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

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

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

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Ankle Pain, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia + Chronic Pain, Holistic Medicine Division, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck Pain, Pain Relief Division, Shoulder Pain

visceral manipulation

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

Good and Bad Food for Thyroid (Especially if You Have Neck Pain)

Danh NgoHolistic Medicine Division, Neck Pain, Thyroid

If you are reading this article you probably have one of two conditions, neck pain and curious about your thyroid’s relationship to your neck and/or you have thyroid condition with neck pain.  We have a Part 1 to this article called “How to tell if you have thyroid problems”, and would help you to understand why we are choosing these foods.  … Read More

4 Factors Causing Your Neck Pain From Running and 10 Practical Tips

Danh NgoNeck Pain, Running

Neck pain from running is not as common as back pain, runner’s knee, or any other forms of tendinitis and bursitis.  This does not mean that it is not as serious and should not be pushed through.  As a Holistic Spine and Sports Medicine Physical Therapist trained in making sense of injuries in relation to how you move, running is … Read More

3 Problems With Yoga Neck Stretches and 3 Fixes (Part 2)

Danh NgoNeck Pain, Yoga + Pilates

Neck pain can be worse than back pain for some people.  In a modern society where you have to look down and turn your head to drive, it annoyingly reminds us of the sharp neck pain.  As a Holistic Spine and Sports Medicine Physical Therapy clinic, we believe that neck pain is rarely an issue alone, but an underlying compensation … Read More