What are the Best Morning Stretches?

February 8th, 2018

For most people, a morning routine is critical to starting the day. Drinking a cup of coffee, eating a balanced breakfast, and watching television is a great start to the day. While this tradition is enjoyable, adding in a few morning stretches will reinvigorate your entire body. Not only will stretching energize you, but it will also help protect you from encountering injuries. As Long Island physical therapists, we consistently recommend morning stretches as a great way to start the day and prevent injury.

Managing Knee Osteoarthritis: The Effects of Body Weight

January 9th, 2017

Objective: To determine the effect of a 12-week lower body positive pressure (LBPP)-supported low-load treadmill walking program on knee joint pain, function, and thigh muscle strength in overweight patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Design: Prospective, observational, repeated measures investigation. Setting: Community-based, multidisciplinary sports medicine clinic. Patients: Thirty-one patients aged between 55 and 75 years, with

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