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Back Pain

Alan Phu, DPT, Joins Costa Mesa Clinic of Progressive Physical Therapy

2024-02-25T00:06:49+00:00February 25th, 2024|Back Pain, Balance and Gait, Chronic Pain, Elderly Fall Prevention, News, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation|

Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Welcomes Alan Phu, DPT To the Costa Mesa Clinic Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation is delighted to welcome Alan Phu, DPT, who is fluent in conversational Vietnamese to our clinical staff at the Costa Mesa Clinic. “Alan brings a compassionate approach to patient care and experience that will [...]

Mid-Back and Rib Pain Explained

2023-09-11T17:20:06+00:00September 10th, 2023|Back Pain, EDS, How Can We Help, Injuries, Joint Hypermobility, Rib Pain, Spine, Thoracic Spine, Treatments|

Check Out Our PT’s Insight: Mid-Back Pain Explained!  Have you ever experienced mid-back pain that just won't quit, often hiding under your shoulder blade? You're not alone! Michael McKindley, DPT in our Costa Mesa clinic has a great video explaining this often-overlooked condition. Here's the information you need to shed light  on what might be [...]

Checklist for SI Joint Dysfunction

2023-08-18T19:21:55+00:00August 13th, 2023|Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Exercise, Injuries, Sciatica, SI Joint Dysfunction, Soft Tissue, Spine, Treatments|

The SI Joint may cause up to 25% of low back pain and is often missed. Our checklist can help you determine if this may be the cause of your low back, hip and/or groin pain. Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation specializes in the treatment of SI Joint Dysfunction and treats over 100 patients each [...]

Why Sciatica is Like a Runny Nose

2024-01-10T00:06:02+00:00May 1st, 2023|Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Injuries, Orthopedics, Sciatica, SI Joint Dysfunction, Soft Tissue, Spine, Treatments|

Unlocking the Secrets of Rehabilitation: A PT's Perspective -- Michael McKindley, DPT Sciatica can be like a runny nose – annoying, persistent, and hard to ignore. It can also be the symptom of something else. But just like a runny nose, it's not enough to just treat the symptoms. To truly get to the [...]

March 2023 Newsletter

2023-04-01T03:10:01+00:00April 1st, 2023|Aquatic Sports, Back Pain, Cancer Rehabilitation, Lymphedema, News, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Youth Sports|

March 2023 Newsletter Spring has finally sprung and the much needed rain looks like it is ending. We hope you found the time to keep moving while indoors. If not, as you hopefully restart or even begin an exercise program, make sure to warmup, stretch, and go slow to start. If you need some [...]

10 Common Causes for Low Back Pain

2023-02-18T00:06:28+00:00February 17th, 2023|Back Pain, Healthy Living, Injuries, Orthopedics, Soft Tissue, Spine|

Low back pain is a very common reason for people to seek medical care. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, low back pain is one of the most common reasons for doctor visits, second only to respiratory infections. It is estimated that approximately 80% of adults will experience low back pain at some [...]