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What is Percussion Massage?

Posted on April 18, 2017

Percussion massage is a breakthrough treatment for soft tissue pain and soreness through the use of a tool that provides rapid, short duration pulses deep into the soft tissues of the body. This innovative tool accelerates the growth and repair of tissues by heavily increasing blood flow to the area. It also causes pain relief – Read the full article →

Pain Relieving Sleep Positions

Posted on March 10, 2016

When you are in pain, it can be exhausting. But when it comes time to go to bed, many can’t escape the pain. It keeps you up, or wakes you during the night. Sleep is when the body heals itself at the fastest rate, so if you are not getting appropriate sleep, you aren’t getting – Read the full article →

Essentials of Stretching

Posted on January 25, 2016

Most people acknowledge that stretching is a good thing, and that they don’t do it nearly enough, but stretching can cause as many problems as it can help. The following tips can help eliminate some of the potential pitfalls when stretching. Warm-up before you stretch The risk of injury is higher when stretching tissues that – Read the full article →

Should you be using dietary supplements?

Posted on January 12, 2016

We are constantly hearing both sides of the argument about the use of supplements in the diet to promote health. One week we hear we should be supplementing, the next we hear that it doesn’t make a difference. Two weeks later we hear that it can be harmful. With so many mixed messages out there its – Read the full article →

Navigating the confusing world of insurance as a PT patient.

Posted on December 17, 2015

Co-pays, deductible amounts, co-insurance, in-network, out-of-network, stop-loss, HSA, HRA…. If you know exactly what all of these terms mean, and know how they apply to you when you seek to use your insurance benefits, you are in very sparse company. The goal of this entry is to help you better understand health insurance coverage as – Read the full article →

Why paying cash for physical therapy services is best

Posted on December 17, 2015

There are multiple advantages to paying cash for medical services, and this holds particularly true for physical therapy treatment. Direct payment for services provided eliminates a third party (insurance) dictating how, when, what, and how much treatment a patient can have. In an insurance-based reimbursement system, costs are much higher due to expense incurred trying – Read the full article →

What to do for an ankle sprain

Posted on December 17, 2015

Ankle sprains are the most common lower body injuries that I see in my practice.  Ankle sprains occur usually by the rolling of the ankle inwards past its normal movement.  Less common, and more serious, are sprains that have the foot turn out. If not properly treated, either of these joint sprains can turn into a – Read the full article →

The Single Best Treatment to Help Overhead Athletes’ Injuries.

Posted on October 21, 2015

If you live in the Inland Empire and you play softball, baseball, volleyball, waterpolo, or tennis,there is a good chance that you may have experienced shoulder pain or elbow pain or injury. The traditional method for managing these issues is the P.R.I.C.E. principle, which stands for Protection, Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation, or using an over-the-counter pain reliever, or anti-inflammatory. From – Read the full article →

ACL Injury Prevention Program Strategies

Posted on February 3, 2015

It is currently estimated that there are over a quarter-million anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries per year in the United States. A number that continues to grow, despite evidence of the effectiveness of ACL injury prevention programs.  Greater than 50% of these injuries occur in athletes 15-20 years of age. This is of critical importance – Read the full article →

Benefits Of Sports Massage

Posted on August 29, 2014

Massages are something everyone knows about but too few people get. Fewer still understand what a massage can do for you.  More research about massage in athletics has been done and has been found to be very beneficial to athletes.  It is something that many athletes are beginning to incorporate into their regular training regimens.  The massage that many – Read the full article →

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