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Coronavirus Update March 26, 2020

2020-03-26T16:55:57+00:00 March 26th, 2020|Breast Cancer, Uncategorized|

Coronavirus Update - Thursday, March 26, 2020 We are living in uncertain times and we miss seeing you. We are happy to announce that we are now able to offer Telehealth services to continue taking care of you. Currently, Medicare and most major health plans will pay for these "E-Visits."  The visits can be done [...]

Case Study: Scar Management for Breast Encapsulation with ASTYM Protocol

2020-02-21T18:15:00+00:00 February 21st, 2020|Breast Cancer, Cancer Rehabilitation, News, Research, Soft Tissue, Uncategorized|

Kim Marshall, DPT, CLT, in our Garden Grove office, has been having great success with restoring motion and function for breast cancer patients after surgery and/or radiation therapy.  ASTYM treatment, an FDA-Approved Regenerative Soft Tissue Therapy, is just one of the treatments that Kim uses as part of our Breast Cancer Rehabilitation program.  Below is [...]

Lymphedema Compact Pump Study for Legs at Garden Grove Office

2020-02-21T16:42:12+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

2020-02-21T16:43:14+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, [...]