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July 29, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Balance Training in Massapequa

Balance Training in Massapequa Balance training is often overlooked as cardio or strength training will come first. However, if people truly knew the benefits of balance training it would be a bigger priority than it’s seen to be. With certain balance equipment, you can enhance your overall muscle performance and strength. If you’re in the Long Island area we have Balance training in Massapequa and have had great success from it. Some main benefits to balance training are improved coordination because your muscle systems work together to achieve balance. Therefore your coordination improves making your daily activities enjoyable. Your reduced […]
July 22, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator Cuff Injuries An injury is the last thing any athlete wants to deal with. For many baseball players, swimmers, and tennis players injuring your rotator cuff is your worst nightmare. Your rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons located in your shoulder that help your shoulder with movement. The movement that your rotator cuff allows is crucial in many sports which is why it is important to get the right treatment for any injury to it that you may have. A rotator cuff is made up of four tendons and muscles. These are responsible for any movement […]
July 15, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

How PT Can Help Stroke Patients

How PT Can Help Stroke Patients Recovering from a stroke can often be a long process. Victims will usually start the rehabilitation process right away while they are still in the hospital. This rehabilitation process will differ in length depending on the individual’s stroke. A key member in getting you back in good health condition after your stroke is your physical therapist treating you with physical therapy for stroke patients. After your stroke you will begin physical therapy once your doctor says you are ready. The reason why physical therapy is important for stroke patients is because it will help […]
July 8, 2015

Injuries from Running

Injuries from Running Running is a very common activity for most people and is a great way to get fit and stay healthy. However, many people actually injure themselves from running because they either push themselves too hard or overuse their muscles. As a runner, there are definitely different measures you can take to avoid these injuries and being aware of the most common running injuries is one of the first steps you can take. Runner’s Knee Runner’s knee (also called Patellofemoral pain syndrome) is a common overuse injury and causes irritation in the cartilage right underneath the kneecap. Pain […]
July 1, 2015
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Why Park Physical Therapy Is Best

Why Park Physical Therapy Is Best There are many different options to consider when picking a Physical Therapist. Not all therapists offer the same treatment programs or have the same equipment. It is important to shop around to see who offers the things you need. Some practices are very limited in the services they offer, which is why Park Physical Therapy may just be the best option for you. With a wide range of services, with a very convenient location, combined with one-on-one care, Park Physical Therapy is simply the best option for physical therapy on Long Island. Including physical […]
June 24, 2015
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What Is Gait Training?

What Is Gait Training? One of the most important services a physical therapist can offer his or her patient is gait training. Gait training can be used on patients who suffer from a variety of injuries. Patients who have suffered from strokes, broken legs, knee replacements, joint injuries, or other injuries can all benefit from receiving gait training from their physical therapist. Come to our physical therapy in Massapequa and get treated today! If you find yourself in a situation where you need help standing or walking properly, then gait training is something you should consider. The primary goal of gait […]
June 17, 2015

Common Shoulder Injuries

Common Shoulder Injuries The shoulder is a commonly used area of the body, which means that it is prone to many different types of injury. Injuries to this region can be caused by deterioration, injury, and even disease. Some common afflictions that you probably have heard of include dislocation, separation, frozen shoulder, rotator cuff disease or tear, fracture, and conditions related to arthritis. Treatment can be very different for many of these injuries, but it is best to spot the symptoms early on to ensure that you get the most in-depth treatment possible. When the shoulder is dislocated, a doctor […]
June 10, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Parkinsons and PT

Parkinsons and PT Parkinson’s disease is a very scary and limiting degenerative disease that affects up to 60,000 Americans every single year. It can cause tremors, stiffness in movement, or moving more slowly than before. While it is best to be caught early on, it is often hard to spot, as it also does not affect most people who will get Parkinson’s disease before they hit their 60’s. There is no known cure, but there are treatments that make the symptoms more manageable and allow people to live as comfortably as possible. Physical therapy, as well as exercise, are great […]
June 3, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Meniscal Tears

Meniscal Tears Meniscal tears are one of the most frequently occurring injuries of the knee. They are very common in people who play contact sports, but anyone can be afflicted. The meniscus are two rubbery pieces of cartilage in-between where the thighbone and the shinbone meet in the knee. They act as shock absorbers and keep the joint stable. There are many different types of meniscal tears, but it is important to remember that they can happen to almost anyone. Generally, instantaneous tears happen in athletes. This can happen after twisting a knee or being tackled in a contact sport. […]