Exercises That Age You

Exercises That Age You

As a therapist I see many types of injuries that are associated with regular exercise classes which incorporate movements that are unusually stressful to a joint. In this series, La Mesa Rehab identifies several exercises that age you faster than you realize. They can...
Your Aching Knees

Your Aching Knees

At some time in your life you may have experienced knee pain. Maybe you played high impact sports in your life? Or you are a weekend warrior? Maybe you have had a knee injury or surgery? Or do you just feel stiffness in your knees when you wake up in the morning?...
How to Reduce Stress in Your Body

How to Reduce Stress in Your Body

We all have stress in our lives. Whether it comes from work, family or the challenges of life, stress not only effects the well-being of our mind, but the well-being of our body. How many times have you put off taking a walk, or participated in any exercise because...
How Your Posture Affects Your Brain

How Your Posture Affects Your Brain

You may be aware of the health risks of bad posture such as height loss, arthritis, disc bulging and herniations in the spine, just to name a few. So the health benefits of good posture to your body should be clear. But are you aware of the benefits to your brain from...
Sciatica Pain and Relief

Sciatica Pain and Relief

Your story might begin like this: One day you feel some pain in your lower back. You ignore it and attribute it to something you did earlier in the week, or earlier in your life. And then one day the pain moves and travels down and across your buttocks. Another week...