Dr. Gloin

About Dr. Matthew Gloin

Chiropractor Dr. Matthew Gloin has been freeing people from pain and helping people live healthier lives since 2003 in his chiropractic clinic in Los Angeles, California. As a Chiropractor with tremendous experience and compassion he is extremely committed to promoting improved health and well being for his patients. Dr. Gloin uses a “whole person approach” when caring for his patients. He believes that all health issues must to be thoroughly examined and understood in order to optimally improve health. Treating symptoms is not the best way to promote health and as such extra attention must be given to the potential causes of health problems. He makes sure his patients understand their problem(s) so that they may be involved in the treatment and be proactive in the solution.

Chiropractors, Pilates in Los Angeles, Insurance Coverage and Other Questions

There is a lot of questions to consider when looking for a new chiropractor/ pilates studio/ massage therapist or acupuncturist.  The questions that we often hear from those living in and around Los Angeles are:

1) Do you have same day appointments and what are your hours? Yes, same day appointments are available!  Simply call (323-930-9355) […]

Piriformis Syndrome

Pain and discomfort in the hip region can be caused by a variety of conditions.  One of the most common reasons is piriformis syndrome.  Dr. Matthew Gloin, D.C. discusses the common complaint and provides some suggestions on how to treat it with chiropractic care, acupuncture, Pilates and massage. Like many physical complaints the physical issue […]

Back Support in Office Chairs

If you are like many of the patients that I treat you are likely sitting in a chair that lacks adequate support and may be creating undue stress on your spine. When you are in the seated position the lumbosacral discs are loaded with three times more force than when standing. Sitting without back support […]

By |September 21st, 2012|Blog, Chiropractor Los Angeles, Pilates in Los Angeles|0 Comments

Plantar Fascitis Treatments

What is Plantar Fascitis:

Plantar fasciitis, which may cause the heel to hurt, feel hot or swell, is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thin layer of tough tissue supporting the arch of the foot. Repeated microscopic tears of the plantar fascia cause pain. Sometimes plantar fasciitis is called “heel spurs”, but this is not […]

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Shoulder Pain and Impingement Syndrome

The most common shoulder problem that people experience is known as “Impingement Syndrome”. This problem is often also referred to as painful arc syndrome, swimmers shoulder, supraspinatus syndrome and/or thrower’s shoulder. The pain that occurs is usually felt on the front (anterior) aspect of the shoulder and is the result of inflammation of the tendons […]

By |September 11th, 2012|Blog, Chiropractor Los Angeles, Massage Los Angeles, Pilates in Los Angeles|Comments Off on Shoulder Pain and Impingement Syndrome

Mommy and me Pilates

Mommy and me Pilates classes now available

An ideal workout for moms and moms-to-be.  This fun Mommy and me Pilates class focuses on deep abdominal, lower back and pelvic floor strength.  There is an emphasis on stretching for all those achy muscles related to pregnancy.   Through taking this class you will improve spinal alignment and help […]

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Chiropractic, Pilates, Massage and Acupuncture

When Live Well was being established five years ago there was a focus on creating a place where many could come to heal their muscle, joint, nerve and ligament problems naturally.  We feel that by having chiropractic care, pilates rehabilitation classes and exercise classes along with massage and acupuncture we have revived the opportunity for […]

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When any sort of damage occurs to the soft tissue

Scar Tissue
When any sort of damage occurs to the soft tissues, like a strain or sprain, the body immediately goes into a process of repair. Where the individual fibres have been ruptures, or torn, the body begins to bind the damaged fibres together using a fibrous protein called collagen. Or, as it’s more commonly known, […]

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What are Iliopsoas Tendonitis and Iliopsoas Syndrome?

Technically, they are two separate conditions, but it’s not uncommon to hear the term iliopsoas tendonitis or iliopsoas syndrome being used to describe the same thing.

Iliopsoas tendonitis refers to inflammation of the iliopsoas muscle and can also affect the bursa located underneath the tendon of the iliopsoas muscle (which also happens to be the […]

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