4 Recommendations to Prevent and Management Lower Back Pain (LBP)

By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist Low Back Pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal condition WORLDWIDE! Research has shown that rest and medication actually makes LBP worse!Imaging is NOT indicated for most people with acute low back pain. Here are four recommendations to manage and prevent LBP: 1. Seek early non-pharmalogical treatment 2. Participate […]

How to Relieve: Headaches and Neck Pain

By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML Wellness Contributor @more.than.physical.therapy Neck pain and headaches go hand in hand and can sideline you from normal activities. Posture is a huge factor in neck pain and tension that leads to headaches. Here are 5 tips to reduce, manage, and eliminate neck pain and headaches from interrupting your normal routine. […]

Dr. Gabriella Rivera and The Impact of Virtual Learning

Written By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera @more.than.physical.therapy Have you considered the impact of virtual learning for your 4-7 year old? Increased screen time and sitting can lead to early posture problems for our children. The decreased ability to participate in play, P.E., recess, and imaginary play with friends increases sitting and inactivity in our children.  It […]

Spotlight Special: Dr. Gabriella Rivera, IML’s Healthy Lifestyle Contributor

Preventing Mask Related Neck and Jaw Problems Video By: Dr. Gabriella Rivera Dr. Gabriella Rivera, Physical Therapist is a California native. She graduated from California State University, Fresno with her BS in Kinesiology and pursued her Doctorate in Physical Therapy at Loma Linda University. She has experience in all physical therapy settings and enjoys seeing […]