#32 - Episode 32 - Pickleball and the Mental Gym feat. Gaby Bolivar
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4M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Gaby Bolivar, PH.D. Gaby is a Socal native, Latina, and a licensed clinical psychologist by day. She coined the term, “Therapy is the mental gym” and specializes in health and wellness to help her clients live an authentic, healthy, and wholehearted life. As an athlete throughout her life, she has experience with the mindset it takes to make daily, habit changes to achieve both physical and mental well-being. Growing up, she played multiple sports including soccer, track and field, taekwondo, figure ice skating, and tennis. Afte ..read more
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#31 - Episode 31 - What Your Shoulders Need feat. Jonny Blue, PT, DPT
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5M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Jonny Blue, PT, DPT. Jonny graduated from Loma Linda University with his Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2011. As a result of his experiencing playing baseball in college, being a life-long surfer, and an active gym goer he developed an interest in working with active adults who want to get back to the hobbies they love. All information, content, and material of this podcast is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified ph ..read more
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#30 - Episode 30 - Pickleballing with Chronic Kidney Disease feat Kathy Crotts, RDN, Kidney Care Conversations
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7M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Kathy Crotts, RD. Kathy Crotts, RD is a registered dietitian who’s made it her mission to help people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), stages 2-4.  After many years of working in a variety of nutrition and healthcare settings, Kathy decided to go out on a limb and start helping the group that she LOVES – people with CKD. What started as a quest to learn a new skill set turned into a passion to help people navigate the plethora of information received when diagnosed with CKD. All information, content, and material of this p ..read more
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#29 - Episode 29 - Maximize Your Play and Energy Through How You Breathe! feat. Karin Ravalese
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7M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Karin Ravalese, MSc, ACSM. "Feeling tightness doesn’t always mean you should stretch. Our bodies will create tightness if it doesn’t feel safe. The ability to take in a good quality breath is what protects and helps us create stability around our center of mass. The importance of breathing through your nose and how breathing through the mouth can cause a slue of issues such as teeth, grinding, crooked teeth, congestion, and decreases your ability to fight off pathogens. Breathing through your nose, and proper diaphragm mechanics ..read more
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#28 - Episode 28 - What Many Pickleballers are Missing in Performance feat. Rhett Polka, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS, One80 Physical Therapy
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9M ago
Happy National Physical Therapy Month! In celebration, bringing you more PT tips! In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Rhett Polka, PT, DPT, OCS, CSCS. Rhett Polka is the owner of One80 Physical Therapy and founder of the patented One80 System Online educator, keynote speaker, soon to be author. All information, content, and material of this podcast is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. IG: @theone80system Website: www ..read more
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#27 - Episode 27 - Healthy Pickleballing feat. Brien Lee, PT, DPT, CSCS, TheHealthyPickleballer
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10M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with Brien Lee, also a pickleball PT, about why there is such a frequency for injuries and how to prevent them. Dr. Brien Lee is a physical therapist and certified strength and conditioning specialist, specializing in orthopedics and sports medicine. With a particular focus on pickleball players, Brien strives to promote health and well-being both on and off the court. Brien is also the host of the Healthy Pickleballer podcast, where he shares valuable insights, interviews experts, and discusses various topics related to maintaining a ..read more
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#26 - Episode 26 - Microgreen Pickleball Power! feat. Grace Legaspi, PT, TinyLeafFarm
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10M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with…Grace Legaspi, PT and microgreen farmer. I’m Grace Legaspi, step mom, farmer, physical therapist and juice therapist. I have been growing microgreens for 3 years. I make eating vegetables fun and stress-free especially for moms with picky eaters. That includes their husbands and kiddos! All information, content, and material of this podcast is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider. Chec ..read more
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#25 - Episode 25 - Staying Nourished for the Traveling Pickleballer with Casey Atwood, RDontheRoad
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10M ago
In this episode, your host Sarah Leong-Lopes, PT, DPT chats with registered dietitian nutritionist, Casey Atwood, from the blog RDontheRoad, about tips and strategies pickleballers can use when travelling. Wouldn't you like to get to game day and not have to worry about whether your meals and digestion will interfere with your performance--or comfort? You know what we're talking about! All information, content, and material of this podcast is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified ph ..read more
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#24 - Episode 24 Improve Performance and Recovery within Minutes! featuring Lori Diamos, PT Pearls
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11M ago
In this episode, your host and physical therapist Dr. Sarah Leong-Lopes is joined by Lori Diamos of PT Pearls about the benefits of BFR (blood flow restriction) as a modality to help with recovery and performance for pickleball athletes at any phase of their journey! Lori Diamos has been a physical therapist and wellness expert for almost 30 years after graduating from Ithaca College with a master of science degree in physical therapy in 1995. She uses a holistic, head to toe, functional approach in her assessment, treatment and manual techniques to more effectively and efficiently get to ..read more
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#23 - Episode 23 Listen to This If You've Gotten Hurt Playing Pickleball--Or Want to Avoid Injury!
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by Pickleball Physio
11M ago
Dr. Sarah Leong-Lopes, physical therapist, joined by Pickleball4Health's Dr. Princess Leong, certified pickleball coach and physical therapist talk about ways to be proactive in your injury recovery right now! Follow Princess on social media! Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/pickleball4health/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Pickleball4Health All information, content, and material of this podcast is for informational purposes only and are not intended to serve as a substitute for the consultation, diagnosis, and/or medical treatment of a qualified physician or healthcare provider or pe ..read more
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