October 12, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Benefits Of An Active Lifestyle

Benefits Of An Active Lifestyle If you are looking to improve your overall health, a more active lifestyle is key. The physical therapists in Massapequa, New York at Park Physical Therapy are here to offer you advice on how to become more active to help you live a healthier lifestyle.  If you are unsure of how to start your lifestyle changes, here are the benefits that exercises pose on the body: Weight control Combat diseases Diabetes Arthritis Stroke Depression Certain Cancers Improved mood Boost energy Better sleep Longer lifespan If you want to become more active, physical therapy is a […]
October 6, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy for Post Back-Surgery

Physical Therapy for Post Back-Surgery Unfortunately, the majority of people experience some form of back pain/discomfort at some point in their lives. These issues can lead to the patient pursuing a relief through back surgery, however, this isn’t always effective in ridding the individual of chronic pain. If surgery is deemed necessary, then a patient should consider Park PT, a Massapequa physical therapy practice that can provide post-surgical rehabilitation.   Causes of back pain/discomfort Herniated Disc The most common complaint people experience with back pain is distress in the lower lumbar area. This could potentially be a side effect suffered […]
September 27, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Foods that can negatively impact your joints

Foods that can negatively impact your joints Your joints are some of the most useful parts of the body, especially if you live an active lifestyle. Things like warm-ups, stretching, and proper form when being active are essential to staying healthy. However, many people fail to realize that nutrition plays an equally important role. Certain food choices have been shown to have better healing effects than medication. Yet despite these benefits, too much of certain foods can have drastic negative effects on your body and your joints. Your overall health stems from the food you eat. If you are suffering […]
September 15, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Sciatica Treatment in Massapequa

Sciatica Treatment in Massapequa Not a lot of people know about the conditions that come with sciatica. The term is used to describe a collection of symptoms associated with the sciatic nerve root compression. Park Physical Therapy located in Massapequa has been working for clients suffering sciatica conditions. The goal at Park Physical Therapy is to give the highest quality care to each patient. The sciatic nerve is the largest and longest in the body, running from the base of the spine and down through both legs. When the nerve becomes pinched or compressed, patients can experience a range of […]
September 8, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Treatment for Wrist Injury in Massapequa

Treatment for Wrist Injury in Massapequa Can you imagine not being able to use your hands? This is the position you will be left in if you don’t take care of your hands. A sprain is a common wrist injury in Massapequa for all sorts of athletes. All it really takes is a loss of balance. As you slip, you automatically stick your hands out to break your fall. Once your hands hit the ground, the force of impact bends it back towards your forearm. This could possibly stretch the ligaments that connect the wrist and hand. The result is […]
September 1, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Flexibility

Flexibility Have you ever wished that you were more flexible? There is no need to worry because you are not alone! Although, it is common for people to wish that they were more flexible but they do not practice to achieve their wish. If you feel stiffness or tightness and can not seem to put your shoes on in the morning without some serious effort, then flexibility training is exactly what you need! Luckily for you, Park Physical Therapy  in Massapequa treats patients who are dealing with flexible issues! Flexibility is needed to perform everyday activities with relatives ease. To […]
August 31, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Benefits of Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Benefits of Physical Therapy in Massapequa Physical therapists focus on restoring and maintaining proper movement and function of muscles and joints. Basic physical therapy techniques use heat packs, ice packs, electrical stimulation, and exercises like weightlifting and walking. Physical therapists usually work with athletes after they get an injury, people after a surgical procedure, elderly people who want to regain movement capabilities, and people who injure themselves from daily activities. Basketball players with sprained ankles, construction workers lifting heavy objects, and elderly people who fall down all can use the help of a physical therapist. If you are looking for Physical […]
August 25, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy And Spinal Care In Massapequa

Physical Therapy And Spinal Care In Massapequa Physical therapy refers to exercises and methods that preserve and correct the body’s movement functions. Physical Therapy is typically used on the back and joint areas(wrists, ankles, knees, shoulders, elbows, neck, etc…) following an injury or surgical procedure. Physical therapy can also be used to help maintain movement throughout the aging process. In particular, physical therapy in relation to spinal care addresses a wide range of problems that pertain to the back. Park PT, your local Massapequa physical therapist, specializes in physical therapy for back issues.  Potential back issues include: Low Back Pain […]
August 18, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Scoliosis Treatment

Scoliosis Treatment Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa works with a variety of different health conditions including scoliosis treatment. Scoliosis is a common spine condition that can occur amongst all individuals of all different ages, however, more females suffer from scoliosis more than males. Scoliosis refers to an abnormal curve in the spine and can be diagnosed during a physical examination. There are several types of scoliosis based on the cause and age when the curve develops. If you have scoliosis or recently found out you have scoliosis, it is important to start treatment right away to prevent your curve from […]