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Tired of Lower Back Pain? Here’s What To Do

August 10th, 2018

Low back pain is the nemesis of many. That familiar ache can limit time spent working, relaxing, and enjoying life. It can lead to irritability and a whole host of other health problems. And, yet, it’s surprisingly common. The World Health Organization estimates that in the United States, 149 million days of work are lost

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Reduce Pain and Inflammation Through Nutrition

July 20th, 2018

Whether you have a specific diagnosis or generalized pain in your back and joints, physical therapy can help. Healthy nutrition can also help. One of the quickest ways to reverse nutrition-based inflammation is to stop eating the foods most associated with it. Unfortunately, for many people, these foods tend to be convenience items. That means that you may need to readjust how you think about preparing meals and snacks in your quest for pain relief.

Flat Feet: How Physical Therapy Can Help The Pain

April 10th, 2018

Flat feet is caused by many things, genetics, age, weight, etc., and can create painful body issues. A physical therapist can treat and suggest simple lifestyle changes like exercises to lengthen and strengthen muscles, shoes and insoles that will lift the arch and posture builders to engage and strengthen the core. But those with flat feet should understand..

What Are the Different Types of Chronic Pain?

March 15th, 2018

Living with chronic pain conditions isn’t easy. But, having the necessary accommodations (including physical therapy) will allow you to be able to cope and get through the daily pain. Chronic pain will affect your mood, energy levels, sleep, and memory during your day-to-day life. To everyone around you, it may appear that nothing is wrong. Internally, though, you could be experiencing consistent discomfort in one or more parts of your body. In this blog post, we will discuss fibromyalgia, myofascial pain syndrome, and headache arthritis.

Physical Therapy Treatments for Multiple Sclerosis

March 12th, 2018

The other night at family dinner the conversation moved to my sister telling the family that her best friend was recently diagnosed with multiple sclerosis. My family members did not know much about the disease and were asking my sister all types of basic questions; such as what is it?

March Newsletter

March 9th, 2018

The March Newsletter is now available for you to read. This month you find ways to continue living an active life free of pain, factors to determine if your back will hurt when you get older, a healthy recipe for Lemon Chicken and more.

Why Are Home Exercise Programs Important?

February 23rd, 2018

To recover from an injury, developing a routine is important. While resting at home, you may elevate your injured limb, or soothe it with ice. Each week, you are visiting a Long Island physical therapist to receive treatment. For almost all physical therapy patients, another essential component of this recovery routine is completing your recommended home exercise program. In this post, we’ll explain why your home exercise program is important, and how you can be proactive in your own recovery.

Acute Injuries: How Are They Caused, Treated and Prevented?

February 16th, 2018

Whether you have been consistently active for a long time, or are just beginning to become more active, paying attention to your body is crucial. Slight aches and pains are normal, but consistent pain is not. This consistent pain could be the result of an acute injury. As a Long Island physical therapy practice, we have become proficient in acute injury treatment. In this post, we will discuss how acute injuries are caused, treated, and prevented. Read on to learn more.

What are the Best Morning Stretches?

February 8th, 2018

For most people, a morning routine is critical to starting the day. Drinking a cup of coffee, eating a balanced breakfast, and watching television is a great start to the day. While this tradition is enjoyable, adding in a few morning stretches will reinvigorate your entire body. Not only will stretching energize you, but it will also help protect you from encountering injuries. As Long Island physical therapists, we consistently recommend morning stretches as a great way to start the day and prevent injury.

February Newsletter

February 7th, 2018