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Lymphedema Compact Pump Study for Legs at Garden Grove Office

2020-01-21T20:48:01+00:00 January 21st, 2020|Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema, News, Research, Uncategorized|

Pilot study of a compact pneumatic compression device for lymphedema Kim Marshall who is widely respected for her care and treatment of lymphedema patients is conducting a pilot study in our Garden Grove office with ResMed who is developing a pneumatic (air) compression device that may help improve the lives of people living with lymphedema. [...]

Michelle Festa, DPT, Joins Costa Mesa Office

2019-12-09T17:57:11+00:00 December 9th, 2019|Uncategorized|

We are pleased to welcome Orange County native Michelle Festa, DPT, to our Costa Mesa office. Michelle became interested in physical therapy by following and integrating her two passions of both physiology and exercise. She earned her Doctorate in Physical Therapy with high honors from the University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences, in San [...]

Orange Office Moves to Garden Grove

2019-02-08T08:15:18+00:00 February 8th, 2019|News|

Our Orange Office is Moving...Just a Few Miles Back to Garden Grove on Monday, Feb. 11th After many years, we are moving back to Garden Grove as our current location has been sold and new development will be taking place. The good news is we are still nearby, just minutes away, and freeway close to [...]

Moira Docherty Launches Dance Health Website

2018-03-28T15:57:58+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Adolescents & Teenagers, Dance, Healthy Living, Injuries, News, Uncategorized|

We are so very proud of our Moira Docherty, DPT, who recently launched Health EnPointe a website with the goal of empowering the dance community by providing helpful tips and resources to optimize health, improve function, and ultimately extend one’s career. Moira is joined in this venture by Nasira Burkholder-Cooley, from Chapman University who is a [...]

Join Us Sept 21 for National Falls Prevention Awareness Day

2017-09-14T17:28:22+00:00 September 1st, 2017|Elderly Fall Prevention, Events, Healthy Living, Seniors|

We've Teamed Up with Road Runner Sports for FREE Balance Testing and Shoe Fitting. If you have Questions, We'll Have the Answers!  Thursday, Sept 21 from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Road Runner Sports Costa Mesa 1835 Newport Blvd (19th and Harbor) Progressive Physical Therapy has teamed up with Road Runner Sports to [...]

Physical Therapy to Keep You at Play

2017-07-14T13:19:49+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Healthy Living, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Wellness|

For people with chronic pain or medical conditions, participating in sports and other activities may be out of the question, but physical therapy can help. Even for those who believe themselves to be in good physical condition, our physical therapist at Progressive Physical Therapy can enhance performance and aid in reducing the risk of injury. [...]

What is Myofascial Release?

2017-07-14T13:24:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Injuries, Orthopedics, Soft Tissue, Treatments|

Myofascial release techniques encompass a variety of soft tissue therapies to treat pain, relax muscles, improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, and increase mobility.  At Progressive Physical Therapy we have extensive experience in this method that employ gentle touch and stretching to promote healing and relieve chronic conditions. Skin, muscles, tendons and ligaments often become stiff, [...]

Ann Ludolph, MPT Joins Costa Mesa Office

2017-07-14T13:28:48+00:00 January 20th, 2017|News|

Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation is pleased to announce that Ann Ludolph, MPT has joined the Costa Mesa office. An honors student from California State University, Long Beach she graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Kinesiology, Exercises Science. She continued on at CSULB, receiving her Master’s Degree in Physical Therapy in [...]

Cancer Rehabilitation Podcast with Kim Marshall

2017-07-14T13:40:27+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Injuries, Orthopedics|

Dr. Kim Marshall joins Dr. Karen Litzy, DPT to talk about oncology rehabilitation on the weekly Podcast Healthy Wealthy and Smart. Kim, a Doctor of Physical Therapy, is one of a handful of therapists in Orange County specializing in the rehabilitation of the side effects of cancer and cancer treatment. In addition to becoming certified in the treatment [...]

Hamstring Health and Physical Therapy

2017-07-14T13:53:36+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Injuries, Orthopedics|

Hamstring Injuries are Most Common in Sports with Sudden Stops and Starts  The body has three muscles (collectively known as the hamstring) in the back of the thigh that can be injured, with the most common cause being participation in sports and athletic endeavors. The hamstring muscle allows people to extend the hip and bend the [...]