Is "Runner's Knee" stopping you?

Is "Runner's Knee" stopping you?

Running is a favored fitness activity of coastal California. The climate and variety of terrain is an outdoor fitness enthusiasts’ dream. Many recreational runners will experience pain or injury that will limit their ability to run as desired. In the next few articles I will cover common running injuries and what you can do prevent them.

How Surfers Can Avoid Shoulder Injury

How Surfers Can Avoid Shoulder Injury

With plenty of waves and warmer ocean temps, surfing activity increases significantly over these summer months, and with this the potential for shoulder and neck injuries. Paddling accounts for over 80% of all the activity taking place during surfing, so it makes sense that many surfing injuries would occur with this motion. Here, we discuss some tips to keep you paddling strong and with good form to prevent injury.

Why stretching still matters for Athletes

Why stretching still matters for Athletes

Does stretching help athletes get back to play after injury? Does it improve performance? And, what is the right way to stretch. Dr. Dave Gerbarg, Physical Therapist from Solana Beach, answers all these questions and more in this article. Learn the different types of stretches, how to stretch, and the benefits of stretching so you can build the right stretching program into your exercise routine and not risk injury.

How to Get Active without Injury in 2019 - Part 2

How to Get Active without Injury in 2019 - Part 2

If you missed our first post, be sure to check out what to do before beginning a new exercise program.  In this post, we focus on what to do to stay injury-free now that you’ve begun your new routine.  Honest long-term health planning strategies from rehab experts.