April 5, 2016

Bicycle Safety

Bicycle Safety If you are an avid cyclist, you know that your safety is a key component you need to think about when riding. It’s important to know the laws of the road and follow the traffic signs as it will help keep you safe and avoid an accident or injury. Biking is a fun activity, but it’s important to know how to go cycling safely so you can enjoy it. When going cycling on the main road or where cars will be, it is important to bike in the same direction as the traffic and not to go against […]
March 29, 2016
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Joint Pain and How Park Physical Therapy Can Help

Joint Pain and How Park Physical Therapy Can Help Your joints support your body and allow you to move, and if you experience joint pain, you know how great it can affect your daily life. Joint pain can affect all joints in the body, but it most commonly affects the knees, hips, and shoulders. Joint pain has many causes including arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, gout, and injury. Thankfully, physical therapists are medical professionals trained to treat joint pain, with long-term pain relief as a primary goal. Arthritis is a common ailment affecting millions, which is characterized by inflammation of one or […]
March 22, 2016

Why You Should Go See a Physical Therapist If You Are Experiencing Lingering Pain

Why You Should Go See a Physical Therapist If You Are Experiencing Lingering Pain There are countless benefits of regularly visiting a physical therapist that many people may not be aware of. Pain management is one of the various reasons why people should see a physical therapist. If you have been seeing a physical therapist for a certain amount of time and your pain is lingering afterward, it may be wise to continue seeing the physical therapist until you are virtually pain-free, but if you are experiencing lingering pain without visiting a physical therapist, you should meet with one to […]
March 8, 2016
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

The Difference Between Physical Therapy and Chiropractic

The Difference Between Physical Therapy and Chiropractic Park Physical Therapy, located in Massapequa on Long Island, provides high quality, compassionate care to its patients. In business since 1993, they work to restore normal strength, balance, and overall function to help you complete your day-to-day activities. They work closely with a number of different specialists, ranging from orthopedists, neurologists, sports medicine doctors, dentists, physiatrists, osteopaths, and primary care physicians. To those people who are suffering from some form of pain, neck pain, back pain, a work-related injury, an injury from an automobile accident, or for others who have some sort of […]
March 3, 2016

Physical Therapy in Massapequa, New York

Physical Therapy in Massapequa, New York It can be difficult for those people in need of the help of a physical therapist to find the perfect physical therapy office for one’s specific needs. Long Island has a wide selection of choices for but nothing compares to the hands-on treatment approach you can find at Park Physical Therapy located in Massapequa, New York. The success stories from our patients are what continues to motivate us to be one of the best physical therapy offices on Long Island. Park Physical Therapy provides the best possible care to the patients as our therapists […]
February 22, 2016
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Laser Therapy in Massapequa, New York

Laser Therapy in Massapequa, New York Want a faster, painless, way of therapy? Laser therapy might be the perfect therapy fit for you! Laser therapy is the use of specific wavelengths of light to create therapeutic effects. The laser improves healing time, pain reduction, increased circulation, and decreases swelling. Laser therapy been proven to also stimulate tissue repair and growth. The laser works to accelerate healing wounds, decrease inflammation of the site, pain, and any scar tissue formation. It has been proven to provide dramatic results helping aid chronic pain, and although it has been used globally for centuries, the […]
February 17, 2016
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TMJ Treatment in Massapequa Park, New York

TMJ Treatment in Massapequa Park, New York Ever feel like your jaw is popping, clicking, or getting stuck? These are all common feelings associated with TMJ. TMJ, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is when the hinge connecting the lower and upper jaw does not work properly. This hinge is responsible for moving the jaw forward, backwards, and side to side. Therefore, when it is not working properly, it can cause a huge problem. Although the cause of this problem is often hard to determine, the symptom is easy to diagnose. Let our physical therapy in Massapequa give you the help you need […]
February 10, 2016
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

American Heart Month: How to Be Heart Healthy

American Heart Month: How to Be Heart Healthy Heart disease is the number one cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Studies show 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease every year. Fortunately, heart disease can often be prevented. February is National Heart Month and it is dedicated to raising awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it. It’s all about encouraging families to make small changes in their diet. It’s motivating teachers and administrators to incorporate physical activity into the school day. It’s the idea to motivate doctors and nurses […]
February 3, 2016

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps

How to Prevent Muscle Cramps Muscle cramps can occur for many reasons at many different times. Cramps are caused by involuntary and forcibly contracted muscles that do not relax, and surprisingly, they do not always happen when working out. Different measures can be put into place to care for and reduce the chances of getting muscle cramps.  Our arm and leg muscles can be used voluntarily, and when we use them, the muscles alternately contract and relax as we move our limbs. When the muscle involuntarily contracts, it is called a spasm, and if it is sustained, it is considered […]