Eating Right: A Simple Technique for Reducing Pain and Inflammation

February 10th, 2019

Do you deal with chronic pain or inflammation in your daily life? It isn’t uncommon, but it is avoidable. While exercise is a crucial part of your physical therapy regimen, proper nutrition can also play an important role.  The foods you eat work to fuel your body, and eating the right ones can help you

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

January 20th, 2019

n one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Farmingdale & Lake Shore Physical Therapy Can Help

January 10th, 2019

Your shoulder is the most flexible and moveable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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Is Pain Stopping You From Getting Back in the Game?

December 20th, 2018

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, at least 100 million Americans are living with chronic pain (pain lasting longer than three months). As if this isn’t a troubling enough trend, in recent years, physicians have been prescribing more and more prescription pain medications, including opioids. In the year 2013 alone, physicians prescribed nearly

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Is Your Back Pain Caused by a Herniated Disc?

December 10th, 2018

A herniated disc is a condition that occurs along the spine. Most often, it is found in the lower back. The spine is comprised of 24 bones, and five of them are found in the lower back. There are also nerves and intervertebral discs in the spine. With a herniated disc, the jelly-like nucleus begins

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Don’t Mask the Symptoms: Treat the Origin of the Issue with Farmingdale PT!

November 20th, 2018

Looking for a Drug-Free Pain Solution? Look to Farmingdale Physical Therapy West. Pain can be a helpful messenger, an alert that something in your body needs fixing ‒ but it can also be an agonizing annoyance that ruins your quality of life. To make matters worse, many pain problems are rooted in deep-set underlying conditions,

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Overcome Knee and Hip Pain for Good with Farmingdale PT West

November 10th, 2018

Hip pain and knee pain are a part of life for many people. Cartilage in the knees, hip or lower back can wear down due to overuse and lead to discomfort or arthritis. Sometimes just a straight-up injury can cause pain. While some cases are so severe that they could require surgery to repair an

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Arthritis Pain Sufferers- Farmingdale Physical Therapy is here for You!

October 19th, 2018

Arthritis is a joint disorder, which features inflammation, pain and stiffness. There is also often a loss in movement with arthritis, as the joints are too inflamed to move. When only a single joint is involved it’s known as monoarthritis. If two or three joints are involved it’s referred to as oligoarthritis. To date there

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Start Stretching

October 10th, 2018

If there’s one thing that you can count on a physical therapist introducing into every session, it’s stretching. Yes, building strength and endurance is important. But whether you’re an athlete, or simply coping with the aches and pains of aging, increasing your flexibility through stretching is crucial. Here are some added benefits of stretching from

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How to Find Relief from Stress-Related Headaches

September 20th, 2018

Headaches are the third most common pain complaint throughout the world. They are debilitating and can greatly impact a person’s quality of life. Fortunately, Farmingdale Physical Therapy West has some tips on identifying and preventing headaches. By working with a trained physical therapist, you can experience immediate pain relief from stress-related headaches and other ailments

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