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Living with Osteoarthritis: Treatment Options

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis, affecting millions of people around the world. Often called wear-and-tear arthritis, osteoarthritis occurs when the protective cartilage on the ends of your bones wears down over time. While osteoarthritis can damage any joint in your body, the disorder most commonly affects joints in your hands, neck, lower back, knees and hips. Osteoarthritis gradually worsens with time, and no cure exists. But osteoarthritis treatments can slow the progression of the disease, relieve pain and improve joint function. Osteoarthritis symptoms often develop slowly and worsen over time. Signs and symptoms of osteoarthritis include: … Continue reading

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7 Benefits of Walking…and the SDSR Stroller Walk!

We hear it all the time: Walking is the easiest form of exercise. But did you know that walking is also one of the most “healing” forms of exercise, as well? Studies have shown that 30 minutes of walking per day, 5 days per week can increase health, and even certain health-related conditions and issues dramatically! We wanted to share some of these benefits with you, because combined with your Integrated Medicine Program and Home Exercise Program, you will be well on your way to increased health and longevity!  7 Benefits of Regular Walking: 1. It deflects diabetes. New research links … Continue reading

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Headaches:Where Do They Come From?

Here at San Diego Spine and Rehab, we use the Integrated approach to bring relief to our patients for a myriad of issues that cause pain and inhibit them from their daily activities. Did you know, there are 7 Primary Contributing Factors to Headaches and Pain? 1. Musculoskeletal Imbalance: Musculoskeletal headaches are also commonly referred to as tension headaches.   Musculoskeletal, or tension headaches are caused by stress on the nerves where the skull meets the very base of the neck. 2.Postural Distortion: Postural distortions lead to underdevelopment of the supporting muscles, which causes their weakening. As a result, headaches frequently … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy…What is it??

Here at San Diego Spine and Rehab, we pride ourselves on using the Integrated Medicine approach to  caring for our patients. By integrating several types of services in one facility, we can ensure you get everything you need when you come in for your appointments. We offer Physical Therapy, which is different from Rehabilitation. The goal of Physical Therapy (PT) is to restore, maintain, and promote optimal physical function and wellness as it relates to movement and health. This includes prevention and treatment of impairments, physical limitations, and disabilities that may result from diseases, disorders, conditions, or injuries. While progressing, … Continue reading

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The Angels Depot Numbers are IN!

We could not have had such a successful Soup and Bean drive without our patients and staff. From the bottom of our hearts, thank YOU! The numbers from the soup and bean drive are in, and here it goes: SDSR, between both offices, collected 4,860 POUNDS of cans! That is INCREDIBLE, and we couldn’t have done it without the help and support of our community! We appreciate you, and we can’t wait to see you at your next appointment!  

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35 Cans of Soup or Beans=FREE 1 Hour Massage!

It’s that time of year again! We truly do look forward to each February when we collect cans of soup and beans for the big drive with The Angels Depot. We love the organization, and what they do for our senior community. Imagine serving your country, working your whole life, and then getting to retirement only to find out that you barely have enough money to make ends meet? The Angels Depot helps Seniors in these situations by delivering Emergency Food Boxes across the San Diego County, and helping make sure they have one less thing to worry about. It … Continue reading

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Heart Health Awareness Month!

We have had so much fun wearing red in our offices today to celebrate and support Heart Health Awareness Month! We truly appreciate all of our patients and staff coming together to help us have some fun with this! Missed it? Check out some of the fun photos we took today! Don’t forget to come in next Friday, February 14th for our Valentine’s Day Celebration, and join us for goodies! While you’re here throughout the week, we have hearts for you to write on telling us what you LOVE about SDSR! We are hanging them all over the office to … Continue reading

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It’s Soup and Bean Time at SDSR!

It’s one of our favorite times of the year! We are so excited to team up with The Angels Depot each year to help with their Soup and Bean drive to help provide FREE Emergency Food Boxes to the seniors in our communities. We were first place in raising the most cans last year, beating even the big San Diego casinos, and we want to beat our 3,032 cans this year, and help feed even MORE seniors! For each can of soup or beans you bring in, we will give you 1 ticket for the raffle for the Healthy Heart basket, … Continue reading

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February Fun at San Diego Spine and Rehab!

It’s that time again, and we are SO excited about all of the fun things happening in the SDSR offices this February. The Soup and Beans Drive is back, and we are hoping to keep our Championship title! With the help of our awesome patients, we collects more than THREE THOUSAND cans for The Angels Depot last year! Check out last years drive on our blog, here. We are hoping to once again come in first place in the drive this year, but we need your help! Remember, you get ONE ticket for every can you bring in (and each … Continue reading

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February Winners!!

 Happy Monday to Everyone! February was truly amazing in the SDSR offices. We are SO grateful to all of our patients for every single can of soup and beans brought in to help us help The Angels Depot provide healthy meals to low-income senior citizens. We truly could NOT have done it without you! Without further adieu….the winners!! Thank you all again for helping us have such a successful canned food drive! Have a great week!

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