The Complete Guide to Choosing a Physical Therapist for Your Injury

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Ankle Pain, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia + Chronic Pain, Hip, groin, pelvic pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pain Relief Division, Shoulder Pain

Are you in need of physical therapy? Choosing a physical therapist can be a hassle, but there are no cutting corners when it comes to your health. Contrary to popular belief, not all physical therapists are the same. While the general goal of a physical therapist is to help you rehabilitate an injury, they may vary in specializations and treatments. … Read More

How to Avoid Back Pain When Weight Lifting: 8 Top Tips

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips, Low Back Pain, Pain Relief Division

Did you know that building up muscle is a great way to heal or prevent back pain? That’s right, having strong and flexible muscles can help prevent major injuries. The problem is that if you’re not lifting properly, you can actually cause pain and injuries in your back. This may seem counterintuitive, but the trick is making sure that you’re lifting weights the … Read More

What Is a Pinched Nerve?: The Signs, Symptoms, and Treatment Options

Danh NgoLow Back Pain, Pain Relief Division

Are you dealing with pain? Do you suspect that a pinched nerve is at play? The symptoms of a pinched nerve include muscle weakness, sharp pains, burning sensations, numbness, and diminished sensations. You may also notice that your hands or feet fall asleep more often. The pain may feel as if pins or needles are prickling your skin.  What is a pinched nerve? It’s … Read More

Why should eye-hand coordination matter to your spinal tension?

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Baseball, Brain Health, Exercise Tips, Holistic Medicine Division, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain

Eye-hand coordination is more than the idea of see and catch. What matters to most people is to move and to perform at a comfortable level. If you look at the brain, almost a third of your mind is dedicated to using your eyes! That should give you an idea of how vital your vision systems are. As a duel … Read More

Why Biomechanics Still Matter in the Treatment of LBP

Danh NgoLow Back Pain, Pain Relief Division

This article is a treat for someone who wants to learn about the evolution and philosophy of Physical Therapy. As you desire to learn more about the management of your lower back pain, Dr. James Taylor summarized this podcast. He is a Doctor of Physical Therapy intern. This article’s objective is to help people understand that there is no medical … Read More

Why Long Beach’s premiere Sports clinic is using blood flow restriction (BFR) training and how it can help you?

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips, Low Back Pain, Pain Relief Division

There is conclusive evidence that Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training will help you tremendously. If you have any injuries that have not allowed you to do “real” sustainable strength training, this is a must read. As Long Beach’s most sought after Sports Medicine Physical Therapy professional, blood flow restriction training has been an important piece in helping triathletes, weightlifting enthusiasts, … Read More