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You Need the Right Diagnosis, not the Right Technique

You Need the Right Diagnosis, not the Right Technique

To be honest, I’m tired of being asked over and over again what technique I practice. Before beginning treatment, patients often ask this, and I tend to respond back with the question: “What do you mean by a technique? I am a physical therapist and I do physical therapy.” Then, after they have finished their session,Read 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…

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…

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…

Sunlight: A Double-Edged Sword

Sunlight: A Double-Edged Sword

Sunlight: you know it must have benefits, but somewhere in the back of your mind the echoes of your mother’s voice remain, her warnings against sun exposure causing you to rethink your day at the beach. Where do we draw the line between the benefits of the sun and the harmful effects it might haveRead More…

Anti-Inflammatories: Extinguishing the Fire

Anti-Inflammatories: Extinguishing the Fire

We’ve all heard the talk, witnessed the health store slogans, all seen the online adverts selling miraculous new anti-inflammatory foods, but what are they, and why exactly do we need them? Well, in all my years in the health industry I have come to realize that it’s useful to peel back the layers of hypeRead More…

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