5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Daily Activity

06/09/2022

5 Easy Ways to Increase Your Daily Activity

As any physical therapist will tell you: keeping yourself active and in motion is incredibly important for maintaining your long-term health. However, most of us lead very sedentary lives. In addition, you may work 40 hours a week, mostly sitting at a desk all day. On top of that, when not at work we are…
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How to Avoid Back Pain During Gardening Season

04/11/2022

How to Avoid Back Pain During Gardening Season

Now that spring has sprung here on Long Island, many of us will begin venturing outdoors again to pursue our favorite activities. While gardening can be a relaxing pursuit, back pain is common among those with a green thumb. Gardening season is almost here, so we’re sharing some helpful tips on how to care for…
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5 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Yoga

02/03/2022

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Doing Yoga

In addition to simply being a fantastic way to exercise, yoga can balance body, mind and spirit. Additionally, practitioners experience an invigorating sense of serenity and wellbeing throughout a challenging physical routine. The best thing about yoga? Anyone can reap the benefits – no matter what age, gender, size, strength or flexibility. And it yields…
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How Physical Therapy Helps Patients With Anxiety/Depression

12/01/2021

How Physical Therapy Helps Patients With Anxiety/Depression

Physical therapy can have a colossal impact on someone’s life. Often, these benefits involve physical health advancements – like strength, power, endurance, balance and mobility. While researchers recognize the many cognitive and emotional values, we tend to think of them solely as a means of physical healing.   However, physical therapy can improve much more than…
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How to be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active

10/12/2021

How to be Healthier, Stronger, and More Active

If you’re suffering from chronic pain, you know that being healthier, stronger and more active often seems unattainable. Fortunately, the key to a more active lifestyle is simpler than you think. With a few reliable guidelines, you could be well on your way to a significantly healthier lifestyle. Of course, physical therapy can help you achieve levels…
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Breast Cancer: The Benefits of Physical Therapy

10/01/2021

Breast Cancer: The Benefits of Physical Therapy

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. More than 15,000 women are diagnosed with Breast Cancer every year on Long Island. This is why at Farmingdale Physical Therapy we see the overwhelming necessity to aid in Breast Cancer recovery. We have the tools necessary to ease your pain, improve function and get you on the road…
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Pros & Cons of CBD

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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Covid-19 and The Physical Effects It May Have on Your Body

11/20/2020

Covid-19 and The Physical Effects It May Have on Your Body

Another Covid-19 blog. I know, most of you are sick of hearing about this horrid virus. Yet, it’s our job to provide you with information regarding the virus, steps you can take to prevent catching it, and some things you can do if you’ve already had it. In this article, we’ll mainly be focusing on…
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Why Your Body Aches When the Weather Changes

10/12/2020

Why Your Body Aches When the Weather Changes

Have you ever wondered why your knees, or your hips, or your back, etc. begin to randomly hurt when the weather changes from hot to cold? It’s a weird thing but believe it or not, it’s actually normal. On Susquenhannahhealth.org, they claim that changes in the biometric pressure can make your tendons, muscles, and any…
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