SOL Physical Therapy Blog

Staying fit after 50

April 21st, 2014

Baby Boomers are defined as those born between the years of 1946 and 1964. That means during 2014, the youngest of this generation – a generation 78 million strong that’s redefining aging as we know it – will be crossing into 50-something territory. Those approaching this milestone, according to a variety of medical experts, can […]

SOL Patient testimonial

April 8th, 2014

We sincerely appreciate patient feedback! Below is one of our most recent testimonials:  “I came to SOL after 24 physical therapy sessions at another facility. My progress at the other place had stagnated and my right shoulder was not improving. Today I completed 12 visits with SOL. SOL is more aggressive and progressive with its […]

Osteoporosis

April 3rd, 2014

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 […]

SOL’s Athlete of the Month

March 19th, 2014

Congratulations to Paul Du Bois for being SOL’s Athlete of the Month for March! Paul has been training at SOL Performance with Ross Dexter, MHK, CSCS, for the past six months and has kindly shared his story with us: Background “I don’t have much of a fitness background. I pretty much only rode bikes around […]

Herniated disc

March 13th, 2014

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 […]

SOL athletes

March 10th, 2014

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 Brian Kozono, DPT: “I had surgery on my left shoulder to repair a torn labrum. My shoulder  improved drastically during my PT sessions over […]

Pain relief

February 25th, 2014

A patient who recently visited us shares her experience and getting relief from pain: “Prior to working with Brian Kozono, DPT, I 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 […]

Treating arthritis

January 17th, 2014

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 […]

Back pain

January 10th, 2014

Back pain affects millions of Americans and for many it starts from the ground up. Ignoring how feet affect the lower back can sometimes mean missing the source of back pain. When walking, the body must adjust to many forces which affect both the feet and the spine. When your foot hits the ground, your […]

Direct access

January 8th, 2014

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, […]