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Proper Work Area Ergonomics

Nowadays, a huge percentage of employees work full-time jobs in office settings. Of course, there’s nothing wrong with this. However, it’s no secret that most of these positions are sedentary. Basically, this means that these jobs require sitting in a motionless, sitting position. Generally, this describes the entire day.  Obviously, as physical therapists, our patients’…
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ACL Injuries are a Growing Problem, Especially for Women

The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of four that keeps the knee in place. When you tear it, it is very difficult to do anything. 2 million people tear their ACL every year. Physical therapists are noticing a trend in ACL injuries, especially for women. An ACL injury can put patients out of work…
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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is a foot injury caused by inflammation of the plantar fascia and is most commonly found in highly active individuals. In addition, individuals who are highly overweight or wear shoes without the proper support of the arch of your foot are also at risk.

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The Importance of Resistance Training

Originally published on November 17, 2016, this post has been updated for relevancy and accuracy. Simply put, certain forms of exercise don’t get the praise they deserve. Of course, at Farmingdale Physical Therapy, just about every form of exercise is one we recommend. We’ll never discourage our patients from implementing regular, effective workout routines into…
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