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01/11/2021

4 Tips to Help You Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic pain easily ranks among the most debilitating (and frustrating) issues for so many people. In fact, chronic pain regularly affects approximately twenty percent of Americans. This can mean less mobility, opioid addiction, depression and anxiety. Generally, it’s the reason for a much poorer quality of life. Additionally, chronic pain costs the United States somewhere…
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01/05/2021

Efficacy of Lower Body Positive Pressure Treadmill in PT Rehab

Objectives: Following this blog, the PT’s will be able to: Outcome Prepare a running program safely on the Alter-G for a patient with a variety of injuries Identify specific differences in running kinematics with varying BW% on the Alter-G Research protocols for specific injuries and utilize clinical decision making for progression/regression to prevent re-injury Behavioral…
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01/04/2021

Importance of Stretching

Each morning most of us initially wake up with a nice stretch. However, we are not doing the proper amount of stretching that should be done daily. The benefits of stretching daily can reach past the scope of the day and benefit us several years from now as we age.



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01/04/2021

Pros & Cons of CBD

Within recent years, CBD (known as cannabidiol) has provided pain relief to numerous individuals with few options and no alternatives for treatment. However, what exactly is CBD? And what are the advantages (and disadvantages) of using it? As per Wikipedia: CBD is “one of the 113 identified cannabinoids in cannabis (marijuana) plants and accounts for up…
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12/22/2020

Sports Concussion: Causes & Symptoms

At Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, many of our patients are athletes. Therefore, many of the treatments we administer are from sports-related injuries, both acute and chronic. A lot of sports, especially if they’re high-impact, can lead to several different injuries for the athletes who play them. As a result, we understand the best therapies for…
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