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PT Spotlight: Michelle Festa, DPT

2020-09-28T20:57:59+00:00September 21st, 2020|News|

A Little About Michelle  Michelle, an Orange County native, became interested in physical therapy by following and integrating her two passions of both physiology and exercise. She graduated from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a Bachelor’s degree in Physiology. After graduating from the University of Colorado, Michelle moved back to California to obtain [...]

Now Offering ASTYM for Insulin Injection Site Fibrosis

2020-06-03T16:57:41+00:00June 3rd, 2020|Astym, News, Soft Tissue, Treatments|

Diabetes is an increasingly prevalent disease within the United States, with an estimate of 30.3 million people having diabetes as of 2015. That’s roughly 9.4% of the United States populationdiagnosed. Some diabetics require insulin injections to regulate their blood sugar. The insulin is injected into select locations of the body where the fatty tissue is [...]

Coronavirus Update June 2, 2020

2020-06-03T19:31:56+00:00March 26th, 2020|Breast Cancer, Uncategorized|

Coronavirus Update - Thursday, June 2, 2020 As more people are venturing out and returning to work, we wanted to let you know that we continue to be pro-active in our efforts to keep our patients and staff safe during this uncertain time.  We want to assure our patients that we are following all [...]

Case Study: Scar Management for Breast Encapsulation with ASTYM Protocol

2020-02-21T18:15:00+00:00February 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+00:00January 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+00:00December 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+00:00February 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+00:00March 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+00:00September 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 [...]