Everything you need to know about your hamstring anatomy, movement, and injury from a Sports Medicine Physical Therapy Specialist.

Danh Ngo"Staying Active" Division, Hip, groin, pelvic pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, RunningLeave a Comment

hamstring anatomy

We are starting a comprehensive guide to helping you to understand your body from a movement and Orthopedic science perspective. Your Hamstring Muscles are on the top 5 muscles of a misunderstood muscle group in your body. We are starting a comprehensive guide to helping you to understand your body from a movement and Orthopedic science perspective. Your Hamstring Muscles … 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

liver lymphatic heart

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

Let The Lion Eat Me!

Danh NgoFibromyalgia + Chronic Pain, Pain Relief Division, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

“Let the lion eat me!” said a middle aged, well kept lady diagnosed with fibromyalgia. What?!!! Are you kidding me? I said in my head. I am suppose to teach her how to handle life’s curveball NOT throw me one. Shocked and confused what is the right response to that will be. “Ummm…” It took a brief moment for me to collect my thoughts but I responded “Let’s tame the lion instead and reconsider that later.”

Catch-a-Sciaticasaurus, GO! (Part 2)

Danh NgoLow Back Pain, UncategorizedLeave a Comment

What kind of Pokemon is a Sciaticasaurus?  It is a fast, elusive, stubborn, “sharp,” fire or electric type creature.  To catch it and be “the boss of it” requires patience and determination.  In the real world a Sciaticasaurus is known as Sciatica.  “True” Sciatica is where the sciatic nerve is inflamed and irritated.  (Pseudo) “leg pain” sciatica is when the irritation is coming … Read More