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Dr. Cathy Kim

Dr. Cathy Kim is a Board-Certified Family Medicine physician and Body Function Specialist. She practices in Camarillo, CA and specializes in complex cases.

Standing and Fascial Stiffening | Ep. 9

In this video, learn how the mechanics of knee joint hypermobility affects your posture and stiffens your musculature.  Restore fascial elasticity and vitality by adopting my functional medicine approach to daily movement.  Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn more. Transcription: Hi, I’m doctor Cathy Kim and I’m a Body Function Specialist. …

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The What and Why of Anti-inflammatory Diet

In this lecture, I help you understand what inflammation is and why all of us should care about an anti-inflammatory lifestyle.  Transcription: Thank you for coming to my Zoom lecture today. I’m Dr. Cathy Kim and I’m a Body Function Specialist.  In my Functional Medicine practice, I address metabolic and structural imbalances and my content …

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Dr. Cathy Kim Featured on Medical Staff Voice Live

Watch (or read) below to learn more about Dr. Cathy Kim in this Podcast for her local hospital. 00:53 Background and Training:  “Korean-American Hillbilly”02:45 Unique Speciality:  “Gray Area” Physician04:17 Medical Philosophy:  “Everything is Plastic”07:13 Curing the Untreatable:  “Advantage of the Long View”09:35 Converting Skeptics:  “Gravity Spares Noone”10:47 Practice Information:  Ventura and Camarillo11:38 Special Interests/Hobbies12:29 Game:  …

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Sitting and Fascial Plasticity | Ep. 8

In this video, learn how you can remodel your thigh fascia and promote elasticity by changing your mechanics of sitting. This is my functional medicine approach to proper sitting. Watch the video or read the transcript below to learn more. Transcription: Hi, I’m Dr. Cathy Kim, Body Function Specialist and Functional Medicine doctor.  My goal …

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Pregnant (or not) Low Back Pain Tips | Ep. 6

Often, just a small change can have a large and lasting impact.  Watch (or read) how activating a little-used muscle group can impact more than just Low Back Pain.  Transcription: Hi, I’m Dr. Cathy Kim, and I’m a Body Function Specialist. In my Functional Medicine practice, I help you understand how chronic inflammation and structural …

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Anti-inflammatory Essentials in the time of COVID-19

When working in underserved communities, I encounter many patients who are interested in naturally supporting their immune system as they recover from viral illnesses.   Aware of their limited finances, I’ve distilled Functional Medicine anti-inflammatory principles into a budget-friendly list of recommendations to accelerate their healing.  Since inflammation correlates with severity of COVID-19, I offer this …

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Dr. Cathy Kim featured on Kevin MD Podcast

I was recently interviewed by Dr. Kevin Pho on his podcast, ThePodcast by KevinMD.com, based on my Chest Pain blog article.  Watch (or read) as I describe my unexpected evolution from practicing conventional family medicine to pioneering a functional medicine style based on body mechanics and nutrition.   Transcription: Kevin: Hi and welcome to the show, where …

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Functional Foam Rolling | Ep. 5

Our muscles and fascia are so adaptable that they function like a close knit team, working together to compensate for each region depending on the movement — reaching, bending and twisting, etc.  Foam rolling applies localized pressure to break down the densest areas of our soft tissue and restore lost flexibility.     As a Functional Medicine …

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Thigh Muscles: The Case for Foam Rolling | Ep. 4

With less diversity of movement such as squatting or climbing, our modern lifestyle is resulting in loss of flexibility of our muscles and fascia, especially in our legs.  These front leg muscles attach to the pelvis, and directly influence the tilt of the pelvis day to day.  At a deeper layer, our hip flexors, shorten …

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