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Stroke Home Physical Therapy

by Dr. Erin Carr, April 15, 2015

When considering Stroke home physical therapy and rehabilitation it is good to ask: “What are the results of a Stroke?” A Stroke occurs in the brain when there is a lack of blood flow to a certain area, often due to a blood clot or hemorrhage. The result, weakness, numbness, and paralysis to one side […]

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Whiplash Physical Therapy, A Different Approach

by Dr. Erin Carr, April 10, 2015

Whiplash has to be one of the most common injuries after getting rear-ended in a car accident. What is whiplash? Simply, it is the back and forth motion of the head on the neck. When rear-ended, your head is thrust forward, back and then forward again. As a result, you can experience possible neck pain, […]

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Plantar Fasciitis, Persisting Heel Pain

by Dr. Erin Carr, April 1, 2015

Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain. It is often described as tightness of tissue that runs from your heel to your toes. This band can tighten and cause pain with increased standing, walking or running. It can also tighten due to excess weight gain or pregnancy. Most commonly, you will experience […]

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Home Physical Therapy

by Dr. Erin Carr, March 25, 2015

Why consider home physical therapy for yourself or a loved one?    Any Angelino knows rush hour traffic lasts several hours in most areas of Los Angeles these days.  In the more congested parts of the city it can feel like rush hour lasts all day!   The stress and the discomfort of sitting in an […]

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Guide to Optimal Function – Part I

by Dr. Erin Carr, April 7, 2014

Every day, our alarm goes off. We get up for our day ahead. We continue into our cars, onto school, work, errands, back home. We do this like clock work, day in and day out. What do you do on a daily basis? Does it involve excessive sitting? Standing? Repetitive bending and lifting? As a […]

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Pregnancy Physical Therapy

by Dr. Erin Carr, March 7, 2014

Whether you are in your first, second or third trimester seeing a physical therapist during pregnancy can be beneficial for both mom and baby. The female body undergoes dramatic changes throughout pregnancy. As a physical therapist, I treat expecting moms throughout all phases of pregnancy. One of the major hormones responsible for these changes is […]

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Muscle Soreness ~ Tips from a Physical Therapist

by Dr. Erin Carr, February 4, 2014

  Are you one of those weekend warriors with the urge to go out for a run, play a round of golf or tennis now that we are into the New Year? Are you on the rebound from an injury returning to the active lifestyle you have been determined to get back? Returning to an […]

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What is the Rotator Cuff?

by Dr. Erin Carr, November 8, 2013

Do you have shoulder pain? Has your shoulder ever ached, clicked or popped? I have experienced shoulder pain. I swam competitively for about 16 years. Wear and tear resulting in tight shoulders I can still feel in yoga class. The gentle reminders of early morning swim workouts and time spend in the training room after […]

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Musicians Physical Therapist

by Dr. Erin Carr, October 28, 2013

Our clinic specializes in providing musicians physical therapists. We have several years of experience.  And throughought that time, Dr. Carr has dedicated her time to perfecting our musicians physical therapy treatments.  Great musicians, of all types of instruments, often start playing at very early ages.  These individuals practice and perform day in and day out, […]

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How to Prevent Knee Pain

by Dr. Erin Carr, October 23, 2013

As a physical therapist, knee pain, is probably one of the most common areas for injury when seeking physical therapy treatment. Why is this? The knee acts as a shock absorber. It plays an important roll whether you are doing a regular daily activity like sitting to standing or walking. More complex movements may include […]

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