October 2017: Happy National Physical Therapy Month!

October is finally here and that means it is National Physical Therapy Month! We here at Farmingdale Physical Therapy West are encouraging you to learn of the many benefits of choosing physical therapy first when you have pain.    Choose PT over Opioids for Pain A major crisis we are facing in the United States…
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FPTW Annual Food Drive

Farmingdale Physical Therapist West is teaming up with St. Jude (Episcopal) of Wantagh to for it’s annual food drive to benefit families in need for the holidays. If you would like to participate, please bring in any canned food items to Farmingdale Physical Therapy West by December 23rd, 2016. Your donations are much appreciated. Happy Holidays!

Reminder: 2016 National Multiple Sclerosis Jones Beach Walk (May 21st)


Reminder: 2016 National Multiple Sclerosis Jones Beach Walk (May 21st)

his year, the employees of Farmingdale Physical Therapy West will be participating in the 2016 National Multiple Sclerosis Jones Beach Walk to show support to those affected by Multiple Sclerosis. The walk will be on May 21st and is set to begin at 10am in parking lot #5.

Spring into Action


Spring into Action

Sunday was the first day of spring and since it snowed we can only get warmer from here! Which means we can start going outside again! Getting outside has endless benefits. Starting from breathing in fresh air, getting vitamin D, and exercising.


FPTW Casual Friday Donations

When you stop by the office on a Friday, you might notice something a little different. Since October of 2014, Farmingdale Physical Therapy West has been conducting “Casual Fridays for a Cause”. For this initiative, we have been asking all employees who would like to “dress down” for Causal Friday to make a contribution to…
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International Left-Handers Day

Mark your calendars because tomorrow, August 13th, is International Left-Handers Day! International Left-Handers Day is a special time of the year where friends and families show how proud they are to be left-handed and also raise awareness of several issues left-handed individuals deal with in a right-handed dominant world. According to the Huffington Post, lefties…
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Locks of Love Charity Donation

Over the last two years, I decided to grow my hair out to donate to the Locks of Love Organization. Locks of Love is an organization that is devoted to helping every child suffering from medical hair loss. Most recipients are financially disadvantaged children, ages 21 and under, who suffer from long-term medical hair loss…
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How To Create A Safer Environment In Your Community

Recently I participated in a built environment experiment in which many participants self-reported several dangerous and unsafe recreational paths in their community. The projects ranged from analyzing the safety of intersections to figuring out how we can make drivers more aware of their obligations when approaching school zones. For my project, I decided to analyze…
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