4 Factors Causing Your Neck Pain From Running (Part 2)

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Running is an exercise that many people go-to due to the convenience and cost-effective aspect of the sport.  Holistic Sports Medicine Physical Therapist in Long Beach, Dr Danh Ngo dives into what makes the neck vulnerable when running in Part 1.  This article, we detail a neglected system that is important for recovery after a run.  We have seen 100’s … Read More

Why Vestibular Rehab is important and how it can get you to perform at a level you never imagined.

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The vestibular system, and vestibular rehab, is one of the most underrated system in our body. We all take it for granted until it affects us. As a Sports Medicine Physical Therapist who has helped 1000’s of active youths to adults in Long Beach, I did not take this system seriously until I started to specialize in concussion management of … Read More

Liver-heart-lymphatic axis. The missing piece to helping your nagging discomfort and muscle tightness.

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What you may not be aware of is the connection of every organ to yourself. Today we will highlight the liver-heart-lymphatic system’s connection. As Long Beach’s only Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Physical Therapy that emphasizes healing from within, we preach that there are two ways to getting any little tension or discomfort to go away FOR GOOD. 1. Do more … Read More

Five important facts you need to know when choosing a Physical Therapy for lower back pain.

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You have lower back pain and it does not feel good. You need a professional that can help makes sure you feel better and that it will not come back. Your family or friend have told you about their amazing Physical Therapy experience so you are looking for your perfect lower back pain rehabilitation experience. This article will help you … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis 101 and FIVE Plantar Fasciitis Exercises Prescribed by an Foot Expert

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Having pain or discomfort to your feet is the worst!  You walk on your feet daily.  Every step you take reminds you of your heel pain.  As we have helped 100’s of people dealing with plantar fasciitis since 2004, we will give you five of our favorite plantar fasciitis exercises that we prescribe often.   Although the best approach is done … Read More

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction 101 and FIVE Exercises for Sacroiliac Joint Pain.

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You have lower back pain. You are looking to determine what condition do you have and how do you help yourself. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction should be one on the list for you and your Spine Specialist to rule out or in. We will end with a few stabilization exercises for your sacroiliac joint pain. Here is what you will get … Read More

How your gut works and the connection to your pain, mood, and athletic performance.

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Your gut health has been linked to pain, mood, and how well you can tap into your athletic potential. If you are a grandparent that has to like to travel, take care of your grandchildren or desire to stay mobile and active, your gut health has been validated as a source of pain that feels like arthritis. Stiffness? Achy lower … Read More

Mind and body connection: The gut-brain axis impact on pain, decisions, and emotions.

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Gut and Brain are not separate. The National Institutes of Health, or NIH, in 2007 decided to start The Human Microbiome Project to help us learn more about this connection, called the gut-brain axis. President Obama realized the importance of our gut microbiome to important diseases such as Alziehmers, Parkinson’s, depression, autism, chronic pain, thyroid dysfunction, and cancer, that on … Read More

What is Visceral Manipulation and do you need it to help your stiffness or pain?

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If you desire to stay active, you will most likely deal with a sports injury, arthritis, or discomfort at some time.   Whether your pain or stiffness is coming from a muscle, tendon, joint breakdown, or cartilage damage like a meniscus tear, all musculoskeletal issues require three important factors in helping your body to heal.  The three factors that your doctors are … Read More