Save the RICE for First-Aid, Not Healing & Recovery

For decades, the standard and recommended response to an injured muscle, tendon or ligament was to “apply RICE,” an acronym that stands for a protocol…

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Concussion Symptoms can Improve with Managed Exercise, Physical Therapy

With high school sports starting up soon and NFL training camps in full swing, concussions are certain to ramp up within the mainstream consciousness.  And,…

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Local PT Debunks 6 Common Back Pain Myths

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Despite being one of the top causes of disability in the U.S., affecting around eight in 10 people in their lifetimes, back pain is an ailment often misunderstood by those affected, says San Diego-Carlsbad physical therapist Brett Bloom.   Such misconceptions, Bloom adds, can cause those suffering…

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7 Fitness Tips for Summer Vacation Travel

It’s vacation season, and for many that means visiting faraway friends, exploring new places and possibly even crossing some things of the ol’ bucket list….

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San Diego Wellness: Tips for Reducing, Managing Plantar Fasciitis Pain

 Studies show about three-quarters of all Americans will experience foot pain at some point in their lives. Of them, more than 2 million people who…

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San Diego Wellness: How to Talk Positively About Exercise with Your Kids

All kids need exercise. Stacks of scientific research through the years support the myriad ways exercise helps young bodies and minds as they develop and…

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Jump into March Madness Mindful of Jumper’s Knee, says San Diego PT

As a large portion of the nation’s attention turns to the “March Madness” NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament in the coming days, San Diego-Carlsbad physical therapist…

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5 Exercise Myths for People 55 and Older, according to San Diego-Carlsbad PT

While it’s expected that most older people tend to slow down with age, the notion that seniors and soon-to-be seniors should trade in exercise and…

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Five Fitness Tips to Keep Introverts Moving

Finding a workout routine that fits your personality is one of the key ways to achieve optimal results, says San Diego-Carlsbad physical therapist Brett Bloom. And, that holds particularly…

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Rest is Key to Health and Performance

Rest is Key to Health and Performance If you vow to never rest until you reach your personal health or athletic performance goal, you are…

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