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 moving. […]
June 19, 2018
Physical therapy in Massapequa

The Benefits of Healthy Living

The Benefits of Healthy Living Living a healthy lifestyle can have a wide range of benefits to your life. Those who live a healthy lifestyle are more likely to live longer and have more daily energy. At Park Physical Therapy, we can help put you on the right track to living a healthier life. We offer physical therapy in Massapequa and have a wide variety of programs we provide to our patients. Benefits of healthy living: Longer life expectancy- those who choose to live a more healthy lifestyle, typically have a longer life expectancy than those who are not as […]
June 11, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month The entire month of June is being recognized as Alzheimer’s and Brain awareness month. This month is dedicated to bringing awareness to this disease as well as ways to prevent or delay the symptoms. At Park Physical Therapy we want to help raise awareness during this month of June. Our physical therapist in Massapequa is knowledgeable on what the best ways are to help people suffering from this condition. How does Alzheimer’s affect people? Alzheimer’s can have a lot of serious effects on a person. It may just start out as forgetfulness of […]
June 1, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Frequently Asked Questions About K-Laser Therapy

Frequently Asked Questions About K-Laser Therapy K-Laser Therapy is a cutting-edge procedure that uses lasers to treat a wide range of different injuries and conditions. K-Laser Therapy utilizes red and near-infrared light to regenerate tissue. This light will replenish any deprived cells with nutrients, water, and oxygen. K-Laser Therapy can help alleviate pain and significantly decrease the recovery time of an injury or condition. This makes it a great alternative to using painkillers. Here at Park Physical Therapy, K-Laser therapy in Massapequa is just one of the many methods we can use to help treat our patients. Here are some of […]
May 24, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Protect Your Back When Gardening

Protect Your Back When Gardening If you enjoy gardening and are planning to participate in it this spring, there are several helpful tips you can do to protect yourself. Spending countless hours of mulching, planting, or weeding can be tiring and strenuous on the body. You may even find yourself experiencing some pain when completing certain tasks. Jumping into gardening can cause a great deal of stress on the body which can set up opportunities for aching back or painful knees. Here are three ways in which our Massapequa physical therapist at Park Physical Therapy can help strengthen your back […]
May 15, 2018
physical therapy in Massapequa

American Stroke Awareness Month

American Stroke Awareness Month May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to remind everyone of the need to get immediate help if someone you know is experiencing symptoms of stroke. If an individual is having a stroke, it is very possible that they will not recognize that they are, which makes it even more critical that those around them are aware of the signs and symptoms to take urgent action. Symptoms of a Stroke The severity of stroke symptoms vary and range considerably, but they are, however, sudden. Acting fast is vital when it comes to […]
May 9, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Hiking Safety Tips

Hiking Safety Tips Hiking is an enjoyable activity that can also be seen as a form of exercise. Those that love the outdoors and get bored at the gym may find it exciting to venture through the trails of a nearby mountain or forest. Here at Park Physical Therapy, we encourage hiking safety tips to be known so that your trip will be as pleasing and safe as possible. Before you leave, there are several things you should do to prepare for your hike. Mapping your route and carrying a copy with you can help keep you from getting lost […]