7 Tips for Dealing with Tight Hip Flexors

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About 80 percent of the U.S. population suffers from lower back pain at some point. Tight hip flexors may be part of the problem. Your hip flexors can be tight from sitting for long periods, jogging, and cycling.  Don’t let tight hip flexors ruin your exercise routine or make you uncomfortable. Here are seven tips to do with tight hip flexors. Are … 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