SOL Physical Therapy Blog

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, […]

Get moving!

January 2nd, 2014

It’s time to get moving! We all know how important exercise is to our health, so let’s take a moment to get back to basics. Regardless of age, weight or athletic ability, aerobic activity is good for you. As your body adapts to regular aerobic exercise, you’ll get stronger and fitter. Consider the following 10 […]

SOL’s Athlete of the Month!

December 17th, 2013

SOL Physical Therapy is proud to acknowledge Gayathri Perera as SOL’s December Athlete of the Month! Check out her testimonial below about working out with SOL’s very own Ross Dexter, MHK, CSCS, for the past year at SOL Performance. Background: “Dancing is my passion. It makes me feel alive and connected to my body. I have been dancing sunce […]

Overuse injuries

December 9th, 2013

At what age should someone specialize in a given sport? This question is a hot topic today; from parent to researcher, everyone has an opinion. So who is right? Unfortunately, there isn’t a universal answer. Past research suggests that 10,000 hours are needed to be elite at a skill, while current research states that this […]