January 27, 2016
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

What Is Gait Training?

What Is Gait Training? We know many have seen the ever so popular Life Alert commercials that appear on almost every channel. It comes in the form of a pocket alarm or necklace that you must carry with you in the case of an accidental slip or fall. These alarms come in handy as you have aid almost right at your fingertips that will run to your side in an instant, although the recovery time to get your body and mind past the damage and fear of the results of the fall can be longer lasting. How can we avoid […]
January 20, 2016

How To Write A Winning Scholarship Custom Essay Download

Get Yourself Easy-to-implement Essay Help On the internet! Let’s face it, many of us now and then might need some aid with our groundwork. The sum of reports to write is in fact too big also there is too very little time to really finish all the assignments. Examples of the methods in cases like this? Sufficiently as you can imagine, it is actually possible to get out a uninteresting and worthless essay that none of us will treasure or possibly admit. On the flip side, you will discover a means of sophisticated most people, which is to get an […]
January 19, 2016

How to Keep Going Strong with New Year’s Resolutions

How to Keep Going Strong with New Year’s Resolutions It’s early January and most people who made New Year’s resolutions are still trying to stick it out past the first week of the year. Resolutions can be a welcome solution for some, such as an opportunity to better oneself and get healthier, and a thorn in the side for others, especially if you attempted goals in past years and have come up short or just called it quits early on. “New year, new me” is the mantra, but the “new” you doesn’t have to be a completely new person nor […]
January 12, 2016

Resistance Training for Osteoarthritis

Resistance Training for Osteoarthritis “These old bones ain’t what they used to be”. This is a common phrase that is understood as you progress with your normal activities but your body doesn’t quite work as it normally did. The wear and tear of your joints, which is commonly known as osteoarthritis, is the degenerative breakdown of the protective cartilage on your joints and leads to stiffness, inflammation and pain in areas, specifically the hip, thumb joints and knees. The pain from osteoarthritis is chronic and there is currently no known cure for the condition. Fortunately, with therapy, something can be […]
January 5, 2016

Basketball Injuries

Basketball Injuries While basketball isn’t meant to be played with the same sort of aggression and player-to-player contact as other popular sports such as football, lacrosse, and hockey, it still brings with it a high risk of injury even when played safely and correctly. Basketball related injuries led to more than 200,000 visits to the hospital each year for kids under the age of 15. There are many different physical acts performed during basketball that puts the athlete in a vulnerable position for injury, and these can lead to damage to a number of different body parts. The most common […]
December 29, 2015
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy Checkup for the New Year

Physical Therapy Checkup for the New Year How did you feel in 2015? Starting to notice chronic body aches? Unfortunately, when left unchecked, pain can become the new normal. Pay attention to your body as you go through your daily activities. If, for instance, you notice knee pain or discomfort when using the stairs or back discomfort when you get out of bed or the car, it is time to take action. Whether that be investing in supportive back pillows for your home or office, or by taking control of your physical fitness, doing nothing will only persist the problem. […]
December 22, 2015

Holiday Stress

Holiday Stress Tis’ the season to be jolly…but let’s be real for a second. The holiday season is said to be the most wonderful time of the year although in reality it is actually the most stressful time of the year. The concept of bringing people together and spreading Christmas cheer is a novel idea until we take a step back and objectively assess the holiday season. We may find the holiday season isn’t so merry and bright and we can thank over-commercialization for that. The holiday stress kicks off with Black Friday, a dark day that has managed to […]
December 15, 2015

Tips on Staying Active This Holiday Season

Tips on Staying Active This Holiday Season Staying active is a major part of our physical and mental health. Exercise has been proven to boost self-esteem as well as improving concentration and aiding in sleep. As for physical health, staying active helps prevent a myriad of diseases. It is advised to find ways to keep yourself active this holiday season. While being active doesn’t have to mean spending a monthly fee on gym memberships, or waking up early to go out for a run at the crack of dawn, it simply means find alternate ways to get your body up […]
December 8, 2015

National Influenza Vaccination Week

National Influenza Vaccination Week National Influenza Vaccination Week is going on now! Be sure that if you haven’t already received your flu vaccine that you go out and get it as soon as possible. Flu season is in full swing and with all of the holiday gatherings with friends, family, and coworkers coming up, the chances of you getting sick are higher than most other times of the year. Flu season typically lasts anywhere between October and May each year, peaking during the winter months. Seasonal flu changes each year so is important that you get your flu shot at […]