How to safely do yoga when dealing with neck pain (Part 1)

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The medical community is recognizing the power of yoga as a medium to enhance mobility and muscle flexibility.   Consumer Report magazine recently endorsed yoga as a proven alternative to back pain relief.  When it comes to neck pain relief,  as a Spine and Sports Medicine Physical Therapy clinic in Long Beach, we realize that our medical colleagues and doctors are slow to … Read More

3 Anti-inflammatory Foods That Help You to Sleep

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Here is this month’s food that we are highlighting a specific topic of sleep.  There are 3 foods that help you sleep better that you do not read about enough.  If you noticed, we specifically chose fruits as they get no love when it comes to having the anti-inflammatory conversation.  Fruits get a bad rap due to the high sugar content but do not let that fool you.

When You Should Try Pilates and Yoga for Neck Pain or Tension (Part 1)

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Neck pain is troublesome.  Many do not realize that restoring your alignment and rebalancing your muscles is possible with Pilates and yoga for neck pain sufferers.  yoga and pilates are great for helping you restore your neck tension or pain.  When you have neck pain, it can be difficult to perform all the vigorous pilates movements or twisting poses that … Read More

Essential Oil 101: Rosemary

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Many know that Rosemary is a culinary herb but unaware of its medicinal purposes like pain relief, cognitive boost, and for anti-aging skin care.  Rosemary, also known as Rosmarinus officinalis, has been dated all the way back to the Romans, Egyptians, and ancient Egyptian civilization.   There is a myth where the Virgin Mary is said to have spread her blue cloak over a … Read More

How to Prepare For Cyber Monday Olympics (Neck + Arm Event)

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Cyber Monday is becoming a bigger phenomenon in our modern society as we shift towards the internet of things.  Smartphones have hyper-drive cyber Monday even busier, however, our bodies are not designed for spending hours on the small phone devices or at a desk looking for these deals. This article will dive into 3 exercises that are designed to help … Read More