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Overcome Pain From Golfing: A Patient’s Story

Overcome Pain From Golfing: A Patient’s Story

Since we are located in the Del Mar Highlands, kitty corner to the world-famous Torrey Pines Golf Course, many of our patients are avid golfers. The sport is incredibly special to them, representing time outdoors with friends and family, enjoyable exercise, and a way to recharge. Maybe you feel the same way. Unfortunately, a lotRead More…

Got TriCare? Get Treatment Off Base… With Us

Got TriCare? Get Treatment Off Base… With Us

 The San Diego area is home to many reserve, active, and veteran military personnel. All of these use TriCare as either their primary or supplemental insurance. Maybe you have TriCare and you are wondering what the best way is to receive physical therapy treatment? Maybe you think that you have to use a physical therapistRead More…

Gratitude: The Science of Why It Matters

Gratitude: The Science of Why It Matters

2020 has undoubtedly been a hard year for everyone. We’ve wrestled with a pandemic, a global shut-down, unpredictable and explosive politics, and a generalized sense of anxiety.I’m certain that, if someone had asked any of us in January what we thought this year would be like, none of us would have predicted this. Perhaps unsurprisingly,Read More…

Better Sleep For A Better Life

Better Sleep For A Better Life

Are you sick of counting sheep night after night only to have them run away from you, leaving you clutching the grass in slumberless exhaustion? Do you go to bed later than you should, sleep lighter than you’d like, and wake up feeling dead tired? If so, you are not alone. Almost one fifth ofRead More…

Why We Need to Practice Stillness

Why We Need to Practice Stillness

Our current cultural moment is complex and nuanced. Southern California is well-known for being fast paced, with fast cars and fast people, a place filled with side hustles and overworked professionals. Even on our days off, our schedules are jam packed with social engagements and obligatory errands. We are chronically tired, forgetting to prioritize sleep,Read More…

The Connection Between Mindset and Chronic Pain

The Connection Between Mindset and Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is highly complex. Oftentimes, we think of pain as stemming from a physiological issue and nothing more. Our knee hurts, and we think that the problem must be in the knee and only there. But this perspective forgets that all pain is processed by the central nervous system. Your nerves through your spinalRead More…

Motivation to Change

Motivation to Change

We often know the right thing to do but have trouble actually doing it. We understand how our bad habit is harming us or why a new, healthy habit would benefit us, but we still don’t feel motivated to change. This habit might be exercising three times a week, consistently eating healthy food, or stoppingRead More…

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