August 31, 2018
physical therapy in Massapequa

What to Do About Vestibular Disorder

What to Do About Vestibular Disorder The vestibular system includes parts of the brain and inner ear that help control balance as well as eye movements. If you have been in an accident or sustained trauma to that area, your balance will be affected. Park Physical Therapy can help you manage the effects of your vestibular disorder. By undergoing physical therapy in Massapequa, you can start the process of regaining normalcy throughout your day to day life. Vestibular Disorders Vestibular disorders can occur as a result of disease or trauma to the inner ear area. The risk of vestibular disorders […]
August 28, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Where Are My Back Spasms Coming From?

Where Are My Back Spasms Coming From? At Park Physical Therapy, we commonly treat patients who are suffering from back pain. One of the more common back conditions that many people deal with is muscle spasms. Our orthopedic physical therapy in Massapequa offers many services that can help ease the pain associated with back spasms. What Are Back Spasms? A muscle spasm is an involuntary muscle contraction that occurs unexpectedly and painfully. This condition often ranges in severity and can typically be treated with various methods. Symptoms tend to include: Tightness in the back Backaches Muscle weakness Stiffness of the […]
August 26, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Treating Shoulder Bursitis

Treating Shoulder Bursitis Bursae are thin, lubricated cushions located at points of friction throughout the body between a bone and the soft tissue. The bursa is used to help reduce friction in the tendon in your rotator cuff that connects bone to bone in your shoulder. The bursa is like a tiny bag with only a few drops of fluid in it. Sometimes the bursa can become inflamed, which can cause a condition known as bursitis. If you believe you have shoulder bursitis and are in need of physical therapy near Farmingdale, contact Park Physical Therapy to make an appointment […]
August 23, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Fall Sports Preparation

Fall Sports Preparation Fall is coming, and everyone knows what that means: fall sports are about to start! For the next few months, many middle school, high school, and college students will be consumed with practices and games of their fall sport. It is very important for these young athletes to start preparing so they can avoid injury playing their sport, while also reducing the risk of injuries. If you are looking for sports rehab in Massapequa, contact Park Physical Therapy today.   Don’t Rush Back   Gradually increasing activity is a great way to promote sports safety. Increasing the […]
July 31, 2018
Physical therapy in Massapequa

How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your TMJ

How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Your TMJ TMJ or temporomandibular joints are the joints that connect your jawbone to your skull. Temporomandibular joint disorder or TMD, is a common condition that limits normal use of the jaw causing persistent pain. This condition can make it hard to even open the mouth or chew. If you are looking for a successful solution that can generate actual results, physical therapy can help those suffering ease pain, regain natural jaw movement, and decrease daily stress on the jaw. Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa can help put you on the road to recovery. […]
July 19, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Healthy Feet During The Summer Months

Healthy Feet During The Summer Months Now that the warm weather and summer is finally here it’s a great time to head down to the beach or hop in the pool. However, one thing that can disrupt your summer plans is unhealthy feet. Not keeping your feet looking and feeling healthy can cause you to miss out on some of the summer fun. With our physical therapy near Farmingdale, our team can help you keep your feet healthy this summer. Common summer foot issues: Blisters- Blisters can often occur during the summer for a number of reasons. One of which […]
July 13, 2018
physical therapy in Massapequa

Beating Back Pain

Beating Back Pain Back pain is something many struggle with on a day to day basis. For most, it almost seems like an unavoidable problem that continues to arise. Back pain can occur from many different reasons but, not often stretching, not being aware of your posture or movements, and the inevitable wear and tear over the years can play its role in acting up. At Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa, our team provides the tools you need to beat back pain and prevent it from occurring in the future. Symptoms and causes of back pain: A variety of different […]
July 5, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Beach Volleyball Injuries

Beach Volleyball Injuries Beach volleyball is a popular sport among people of all ages, especially during the summer months. Unfortunately, as with any sport, it may result in injuries. Beach volleyball injuries are generally classified into two categories; chronic overuse injuries or acute traumatic injuries. Chronic overuse injuries may occur over time when there is stress on the muscles or joints, while acute traumatic injuries may occur due to a sudden force or impact. Whichever type of injury you may be suffering from, Park Physical Therapy may be able to assist you with the various services that we offer. If […]
June 29, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Tips For Getting in Shape This Summer

Tips For Getting in Shape This Summer   Aѕ ѕummеr is right around the corner; it’s easy tо start раniсking about thоѕе ехtrа pounds уоu put on оvеr winter – dоn’t wоrrу, уоu’rе not thе оnlу one. However, thiѕ саn bе great mоtivаtiоn to gеt thаt beach ready bоdу, аnd improve уоur health аt thе ѕаmе time. At Park Physical Therapy, our Massapequa physical therapist can work with you to help get you in the right shape for summer. Gеt Outѕidе Onе оf the easiest wауѕ tо ѕtаrt gеtting fit is tо ѕimрlу gеt оut оf thе hоuѕе and get […]