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Boost Immunity Through Exercise

by Dr. Erin Carr, May 18, 2020

Did you know you can boost immunity through exercise? Low to moderate exercise creates a natural internal immune response. It increases anti-inflammatory cells within your body. As we age, inflammatory cells increase. There are many ways you can decrease these responses, and one of them is through exercise. Physical movement and exercise positively impacts your […]

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Carpal Tunnel Cure? – Curing Carpal Tunnel Naturally

by Dr. Erin Carr, May 26, 2017

Recently, there has been a growing number of people seeking treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome or carpal tunnel like symptoms. This blog is to help those of you searching for a natural carpal tunnel cure… The Evolution Of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Years ago it was mainly writers, computer programmers, or gamers who were most at […]


Visceral Manipulation

by Dr. Erin Carr, March 30, 2017

I was recently contacted by Vogue Magazine for insight about an article they were writing on Visceral Manipulation. In the end, the East Coast based author decided to do the article with someone local to her in New York. After I read her article. It inspired me to write this blog to provide more detailed […]


Dr Carr Integrative Physical Therapy

by Dr. Erin Carr, July 2, 2016

Dr Carr Integrative Physical Therapy, is excited to announce starting today, July 1, we are providing in office physical therapy services in our new location! We remain in the heart of downtown Santa Monica on 7th street, between Wilshire and Arizona. Our philosophy stands strong in our newly upgraded facility. Providing a tranquil, unique integrative […]


Physical Therapy Treatment for Hypermobile joints

by Dr. Erin Carr, June 21, 2016

Physical therapy treatment for hypermobile joints is effective for various joints in our bodies. Have you sprained an ankle? Dislocated your shoulder? Experienced whiplash? You may have joint hypermobility. Although ankle sprains, whiplash, and shoulder dislocations sound like very different injuries, they have a lot in common.  Repetitive re-injury to these parts of your body, […]


Physical Therapy After PRP Injections – Platelet Rich Plasma

by Dr. Erin Carr, September 25, 2015

Platelet Rich Plasma injections, also known as PRP, is becoming more common practice in the medical field. Although not covered by insurance, more and more research is supporting such conservative treatment for muscle, joint, tendon and ligament injury, as a way to prevent more invasive procedures, like surgery.   Over the years many famous athletes have […]

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Home Physical Therapy Defined

by Dr. Erin Carr, June 22, 2015

Home Physical Therapy vs. Home Health Physical Therapy You would think home physical therapy and home health physical therapy are the same thing.  After all they do sound the same.  However, they are very different. Gaining a better understanding of physical therapy and the meanings of these different types of physical therapy in home treatments […]

Fall Prevention Home Physical Therapy

Fall Prevention Home Physical Therapy

by Dr. Erin Carr, April 25, 2015

Fall Prevention Home Physical Therapy can be essential for the aging population. Research shows that more than 25% of those over the age of 65 fall, and of that, 75% of them fall in their own home. Wikipedia states that: “Nearly one-third of older persons fall each year, and half of them fall more than […]

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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, […]


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 […]