Have you been told you need surgery?

“I have to get surgery for my torn meniscus. I’m going to be out of commission for a while.” “My back problems have gotten so bad that my doctor says I need surgery to repair the herniated disk.” “The MRI doesn’t look so good. Hopefully the surgery will be a quick fix.” Do any of…

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5 Great Things To Do In Orange County If You Didn’t Have Back Pain

Orange County is home to many picturesque places and fun things to do. From challenging mountain hiking trails, attractions to visit with the kids or grandkids to amazing beaches, there is a range of different activities.  There’s something for everyone! Living in Orange County means you can walk and hike through mountain ranges, see beautiful…

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Do you Suffer from Gluteal Amnesia?

There is a new phenomenon being seen across the country…patients suffering from gluteal amnesia.  Yes, you read that right…gluteal amnesia!  If you are suffering from consistent knee, lower back, shoulder, or groin injuries, you could be suffering from gluteal amnesia.   What the heck is gluteal amnesia?  Simply, the gluteal muscles forget what they need…

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Why physical therapy, after an injury or surgery, is a must and not an option!

If you want your body to be as strong as it was before an injury, then every injury from a torn ACL to sprained ankle must come packaged with physical therapy.  A consistent rehab program is essential for active people who want to return stronger than before the injury. After an injury occurs, the body…

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Five Ways To Stay Healthy Even When Life Feels ‘Busy’

A few weeks back some of our patients were chatting and the conversation was all about wanting to get fitter, but why sometimes it’s so hard to stay in shape.  They all agreed that they knew they needed to exercise, sleep more, and eat healthier – but knowing and actually doing, are two different things.…

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Getting Healthy is as Simple as Basic Arithmetic

Getting healthy is as simple as basic arithmetic, even if math was never your subject. Subtract a bad habit from life, and add one that will enrich your life in its place. Try this “minus one, plus one” strategy to incorporate better health practices into your life. Social Health – Let’s be honest – smart…

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All About Sleep

When it comes to health, there is one, simple, easy and FREE thing that you can do immediately to boost your health – and that’s sleep! In fact, sleep is important for ALL areas of health, and it’s the most important thing you do each day. When you peruse the internet or health magazine, all…

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Surprising Ways a Physical Therapist Can Help You

When someone hears the words physical therapy there is very a common misconception of what physical therapy is.  Many people think of just helping an athlete after a major injury while others think massage or personal training.  With today’s sub-specialties, physical therapists can actually help in many ways patients don’t typically expect. When people hear…

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You Shouldn’t Ignore Those Aches and Pains

Prior injuries, lack of physical activity, and existing chronic conditions increase the risk of injury. The pain felt may range from mild ache to a sharp, severe, pain. It is common for people to assume a good night’s sleep will cure the pain.  Often this pain worsens the next morning. When the muscles and joints…

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There’s A Better Way To Measure Your Health Other Than The scale

In January, and in to February, we are overloaded with so many weight loss messages that even the most confident of us can feel under pressure to lose weight… …And those of us who may not even need to shift a few pounds, question if they should be trying to or not. But being healthy…

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