February 12, 2019
physical therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy for TMJ

Physical Therapy for TMJ TMJ, also referred to as TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder), occurs when the temporomandibular joint is out of place. This can cause pain and makes controlling the muscles in the jaw incredibly difficult. Luckily, our physical therapy in Massapequa can help treat any TMJ issues you have.   Symptoms If you think you have TMJ disorder, look for these symptoms: Popping sounds coming from your jaw Pain radiating anywhere from the neck above Migraines Dizziness Struggling to open your jaw   Causes There are quite a number of causes of TMJ. Some of those causes include:   […]
January 10, 2019
sports rehab in Massapequa

How Sports Rehab Can Help You

How Sports Rehab Can Help You When you injure yourself on the field, court, or ice, getting care right away is the most important thing you can do.  Even waiting a day can have negative effects on how well you progress back from an injury. That’s why sports rehabilitation programs are so important for athletes. Our sports rehab in Massapequa, NY will work with you and create personalized plans to make sure you make it back to the game you love feeling better than ever!   Common Sports Injuries Athletes will experience a variety of different injuries during their playing […]
December 23, 2018
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Winter Weather and Back Pain

Winter Weather and Back Pain Winter is upon us which means for many people, their back pain can act up around this time of year.  Winter does not have to be synonymous with back pain, and there are ways you can ease or prevent your pain during this season.  It helps to be prepared for what all of winter will bring. If you need help with your back pain or any other physical pain, our physical therapy in Massapequa Park at Park Physical Therapy may be the answer.     Causes The winter months can bring specific causes for back […]
December 12, 2018
Happy Holidays

Staying Active During The Holidays

Staying Active During The Holidays The holidays are coming which means family, a surplus of stress, and more food consumed than necessary.  During this time of year, it is difficult to find time to stay fit. That is why when you have free time, you have to take any chance you can to stay active.  In the event you or anyone you know have sustained an injury, our physical therapy in Massapequa at Park Physical Therapy can help!         Holiday season activities   Family activities – You do not have to workout alone.  Before or after dinner, take a […]
November 26, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Battling Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Battling Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal tunnel syndrome can be difficult to deal with day in and day out. Yet with proper care, this condition can be managed to minimize pain and discomfort. If you are looking for physical therapy in Massapequa, NY, then Park Physical Therapy can help you get back to living your best life. What is Carpal Tunnel? Carpal tunnel syndrome can be diagnosed as numbness and tingling in the hand as your wrist can experience a pinched nerve which results in swelling. The carpal tunnel is a passage within your wrist that controls the movement and feeling […]
November 26, 2018
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Treating Your Herniated Disc

Treating Your Herniated Disc Do you suffer from a herniated disc? This type of injury can be very taxing on the body and should not be neglected.  If you are seeking physical therapy near Farmingdale or Massapequa, our team at Park Physical Therapy can help treat your pain. We will use proven and effective methods to help rid the pain and allow you to live comfortably.  Contact us today if you are in need of care. What is a Herniated Disc? A herniated disc refers to an issue with the disc which acts as a rubber cushion that helps to […]
October 30, 2018
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ACL Tears and How Physical Therapy Can Help

ACL Tears and How Physical Therapy Can Help An ACL tear is not the type of injury you can take lightly. Also known as the anterior cruciate ligament, the ACL is one of the most important ligaments that connect your thigh bone to the shin bone. As a result, if the ACL is torn, it can vastly diminish your range of motion and can take months, or possibly years, to fully recover from. At Park Physical Therapy, with physical therapy near Farmingdale or Massapequa, we can help you get back on your feet and help you recover from any injury […]
October 25, 2018
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The Importance of Running Safely

The Importance of Running Safely While running may be an activity we take part in, many of us don’t know how to run properly and safely over time.  Running is a great way to get into working out, but it’s not worth risking injury if you aren’t running safely. If you’ve experienced an injury from a run, visit our sports rehab in Massapequa, NY at Park Physical Therapy. Shoes Having the right equipment for a run is just as essential as the run itself. When looking for a pair of shoes for running, here are a few things to keep […]
October 12, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy for Diabetics

Physical Therapy for Diabetics Diabetes is a condition that millions of Americans suffer from. If you’re looking for proper treatment for your diabetes, our physical therapy in Massapequa can make a custom plan that will help you. At Park Physical Therapy, we will help you manage your diabetic symptoms and get you back to doing the things you love. What We Can Do For You There are many treatment options that physical therapy can offer in regards to your diabetes: Exercise – A great way to treat diabetic symptoms is resistance exercise. Exercising and staying active is so important because […]