Mobility

Movement Class

Feeling stiff? WFH got you down? Stand up and follow along with our latest episode of Stay Active, Stay Healthy. During the movement class, I touch on why it’s so important to move your body. Movement is genetically essential for our DNA. What that means is, moving your body signals your DNA to make healthy …

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The Time is NOW to Focus on your Health

I am sure you have all heard by now that the Shelter in Place order has been extended for a few more weeks. Meanwhile, more industries have been allowed to re-open including construction, childcare services, and outdoor businesses. Here at Platinum, we continue to be open as an essential service to provide you with the …

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Dr. Karo’s Top Stretches for Low Back Pain and Sciatica

We’ve got a new video for you with some stretches and movements you can do for your low back from the comfort of your own home! Which is where we all are right now. These movements can help to relieve low back pain, sciatica, hip pain, tight hip flexors, tight hamstrings, and herniated disc symptoms. …

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Stretches to Release Neck Tension

Tension builds in our neck and upper back throughout the day, especially if we are sitting and working at a desk. When tension builds in the muscles, we start limiting motion in our joints and that leads to less motion, more pain, more degeneration, and decreased health. Start doing these stretches throughout your day to …

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Secret Stretches to Prevent Pain

Interactive Mobility Class On Tuesday, March 10, Dr. Karo Isajan will be teaching an Interactive Mobility Class: Secret Stretches to Prevent Pain. We will be going over the best stretches for eliminating pain and bringing a better flow and ease to your body. This class will focus on the whole body, covering the best stretches …

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Nutrition For Health

Missed our nutrition seminar What to Eat & Why? You are in luck! We got an excerpt on video for you to check out. Our next Workshop on Tuesday, March 10 will be an interactive mobility class. Don’t miss it!

Sit at Work? Top 10 Tips For People Who Sit!

Make sure you sit upright in your chair. Choose a chair that supports good posture with back support. If your chair doesn’t have a  support that allows you to sit straight up with your shoulders back and relaxed, try sitting at the edge of the chair to keep your back straight.  This will help issues …

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Low Back Pain? It’s All in the Hips! SOLD OUT

Yes, you read that correctly. Our very first workshop of 2020 has reached capacity! In fact, we have a waiting list. If you haven’t reserved your spot, send Kristen an email to be added to the waiting list. If you have a spot reserved, be sure to attend or let Kristen know no later than …

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Low Back Pain? It’s All in the Hips!

Do you sit all day every day? If you’re like most people then you probably sit for an average of 11 hours per day… WOW!Do you wonder why your back hurts? One of the causes can be improper tensioning in your hips. Hip flexors are muscles that cross our hips in the front, when these …

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Mobility Workshop: Head to Toe Spinal Show

Join us on Tuesday Aug 13 for the Head to Toe Spinal Show, an interactive mobility based workshop. Dr. Karo Isajan will be going over corrective exercises that rehabilitate your body, keep your joints healthy, and improve your mobility. Areas of focus will include exercises you can do on your own to relieve Arthritis Disc …

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2nd Tuesday Workshops

We are excited about the workshop line up we have planned for the rest of 2019. We are on a mission to empower our community to live longer, healthier lives and have designed this line up to help you get the most from your care and give you tools to use for the future. Make …

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Exercises for Sciatica and Back Pain

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of your sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back at L1-S1, goes through your hips and buttocks, and down each leg. Next Tuesday we will be talking about what causes this and what you can do to help manage and prevent it. Our June workshop …

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Sciatica, Lower Back Pain, Leg Pain

Sciatica, Lower back pain, leg pain …. it is likely that yourself or someone you know has or is currently experiencing one or more of these symptoms. But what is sciatica really?  Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of your sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back at L1-S1, goes through …

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Relay for Life!

See you all this Saturday April 27 at 1 pm for our Relay for Life Mobility Class. The event will be held at Townsend Field (1111 Bellomy St. Santa Clara, CA). Everyone is welcome to attend the Mobility Class, even if you are not walking in the event. Come by and see what this community event …

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Shoulder Mobility & Rehab

Look at this good looking group of people! great to see everyone who made it to our workshop on Tuesday night. We hi-lighted some strategies everyone can do at home or at work to keep their shoulders healthy and happy. We went through some basic, but powerful movements starting from the neck out to the …

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Mobility Workshop: Shoulder Rehab

Join us on Tuesday April 9 at 6:30 pm for our Shoulder Rehab Mobility Workshop. Dr. Karo will be going over how our shoulders work and what you can do to decrease your risk of injuries and rehab injuries you may already have experienced. Space is limited for this interactive workshop, so RSVP today to save …

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Health Challenge Day 17: Hip Mobility

Ready for Day 17? We are moving on to Hip Mobility! Accumulate 8 minutes each side throughout the day. Check out this video from Dr. Karo. He has a movement that great for you hip and you can even do while sitting at work!

Movement Deficiency Syndrome

Dr. James Chestnut, who we had the opportunity to see present this weekend, coined the term ‘Movement Deficiency Syndrome’ to identify the necessity of both physical activity and exercise on human physiology, function, and health. Physical activity and exercise are necessary components to keeping our bodies in working order, via supporting our genetic requirement for sufficient and pure …

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Health Challenge Day 10: Shoulder Mobility

Platinum Health Challenge Day 10: Shoulder Mobility Now that our hips are all feeling great from yesterday’s challenge, it is time to give our shoulders some love. Day 10 is Shoulder Mobility! Check out this video from Dr. Karo showing some flexion and extension mobility for your shoulders. Accumulate 10 minutes throughout the day. How …

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Health Challenge Day 9: 8 min of Squatting

Platinum Health Challenge Day 9: 8 Minutes of Squatting Ready for Day 9? Sit in that squat! We all used to be able to do it… You may not be able to remember it, but before a baby can walk, it can sit in a squat. That includes you. Keep your feet flat on the …

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