It’s no secret in the physical therapy world that daily activities can have a significant impact on our bodies, some being positive and others being devastating. After a long period of staying at home and living a more sedentary lifestyle than usual, our bodies may be quietly crying out for help. Maybe there’s new backContinue Reading »
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Category: Back Pain
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 lotContinue Reading »
Does Your Back Pain Make You Feel Hopeless?
Unfortunately, people like you who suffer from low back pain experience a roller coaster ride of emotions. For the first few days, you are hopeful. You feel the pain radiating in your back but hope that, one morning, it will magically disappear. When it doesn’t, you start to search online. We call this “consulting Dr.Continue Reading »
Walk Right to Stop Your Knees, Hips, and Back from Hurting
You might not think it, but how you walk matters. I’m serious. Walking right is one of the simplest and most important ways to keep your knees, hips, and back from hurting. There are many different ways to walk, but not all of them keep you from pain and enable you to walk long distances without tiring.Continue Reading »
Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!
Lower back pain affects around 60-90% of individuals during their lifetime. In fact, it is the most common reason people seek medical attention, second only to the common cold. That having been said, what does such a figure cost? In the U.S alone, we spend more money on the management of back pain ($90 billionContinue Reading »
Back Pain – One of the Main Reasons People Transition Into Long-term Disability
Back pain is so prevalent in today’s society that it is now one of the main reasons people transition into long-term disability. But surely this cannot be happening? Not when in this past year alone: check Four times more opioids were prescribed for the management of back pain. check Four times more MRI tests wereContinue Reading »