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

5 Signs You Should Never Push Through or Ignore When You Work Out

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5 Signs You Should Never Push Through or Ignore When You Work Out

Everyone knows the value of exercise.  Whether your exercise journey is for the reason of weight loss or for better health, there is a common concern of not knowing when you should push through or ignore what you are feeling.  As we have helped many to stay active or exercise safely, we have seen many injuries due to exercising.  The … Read More

8 Factors to Consider When Finding a Sports Medicine Doctor in Long Beach

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Getting hurt while playing any sport can be scary, frustruation, or confusing.  In the modern medicine world where we are surrounded by high science technology, you are either experiecing that it is hard to get consistent message on what is best for your sport injury.  You might have high strict medical care standards as you have only one body to take … Read More

4 Factors Causing Your Neck Pain From Running (Part 2)

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Running is an exercise that many people go-to due to the convenience and cost-effective aspect of the sport.  Holistic Sports Medicine Physical Therapist in Long Beach, Dr Danh Ngo dives into what makes the neck vulnerable when running in Part 1.  This article, we detail a neglected system that is important for recovery after a run.  We have seen 100’s … Read More

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

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

 Why Having Pain is Like Having a Stroke (Part 1)

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Movement is movement.  There are no differences when the body is having trouble moving, whether it is due to pain or a major stroke.  Okay, I understand I am making a big exaggeration.  When you understand how to help people move and have done it successfully for many, I would like to share how your tension or pain is no … Read More

How to Exercise While in Pain (Part 1)

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Everyone knows that exercise is important.  Did you know that exercise impacts all but one system in your body?  Exercise makes you look and feel younger.  When you are in acute or chronic pain, there are no clear guidelines besides rest…and maybe more rest (until infinity and beyond).  Okay.  I have two children so I could not resist sneaking in … Read More