How do you heal a hamstring strain fast and completely?

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So, You have a Hamstring Strain and looking for help. If this is your third, fourth, or Xth time suffering from a hamstring string, you are not the only one. We wrote an article called “Everything you need to know about your hamstring anatomy, movement, and injury from a Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Specialist” that will help set the foundation … Read More

Plantar Fasciitis 101 and FIVE Plantar Fasciitis Exercises Prescribed by an Foot Expert

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Having pain or discomfort to your feet is the worst!  You walk on your feet daily.  Every step you take reminds you of your heel pain.  As we have helped 100’s of people dealing with plantar fasciitis since 2004, we will give you five of our favorite plantar fasciitis exercises that we prescribe often.   Although the best approach is done … Read More

Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction 101 and FIVE Exercises for Sacroiliac Joint Pain.

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You have lower back pain. You are looking to determine what condition do you have and how do you help yourself. Sacroiliac joint dysfunction should be one on the list for you and your Spine Specialist to rule out or in. We will end with a few stabilization exercises for your sacroiliac joint pain. Here is what you will get … 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

 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

3 Knee Arthritis Exercises Prescribed by a Knee and Sports Medicine Rehab Specialist

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The knee architecture is deceiving in my journey of helping people stay active when dealing with knee pain.  Although the knee is simple in design it relies on your whole body to capture the functionality of the knee.   What I mean to say is that the knee is a victim of how you use your whole body: ankle/foot, hips, pelvis, spine, shoulder, head/neck and inner ear system.