Monthly Archives: May 2014

27 Tue

Eccentric muscle rehabilitation for athletes

Eccentric muscle rehabilitation for athletes Written by:  Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, CKTP, CGFI   Stability and mobility are key components to athletic movement.  Joints need to move through the proper range of motion, but still be able to accept and control the amount of force that is placed...
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22 Thu

Loosen up that tight shoulder

Loosen up that tight shoulder Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Recently, I’ve had a spate of patients with shoulder problems ranging from impingement syndromes to labrum tears.  Most of the patients had pain with overhead movements and difficulty with performing exercises and lifting...
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20 Tue

How to prepare for your first physiotherapy visit

How to prepare for your first physiotherapy visit Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Physiotherapists are skilled medical professionals and movement specialists that are trained to reduce pain, improve function, and can even help you avoid the need for surgery and medication.  In many...
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19 Mon

Dr. Chang speaks out on Men’s Health

Dr. Chang speaks on Men’s Health   This past month, Reuters spoke with Dr. Yuchin Chang regarding men’s health, specifically premature ejaculation.  The article discussed the importance of pelvic floor strength and control in regards to a problem that can affect 20% of men under 60. Dr. Chang is...
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15 Thu

Tennis elbow isn’t just for tennis players

Tennis elbow isn’t just for tennis players Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CKTP, CGFI   Tennis elbow, known as lateral epicondylitis, can cause pain and soreness on the outside of the elbow.  However, it doesn’t just happen in tennis players.  It’s actually more common in golfers...
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07 Wed

How your warm up can save your knees

How your warm up can save your knees Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, CKTP, CGFI To continue with a previous post, how you warm up can really help protect your knees from injury.  An article in the New York Times outlines how a specific warm up program...
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