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 You Get Knee Pain While Running (and How to Make It Stop!)

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When you run, forces of up to 550% of your body weight exert themselves on your joints. It’s no wonder that many people experience knee pain from running. Yet, there’s not just one cause that results in knee pain in runners. Read on to learn why you have knee pain running and what you can do about it.  Why Knees Hurt When … Read More

What is Sports Medicine; Why is it Important for Athletes?

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Are you an athlete wanting to prevent injuries or just keep your body healthy? Then seeing a sports medicine professional is a good idea for you. The term sports medicine is a broad one, but at its root, it means using medicine to improve the on-field performance of athletes, help athletes recover from injuries, and prevent future ailments from cropping back up. … Read More

Vestibular Rehab: What It Is and How You’ll Benefit

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Vestibular rehabilitation is needed more often than you think. In fact, an estimated 35.4% of adults over 40 have balance impairment. As a result, an estimated 60 million doctor visits each year are due to patients who complain about dizziness. However, dizziness isn’t the only reason you might need vestibular rehab.  While treating the symptom of dizziness is a quick fix, it’s more difficult to … Read More

7 Tips for Dealing with Tight Hip Flexors

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About 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from lower back pain at some point. Tight hip flexors may be part of the problem. Your hip flexors can be tight from sitting for long periods, jogging, and cycling.  Don’t let tight hip flexors ruin your exercise routine or make you uncomfortable. Here are seven tips to do with tight hip flexors. Are … Read More

5 Health Benefits of Physical Therapy

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Even if we try our best, it’s not always possible to avoid physical injury. This is especially true while playing sports or working out in the gym. If you’ve experienced an injury or have chronic pain, you’ll likely benefit from physical therapy. But, not everyone knows what to expect. Not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered. Let’s … Read More

10 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Back Pain

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Research tells us that a whopping 80% of people suffer from back pain during some point in their lives.  Thankfully, many people find relief from physical therapy for back pain and are able to get back to work and enjoy their lives as they did before their injury.  Back pain can feel so debilitating that it affects many people’s ability to work, exercise, … Read More