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Stretching & Education Videos

What is piriformis syndrome?

What is 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. From Live Well Chiropractic and Pilates Center in Los Angeles discusses the common complaint and provides...

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Hip Flexor Stretches: back relief from too much sitting

Hip Flexor Stretches: back relief from too much sitting

Hip Flexors are constantly contracted in the Sitting Position. Stretching the Hip Flexors goes a long way to relieve back pain from ALL that sitting we do in our Modern LIFE!! In this video we share a few levels of stretches you can do at home for sweet relief.

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Efficient Core Strengthening with Plank Series

Efficient Core Strengthening with Plank Series

Back pain is very prevalent in our modern lifestyles. To correct this, we need to strengthen our core muscles. Planks are one of the most efficient ways to strengthen a majority of our core muscles. Here Dr. Gloin and Pilates instructor Leda show you a plank series...

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Extension to Heal Your Back From Too Much Sitting

Extension to Heal Your Back From Too Much Sitting

Live Well Chiropractic in Los Angeles combines Chiropractic and Pilates as well as Massage and Acupuncture to Fix the problems and pain of our everyday life. Here we demonstrate a few extension exercises you can do to help alleviate back pain from sitting at desk,...

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Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?

Pilates vs Yoga – What’s the Difference?

The question often arises as to what the differences are between Pilates and Yoga. Leda Lum is a Pilates instructor at Live Well Chiropractic and Pilates Center and is here to give her take on the differences between the two healing arts methods. Pilates and Yoga are...

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Foam Roller Routine

Foam Roller Routine

Using a foam roller is an easy and effective way to loosen up and or release tension and adhesions in our muscle groups. Take a look at how you can do this on your own at home.

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Trigger Points and How To Treat Them Yourself

Trigger Points and How To Treat Them Yourself

Trigger point are tender areas in our muscles that many describe as knots. Trigger points are often the result of overuse of a muscle and their effects can be quite uncomfortable. Treating trigger points often can be done yourself once you are sure that the problem is...

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Arthritis (What, When, Why, Where and How?)

Arthritis (What, When, Why, Where and How?)

Understanding arthritis related pain can be an important step in then knowing how to treat arthritis related concerns. Chiropractic, Pilates, acupuncture and massage are a few of the ways that arthritis can be helped.

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Treating Cause Versus Symptoms in Shoulder Injuries

Treating Cause Versus Symptoms in Shoulder Injuries

Treating the cause of pain involves more exploration and diagnostic skill, but the benefits of finding the real issue can mean the difference between having the problem again or not.  Shoulder issues are no exception to this in that often the symptoms of pain are...

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