Shred Fest

Today is tax day, time to clean out the post tax clutter!  Join Intecore Physical Therapy for a FREE shred event.  Come over to the Foothill Ranch location, Wednesday April 22 from 10am to 2pm; bring all your boxes and shred away!

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Foam Rolling Helps Recovery

While foam rolling has become popular, it still is used most often as a way to prepare for training.  However, a recent research report was published in the Journal of Athletic Training that looked at the effect of foam rolling after training on delayed onset muscles soreness (DOMS) and performance. In the study, 8 collegiate…

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Oh, My Aching Back

Did you know that 80% of America’s population will suffer from lower back pain at some time in our lives? The pain may be brief, or in some cases, last for years. The lumbar spine is at risk of injury from sports, sitting, lifting and work or daily life activities. One way to lessen one’s…

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Groin Injuries: Who Gets Them And Why They Hurt So Bad?

A very common yet still pertinent problem in sports and daily activities are the presence of hip adductor strains or more commonly known as groin strains.  It is a disruption or tear to any one of the 5 hip adductor muscles that aid in bringing the leg in towards the body. These muscles include the…

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Check this out! BANFF Mountain Film Festival World Tour

Coming March 17/18 to Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa! http://www.banffcentre.ca/mountainfestival/worldtour/

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The Importance of Hydration

Winter quickly turned to early spring in February. People are getting outdoors and participating in recreational sports, running and cycling. Hydration is always an important component to a healthy workout. With the warmer temperatures hydration is even more critical as elevated air temperature increases sweating making fluid replacement vital. Prepare your body for workouts by…

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Concussion and Balance

How are the two related and How can PT help? Balance is a complex system that consists of visual input, inner ear equilibrium, and the necessary musculature to keep one upright. This collectively is known as the vestibular system. One can sustain a concussion most commonly when the head strikes a stationary object and additionally…

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Quick Tips For Foot Pain

Do you have pain in your feet in the morning? Here are a few tips for relieving some of the pain and discomfort that you may feel. You can take a frozen water bottle and roll it on the bottom of your foot. This will help with pain and inflammation. It will also add a…

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Preventing Youth Injuries in Little League

Little League Baseball season is upon us.  Sign-ups for Little League are in full swing and most league tryouts are in early January with practices starting in February.  Now is the time to start getting the equipment but young throwing arms for baseball season.  One primary reason youth baseball players and pitchers in particular experience…

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Are You Balanced?

Proprioception and Its Affect on You To give you a little background proprioception, it is a sense of balance and knowing where your joints are in space without you observing them. Poor balance can compromise our proprioception system.  This makes individuals more prone to injury resulting in falls, ACL tears, and sprained ankles.   Young females…

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