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 […]
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 […]
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. […]