What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party (And Why It Causes Back Pain)

Most people have their holiday parties booked very soon (if they haven’t already had them), and it’s something that might help you out. And if you’re anything like most women, you’ve already got your Christmas party outfit planned. Well, so did one of our patients who came to see us this week… Claire is a…

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Three Things that Cause Back Pain That You Didn’t Know…Until Now!

Question… How many of you have googled ‘preventing back pain?’ I thought so… We have all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you may be making a common mistake in your daily routine, that might be encouraging back pain? What I’m about to…

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Why It’s Vital To Keep Active In the Fall & Winter, And Tips To Make It Easier

Dark mornings? Check. Needing to wrap up in more layers when leaving the house? Check. I think it’s safe to say that the fall and winter season has officially arrived. Now, don’t get me wrong, I enjoy this time of year… But what I don’t enjoy is that the cold weather makes working out seem…

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Five Common Misconceptions that keep Patients from Getting Physical Therapy FIRST

In this era of “fake news,” knowing where to get the right information can be a challenge. This fake news makes it easy to understand why patients might have the wrong idea about physical therapy.  After all, these misconceptions can quickly snowball.  With that in mind, I’ve decided to tackle a few points of confusion…

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Suffering With Back Pain? It Could Be Your Thighs…

Are you suffering with back pain?  If so, you are among the majority. That’s right, around 80% of the population deals with back pain at some point in their life.  If you fall into this category, you know the annoyance that is caused by frequent back pain. As you know, back pain can interfere with…

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Tips For Managing Low Back Arthritis

Is lower back arthritis getting you down? Do you feel like you’re not doing everything you can to manage the pain? Lower back arthritis can make some days more difficult than others, and taking more medication isn’t always an option.  If you’re an active these days can really take a toll on your livelihood, and you need…

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6 Steps To Getting Back To Exercise After Injury

Someone called my Orange clinic a few days ago and asked: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after an injury? I hurt my ankle a month ago and want to know how long it will take me to get back to running. It’s frustrating not knowing if it’s safe to get…

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Can Walking Be Bad For My Knees?”

We had a sweet woman in our Orange clinic last week who asked us this question… “Can walking be bad for my knees?” She mentioned she’s started to experience knee pain a few years ago when walking down the stairs and thought nothing of it. She thought it was just something that would “wear off”…

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Tips for a Safe and Healthy Summer Season!

With summer here, we venture outdoors to cool off in the pool or beach.  We dust off the bar-b-que, and we spend more time soaking in the vitamin D.  Here are three tips to help enjoy the sunshine and family fun safely! The middle of the day (10 am to 4pm) is when the sun…

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What You Didn’t Know About Physical Therapy

If you are “new” to physical therapy then chances are you don’t know much about this specialized field of health care. You might think of physical therapists as just massage therapists or personal trainers. This is quite far from the truth, but don’t feel bad! There are many, people who are uneducated about what a physical therapist…

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