How can an adult keep playing sports as they age without suffering more and more injuries? Here's the rub: you probably won't! We all age and with aging comes injuries. We deny our actual age and abilities and strive to do what we did as younger men and women. But is there a way to [...]
The athletic world was thrown into upheaval when Simone Biles withdrew from her spot on the USA Women's gymnastics team. While some reported it was due to an ankle injury Biles herself explained that it was a mental focus issue. This only made matters worse: Biles was heckled on television shows and social media, so [...]
Where do Olympic athletes get physical therapy in Orange County? Natural Health Sports Therapy treats more professional athletes than most. Read how you can get the same expert treatment for your family.
A TENS unit, or transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation device, is used primarily to reduce pain signals from nerve endings. It does this by using "small electrical impulses through electrodes that have adhesive pads to attach them to a person’s skin."¹ This use of electricity works to reduce pain by flooding the nervous system and reducing its ability to [...]
With the work-from-home solution during the pandemic forcing millions into Zoom meetings and laptop work there has been a rise in repetitive injuries, especially carpal tunnel syndrome. What can you do to prevent these injuries from ruining your life? Quite a bit, but first you must understand why repetitive injuries occur and how you can [...]
We all know how important our physical health is, but how does it relate to our mental well being? How important is it to address how pain makes us feel emotionally?
Sports therapy - sometimes referred to as sports recovery - is the treatment of the body to prevent and help cure injuries. Unfortunately most people have their first introduction to sports therapy after a debilitating injury. But recent advancements in sports medicine and education have proven that regular sports therapy can provide a protective layer [...]
Tom Brady won the Super Bowl--again--and did it with finesse. How does a 43 year old man stay in shape and not suffer a career ending injury? He invests in his athletic recovery, and he is not alone. LeBron James and Cristiano Ronaldo are also known for paying exorbitant sums of money each year on [...]
It is well known that the first three months of the year are when new gym memberships rise. People become motivated to exercise and reshape their habits, hoping for a healthier lifestyle. This is a good thing; however, every year we see people begin an exercise routine without the proper approach. This leads to injuries, [...]
The past 9 months have brought many people to a realization: they have gained weight and exercised less and it shows. While nobody enjoys gaining unwanted pounds there are more dangers than simply not fitting into your favorite clothes. Weight gain also has an impact on how you exercise and can increase the risk of [...]