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

A Complete Guide on How to Prevent Rotator Cuff Injuries

Danh NgoPain Relief Division, Shoulder Pain

Rotator cuff injuries are both common and debilitating. One study found that in a sample of 664 subjects over 20% of them had full-thickness rotator cuff tears. Certain activities such as manual labor and pitching baseballs can put individuals at more risk from rotator cuff injuries. But even a fall or lifting a box overhead can lead to rotator cuff injury. Let’s … Read More

Rotator Cuff Tendinitis 101: How to improve mobility, strength, and possibly, avoid surgery.

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Shoulder Pain

Everyone has an opinion on the management of shoulder pain. Whether it is a family member, co-worker, or neighbor, you are bound to find someone that tried to rid of their shoulder pain conservatively or surgically. You will hear both sides of people’s experiences when it comes to having shoulder surgery. Some will say that it helped and they would … Read More

6 Factors That Impact Your Chronic Shoulder Instability Rehabilitation

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Have you experienced a shoulder injury? Do you have ongoing problems with pain or mobility? If your shoulder limitations persist, you may have developed chronic shoulder instability. A 2019 article reported that about 1% to 2% of Americans will have a shoulder dislocation in their lifetime. Many young, active, athletic people have an increased risk. Finding effective treatment is key to preventing … Read More

Physical Therapy for Rotator Cuff Tendinitis: It’s Worth It!

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With rest, the help of a skilled physical therapist, and the right exercises, rotator cuff tendinitis most often can be treated without further intervention. Swimmer’s shoulder, bursitis, or impingement are just a few of the names sharing the same meaning: rotator cuff tendinitis.  This inflammation of your shoulder joint tendons doesn’t discriminate against age or occupation. If you are repeatedly … Read More

Andrew Luck’s calf and high ankle injury assessment from a Holistic – Sports Medicine Physical Therapist’s perspective.

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Ankle Pain, Shoulder Pain

Andrew Luck is having a rough time starting the NFL 2019 season. This season can define his status as an elite quarterback in the NFL or not. He has physically gone through a lot of events that could have been prevented. This article goes over the timeline of his injuries. Everything happens for a reason, and Andrew Luck’s sequences of … 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

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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

Juggling the Juggler (The Instruction Manual)

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Keeping it simple is the name of the game when learning how to juggle (or I think it is since I cannot juggle yet ?).  I believe practice and consistency will help anyone develop a skill.  Juggling is no different.  In juggling there are multiple things to think about and execute so things don’t fall flat to the ground. Coordination … Read More