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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…

7 Tips for a Pain Free Vacation

7 Tips for a Pain Free Vacation

So, you’re going on vacation… and here at Genuine Care Physical Therapy we know that finding a better place than San Diego for your getaway is tough. Yet, off you go to Hawaii or a beautiful mountain resort while thousands of tourist flock to our little piece of paradise. And why not? Change is aRead More…

The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

The Actual Cause of Knee Arthritis

Winter is coming and we have finally got rain. Everything is nice and fresh! Yet, this season is not always easy for those who have arthritis. People with knee arthritis feel stiffer in the joints, especially in the morning, and they generally have more aches and pains. Arthritis changes the quality of one’s life. OneRead More…

What is Pain?

What is Pain?

What is pain? Why do we have it? And how are we to treat it? When answering these vital questions, it’s important to turn to history in order to trace the relationship humans have fostered with pain and its treatment.  The history of an understanding of pain – why it exists and what it isRead 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…

The Truth About Medical Marijuana

The Truth About Medical Marijuana

It comes as no surprise anymore that so many of my patients have had an uncle, a grandparent, or even parent who has had, or has, cancer. In our world today the spread of cancer is rampant and the ways in which we are trying to manage all the pain associated with the deadly diseaseRead More…

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