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Three Ways to Prevent Injury in CrossFit

When participating in CrossFit, as with any fitness regimen, there is inherent risk of injury. Currently, the evidence suggests injury risk with CrossFit is comparable to regular gym training and triathlon training, while still having lower risk than contact sports 1.With the high intensity and complex movements characteristic of CrossFit comes equally high prerequisite mobility […]

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Back to Skateboarding!!!

Hi guys! My name is Noelle Mulligan. I am a professional stunt woman, action sports enthusiast, and regular explorer. this past October, I got into a gnarly surfing accident. I was knocked off of the wave, the board came back and deeply sliced my ankle, As well as crushed the nerves, blood vessels and muscle […]

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B-12 Shots Available at SportsFit beginning May 2nd!

Beginning May 2rd, you can now receive your B12 shots at SportsFit. Vitamin B12 is a water soluble essential vitamin found in seafood, red meat, eggs, dairy and fortified cereals. B12 is required for the proper function and development of the brain, nerves, blood cells and many other parts of the body. Lack of adequate […]

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Git Fit for Los Angeles Marathon 2017

Sarah Noble: I signed up for the Los Angeles Marathon (my first marathon) this past summer to run for Kiss the Sky to raise awareness for Type 1 Diabetes and funds for the Faustman Lab, which is currently conducting phase 2 human clinical trials in hopes to cure the disease. My sister Kate has Type […]

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Pilates for Men at SportsFit

Pilates exercises are utilized at SportsFit for core strengthening, trunk stability, scapulothoracic stability, postural improvements, and overall strengthening. Although Pilates has been more popular among females, Pilates exercises offer several positive benefits for men as well. Here are some of the benefits specific to our male clients: The initial sessions with our new male clients […]

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Benefits and application of Foam Rolling in Physical Therapy

Some of the goals of using a foam roller during a patient’s rehabilitation include improving performance and flexibility, reducing post exercise soreness, reduce recovery time and help alleviate muscle pain/tightness. The term used for Foam rolling in physical therapy is “self-myofascial release”. “Fascia” refers to the connective tissue that binds muscles together. By applying pressure […]

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Patient Spot Light – Get Fit for Soccer

"I came to Sportsfit immediately following my first major sports injury in the beginning of 2016. Very quickly, Dr. Rebecca Pitts, her assistant Olivia, and the rest of the team came up with fun yet challenging ways to bolster my strength and my confidence. I left every session feeling energized, more knowledgeable of my prognosis […]

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How Light Therapy Works

At SportsFit, our goal is to utilize the time we have with our patients most effectively. In order to offer most optimal treatment sessions, it is vital that we utilize the time we have to apply our most effective modalities. This is why we have invested in state of the art laser and light therapy […]

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Physical Therapy First for Low Back Pain Lowers Cost

The cost of treatment for patients with low back pain (LBP) has a major economic impact worldwide. According to a 2006 review1, total costs associated with LBP in the United States exceed $100 billion per year, two-thirds of which are a result of lost wages and reduced productivity. Recent studies over health care cost indicate […]

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