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Can I return to Golf after joint replacement surgery?

by waterpt, February 26, 2018

Can I return to golf after a total joint replacement? The main reasons individuals chose to undergo a total joint replacement surgery (either shoulder, hip or knee) is to reduce pain and get back to doing the things they love. For 26 million Americans, golf is the sport they love to do. Many questions arise […]


Planes Trains and Automobiles: Healthy Travel Part Four

by waterpt, December 25, 2017

Part four- Preventing traveler’s thrombosis   Traveler’s thrombosis is known in medical terms as a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). A DVT is a blood clot restricting circulation usually in the lower extremity. The problem with a DVT is if the blood clot dislodges and travels from the leg to the heart, brain or lungs. It […]


Planes Trains and Automobiles: Travel Healthy: part three

by waterpt, December 18, 2017

Part three- Seat Adjustments:   Bring your seatback and tray table into their upright and locked position. Not that you would notice it was back.   If you have been on an airplane in the last few years you probably have noticed that airplane seats are not completely designed for the human body. When originally […]


Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Healthy Travel: part Two

by waterpt, December 11, 2017

Part two: Managing Luggage: Now that you have packed: carrying, pulling and lifting luggage:   Most people have luggage with wheels.   Luggage with two wheels must be tilted and then rolled. The key to avoid strain to the shoulder and arm is to keep the bag close, avoid letting the bag trail behind because this […]


Planes, Trains and Automobiles: Staying Healthy Travel Tips Part one of

by waterpt, December 4, 2017

Air travel: staying healthy and arriving happy. Whether you travel for work or taking the vacation of a lifetime, stay healthy with a few tips from this physical therapist, who loves to travel and wants everyone to stay healthy. The once perceived glamor of air travel in times past has evolved into long lines, safety […]


Celebrating Twenty Years

by waterpt, October 26, 2017

Where were you in 1997? J.K. Rowling released the first Harry Potter book, Titanic won eleven Oscars, the Pathfinder landed on Mars and Madeleine Albright became the first female Secretary of State in US history. North County Water and Sports Therapy Center opened its doors in October of that same year. Twenty years has brought […]


Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

by waterpt,

Do you have shoulder pain with: Reaching Overhead? Reaching into the Back Seat? Reaching Behind Your Back? While you Sleep? Combing/ brushing your hair? You are not alone….. According to the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 7.5 Million Americans see their doctor for shoulder pain and problems each year. Some of these injuries could be […]



by waterpt, September 13, 2017

Let me sleep on that! We all know that sleep is important and that a good night’s sleep makes us feel better and can help us make better decisions, it is estimated that one third of the U.S. population struggle with sleepless nights. We at North County Water and Sports Therapy Center know all too […]


How Heavy is My Head?

by waterpt, August 25, 2017

  The Truth Behind Tech Neck! We love our smartphones. So much so, according to comScore’s 2017 Cross Platform Future in Focus report, the average American adult, eighteen and older, spends 2 hours, 51 minutes on their smartphone every day. However, over time, we are starting to see that, while smartphones can make our lives […]


Understanding Health Insurance!

by waterpt, June 26, 2017

Insurance… Know before you go!   Health insurance is not only a hot button topic for most but can be extremely complicated. People may have difficulty knowing what services are covered, by whom they are covered, what office you can be seen at, and how much you might owe post visit. Most think and feel […]