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 […]
May 1, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month   In recognition of May as National  Arthritis Awareness Month, we at Park Physical Therapy would like to invite all members of our Long Island community to book an appointment at our facility. The number of Americans living with some form of arthritis pain on a daily basis currently sits at just above 54 million, with that number expected to rise to upwards of 78 million by the year 2040. So, don’t wait another day before visiting us for arthritis therapy near Massapequa.   Causes and symptoms Before we are able to provide you […]
April 24, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Manual Therapy for Back Pain

Manual Therapy for Back Pain Many people struggle with back pain in their everyday lives, and it can make doing simple tasks very difficult. If you are looking for a physical therapist in Massapequa to help you with your back pain, Park Physical Therapy can provide you with the manual therapy you need. There are many factors as to why you may be struggling with back pain, so it is important to be aware of the risks and symptoms of back pain, that way treating it will become easier.   Before starting therapy with a physical therapist in Massapequa, it […]
April 16, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep

How To Get A Better Night’s Sleep Many people have a hard time sleeping at night, often times due to pain. However, what they do not know is that physical therapy and exercise can lead to a better night’s sleep. At Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa, we can show you how different physical therapy treatments as well as keeping active and healthy can help with the sleeping problems you may be having. If you are experiencing pain while you sleep, there are reasons for it, and our physical therapists can tell you how you can get a better night’s sleep. […]
April 10, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

The Benefits Of Staying Active

The Benefits Of Staying Active As we age, we tend to become less active, and unfortunately become more prone to health problems. If you are looking for a Massapequa physical therapist, our team at Park Physical Therapy can teach you all about the benefits of staying active, and why it is important to eat healthily and stay in shape. We all know that physical activity can make it easier to lose weight and stay in shape. But physical activity provides a lot of other health benefits as well, such as: Increased lifespan Reduce of chronic illness Better mental health Easier […]
April 3, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month In honor of April being Stress Awareness Month, our team at Park Physical Therapy wants to bring notice to the causes and effects stress can have on all of us. Stress can be dangerous to our health, so it’s important to figure out ways to combat it. There are many things in life that bring us stress, and unfortunately, we have all experienced it in one way or another. When stressed, the body can switch to flight or fight mode. This can release chemicals like adrenaline to prepare the body for physical activity which can cause different […]
March 27, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis

Physical Therapy for Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a disease of the brain and spinal cord. MS attacks the myelin, which is a material that covers and protects the nerves within the body’s central nervous system. The absence of myelin results in major communication problems between your brain and the rest of your body. Multiple sclerosis symptoms vary from person to person, but almost all those who are affected by MS have a difficult time performing everyday activities that involve body movement. While there is no cure yet for MS, there are definite steps you can take to help treat it. […]
March 20, 2018
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month In honor of March being Women’s History Month, we thought it was important to discuss the ways in which we can keep our wonderful women today healthy and happy. Did you know that as of 2016, over thirty-eight percent of women over the age of twenty are obese in the United States? Now is a great time for you to increase your awareness of the leading health concerns among women. The following are a few of the most pressing health issues among women in the U.S: Shocking Statistics The three leading causes of death among women are […]