Entries by Nate Azevedo

5 Things you need to know about Physical Therapy

1. Physical therapy is not just a list of generic exercises When your physical therapist completes a thorough physical exam of your body, you will be prescribed a specific program to address your specific impairment and your goals. At Gateway Rehab our physical therapists prescribe your exercise and treatment plan based on the latest research […]

5 Things to Help Boost Your Immune System

Our immune systems need to constantly be strong enough to fight off a variety of illnesses and infections. While your immune system is complex there are some simple everyday lifestyle habits we can maintain to help give your immune system what it needs to fight off infection or illness. Here are 5 ways to ensure […]

Neck Pain Relief and Physical Therapy

Did you know that physical therapy is a common method of treatment for chronic neck pain? Care for neck pain through a physical therapy program typically involves treatment first to reduce pain or neck stiffness, and then creating an exercise plan that enables strengthening and stretching the neck. Physical Therapy Strategy for Your Neck Pain. […]

Knee Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

Knee pain or discomfort is one of the most common orthopedic issues individuals face. Before you start physical therapy for knee pain, your therapist will start with a thorough evaluation and assessment of your entire leg from hip to foot. Once assessed, your physical therapist will prescribe you a personalized treatment plan including exercises and […]

Trigger Point Therapy Treatment in Mission Viejo, Ca.

The human body is made of a network of muscles, joints and tendons. Trigger point therapy taps into the bodies internal network of muscles and tissue to unlock common chronic and injury related pain caused by tension and stress. Continuous movement can irritate tissue, and over time may lead to trigger points developing. Ultimately when […]

What Is Regenerative Therapy (Stem Cell Therapy) And How Does It Work?

So you’ve heard about stem cells on TV, you’ve heard reporters talking about stem cell research, tests and even experiments with cloning. At this point you may be wondering what exactly is regenerative medicine(stem cell therapy), and what are the practical applications for stem cell therapy? Is it something that you or a loved one […]

Join Us This Christmas In Adopting A Family!

As 2019 is winding to a close, Christmas is right around the corner. We know thoughts are starting to shift to the holidays and so are ours! Get togethers to plan, gifts to buy and trees to decorate. The holiday season can also become very busy, and with all the details to take care of […]