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How a Sedentary Lifestyle Impacts Your Health

You’ve probably heard that you can have “too much of a good thing.” And even though resting after a long day of work feels good, it can be a bad thing for your health. I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of…

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How PT Can Relieve Chronic Pain and Improve Your Wellbeing

Millions of people live with chronic pain every day. Many of them have decided, “This is my life now,” or are too afraid to find out why they’re experiencing pain. But you don’t have to do that! I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical…

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Treating Vertigo with Physical Therapy

If you’ve ever felt dizzy, off balance, or like the world is spinning, you could be experiencing vertigo. I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director here at Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy. Today, we’re going to talk about treating…

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Common Questions About Physical Therapy and Pain

You have questions, we have answers! I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy. Today we’re going to talk about some common questions about physical therapy and pain. How Long Will Physical Therapy Take?…

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What Is Your Fascia, and Why Is It Important?

There’s a very important tissue inside your body that affects your movement, health, and overall wellbeing. But most people have never even heard of it! I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy. Today,…

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Improve Healing After Surgery with Physical Therapy

Sometimes, surgery is unavoidable. But thankfully, physical therapy can help you recover your strength, mobility, and confidence after surgery. I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy. Today, we’re going to talk about how…

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How Physical Therapy Can Improve Sports Performance

Whether you’re in little league, a weekend warrior, or a professional athlete, physical therapy can help you improve your game and reduce your risk of injuries. I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and Board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy.…

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How Laser Therapy Can Relieve TMJ Pain Fast

Lasers are incredible tools that can do anything from entertaining cats to cutting diamonds. But did you know that certain types of lasers can even help injuries heal? I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director of Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette…

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How Physical Therapy Relieves Headaches

No one likes having a headache, but most people don’t realize they can be treated with physical therapy. I’m Lauren Masi, Doctor of Physical Therapy and board-certified Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. I’m also the owner and Clinical Services Director here at Bay Area Physical Therapy and Lafayette Physical Therapy. Today we’re going to talk about how…

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How to Avoid Surgery with Physical Therapy

Today I want to talk about how to avoid surgery with physical therapy. One thing I tell all of my patients is you need to act early. If you’ve been having pain for whatever reason, and it’s lasting more than about a week and it’s not on its way to getting better, then I do…