Many of our patients suffer from chronic constipation. An important part of our therapy is to provide patients with the tools to manage their symptoms at home.

February 10, 2016

Many of the patients we treat at Lokahi are here because of chronic illness, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), endometriosis, or Interstitial Cystitis (IC). Our physical therapy treatments help reduce pain and other symptoms by increasing blood flow to the affect...

February 1, 2016

Essential oils seem to be one of the hot topics of conversation these days. They have
been suggested to naturally treat any ailment under the sun, from anxiety to warts. There are a growing number of companies who manufacture these oils. Two of the common names are Dōt...

Over the last few years these power balls have been my signature snack and they never get old.  My favorite part is that I can change up the nut butter or fruit and end up with completely different flavors if I get bored of my staple: almond butter, slivered almonds, a...

January 25, 2016

New moms sometimes don't know that the physical changes their bodies went through during pregnancy and childbirth are normal, and that help is available for overcoming the discomfort. Here are 5 things women often don't know can be successfully addressed postpartum by...

January 22, 2016

It seems as if winter has finally decided to come to the United States! Various parts of the country are experiencing snowstorms, flights have been canceled, and rain is finally falling on California again. With all this cool weather, soup is the perfect choice for din...

January 18, 2016

Recovering from childbirth can sometimes be a difficult process, but seeing a good physical therapist can help reduce symptoms and speed healing. Here are the five most common reasons women come to see me post-partum:

1. Urinary or fecal incontinence

No new mother, o...

January 15, 2016

Being diagnosed with a pelvic pain disorder may be more than just uncomfortable. Sometimes a diagnosis, such as IC or endometriosis, carries with it a new way of eating. Many people with chronic pain disorders are put on anti-inflammatory diets by their doctors or nutr...