4 Ways to Relieve Common Crossfit Injuries

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If you love a fitness challenge, CrossFit offers exactly this! This interval training mixes strength and conditioning workouts, encouraging you to perform functional movements, like pushing, pulling, squatting, etc, at a high intensity. Though this will whip you into excellent shape, pushing yourself athletically always runs the risk of injury. If you suffer from CrossFit injuries, do you know how to … Read More

Liver-heart-lymphatic axis. The missing piece to helping your nagging discomfort and muscle tightness.

Danh NgoEastern Medicine Division, Fibromyalgia + Chronic Pain, Holistic Medicine Division, Liver, Lymphatic-Liver HealthLeave a Comment

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What you may not be aware of is the connection of every organ to yourself. Today we will highlight the liver-heart-lymphatic system’s connection. As Long Beach’s only Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Physical Therapy that emphasizes healing from within, we preach that there are two ways to getting any little tension or discomfort to go away FOR GOOD. 1. Do more … 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

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

How to Help Superman Be More Unstoppable

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This is the biggest weekend holiday coming up.  It is father’s day!….Of course I am biased and like to think I am superman.  I know my children think I am made of steel and can do anything and everything.  The reality is that everybody needs maintenance especially since modern society asks everyone to take huge responsibilities and forces us to … Read More

Running 101: Debunking the Myth of Running and Arthritis

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It is almost spring, and this is the time when people come out of hibernation to start running.  Our first article on running titled “Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)” details why one should be fit to run rather than running to stay fit.  If you desire a healthy run, the article elaborates how to address your … Read More

Instruction Manual on How to Run Like Tony Starks (Iron Man)

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Running is great for the body and easy to incorporate anytime you choose.  The biggest issue is running with this mindset sets up our body to fail.  It results in runner’s knee, shin splint, ITB syndrome, stress fractures, and other orthopedic issues that I treat throughout the year.  The motto “you have to be fit to run and not run … Read More