Best Physical Therapy Exercises for Hip Tightness and Pain

Danh NgoHip, groin, pelvic pain, Pain Relief Division

The adult human body is an amazing machine made up of 206 bones and over 600 muscles connected by tendons, tissue, and ligaments. But when one part of the machine isn’t working, it can prevent the other parts from working too. If you are experiencing hip tightness, you know this all too well. Tight hips can cause lower back pain, hamstring stiffness, … Read More

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

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Running

hamstring anatomy

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

5 Useful Exercises for Tennis Elbow Pain Relief

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division

An estimated 1 in every 3 people has tennis elbow at some time in their lives. This common yet painful condition can be treated though! We have done our research to provide you with the top 5 exercises for tennis elbow to help get you back into the swing of things in no time.  These exercises can bring tennis elbow pain relief … Read More

Staying Active: Exercise and Recreation after a TKR

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips, Knee Pain

If you’ve had a total knee replacement, you might be worried about missing out on all of your favorite sports and activities. If you’re someone that likes to stay active, it might feel like you’re suddenly “grounded”. Fortunately, you don’t have to feel that way. There are many active physical sports and activities that you can still participate in, even … Read More

How to Exercise While in Pain (Part 1)

Danh NgoExercise Tips, Uncategorized

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

Fitness 101: Finding a “Personal” Trainer (Part 1)

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Exercise Tips, Uncategorized

Congratulations!  Whether you are reading this article because you are interested in hoping on the fitness train or the title caught your attention, my plan is to expose the truth about the fitness industry.  The human body is a marvelous machine and is designed to perform remarkable feats of movements.  This makes the job of a performance specialist aka personal … Read More