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The California Assembly bill 1000 was signed into Law and is now in effect!  But what does this mean to you?

This bill is pretty big news for our patients and Physical Therapy here in the state of California. Assembly bill 1000 was signed into Law by Governor Brown on October 7, 2013 and will be effective January 1, 2014.  What does this mean for MVP patients?  No longer will Californians need a physician diagnosis before seeking treatment from a physical ...

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Big News for Physical Therapy in California!

The California Assembly bill 1000 was signed into Law!  But what does this mean to you?

This bill is pretty big news for our patients and Physical Therapy here in the state of California. Assembly bill 1000 was signed into Law by Governor Brown on October 7, 2013 and will be effective January 1, 2014.  What does this mean for MVP patients?  No longer will Californians need a physician diagnosis before seeking treatment from a physical therapist… in short, you will ...

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Let’s Get it Started in Here

We all have ailments and conditions that we look to correct. The first and most often the hardest thing to do is to get started fixing the problem. Here at MVP we have many answers to your problems. None of which will work unless you get on track. Here are some tips on taking the initiative and starting Physical Therapy, Fitness Training and Sports Performance Training.

  • Physical Therapy

Once you are ready to start your physical therapy ...

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Strength Training for Triathletes

Over the past 4 years I have been competing in many local triathlon events, some years with unpleasant setbacks due to injury and other years with great performances.  Chronic hamstring strain, shoulder impingement and other minor pains and aches were some of my injuries I’ve encountered throughout the years. As a Strength and Conditioning Coach I have now implemented a lot of my background knowledge to my triathlon training program. Being that triathlon training requires high volume, high intensity efforts ...

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I just hurt myself, what now?

Well, let’s get the formalities out of the way first… If you are seriously injured, please seek medical advice from a medical professional such as a medical doctor or call 911 if it is an emergency!

Ok, now that we got that out of the way, let’s talk about some other less serious injuries that are a real pain in the…(fill in body part here).  Most of us have been there at one point in time.  Have you woke up with ...

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Getting to Know Your Health Insurance – FAQ’s

Frequently Asked Insurance Questions

 1.     What kind of health insurance does your clinic take?

We accept all PPO insurances, Medicare and we are “in network” with most all PPO insurance companies. Here are a few: Anthem Blue Cross, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Blue Shield, United Health Care, Aetna, Cigna, Health Net, Medicare and First Health. We also take auto accident claims, workers compensation, and Lien’s. If your insurance company is not listed, please feel free ...

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Easy tips to avoid early season injuries!

Training in preparation for…Training?

We know to warm up and stretch before we play or race, so it should make sense that we need to prepare our bodies before a tough season.  This is especially true when we return from an extended period of time off.  In a seasonal sense, most of us take a break in the winter months to recover and rest.  In some cases the time off may even be YEARS.  So why should ...

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Resolving YOU! Health, fitness and wellness…

How to Resolve YOU!  Health, fitness and wellness…

So, you resolved to make a change in your life like so many other folks who embark on this annual January quest.  How is that going so far?  Have you thought this thing through?  Did you reverse engineer your goal and break it down step by step to determine how you are going to tackle this monster?  We are willing to bet that you probably set your sights on either losing weight or ...

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3 Questions To Ask Before Starting a Youth Sports Training Program

There are many misconceptions about youth sports training programs. All parents want the best for their children, and nothing makes them more proud than seeing their children reach their full potential in sports. But when guiding their kids into athletic training, parents need to appreciate that they are still children. Young athletes must be put in the right situations to succeed. I would hate to have an athlete’s progress hindered due to lack of information. By addressing three simple questions, parents ...

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What Do I Do About Persistent Shoulder Pain?

Everyone has had joint or muscle pain that steadily disappeared with time.  So what does it mean when the pain doesn’t go away…when the sports cream doesn’t work…when the relief from massage is temporary…when the ice and meds can’t make it disappear…when ” just resting it” just frustrates you further!

Persistent shoulder pain usually persists because there is a much larger issue at hand and a simple fix just isn’t possible.  Shoulder pain can be debilitating and you don’t really understand ...

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