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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.

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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?

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.

ACL Injuries: 5 Common Causes and Symptoms

January 30th, 2018

The ACL plays a critical role in the structure of the knee. Not only does it ensure that one can bend and maneuver the knee and leg effectively, but it also plays a large part in maintaining stability. When the ACL is damaged, though, it can pose a lot of issues for people. A fractured

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3 Most Common Shoulder Problems

October 16th, 2017

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons describe the shoulder as several joints that combine with the muscles and the tendons to provide a large range of motion in the arm. Many shoulder problems are caused by the deterioration of soft tissues in the shoulder region. Too much repeated usage of the shoulder from manual labor

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 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

August 18th, 2017

What is Considered an Acute Injury? According to the Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention, acute injuries are usually the result of one traumatic event. Common examples include: Wrist fractures Ankle sprains Shoulder dislocations Hamstring muscle strain   What is Considered a Chronic Injury? Acute injuries are less common than chronic injuries. Chronic injuries usually occur

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Sports Concussion: Causes & Symptoms

August 16th, 2017

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention describes a concussion as “a type of traumatic brain injury caused by a bump, blow, or jolt to the head or by a hit to the body that causes the head and brain to move rapidly back and forth. This sudden movement can cause the brain to bounce

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

August 14th, 2017

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons describes carpal tunnel syndrome as a condition that commonly causes pain, tingling and numbness in the arm and hand. This condition occurs when the median nerve, which provides feeling to the palm side of the thumb and to the index, middle, and some of the ring fingers, becomes compressed or

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Symptoms & Causes of Sciatica

August 8th, 2017

Orthopedic surgeon Stephen H. Hochschuler, MD defines sciatica by leg pain, tingling, numbness, or weakness that begins in the lower back and continues through the buttock down to the large sciatic nerve in the back of each leg. The symptoms usually affect only one side of the body and the pain from the nerve compression

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Text Neck: The Modern Spine Ailment

July 14th, 2017

Can you go a few minutes without looking down at your phone? Don’t worry most Americans can’t either. Which is why an increasingly common health problem is developing. Diagnosis: TEXT NECK Chiropractor Dr. Steven Shoshany describes text neck as the damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone or other wireless devices repeatedly for

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