Travel Pain-Free with Dr. Li | FINAL Part

  • December 21, 2018

Hello! This is Dr. Michael Li from Mobility Plus.    Today we’re going to talk about how to move larger luggage off the airport conveyor belt.   Last time we talked about using the hips only –same theory today, but this time since the luggage is going to be so much bigger, it’s okay to round your back.   But […]

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Travel Pain-Free with Dr. Li! | Part TWO

  • December 20, 2018

Hello! This is Dr. Michael Li from Mobility Plus.  One of the BIGGEST complaints we’ve heard from our patients while traveling is:  After they get off the plane and pick up their luggage, they hurt their back. So, I’m going to show you this simple strategy to avoid that problem.  When you get to the conveyor belt instead […]

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Travel Pain-Free with Dr. Li | How to Use Your CORE to Protect Your BACK!

  • December 17, 2018

Hello! This is Dr. Michael Li from Mobility Plus.   Holidays are upon us. We know we’re going to travel and spend a lot of time in the car or on the plane, and that’s not going to be friendly to your low back.   So, I want you to do this or try this while you’re […]

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2018 December Newsletter | The Gift of Health

  • December 3, 2018

December can be a hard month for healthcare. With all the parties, get-togethers, comfort food and drinks it can be easy to lose track of the healthy habits you’ve built throughout the year.   This holiday season, try thinking of healthy acts as small gifts to yourself.  We’ve compiled some easy, cheap tips and tricks to improve your […]

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Low-Back Series with Dr. Ashley Agcaoili | Final Part!

  • November 6, 2018

Hello!  The past two weeks we have been focusing on the posterior muscles of the hip.  If you read the second part of this series, you learned that the hip joint must be able to move in multiple planes of motion.  Today, we will work our way to the front of the hips, targeting the hip flexor muscle […]

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2018 November Newsletter | Thankfulness

  • November 1, 2018

First, I want to start off by saying: We are SO thankful for all of our patients and network of great people we get to interact with each year. YOU are why we do what we do!  Next, I want to address the idea of thankfulness. It’s a bit of a buzzword these days, but I find […]

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Low-Back Series with Dr. Ashley Agcaoili | Part 2

  • October 29, 2018

If you’ve read part 1 of this series, we emphasized the importance of hip stability and mobility and its relationship to low-back pain.  Our hip joint is classified as a “ball and socket” joint and should be able to move in multiple planes of motion: frontal (abduction/adduction) and transverse (flexion and extension).http://amactraining.co.uk/resources/handy-information/free-learning-material/level-3-exercise-and-fitness-knowledge-index/level-3-72-exercise-and-fitness-knowledge-the-hip-joint/Without this, our low backs […]

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Low-Back Series with Dr. Ashley Agcaoili | Part 1

  • October 23, 2018

Low back pain is the single most expensive health care expense in the US, in front of cardiovascular conditions and cancer. How do you deal with low back pain? Every once in a while we “throw” our backs out due to some trivial, sudden movement.If you know what I’m talking about, the pain is sharp and it […]

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2018 October Newsletter | That’s Scary!

  • October 1, 2018

Over the years at Mobility Plus we have seen many sides of personal healthcare. Fads, myths, and misunderstandings run abound in this arena. Some of them are downright scary!  So, we want to address a few of the most popular ideas that haunt our dreams at night….  1. Inflammation and swelling are bad.  Most people equate swelling and […]

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Shoulder Reach Up: Part 4 – Putting A “Twist” To It

  • September 10, 2018

Wow!  Four weeks went by fast eh?  This is the last installment of the mini shoulder series.  We went over mid back mobility, core activation, and putting the two together.  Today, I am going to show you how to kick it up a notch by combining all three concepts into another dimension (literally). I am referring to […]

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