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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Progressive Physical Therapy Launches SI Joint Dysfunction Clinic in Orange County

2021-02-28T21:05:33+00:00October 28th, 2020|Exercises, Healthy Living, SI Joint Dysfunction, Spine, Uncategorized|

Progressive Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, one of Orange County’s premier private outpatient clinics, announced today the establishment of an SI Joint Dysfunction Clinic according to Michael McKindley, DPT. “SI Joint Dysfunction is one of the most misdiagnosed conditions,” McKindley said. “Every year we see over 100 patients with this issue. Many have gone years without [...]

Can Smart Phones Be Bad for Your Joints?

2017-07-14T14:46:25+00:00June 20th, 2016|Healthy Living, Spine|

Neck, back and joints in the hand can be at risk for pain and injury  Smartphones are an essential part of the new world that we live in. They help boost productivity and enable us to stay connected. On the flip side, excessive use of smartphones can cause a variety of problems. Neck pain, back [...]

Low Back Pain Study Finds Physical Therapy Effective & Reduces Costs

2017-07-21T12:29:36+00:00March 27th, 2015|Orthopedics, Research, Spine|

Throwing out your back...You know it when it happens  You know it the moment it happens. You reach down to pick something up, twist the wrong way, or lift something heavy and all of a sudden you feel that sharp pain in your lower back. It can take your breath away. Or, you wake up [...]