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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease, often associated with the elderly, that’s defined by the thinning and weakening of a person’s bone structure. The condition results in a higher risk of breaks and perhaps a vast reduction of one’s mobility and quality of life. Here on Earth, we may reasonably assume that the zero-gravity conditions experienced by […]

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Herniated disc

So what exactly occurs with a herniated disc? The bones in your spine are called the vertebrae. The vertebrae are held together and in place by ligaments and small discs that act as shock absorbers. These control your spine’s range of movement, flexibility and keep the spinal cord safe from damage. However, when a disc […]

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SOL athletes

At SOL we love our Bay Area native athletes! San Diego Padres pitcher, and former CAL star, Tyson Ross, came to SOL for physical therapy. Upon discharge, he shared his experience with us: “I had surgery on my left shoulder to repair a torn labrum. My shoulder  improved drastically during my PT sessions over the past […]

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Pain relief

A patient who recently visited us shares her experience and getting relief from pain: “Prior to working with SOL was experiencing chronic pain in my shoulders, neck and upper back. It affected nearly everything I did. I couldn’t sit at a desk, lie on my side, or turn my head in conversation without feeling an intense […]

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Treating arthritis

When it comes to treating arthritis, you may have more options than you realize! There is much you can do to reduce your aches and pains from arthritis while gaining more mobility and function. We offer consistent recommendations for our patients suffering with the pain and inflammation associated with arthritis. If you want to know how […]

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Direct access

What does Direct Access mean for YOU? Although individuals directly accessing a physical therapist will be limited to 45 calendar days or 12 visits before having to be seen by a physician to get a signed plan of care, approximately 90 percent of patients don’t require services beyond these limits. Dr. James Syms,  PT, DSC, […]

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SOL’s Athlete of the Month!

SOL Physical Therapy is proud to acknowledge Gayathri Perera as SOL’s December Athlete of the Month! Check out her testimonial below about working out for the past year at SOL Performance. Background: “Dancing is my passion. It makes me feel alive and connected to my body. I have been dancing sunce I was a kid. I have been salsa dancing […]

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Overuse injuries

At what age should someone specialize in a given sport? This question is a hot topic today; from parent to researcher, everyone has an opinion. So who is right? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal answer. Past research suggests that 10,000 hours are needed to be elite at a skill, while current research states that this […]

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