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Keep Surfing.. For Life

DIY Online Surf Wellness to help keep you healthy, pain free, and connected to the ocean for life.

Lessons Learned From the 2016 #PaulMitchellSupergirlPro

Last time Surfer’s Edge Therapy participated in an Oceanside based event was in October, 2015 at the ISA junior world championships event, where there was a great opportunity to watch some of the worlds up and coming surfing athletes (and possible olympians). The contest in October also gave...

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Hashtag Surf-Life

I love surfing. I am sure most people do. I spend countless hours trying to arrange my life and my lifestyle to incorporate the ocean, proximity to the beach, and surfing as a way of life. But lately, sometimes, I feel like these efforts are futile. Despite my career path being attuned...

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What Should I Eat Before or After I Surf For Optimal Recovery?

When I started my business Water’s Edge Physical Therapy initially in 2013, I had the opportunity to meet an amazing nutritionist, Heather Fleming with Conscious Nutrition. Heather has a really fresh and open minded approach to creating healthy meals. She has helped many of my clients and...

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Gluten Free For A Week… And Counting

After suffering from a several month episode of worsening headaches, I decided to take the plunge and eliminate gluten from my diet. Migraine sufferer for years, the last few months had really gotten me, and so it was time to take a stand. Not gonna lie, living half my life out of a suitcase/...

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When a Lumbar Disc Injury and Arthritis Stop You From Surfing.. What Do You Do?

The Irony: It takes one to know one.. right. The shoemakers children run barefoot… of course A physical therapist (specializing in working with surfers) with a significant back injury..-argh. What started as a work injury grew into a nag, which grew into a pain, which ultimately has...

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What Does Surfing, Baby Boomers, and Healthcare Have to Do With Anything?

Most of us are aware of the fact that the baby boomer generation is aging and growing into the largest retired- medicare beneficiary group that the United States has seen to date. The sheer number of Medicare beneficiaries is projected to grow from 50.7 million in 2012 to 81 million...

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Keeping Afoot of Change with Competitive Surfing Injuries..

Yowwwzers! After retrieving my jaw from the floor and processing the severity of what had happened to his foot, I couldn’t help but to think.. well.. this season is probably done. Not to be Debby Downer, but he fully broke and displaced his third and fourth metatarsals… on his rear foot....

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How 65-Y.O. Gary Linden Overcame An Osteoarthritic Hip & Kept Surfing Big Waves

This post was published on TheInertia, and can also be accessed here: https://www.theinertia.com/surf/how-65-y-o-gary-li... photo credit: Edwin Morales About a year ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Gary Linden at the Boardroom surfboard show in Del Mar. Gary had been having some trouble...

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