain specialty clinic within our Austin Chiropractic......Read More

Introducing our “Knee-on-Trac” Treatment for Chronic Knee Pain

Joseph Coupal - Monday, July 13, 2020
Hello Again This is the second (of a four-part series) introducing The Austin Knee Clinic, a specialty sub-section of Buda's TexStar Chiropractic which specializes in treating chronic and new knee pain. Dr. Tran recorded a short video that introduces one of our great therapy options for degenerative and arthritic knees called the “Knee on Trac” therapy system. This therapy is designed to increase range of motion, bring more lubricating fluid into the joint, and decrease pain associated with chronic knee pain. We know there are people out there with significant misinformation about what treatment options they have. While arthritis is......Read More

Ever wonder why a Doctor of Chiropractic would open a Knee Clinic?

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, July 08, 2020
Hello, Dr. Henry here. If you have ever been to one of our offices you probably have seen some of our specialized knee treatment equipment. I want to take the month of July to tell you a little about why we started the Austin Knee Clinic and what sets us apart from a traditional orthopedic surgical approach to knee pain treatment. We will be releasing a new video every week that highlights a different non-surgical treatment approach we use for different kinds of knee problems. We hope you enjoyed and learned from the video. Please feel free to contact us......Read More

Herniated Disc – Symptoms, Causes, Prevention and Treatments

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Greetings all Dr. Henry here from Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. I recorded a short video that addresses some frequently asked questions I am asked about herniated discs. We treat people suffering from herniated discs every day in our clinics, so if you suspect that you have one or have been diagnosed with this condition we are here to help. In this video I cover a bit about the anatomy of a disc as well as some of the symptoms people feel when their disc has herniated or is bulging. I also cover causes, treatment, and how to prevent spinal disc herniation.......Read More

First Time Without Low Back Pain in 25 Years

Joseph Coupal - Monday, June 15, 2020
Jason’s story is a great example of the results that we strive to deliver each and every day here at Austin’s TexStar Chiropractic. Our team all watched his video this week and when he said, “I’ve had no pain for three weeks in a row now, which I haven’t been able to say for probably 25 years” I looked around and saw our whole team light up. Chiropractic treatment for low back pain is usually very effective but we don’t always get to hear our patients talk about it the way Jason does. Listen to him describe how he worked......Read More

How to Properly Lift and Carry You Child in a Car Seat

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 11, 2020
Greetings once again from your friends here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. This week’s blog will be especially useful for you or anyone you know who finds themselves lugging around a heavy baby seat with an even heavier baby in it. As chiropractors and parents of young children, we know the strains, aches, and pains associated with carrying around these big bulky car seats. Dr. Woods demonstrates a very simple process for you to pick up and carry your child in a manner that helps you stabilize and align your neck, spine, and hips. Equally important, it stabilizes your child’s “ride”......Read More

A Chiropractor’s Guide to Running Shoe Selection

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 02, 2020
TexStar Chiropractic’s very own Dr. Woods, DC, produced a video for all you runners out there. He explains how to select your most important piece of equipment, your shoes. Poor quality, poor fit, or improper design for you can lead to a host of problems that Dr. Woods describes in the video below. The tips for proper footwear selection that he covers are: how to properly size your shoe (and why this is important), selecting the proper toe box width, arch support, heel lock, firm vs plush construction, overall flexibility of you shoe choice, and when to replace your running......Read More

Safe and Effective Treatment for Kids’ Headaches and Back Pain

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, May 27, 2020
You’re going to love Dr. Tran’s short video below with his daughter Harper filmed here at TexStar Chiropractic. Dr. Tran demonstrates how he adjusts Harper when she is feeling discomfort or preventatively to keep her active and healthy. Watch as Dr. Tran assess his patient, checks her hip alignment, and performs a spinal adjustment to bring her legs, neck, and hips back into alignment. The chiropractic adjustment demonstrated by Dr. Tran helps kids suffering from injuries as well as headaches and normal growing pains. We want to thank Harper for being such a great little patient and for helping us......Read More

Freeze Your Pain in its Tracks with Spot Cryotherapy

Darren Kincaid - Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Hey there from your health care team here at Buda’s very own TexStar Chiropractic. In the video below, Dr. Henry proudly introduces a new treatment option we have brought into all of our clinics. It’s called “cryotherapy therapy” and what it does is rapidly drops the skin temperature in the area being treated to produce a neural response that turns off the pain signal to your brain. It also stimulates your body’s natural anti-inflammatory response. This is a particularly effective treatment for various types of pain associated with tissue damage, muscle spasms, inflammation, and a host of other ailments anywhere......Read More

Tips to Keep Your Immune System Strong

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, May 12, 2020
Greetings Once Again Everyone We celebrate the ability to author topics and tips designed to improve your overall health and quality of life. Today, we are proud to introduce to you (via video) another member of our TexStar chiropractic team, Dr. Bao Tran, DC. Dr. Tran offers some really good advice about how we all can boost our immune system via very simple immune system-enhancing behaviors: Go outside (and get vitamin D) Eat fruits, vegetables, and nuts Eat healthy fats (olive oil, salmon, avocado, etc) Exercise (hike, walk, bike, jog) Get seven to eight hours of sleep Hydrate Manage stress......Read More

Governor Abbott Reappoints Dr. Henry, DC, To Texas Board Of Chiropractic Examiners

Darren Kincaid - Monday, May 11, 2020
TexStar Chiropractic is proud to announce that Governor Abbott recently reappointed our very own Dr. Henry, DC, to the Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE). The TBCE is the regulatory agency that licenses and regulates the practice of chiropractic in the state. This board appointment entrusts Dr. Henry to help ensure that all Texans have access to safe, effective, and high quality chiropractic care. Dr Henry has served as a TBCE Board Member since November 2016. Governor Abbott Reappoints Henry to Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners Monday, May 4, 2020 • Austin, Texas • Appointment Why is this so important......Read More

Work from Home Ergonomics Tips from Dr. Henry

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Hello Everyone Dr. Henry here from TexStar Chiropractic serving Buda, Kyle, and the surrounding area. We’re going to keep the at-home neck and spine health instructional videos going because they appear to be making a difference for you. Thank you, Ryan for our TexStar Chiropractic at-home neck care tutorial, and Mariah for our at-home lower back care tutorial. Today it’s my turn and I’m going to offer some tips regarding proper ergonomics while working from home. I cover several things in the video that you can do to take better care for your spine and neck: Periodically change positions (and......Read More

At-Home Exercises For Neck Stress and Pain

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, April 23, 2020
Hello again from your caring team here at Buda and Kyle’s TexStar Chiropractic. Given the warm feedback we received regarding last week’s blog post and video about at-home exercises for the lower back, we thought we’d serve up new video to address another common health complaint, neck pain. All of us here at TexStar Chiropractic understand the physical and mental stress associated with this pandemic, and that this stress can manifest itself into neck pain. In this video, Ryan, our lead rehabilitation technician, leads a short three-minute video depicting several exercises that you can accomplish at home and which hopefully......Read More

Texstar Home Core Exercises with Mariah

Darren Kincaid - Friday, April 17, 2020
Greetings All…. Today’s blog post is a follow-up to our latest blog post regarding home care. All of us here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic miss you, and we want to make sure that during this time when gyms are closed and our normal routines are interrupted that you are taking the time to exercise and keep your core strong. Mariah, our rehab tech has put together a great video demonstrating some great home exercises that you can do every day to keep your core strong. Keeping your core strong helps to stabilize your spine which will help you prevent back......Read More

TexStar COVID-19 Update - April 13, 2020

Joseph Coupal - Monday, April 13, 2020
Hi Everyone! Dr. Henry, Dr. Tran, and Dr. Woods here, First off, we want to let all our wellness care patients know how much we miss you and that we can’t wait to see your smiling faces back in our offices soon. This too shall pass, and we will be here for you when it does (or sooner if you need us). Secondly, for our patients that are experiencing pain, dysfunction or on acute care treatment plans there have been a few updates to local health care recommendations which will slightly change how your visits look here in our office.......Read More

Thirty-Nine Weeks Pregnant and Feeling Much Better

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 09, 2020
Here’s another feel good story for all of us here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic. Below is a success story about how we helped Brittany, our patient with pregnancy-related upper and lower back pain. We encourage those of you out there who believe your pregnancy is contributing to neck and/or back pain to call and discuss the merits of prenatal and post-natal chiropractic care. Take a moment and listen to the testimonial below and know that Brittany is not alone in enjoying the therapeutic rewards of prenatal chiropractic treatment. Hey guys, I am a patient here at TexStar Chiropractic. I came......Read More

LaDon’s Right-Side Pain Gone After Visiting TexStar Chiropractic - (Now in Buda)

Joseph Coupal - Monday, March 02, 2020
Well, it took all of two chiropractic treatments with one of the docs now treating at TexStar Chiropractic (serving Kyle and Buda) to eliminate essentially all of LaDon’s pain. She came in with acute pain up and down the right side of her back. We utilized a number of treatment options to successfully address her pain. Take just a moment to hear from LaDon herself about her successful chiropractic treatment results. Never accept pain as something that you simply must live with. Not all back pain gets better on its own. Often times the exact opposite occurs and conditions continue......Read More

Buda’s Dr. Henry at TexStar Chiropractic Made Her Feel Ten Years Younger

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Today we’re going to share April’s story, a typical story that all of us here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic love to go home and tell our families about.  April suffered lower back injuries in a bad auto accident. Like many, she procrastinated getting treatment thinking that ultimately her back would just fix itself. Well it didn’t, but just listen to April tell you in her own words how immediately after her first chiropractic lower back treatment here at TexStar, her pain subsided. Now she feels ten years younger!   Hi, my name is April and I just got through the treatment here......Read More

Introducing “Chiropractic Intersegmental Traction Therapy”

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, February 05, 2020
We take great pride here at Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic to offer our patients numerous chiropractic treatment technologies. In this blog post we’ll briefly introduce to you a specific and very effective chiropractic treatment for neck and back pain, “Intersegmental Traction Therapy”. When you visit our webpage dedicated to intersegmental tractional therapy, our Dr. Ryan Woods, DC, offers a very informative video about how we integrate a specialized chiropractic treatment technology into our intersectional traction treatment services. You will be interested to view and learn about the highly specialized intersegmental traction therapy tables used to reduce pain and stiffness within our......Read More

Help us welcome Dr. Ryan Woods to TexStar - Buda!

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, January 16, 2020
All of us here at Buda’s “TexStar Chiropractic” could not be more excited to welcome our new Doctor of Chiropractic, Ryan T. Woods, DC. We feel like we hit the jackpot with Dr. Woods. He brings years of experience, a fantastic adjusting technique, and he was a graduate with honors from Texas Chiropractic College. Dr. Woods is an exceptionally skilled chiropractic physician with a passion for educating his patients. You can expect Dr. Woods to invest heavily in educating you on the root causes of your condition, how we can help correct them, and the ways that you can continue......Read More

Faye’s Car Accident Pain Is Going Bye-Bye

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
One month ago, Faye was involved in a car accident that resulted in serious and persistent neck and lower back pain. Listen to her celebrate the effectiveness of her treatment plan here in our Buda chiropractic clinic. She describes how a combination of spinal adjustment, cold laser therapy, and whole body vibration therapy have combined to return her to her normal routines via a systematic decrease in both her back and neck pain. Faye…we’re so happy for you and our progress!...Read More

Once “Eight-to-Nine-Level” Back Pain Decreasing Weekly

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Meet our dear patient, Cynthia. She’s special to us but is actually a very typical patient of ours here at TexStar Chiropractic. Cynthia’s lower back pain is caused by the most common source of back pain….life. It is sadly common for people as young in spirit as Cynthia to begin to suffer congenital neck and spine pain rather early in life. But as you’ll hear from Cynthia, you don’t have to live with it. Listen to Cynthia tell her story about how she once lived in agony due to her constant lower back she describes as being in the “8-9”......Read More

Subluxation Defined

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Here at our Buda Chiropractic care clinic, we take great pride in educating both our patients and the general public about neck and spine health. We’re proud of all of you for conducting your own research. We are thrilled to educate and answer your questions both within our clinic and our Buda & Kyle chiropractic blog itself. A recurring question that we answer is: “Just what is “subluxation” and how is it treated”? When a vertebrae or other joint becomes misaligned or stops moving properly, it has historically been referred to in the chiropractic profession as a subluxation. These changes......Read More

Physical Rehabilitation and Therapy

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, October 08, 2019
In today’s blog post, we’d like to introduce you to the various types of chiropractic treatment services being offered here in our Buda chiropractic clinic. Essentially every service that we provide can be considered a sub-category of the physical rehabilitation of the back, neck, and spine. Below is a brief explanation and link to some of the more common chiropractic techniques that we employ on a daily basis. They can be employed singularly or in combination to rehabilitate physical impairments and disabilities that diminish quality of life: Chiropractic Rehabilitation The most common and well-known chiropractic treatments involve physical manipulation of......Read More

Ten Reasons You Need To Fix Your Posture

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Greetings from Buda’s TexStar Chiropractic providing you with rock solid reasons why you should take posture seriously. Most of us may not even be aware that we may have bad posture and that our bad posture can (and will) cause a wide range of negative effects on health. Balance and posture training is just one of the many chiropractic services that we offer here in Buda that are designed to relieve quality of life health issues like the ten discussed here today. Have you ever watched a toddler sit cross-legged? They sit with their backs straight, and it feels natural......Read More

Neck and Shoulder Pain Treatment in Buda-Kyle, TX

Michael Henry - Friday, September 06, 2019
Hi, my name is Debbie and 12 weeks ago, I woke up one morning with excruciating pain going through my shoulder through the outside of my right arm and my index finger was totally dead. So I saw my primary care doctor who referred me over here to TexStar, and I immediately showed up. They got me in the next day, and they immediately when I described my pain knew what disc we were talking about in my neck, confirmed it with x-rays, and the next day they had already come up with a plan for three phases of treatment......Read More

Patient Has Arthritic Knee Pain Dramatically Reduced

Darren Kincaid - Monday, July 22, 2019
We thought we'd share some of TexStar Chiropractic's success stories for those here in Buda and Kyle who seek non-surgical and drug-free relief from chronic and systemic pain.  What a wonderful story is told below where a patient comes to Texstar Chiropractic Buda for relief of chronic back pain and as an aside, mentions to Dr. Henry that he was having a knee problem as well.  He wasn't there for the knee pain, but he walked out with BOTH conditions addressed without the need for any form of surgery or opioid medication.  Now that's what we call chiropractic success.  We......Read More

To Sleep Better, Visit a Doctor of Chiropractic

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Do you have trouble getting a good night’s sleep? We’d like to share with you an article from The Foundation for Chiropractic Progress, a not-for-profit organization that informs and educates the general public about the value of chiropractic care and its role in drug-free pain management. Residents of Buda and Kyle are encouraged to contact TexStar Chiropractic after reading this to discuss how a good night’s sleep just might be one chiropractic visit away. It’s a well-known fact that pain causes sleep deprivation, but not so widely known is the fact that lack of sleep can impact pain levels. Even......Read More

TexStar Chiropractic Buda Update - 25 June 2019

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 25, 2019
We are a week away from opening our TexStar Chiropractic - Buda clinic and couldn't be more excited. We open next Monday, July 1st! Watch this short video on our progress and we hope to see you on opening day.  ...Read More

Susan B. Avoids Knee and Back Surgery – Pain Decreasing with Every TexStar Treatment!

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, June 19, 2019
She couldn’t go down steps comfortably. She quit walking because of knee pain. Her back pain was constant and robbed her of sleep. She was destined for the surgeon’s knife, but she wisely gave chiropractic treatment a shot before surgery. Listen to the joy in patient X’s voice as she describes instant pain relief upon her first chiropractic treatment for her knee pain and first chiropractic treatment for her lower back pain. It is genuinely and humbly rewarding to us to know that patient X is witnessing measurable results with each and every treatment here at TexStar Chiropractic (Austin and......Read More

TexStar Chiropractic Buda Update - 17 June 2019

Joseph Coupal - Tuesday, June 18, 2019
Here's an update of our new office location in Buda, Texas.  ...Read More

Diane’s Knee, Lower Back, and Neck Pain – GONE!

Joseph Coupal - Thursday, June 13, 2019
Our patient, Diane, describes a very real “change in my body” while after receiving multiple chiropractic care services here at TexStar Chiropractic (Austin, TX). Her initial interest in TexStar Chiropractic was to learn about chiropractic treatment for severe knee pain. We’re proud to inform that her knee pain is now fully addressed. She can’t tell the difference between her treated knee and her other fully healthy knee. Soon her attention turned to the systemic pain she had in her lower back. In her video, she acknowledges the success of the chiropractic treatment we delivered to address lower back pain. She......Read More

Erin’s Knee Pain Is History! Bravo Erin!

Joseph Coupal - Friday, June 07, 2019
Listen to Erin tell her story below about once having knee pain that hampered walking and bending her knee. The keyword there is “once” as Erin’s knee pain is now gone after enjoying highly successful chiropractic knee pain treatment services at our Texstar Chiropractic Austin location. Erin, it is indeed our privilege to team with you to return you to the pain-free life that you so deserve. A bit of background for you here about how Erin took active control of her knee pain management. Like most people suffering chronic and systemic knee pain, Erin turned to us here at......Read More

Chiropractic Care To End Pain and Potentially Deadly Sleep Deprivation

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, June 05, 2019
Today we continue our public service by sharing with you the dangers of pain-related sleep deprivation and sleep medications. We source and give credit to the non-profit Foundation for Chiropractic Progress (F4CP) for publishing the facts regarding how chiropractic care will relieve pain, improve your quality of sleep, and reduce and/or eliminate your need to use dangerous sleep medications. Sleep medications present a very real mortality risk, and everyone should take any and all measures possible to reduce (and ultimately eliminate) dependency on them. We provide sleep deprivation chiropractic treatment to our friends in Buda and Kyle. We invite you......Read More