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After searching for a suitable pace to grow the clinic, we have located what we believe to be the perfect location for the team to address all of our patients needs.
On rather short notice, we are thrilled to be moving to the following location:
1500 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A
Seal Beach, CA 90740
We can now offer the same services and more, as we have 1100 additional sq/ft to work with.
Services will now include:
With Dr.Bryan Ales and Dr. Don Pack
Class IV K Laser Bio Stimulation
Whole Body Vibration
With Kelly Slater Degree RN,MSN,FNP
Medical Weight Loss
Spider and Varicose vein treatments and more…
Our last date of service in Huntington Beach will be this Friday July 19th, 2013
Our first day of service at the new location will be:
TUESDAY JULY 23, 2013
Scheduling remains the same at 714 698 5414
Office Hours will remain the same as well.
We look forward to taking A M A Z I N G care of each and every one of our patients and look forward to having you experience the OPR difference.
Peace and Optimal Health to All,
The OPR Team
The symptoms of poor foot mechanics can include any one of the following:
Localized foot pain
Bunions, hammer toes
Hip or back pain – even neck pain.
Stop in and speak to Dr. Don Pack our very own foot specialist. We offer custom orthotics, what is a custom orthotic you might ask.
A custom orthotic is a device designed to align the foot and ankle into the most anatomically efficient position. They look like insoles, but are biomechanical medical appliances that are custom made to correct your specific foot imbalance. Custom orthotics work on your feet much like glasses work on your eyes – they reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into proper alignment. The plastic body of the custom orthotic helps to re-align the foot by redirecting and reducing certain motion that takes place during the gait cycle. Custom orthotics fit into your shoes as comfortably as an insole – and they have the advantage of having been made from precise imprints of your feet.
We use state of the art technology to create your custom orthotic. The TOG GaitScan™ is an innovative diagnostic tool and digital casting device that allows practitioners to analyze patient biomechanics and order custom orthotic products. With 4096 sensors and a scan rate of 300 frames per second, GaitScan™ is the industry leader in dynamic scanning capabilities.
What does this mean for you? A new, in-depth method of assessing your gait cycle with a dynamic scan gives your health care provider access to a wealth of information that cannot be obtained with the naked eye. Over a million points of data are recorded, tracking minor flaws in your biomechanics and shedding light on issues that if left untreated, could develop into painful conditions over time.
The TOG GaitScan™ is a valuable education tool that provides practitioners with a comprehensive biomechanical analysis for each patient as well as clear, concise images to assess and articulate the need for orthotic therapy.
How many times have you been to a physiotherapist where you’ve had more time in the waiting room than face-time with the physio?
Well, according to University of Alberta physical therapy PhD grad Jorge Fuentes, how a physiotherapist interacts with a patient verbally, through eye contact, body language and listening skills is almost as important as the treatment itself.
“The way we are applying treatment today is not the best approach,” Fuentes says. “That might be the reason physicaltherapy interventions have such a modest effect for patients with chronic conditions. The therapeutic context, in which the interventions are delivered, matters. We have to take these non-specific factors into consideration.”
For his PhD dissertation, Fuentes found that how physical therapists interact with patients—open communication, active listening, eye contact, facial expressions, tone of voice—plays a significant role in pain reduction. It’s the first time that such non-specific factors of physical therapy treatment have been studied in arandomized controlled study.
In the study, 117 patients with chronic low back pain were split into four groups. The first received electrotherapy after limited, five-minute interaction with the physical therapist, who avoided eye contact and did not openly engage the patient. The second group received the same electrotherapy with enhanced interaction in which the physical therapist spent the entire 30-minute treatment with the patient and exhibited strong verbal and non-verbal communication.
The third group received the limited interaction while hooked up to electrotherapy, but the patient was unaware the device was not connected—what Fuentes calls “sham” treatment. Patients in group four received enhanced interaction with the same sham treatment.
Fuentes found that patients with enhanced interaction and real electrotherapy reported a three-point reduction in pain intensity on a 10-point scale, along with a two-kilogram increase in their pain thresholds—results he said that are considered clinically significant.
What was surprising, he said, was patients who received enhanced interaction during a sham treatment reported the next greatest improvement in pain intensity and threshold—even greater than the group that received actual treatment and limited interaction. The group that received limited interaction and a sham treatment reported the least change.
Fuentes says his findings, which he recently presented to strong feedback at the International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine Conference, are just the first step in understanding the importance of non-specific factors and optimizing treatment for patients.
Fuentes received his PhD from the U of A on June 5, capping off eight years of study that started with his master’s in rehabilitation sciences. Next month he returns to his native Chile to help improve that country’s clinical research and teaching in physical therapy.
Dr. Ales drilling some BJJ moves just before his IBJJF worlds tournament.
Dr. Bryan Ales is utilizing all of the many uses of the K-Laser. The technology has been proven to work time and time again. Some of the benefits to adding this tool to other treatment techniques are speeding up recovery & preventing life time scars from forming. Stop in at 19240 Beach Blvd. for some more information on the new Class IV K-Laser. Also keep an eye out for our monthly complimentary K-Laser treatment with Dr. Don Pack. If you have been to a chiropractor or any type of injury rehabilitation center that did not have the K-Laser, the only reason was because they couldn’t afford the K-Laser. Here at Optimal Performance and Recovery not a penny is spared to give all our clients access to state of the art technology at a reasonable price. Here is the K-Laser in action.
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Recommends Dr. Bryan Ales
Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney Recommends Dr. Bryan Ales for chiropractic care, treatment and other health care options. Located in huntington beach, CA 92648. Check out OPRecovery.com
Optimal Performance and Recovery is offering to new patients a complimentary K Laser treatment with Dr. Don Pack at OPR on Saturday May 11, 2013. Appointment times are from 10am to 1pm. Learn during your personalized treatment session, why it is such a powerful therapy and so effective at speeding the healing time for acute and chronic injuries. Call (949) 527-0245 today to schedule your 15 minute complimentary treatment before time slots fill up!
Heres some more information on the new Class IV K Laser.
The all new Q4 K-laser has many uses. Here Dr. Bryan Ales uses the K-laser to work on a recent cut above the eye of Brady Fink. This should remove any remaining inflammation and scar tissue.
Dr. Ales from Optimal Recovery and Performance performing a neck adjustment. Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest, drug-free, surgery-free therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other musculoskeletal conditions.Few other therapies can demonstrate a better safety record for the treatment of spinal pain syndromes. Of course, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. Even common over-the-counter medicines carry a risk. Fortunately, the vast majority of adverse effects associated with spinal adjustments are typically minor and short lived.
Dr. Ales from Optimal Recovery and Performance performing a lengthening technique before a neck adjustment.Chiropractic care is widely recognized as one of the safest, drug-free, surgery-free therapies available for the treatment of back pain, neck pain, headaches, and other musculoskeletal conditions.Few other therapies can demonstrate a better safety record for the treatment of spinal pain syndromes. Of course, no health treatment is completely free of potential adverse effects. Even common over-the-counter medicines carry a risk. Fortunately, the vast majority of adverse effects associated with spinal adjustments are typically minor and short lived.