What a Holistic Multi-Factorial Physical Therapy Approach Looks Like.

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Preface. This article is a summary of one of the podcasts that we host called “Awakening the Physio”, where Dr. Ngo elaborates on how he brings a holistic approach to a singular field of Orthopedics and Sports Medicine. You can listen to the podcast as linked below. As part of Dr. James Taylor’s mentorship, he graciously took on this task … Read More

5 Ways to How to Improve Gut Health

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Contrary to popular belief, bacteria isn’t always bad. In fact, an ecosystem of trillions of bacteria called the ‘gut microbiome’ plays a vital role in our body’s overall health. As we’ve previously shared in our ‘Stool Testing 101 and How Your Gut Impacts How You Feel’ post, a healthy gut microbiome is important for our mood, our muscular system, and … Read More

21st Century Health Care Solutions: The Functional Medicine Approach to Chronic Illness

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Chronic illness impacts over 125 million Americans. While so many people suffer from chronic illness, many don’t get the treatment they need. When it comes to chronic illness, too many people live with the aches, pains, and discomfort associated with it. The reason for this is that symptoms of chronic illness can often look like acute conditions that are able to … Read More

The Body and Brain Connection: Functional Medicine and Digestion

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Since your body is closely connected to your brain, this connection regulates everything from your diet to your digestion. Speaking of your gut, everyone suffers from digestive upset or nervous colitis in their life. While many have chronic issues that they take medication for, they have no idea that functional medicine can help bring relief. From IBS treatment to stomach massage benefits, find out … Read More

Stop the World from Spinning: Vestibular Rehab and Vertigo

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Have you ever felt like the room was spinning? And we’re not talking about the one time at the Jimmy Buffet concert. Today, we’re going to discuss vertigo, the unsettling sensation that the objects in your field of vision are moving. Vertigo and associated conditions affect millions of Americans every year. People experience in different ways and the causes of vertigo are … Read More

Stool testing 101 and how your gut impacts how you feel.

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Your digestive health is an important and under-treated aspect of your quest to improving mobility, strength, alignment, and being pain-free. There is undeniable and growing research that is linking the health of how your body feels through pain and emotions. The gut’s impact on the following systems: bone, muscles, joints, brain, nerves, hormones, skin, and immune system. This article cannot … Read More

Physical Therapy for Concussion: How Does It Work?

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Concussions are a very serious brain injury that should always be treated as a serious medical condition. There are over three million concussions reported in the US every year. A concussion must have appropriate treatment to avoid repeat injury. Physicians recommend treatment until complete recovery to avoid complications. Some are even using physical therapy for concussion treatment.  A concussion occurs when you … 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

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

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vestibular system

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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liver lymphatic heart

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