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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7 Simple Ways To Stay Active

September 10th, 2018

Too many of us have an all-or-nothing attitude when it comes to staying fit. We’re too “slammed” at work for the gym, or our kids’ activities are keeping us in the car — and off the track — for long hours. Yet, there are a few basic elements you can add into your daily life

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Treating Arthritis Pain Without The Meds

August 20th, 2018

Arthritis is a catch-all term used to describe more than 100 different kinds of joint pain and joint disease. While it’s commonly believed to be a condition that afflicts the elderly, the reality is that it can strike people in early middle age. In fact, elite male athletes are more likely to develop it than

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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?