Category Archives: Physical Therapy Services

I have heel pain in the morning

Heel Pain In the Morning So you woke up in the morning, put your foot down on the floor and then.... "Ouch! What happened? Do I have a bruise on my heel?  I have pain on my heel when I walk!" This is a common report we get here in our physical therapy clinic in Huntington…
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Chondromalacia what?

Chondromalacia Knee Pain So you've been diagnosed with chondromalacia?  What is this condition with this funny name?  Well, what it really means is that you are having wearing down of the cartilage under your kneecap. It is a common condition that we see in the physical therapy clinic here in Huntington Beach, CA. What causes…
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Sports Physical Therapy in Huntington Beach

What is sports physical therapy? Sports physical therapy is a specialty in physical therapy which focuses on the athletic population’s recovery from injury.  While we are treating the same body, and dealing with the same parts, there is a difference in our approach when working with an athlete. Due to the fact that athletes test…
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Best Physical Therapy in Huntington Beach

Best Physical Therapy in Huntington Beach If you haven't noticed already, there are a lot of places which provide physical therapy in Huntington Beach. Finding "the best" place can be a daunting task.  I'd like to help you think through how to find the facility which is "best" for you. In all reality, our clinic…
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Low Back Pain in Athletes

Low back pain in athletes can be a crippling condition.  It is also one which we can easily overlook.  I think this has to do with the fact that so many people have themselves suffered from low back pain.  When their young athlete tells them their back hurts, they relate with what they have felt…
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My Quad Muscle Strain Treatment

A quad muscle strain can be very debilitating for an athlete.  I recently experienced this for myself. My Story After 13 years of not playing soccer, I finally put the cleats back on and took to the soccer field as a player.  I’d been coaching my kids teams for the past 5 years, but hadn’t…
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Ice vs Heat? Which is better?

The age old question- "Should I ice it or heat it?" It seems people have been discussing this topic for centuries and we are no closer to a consensus than when it started. Applying heat or cold to an injury has to be one of the earliest treatment methods used in history. One of the reasons I believe there is no consensus is because we are asking the wrong question. The question shouldn't be, "Should I ice it or heat it?", but instead "What do I want to happen to the tissue?"
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