February 25, 2018
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Physical Therapy for Snowboarding Injuries

Snowboarding is a very fun activity to do but it can also lead to some pretty big injuries. Physical therapy can be one way to rehab back from these injuries and also can be used to try and help prevent injuries from occurring. Park Physical Therapy are physical therapists in Massapequa that offer various treatment options to help rehab back from a snowboarding injury. There are many ways that physical therapy can help you prevent an injury when snowboarding. First and foremost having the right equipment is essential to avoiding any snowboarding injury. After that using physical therapy techniques like […]
February 18, 2018
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Physical Therapy for Nerve Damage

If you have ever experienced nerve damage, you know how serious a condition it can be. Affecting nearly 20 million Americans, nerve damage can severely impact your quality of life while being extremely painful in the process. In control of basically everything your body does, your nervous system plays a critical role in your well being. Sending messages from your brain and spinal cord to different parts of your body, there are three types of nerves you should be aware. Motor- which controls the voluntary movement of your muscles, sensory which allows you to feel or experience pain, and automatic- […]
February 12, 2018

Back Pain and Age

In the United States, 31 million Americans experience back pain and that number will continue to grow over time. Because the back is a confusing mix of bones, ligaments and muscles, simple strains or irritated joints can contribute to any form of back pain. Along with the 80 percent who will experience back pain in their lives, people who experience discomfort in their back spend $50 billion annually to treat their pain. These ailments increase as we steadily get older. With these facts, it’s important to treat back pain to put ease on your body and wallet. A Massapequa physical […]
February 6, 2018
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Physical Therapy for Knee Pain

If you are struggling with knee pain, our physical therapists in Massapequa at Park Physical Therapy are there for you. Knee pain is very common, there are a variety of reasons why one may have knee pain, and there is a variety of physical therapy techniques used to treat it. At Park Physical Therapy, we can show you different exercises that can help get your knees back in motion. After a physical examination, your physical therapist will introduce you to a series of exercises that you can practice at home. Some physical therapy exercises used specifically for knee pain include: […]
January 26, 2018
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Common Winter Injuries

With winter in full-swing, there are many cold-weather related injuries, that many people do not think about beforehand. Amongst those most at risk are those who participate in winter sports, but there are other injuries that can affect anybody during the winter months. At Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa, we treat all kinds of injuries, and we want you to be able to enjoy the winter injury-free. We have some advice on how to stay safe this winter. If you or someone you know participates in winter sports, such as hockey, ice skating, skiing, or snowboarding, read about how to […]
January 25, 2018

When And Why You Should Take Your Aches And Pains More Seriously

While having aches and pains is common, what many do not understand is that they might be more serious than they think. If you are unsure of the causes of your pain, our Massapequa physical therapists at Park Physical Therapy can help treat your aches and pains, and tell you why you should not ignore them.   There are many reasons why you may be experiencing aches and pains in strange places. One common source of pain is muscle tension. As muscle tension can sometimes be caused by an underlying medical issue, such as vitamin deficiency, stress, or even an […]
January 18, 2018
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Physical Therapy For Knee Replacement

For those who have osteoarthritis, fractures or any other bone diseases in the joints of the knee, a total knee replacement (TKR) is an option that many people may take. TKR is the process of removing the bones of the knee joint that are causing arthritic pain. These bones, whether it is the tibia, the thigh bone or femur, are usually replaced with an artificial material to fill the void left. However, these types of procedures take a lot of time to heal from and require the most precise and proper care. To ensure you get the best treatment, a […]
January 10, 2018
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Snow Shoveling Safety

Snow Shoveling Safety Everyone knows that sense of dread when you see a foot of snow on the driveway and know that you’re going to be the one to shovel. Aside from the hard work it requires, shoveling can result in serious injuries, and in some cases, can even be fatal. A study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy of The Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital saw 11,500 snow shoveling injuries were and medical issues were treated in the United States from 1990-2006. It’s important to stay cautious and smart this winter so that […]
January 3, 2018
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What is Frozen Shoulder?

What is Frozen Shoulder? Never heard of frozen shoulder? Don’t worry, you’re probably not alone. Affecting around 2% of the general population, frozen shoulder might not be as widespread and prevalent as other physical ailments, but the ramifications of the condition can be quite serious. Also known as adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder normally affects people between the ages of 40 and 60, with women being more susceptible to the condition than men. Characterized as pain and stiffness that can possibly leave your shoulder being immobilized, frozen shoulder is when the capsule in your shoulder thickens around the joint, thus limiting […]