September 2013 21
Essentials for Sleeping Better
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Do you have difficulty falling asleep? Do you wake up during the night tossing and turning? Feel tired, achy or sore in the morning? Check out the essentials for sleeping better below to get a…

February 2013 05
Lindsay Haas, DPT at our Castro Clinic featured on Knit and Tonic Blog
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Lindsay Haas, DPT at our Castro Clinic is also an amateur knitter, passionate about sharing her expertise in human mobility and movement with other knitters. Interviewed here by Knit and Tonic blogger, Wendy Bernard: http://www.knitandtonic.net/knitandtonic/2013/02/and-to-think-i-thought-knitting-yoga-was-a-joke-.html

January 2013 15
Knitting Tips from a Physical Therapist
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“Just one more row.”  I’ve thought it myself countless times- only to realize another 20 minutes has gone by without making any move to stop.  Regardless of your level of skill, anyone who knits has…

January 2013 11
Snowboarding, A Physical Therapist’s Perspective
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An east coast transplant to California, I’ve fallen in love with the mountains.  In the winter, for me that means strapping on a snowboard to play in the snow in Tahoe.  As those of you…

January 2013 03
Awesome Apps for the New Year!
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Below is a compilation of apps we, at San Francisco Sport and Spine Physical Therapy have used or had recommended that work well and align with what we do to get people better and help…

December 2012 11
How to properly prepare for ski and snowboard season.
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[caption id="attachment_156" align="alignleft" width="150"] Ski through the entire season by avoiding injury.[/caption] New jacket. Check. Snowboard waxed. Check. Chains on the tires. Check. You’re ready, and there is finally fresh powder on the hill. The…

June 2012 14
What is ‘Good’ Physical Therapy?
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Do you think you know what 'good' physical therapy is? Is there a difference in the quality of physical therapy from clinic to clinic or is it all basically the same? Do you just go…

September 2011 19
The Woes of a Desk Jockey
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In our years as physical therapists we’ve seen all kinds of injuries and heard all kinds of body-related complaints—some from accidents, some from surgery, and some resulting from extreme athletics. But there’s no athletic endeavor that…

August 2011 04
5 Ways to Prevent Back Pain
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Back pain is very common. The daily demands on your body can cause muscle weakness in the lower back. Sitting continuously all day, improper posture, and limited physical activities are some of the contributing factors.…

July 2011 26
Is Barefoot Best? The Truth About Running Techniques
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In my work as a physical therapist, runners come to me all the time with questions about which running techniques are best. Usually they are struggling with injuries and they’ve heard about the latest, greatest…