Importance of Stretching

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.



 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

12/07/2020

 Acute Injuries vs. Chronic Injuries

At Farmingdale Physical Therapy West, we know the kind of impact an injury can have on your life. Unfortunately, injuries can completely dominate your everyday life. They can affect how you walk, talk, work or prevent you from doing what you love to do. Therefore, our mission is to help our Long Island patients deal…
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BioFreeze Pain Reliever

12/01/2020

BioFreeze Pain Reliever

Whether it’s from a sore, overworked muscle or joint discomfort, pain in our body can affect our day negatively. This is why pain management is so crucial to living an enjoyable, active and productive life.



2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

01/05/2018

2018 Physical Therapy Tips: Start the Year Right

The new year is an opportunity for us all to focus on self improvement. Whether you are seeking to improve your workout regimen or your physical well-being, the 2018 new year is the perfect time. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy, we’re ready to turn over a new leaf, too. As exercise and physical therapy specialists, we…
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Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

10/18/2017

Pre-Workout Nutrition: What and When to Eat Before Workout

A Pre-workout snack is just as important as any other snack throughout the day. It provides you with the energy and nutrients to perform your best during your workout. But, that is, only if you eat the right kind of foods. Processed foods or a large serving of fatty foods can make you feel sluggish…
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What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

10/12/2017

What Comes First: Cardio or Strength Training?

Cardio is a vital part of any workout regime whether it is for weight loss, bodybuilding, strength training, or sports training. It increases our endurance levels and is also an important way to preventing all sorts of health problems and diseases. But, when is the best time to do cardio? Recent studies show doing cardio…
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5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

09/27/2017

5 Easy Ways to Stay Active

Like most people, you probably spend a lot of time sitting. Whether it is in your car, at your desk, or on the couch, studies show, on average, we sit 7.7 hours a day, and some results estimate people sit up to 15 hours a day. The American Medical Association says that sitting for extended…
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08/27/2017

5 Ways to Stop Cravings

If you’ve ever been on a diet before, you’ve probably experienced food cravings every now and then. A food craving is a strong desire for certain foods, usually the type that are often restricted when dieting, like foods high in sugar and carbs. Succumbing to cravings while on a diet is a big part of…
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5 Tips for a Healthy Digestive System

08/25/2017

5 Tips for a Healthy Digestive System

“Your digestive system breaks down the foods you eat into the nutrients your body needs. If you neglect your digestive health, your body could run into problems digesting foods and absorbing those nutrients,” according to everyday HEALTH. The most common problems related to the digestive tract are bloating, gas, nausea, diarrhea, constipation and heartburn. These…
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08/21/2017

Proper Way to Cool Down After Working Out

After any workout session, resistance training, HIIT or cardio your muscles begin to break down. “The immediate time after exercise is essential to muscle and tissue repair, strength building and overall recovery. The post-workout phase is a critical part of any exercise routine,” says Fabio Comana, an exercise physiologist with the American Council on Exercise.…
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