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Orthopedics

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 [...]

Sciatica Pain and Treatment with Proper Diagnosis

2024-01-31T00:03:57+00:00January 30th, 2024|Orthopedics, Sciatica, SI Joint Dysfunction, Soft Tissue, Spine, Treatments, Uncategorized|

The Secret to Proper Treatment of Sciatic Pain Unveiling "The Secret to Treating Sciatica" Dive into our latest video where Michael McKindley, DPT, decodes the mysteries behind sciatica pain and reveals the key to effective treatment! Whether it's caused by  a disc herniation, spinal stenosis, periformis syndrome, or SI joint dysfunction, our skilled and [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Chronic Pain: Experience the Progressive PT Difference

2022-09-15T01:04:57+00:00September 14th, 2022|Chronic Pain, How Can We Help, Orthopedics, SI Joint Dysfunction, Spine, Treatments|

September is #PainAwareness Month At Progressive PT and Rehabilitation, every day is pain awareness day for us and our patients. If you have failed PT elsewhere we invite you to give us a try and experience the Progressive PT difference. Have you exhausted all your conventional treatment options including? Medications Injections Failed Surgery Non Surgical [...]

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 [...]

5 Tips for Better Posture

2022-06-03T22:33:36+00:00June 3rd, 2022|News, Orthopedics, Spine, Wellness|

Turns out your mother was right. Standing up straight IS good for you. If you have been a patient at Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, there are two things you will always hear us say; the first is Move and the second is Good Posture is Important. Good posture, however, is easier said than done. [...]