Direct Access

Do you have a musculoskeletal injury or pain, posture or balance problem? All of these can restrain your recreational activities or affect your everyday routine. It is likely a visit to your physician will result in a referral to physical therapy.

Many don't know that in the state of California consumers have direct access to physical therapy. This means that you can see a physical therapist without a referral from the doctor. Click Here to Read More

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The importance of sleep (by Michael Hansen, DPT)

by jessicag, June 13, 2018

Hey all! I just finished listening to one of my weekly podcasts and this particular episode was about sleep. The name of the podcast is the “Physical Preparation Podcast” by Mike Robertson. He shares a lot of information about several topics including general health and wellness, coaching, exercise and nutrition. I found this specific episode […]

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Do you have back pain?

by jessicag, May 30, 2018

Join us June 23rd for a FREE back pain & Sciatica workshop: RSVP & more information here: BurchPT.ptworkshops.com/BurchPT-Redding/backpain/workshop   THIS FREE WORKSHOP IS FOR YOU IF: 1 You’ve missed work due to sciatica or back pain 2 You’ve missed out on family vacation or activities you love because you’re afraid of aggravating your sciatica 3 […]

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Attention Neck Pain, Stiff Neck and Headache Sufferers: New 30 Second Self-Test for Neck Pain Reveals if Physical Therapy Can Help You

by jessicag, May 14, 2018

Do you wake up with “kink” in your neck once in a while? Do you have trouble turning your head to the side while driving to look for traffic? Do you ever experience headaches that start at the base or back of your skull? If you answered “YES” to any of the questions above, then […]

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Peripheral Neuropathy (written by Michael Hansen, DPT)

by jessicag, May 7, 2018

Peripheral Neuropathy   What is it? Peripheral neuropathy (PN) is a neurological condition that may cause symptoms of pain, numbness, paresthesias (pins and needles), or weakness of your extremities, typically hands or feet. Peripheral neuropathy refers to the nerves in your body other than you brain and spinal cord. It is estimated that over 20 […]

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FALL PREVENTION: Those at risk, what you can do and how PT can help (by Kim Wilkes, PT)

by jessicag, April 25, 2018

Are you at risk for falling or know someone who is? As we age, we don’t like to think about becoming unsteady, frail, or “off-balance” with our daily activities. Yet in the world of physical therapy, we routinely see patient with injuries as a result of loss of balance and “near” falls, partial falls (into […]

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Whether You Sit or Stand, just keep moving! (by Michael Hansen, DPT)

by jessicag, April 11, 2018

You’ve probably heard people describe sitting as “the new smoking.” Prolonged sitting, sometimes called “sitting disease” has recently been described as worse for your health than smoking. Some of the negative effects of prolonged sitting include: increased risk of cardiovascular disease, decrease in metabolism, poor posture, decreased circulation, and low back pain.1 However, I want […]

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The best way to burn fat (by Blaine Lindahl)

by jessicag, April 10, 2018

I know what you’re thinking “Oh great another fad diet that promises the world and falls flat when it comes to results”.   However this isn’t an article that is going to prescribe a magical diet; in fact it’s quite the opposite.  Every year dozens of new diets show up for their 15 minutes of fame […]

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Direct access to physical therapy!

by jessicag, March 30, 2018

Do you have a musculoskeletal injury or pain, posture or balance problem? All of these can restrain your recreational activities or affect your everyday routine. It is likely a visit to your physician will result in a referral to physical therapy. Many don’t know that in the state of California consumers have direct access to […]

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The Importance of Proper Hydration (by Matt Thomas)

by jessicag, March 29, 2018

With the summer months quickly approaching, it is important for people to be aware of the importance of proper hydration. Water is the most essential nutrient for every cell in our body. Our bodies simply cannot function without water. Not only does water help regulate our internal body temperature, it also helps lubricate our joints, […]

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Hello world!

by Admin, March 28, 2018

Welcome to our new blog! Watch for exciting new content coming your way! Read More...