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Injuries

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 [...]

Guest Post: Dr. Chris Koutures – What Dancers Should Know Before Seeing a Doctor or Medical Professional

2023-04-30T18:25:26+00:00April 27th, 2023|Adolescents & Teenagers, Dance, Dance Rehab, Injuries, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Youth Sports|

We are pleased to provide this guest blog post from dual board-certified pediatric and sports medicine specialist Dr. Chris Koutures of Active Kid MD and based in Anaheim. He is a general pediatric and sports medicine specialist  who is dedicated to enhancing the health and knowledge of patients and their families in Orange County, California. [...]

Preventing Shoulder Injuries in Baseball Players: Tips for a Pain-Free Season

2023-03-24T18:03:26+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Adolescents & Teenagers, Injuries, Orthopedics, Sports Rehabilitation, Youth Sports|

Shoulder pain in baseball players is common and can lead to long-term injuries, but don't worry there are steps you can take to help reduce and prevent shoulder injuries. Shoulder pain is a common ailment among baseball players, particularly pitchers and catchers who frequently engage in overhead throwing motions. Ignoring shoulder pain can [...]

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 [...]

Rehabbing a Hip Fracture 91-Year-Old Dolores’ Story

2022-08-31T03:07:47+00:00August 31st, 2022|Injuries, Orthopedics, Seniors|

Yes You Can at 91 An inspiring story of Dolores, 91 years old, and her rehab journey from a hip fracture and surgery. Told by the doctors that most people with her injury and at her age will be wheelchair bound or at best, having to use a walker for the rest of her life, Dolores [...]

June 2022 Newsletter

2022-06-30T20:17:44+00:00June 30th, 2022|Breast Cancer, Exercise, Healthy Living, Injuries, Lymphedema, News, Sports Rehabilitation, Treatments, Wellness|

Your Mother was Right...Posture Does Matter Good posture leads to better health. It starts with proper alignment whether you are standing, sitting, exercising, using a mobile phone, and yes even sleeping.. Over the years, many of us have picked up some bad habits leading to neck and back pain. [...]

April 2022 Newsletter

2022-04-05T20:07:47+00:00April 5th, 2022|Balance, Exercises, Healthy Living, Injuries, News, Orthopedics, Treatments|

Spring is in the air and we hope you are getting out an about.  Check out the latest tips and information we think will be of interest.  Please let us know if you have any thing you would like to learn more about. Is Your Knee Pain Really [...]

Is Your Knee Pain Really Knee Pain or Something Else?

2022-03-05T23:40:07+00:00February 25th, 2022|Healthy Living, How Can We Help, Injuries, Orthopedics, Soft Tissue|

Knee pain may not be knee pain If you suffer from knee pain it can affect your quality of life and every day activities. In 2018, a study in American Family Physician found approximately 25% of U.S. adults suffer from knee pain, with the prevalence of the condition skyrocketing 65% over the past 20 years alone. Many [...]