Common Runner’s Injuries

I have vast experience as a runner, and have been treating runners for almost 30 years. Runners can have a wide assortment of injuries; many of these can require physical therapy to recover from. I am going to review some of the more common injuries that runners can develop, how to recognize them, and what…

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Avoiding Common Injuries In Little League Baseball

Youth baseball throwing injuries are on the rise across the country. Increases in participation coupled with the popularity of year round travel teams and player showcases (play multiple games in a weekend without strict standards for pitch counts or numbers of innings pitched) has orthopedic specialists treating overuse injuries (typically seen in the professional ranks)…

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The Summer Misadventures of “Bruiser.”

Summer is here, and the activities available to those of us in southern CA are endless! I for one, am a HUGE fan of summer and being outside and active. Whether it’s riding bikes on the boardwalk in Huntington Beach, hiking in Peter’s Canyon, or playing catch with my boys at the park, I’m a…

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National Sweet Vidalia Onion Month?

Hey! Did you know that May is National Family Wellness month? (among about¬†267 other National Monthly Observances, National Appreciation Days/Weeks, and National Awareness Weeks/Months). Why are we so inundated with these made up special events? Isn’t it hard enough to keep up with the major holidays that we and our parents and grandparents grew up…

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An Ounce of Prevention…

In my commitment to get healthier and get back in shape, I have struggled to get backon a normal schedule running daily. JUst a couple miles each day,, but enough to get my heart rate up, and burn some calories while strengthening and tightening the jiggly parts. As usual, I always try to over do…

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