June 29, 2020

What Are Common Knee Injuries?

Knee injuries are one of the most common types of injuries in the United States. Whether it’s due to sports or aging, these injuries affect many people. Knee injuries are typically more severe than other injuries because of the number of tendons supporting the knee. Park Physical Therapy can assist you with any questions regarding knee problems. For more information about physical therapy in Merrick, schedule an appointment.
October 24, 2019
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What is Trail Running?

Running on roads can put a lot of strain and stress on a person’s body, but when runners want to take it up a notch or two, they may consider trail running. Trail running is almost the same as road running, yet the difference is you’re running through the heart of nature; mountains, rugged terrain, running over rocks, mud, grass and on some occasions snow. The strain and stress on your body that comes with trail running can cause injuries that require rehabilitation. Park Physical Therapy, an office of Physical Therapy in Massapequa, can help treat these injuries. Our expert […]
October 21, 2019
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Protecting Your Body Against Shin Splints

Shin splints can be a debilitating injury, especially if gone unnoticed for a prolonged period of time. If you or someone you know is suffering from shin splints, and are searching for physical therapy in Massapequa Park, contact Park Physical Therapy today for more information.    If you are an athlete and are experiencing discomfort in your lower leg after repeated strenuous activity, you may be suffering from shin splints, or the beginning stages of this injury. Shin splints are a running-related injury that can happen when there is pressure on your shinbone and the surrounding muscles and tendons. If you […]
September 20, 2019

Physical Therapy for Calf Strains

If you have suffered from a calf strain and are in need of physical therapy in Massapequa, NY, our experienced team at Park Physical Therapy is here to help. Our expert staff can help you excel through your recovery process and get you back out there playing the sport you love and living a comfortable life!  Common Signs of Calf Strains Calf strains are when the two muscles within your lower leg that make up your calf are pulled (the soleus and gastrocnemius muscles). This usually occurs when your internal muscles are overworked, often coming from exercise among various kinds […]
September 20, 2019

Remaining healthy for field hockey season

Field hockey season is quickly approaching, and maintaining injury prevention is crucial in a sport that requires physical contact. It is important to give yourself plenty of time to prepare and train, know the proper training techniques, maintain a healthy diet, and ease your way back into the game! Making sure that your body is in shape and prepared to play for the season is vital. Physical therapy in Massapequa, NY at Park Physical Therapy can help you get in shape for this upcoming field hockey season.  One of the best ways to prepare and stay healthy for the upcoming […]
August 29, 2019
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How To Prevent Summer Injuries

How To Prevent Summer Injuries With summer starting, that means it’s time to get outside and enjoy that sunshine and fresh air. Warmer weather draws everyone out of the house, with several different activities to do outdoors. Whether it’s going for a bike ride, swimming, or even just taking your dog for a walk you’ll find some way to not only enjoy the summer but get in some exercise. While this is all fun, it’s essential to take note of the possible injuries you could sustain. Before getting active outdoors make sure you prepare yourself to the possible physical demands […]
August 28, 2019

October is National Physical Therapy Month 2019

This October we are celebrating National Physical Therapy Month!  Here at Park Physical Therapy, our experienced physical therapists are eager to help you tackle any injury, condition, pain, or problem you are suffering from and improve your overall well-being.  National Physical Therapy Month is a great opportunity for us to remind you of all the benefits of physical therapy as well as all the ways Park Physical Therapy can help you and the services we offer.  Benefits of Physical Therapy: Physical therapy has a wide range of benefits and can help you in so many ways to move and feel better.  […]
August 24, 2019
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Whiplash After A Car Accident, Physical Therapy Can Help

Whiplash After A Car Accident, Physical Therapy Can Help While you may have walked away from a car accident without any significant injuries, you may still want to get checked out by a physical therapist. A sudden car accident may leave you in a state of shock and with injuries that may not be noticeable right away. One of those injuries being whiplash, the result of forceful and back and forth motion that occurs to your neck. While whiplash may go away within a couple of weeks, if entirely untreated, it could lead to chronic pain and long-lasting complications. If […]
August 21, 2019

Why Choose Physical Therapy?

Physical Therapists are specialists trained to help you reduce your pain, improve and restore mobility, strength, and activity after suffering an injury or after surgery. Physical therapists work to target any area of the body in need of strengthening or better mobility to help relieve stress and reduce pain.  With a great understanding of the bodies functions as well as injuries and surgical procedures, physical therapy in Massapequa can help give you the proper care needed to recover the quickest and best way possible.   If you are in need of physical therapy, we recommend speaking with our doctors of physical […]