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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…

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…

Start Doing the Best Exercises for Your Health

Start Doing the Best Exercises for Your Health

One of the questions I’ve been asked most frequently as a physical therapist is: “what exercises do I need to do?”. There are so many different kinds of exercises, from stretching, cardio, core, resistance, and balance, all the way through to breathing and everything in between. With different names such as Yoga, Pilates, Crossfit, andRead More…

Stop Feeling Stiff and Old Today

Stop Feeling Stiff and Old Today

Generally, people blame their age for stiffness; they consider stiffness as something that we all live with it. It is a convenient scapegoat: people didn’t have this stiffness when they were younger. But, is it all about age? Think about this for a moment: people are not getting old and stiff, but stiff and old. Let’sRead More…

Let’s Break 6 Myths about Back Pain!

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 billionRead More…

Parental Stress During the Summer Break

Parental Stress During the Summer Break

Finally, the summer break is here. The kids are all excited, but what about you, mom? Do you enjoy your children’s summer break as much as they do, or do you feel overwhelmed by dealing with them 24/7? You are not alone. Inquiries from mothers have been on the increase over the last few weeks:Read More…

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

Learn How to Fix Frozen Shoulder

This morning was the first time I couldn’t reach my hair to wash. I’ve been struggling for a couple of weeks, but today I had to use my left arm. I’ve been having trouble putting on my shirts. I’ve been waking up more and more each night from the pain. You might have Frozen Shoulder. SinceRead More…

I Don’t Want To Be A Burden To My Children

I Don’t Want To Be A Burden To My Children

From time to time I hear my elderly customers exclaim that they “don’t want to be burdensome to [their] kids”, and no matter how many times I hear this, it always touches my heart. I want to tell you something important: you’ve done more than enough for your kids and you deserve their help. RememberRead More…

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