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Soft Tissue

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

When It’s Cold Arthritis Sufferers Need to Keep Moving

2021-12-27T19:11:38+00:00December 13th, 2021|Exercises, Healthy Living, Orthopedics, Seniors, Soft Tissue|

With winter around the corner and the cold weather already starting, many with joint pain and stiffness from arthritis dread this time of year. If you fall into this category, you are not alone. But why does this happen? The science equating colder weather affecting joint pain is inconclusive. Some studies find no correlation, yet [...]

Now Offering ASTYM for Insulin Injection Site Fibrosis

2021-02-28T20:04:47+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 [...]

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 [...]

What is Myofascial Release?

2022-03-23T17:10:10+00:00April 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, [...]

ASTYM Treatment

2021-03-11T19:14:10+00:00August 13th, 2013|Injuries, Soft Tissue, Treatments|

ASTYM Treatment Leads to Faster Recovery for Soft Tissue Injuries Helping our patients recover in the quickest possible time frame is always our number one priority.  Over the years, we have had great success with Astym (A-stim) treatment that sets the standard for soft tissue therapy. It regenerates healthy soft tissues (muscles, tendons, etc.), [...]