Autocross Racing with Warriors on Track

When selecting a Sports Medicine training program it is important to identify what you want to get out of an education. If the interest is based on division 1 athletics, any program will likely provide ample opportunity to be on the sidelines of college sports. However, here in Long Beach, we like to take things…

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Reggie’s Revenge

The California coast has an abundance of marine life, however one of the more commonly seen injuries is that of the infamous sting ray. Sting rays tend to bury themselves in the sand in shallow water and can ruin your day if you step on them. Surfers will often shuffle their feet to avoid stepping…

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Alter-G Zero Gravity Treadmill

At Long Beach Memorial Sports Medicine Fellowship we pride ourselves in making education fun. After spending time discussing pathology related to our track and field athletes we decided to put our rotating resident, Dr. Odrin Castillo, and our Sports Medicine Fellow, Dr. Alex Hu, through some of the therapies used on our patients. As a…

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LA Fit Expo 2020

Part of doing a Sports Medicine Fellowship is deciding how you want to interact with the athletic community. Our physicians are heavily encouraged to partake in community outreach and engaging in a manner that allows for building relationships with various sports. Our 2019/2020 Sports fellow utilized his expertise in competitive weight lifting to organize a…

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Functional Movement Analysis with Motion Capture

Motion Capture Analysis Every once in a while we all get that chart that is excessively thick and full of “normal” diagnostic studies. Our Sports Medicine fellowship teaches how to evaluate for points of failure in normal functional movement. The Functional Movement Assessment is designed to evaluate when the body is compensating for a functional…

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