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Unlocking the Benefits of Pilates: Why It's Good for You Jun 3rd, 2024

In the quest for a holistic approach to health and fitness, Pilates has emerged as a popular choice for many. This exercise system, developed by Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century, emphasizes core strength, flexibility, and mindful movement. Whether you're a seasoned athlete or just starting your fitness journey,...

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine Feb 20th, 2024

The COVID-19 pandemic has triggered dramatic changes throughout everyday life — and in the medical community as well. Not only are providers across the country postponing elective procedures, but many are also encouraging people to avoid in-office appointments to reduce their risk of exposure to this highly contagious coronavirus.But what...

New Year, New You! How to improve your health and fitness in 2024. Jan 29th, 2024

Happy New Year! Like many Americans, it is the time of year when we resolve to improve our health and fitness. Whether you are trying to keep up with your kids or grandkids, stay on the golf course, play that extra match of pickleball or keep up with the younger...

"Tis the Season (to choose your Health Insurance Plan!!!) Nov 28th, 2023

‘Tis the season when leaves are falling, the air is becoming brisk, and summer is a thing of the past (unless you happen to live near us in beautiful Oceanside, CA ;-) ). As we prepare for the holiday season, we must remember what is important in life… choosing the...

Hip Pain? You May Have an Impingement Aug 7th, 2023

Hip pain can be nagging, frustrating, and even downright debilitating. This pain can stop you from playing your favorite sports because it hurts during or afterwards, it can hurt during housework or yardwork, getting in and out of the car, or even just rolling over in bed. What’s worse, is...

Are you physically ready for Pickleball? May 26th, 2023

Do you have the itch to play the fastest growing sport in America?  More than 36.5 million people played pickleball from August 2021 to August 2022, according to a new report by the Association of Pickleball Professionals released exclusively to CNBC. The number of people taking up this sport continues...

Are you getting older? Apr 13th, 2023

Are you getting older?  Do you have hard time with activities that used to be easy?  Are the things that make you smile starting to become a chore? But does getting older mean we should stop doing the things we love? My short answer is a resounding NO! Whether it...

Titleist Golf Fitness Assessment Mar 6th, 2023

Do you ever wonder if you could become a better golfer? Maybe your body is holding you back from performing the best possible swing?? It has been said that "the golf club is just an extension of the body that is swinging it" - Michael Scott   Pipeline Physical Therapy...

Run More Efficiently: Do you have these 3 elements? Feb 7th, 2023

While there are many factors that contribute to efficient running, for which a comprehensive, individualized assessment is required to gather a full understanding (yes, we do offer those), here are 3 major elements that all runners need: Mobility When we refer to mobility, we typically think about range of motion....

Introducing Shockwave Therapy! Jan 9th, 2023

Pipeline Physical Therapy is excited to announce the arrival of a new piece of equipment to help improve healing rates and decrease overall pain. First, let us answer some of the common questions about shockwave therapy. What is Radial Pressure Wave Therapy? Radial Pressure Waves (RPW) are acoustic waves that...

Tips for a Painless Holiday Season! Dec 12th, 2022

With the holiday season in full swing, we are all looking forward to the joys and fun involved in spending time with friends and family, some much needed time off school and work, and of course, giving to others and receiving gifts ourselves. However, with all the stresses, shopping, wrapping,...

Can I use my HSA/FSA/HRA insurance benefits for Physical Therapy? Nov 28th, 2022

  YES, you can! This post details information about the many options offered by insurance companies through your employer. Keep in mind these benefits are time sensitive meaning you can lose your allotment if not taken advantage of by the end of the year. Health Reimbursement Accounts (HRAs), Health Savings...

Your Rotator Cuff Could Be Causing Shoulder Pain Oct 10th, 2022

Shoulder Pain can be debilitating and lead to limited participation in sports, cooking, cleaning, yard work, and even sleep. It can make you weak, frustrated, and affect your ability to focus on the things important to you. There can be many culprits for shoulder pain which require a thorough Physical...

Help! Fix my aching back! Sep 14th, 2022

Millions of American's deal with non-specific episodes of low back pain. The web is full of experts to help you stretch, contort, decompress, "pop" or zap your spine with a variety of contraptions. Furthermore you can find thousands of videos from clinical experts (who have never evaluated you) to give...

Shoulder Pain Reaching Overhead? You May Have Shoulder Impingement Syndrome May 23rd, 2018

Do you have shoulder pain when reaching overhead to put kitchenware away, behind your back to put on a belt, or across your body when turning your steering wheel? How about when throwing a baseball or football? If so, you may be experiencing a shoulder impingement. Most of us take pain...

One muscle that could completely change your nagging shoulder problems! Mar 11th, 2018

The shoulder is one of the most amazing joints in the human body, with an incredible range of motion and the potential for handling significant loads in almost all directions. However it’s one of the most commonly injured areas of the body, and one of the most frequently treated body...

A Crash Course on the Pelvic Floor Dec 15th, 2017

Most of us do not really give too much thought about what goes on down there. Our bodies do their thing, and we don’t question it… That is until there is a problem… Then we think about it a lot. Often times we think that we are the only ones experiencing...

Are you exercising your legs correctly? Nov 27th, 2017

Let us be honest, most of us are not reviewing our exercise programs to see if they are affecting our performance in life or athletics. Does the leg press or leg extension machine really make my quadriceps fire at the proper rate to help reduce joint reaction force?? As a...

What Is Pain? Mar 13th, 2016

Doctor of Physical Therapy in Oceanside, California Discusses Pain and What You Should Know to Better Understand Yours… Many people seek out medical treatment due to PAIN. In fact, according to the American Academy of Pain Medicine over 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. To better understand how our body...

The Female Athlete Triad Mar 13th, 2016

Have you ever wished that your period would just stop for a while? That you wouldn’t have to deal with those annoying cramps and bloating? I am sure that many of us have felt this way at some time or another. You may even know someone- your sister, a friend or...

5 Keys to Success With Injury Rehabilitation Mar 13th, 2016

Want to get the most out of your Injury Rehabilitation Program?Doctor of Physical Therapy in Oceanside, CA shares his tips on getting the most out of your treatment… Physical Therapy treatment can be an important and often necessary component in recovery from injuries, gaining relief from chronic pain, rehabilitating after...

How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Pulled Hamstring Mar 13th, 2016

Read more to find out how your local Doctor of Physical Therapy can help with your hamstring pain and get you back doing the activities you love.. Hamstring injuries are amongst one of the most common lower body injuries in sports. A person is 2-6 times more likely to suffer further injury...

Try Physical Therapy Before Knee Surgery Mar 13th, 2016

Contemplating surgery for your knee pain? A recent medical study suggests you may avoid going under the knife with Physical Therapy treatment… Are you experiencing knee pain limiting your exercise routine? Considering surgery because of a meniscus tear or arthritis? You may be able to avoid going under the knife....