To Juice or Not To Juice?

Have you tried juicing? I have. And ya know what? It ain’t that bad. Honestly, I couldn’t imagine ever eating that many vegetables and fruits at one sitting, but guzzling them down in one sludgy baby-poop green slurpee? No problem. I tried juicing for the first time last week, (for the usual reasons; summer is coming,…

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What Is Direct Access?

Direct Access. Have you heard this term being thrown around lately? Seen it in newspapers and magazines? Do you know what that means? Allow me to simplify this term. Anyone in California, may now walk into a physical therapist and be treated for whatever back, hip, leg, arm, or other body part injury without stopping…

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Save The Date! April 18th

In honor of Earth Day this year–Intecore Physical Therapy is having a FREE Shred Fest event at their Foothill Ranch Location! Just in time for Tax Season, clean out those files and stacks of old checks, papers, etc and bring them to Intecore Physical Therapy! We will have a team here  from 11am to 2pm…

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News From the APTA

Physical Therapy As Effective As Surgery for Rotator Cuff Tears A recent study from Finland asserts that when it comes to treatment of nontraumatic rotator cuff tears, physical therapy alone produces results equal to those produced by arthroscopic surgery and open surgical repair. According to the study’s authors, follow-ups of 167 shoulders treated show that…

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Reaching For The Cure Run & Ride Event–March 29-30th

The PCRF (Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation) is holding a HUGE event at Irvine Valley College March 29-30th and we want you to JOIN OUR TEAM! Team Intecore Physical Therapy will be there to help raise funds and awareness for this cause. Saturday, March 29th will be the biking events and our own Curtis Zakhar will…

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Where Does Pain Come From?

There are several causes of pain, and they can be related to the mind, the body or caused by general stress. We live in a stressful world, and the most common causes of pain are: 1) Strain associated with day to day life We live in a world that is increasingly stressful. Strain associated with…

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What to Avoid

We pride ourselves in quality and commitment towards our patients. You want to avoid facilities that are run like factories and take their time to schedule you or treat you the right way. You also want to avoid facilities with outdated equipment and therapists with little or no experience. What sets us apart is our…

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What is Physical Therapy

Physical therapists (PTs) are health care professionals who evaluate and treat individuals of all ages, from newborns to the elderly, who have medical problems or other health-related conditions that limit their ability to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives. PTs examine each individual and develop a plan using treatment techniques to promote…

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Healthy Lifestyle

Self Help Tips For a Pain-Free Life Never push yourself past your own limit  Remember, each one of us has a certain limit. Always judge your limits, instinctively on a scale of 1 to 10. For example, 1 is relaxing on a Saturday reading the newspaper. 5 is carrying groceries. 8 is carrying groceries and…

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