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 […]
August 4, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Arthritic Pain

Arthritic Pain What is arthritis? Arthritis develops when the shock-absorbing cartilage that cushions your bone is not able to function properly. This can be from wearing down of the cartilage over the years or just inflammation of your joints. It can’t be treated, but the pain can be minimized. If you are interested in this pain reduction, reach out to Park Physical therapy in Massapequa! People with arthritis usually have stiff joints, mainly because they want to avoid their increase pain levels, but by moving your joints you can help! The less you move your joints the more stiffness and […]
July 28, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Sports Rehab in Massapequa

Sports Rehab in Massapequa One of the most commonly treated conditions by a physical therapist is a sports-related injury. Athletes ranging from toddlers to adults experience sports-related injuries and must be properly treated in order to return to a healthy, active lifestyle. Seven of the most common sports injuries that athletes experience are: Ankle sprain Groin pull Hamstring strain Shin splints ACL tear Patellofemoral syndrome Tennis elbow (epicondylitis)   Experts suggest that while some injuries are not preventable, others can be avoided by performing simple warm-up exercises prior to engaging in the main exercise activity. Unfortunately, the unavoidable does sometimes […]
July 21, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy for Diabetics

Physical Therapy for Diabetics For the most part, people only associate physical therapy with injury treatment and pain relief. Despite this widely-held misconception, physical therapy combines more than just stretching and strengthening muscles. Physical therapists are knowledgeable and well-trained to discover problems within one’s body that may lead to more serious issues. For example, physical therapists recommend people with diabetes create an appointment and begin attending exercise meetings to maintain their best possible health. If you live in or around Massapequa and have been diagnosed with diabetes, Park Physical Therapy can help you start a journey to better physical health. […]
July 14, 2017
Physical Therapy in Massapequa

Physical Therapy and Dislocations

Physical Therapy and Dislocations Have you been feeling pain or discomfort in your shoulder, knee, hip or ankle? If so, you may have dislocated your joint. A dislocation occurs when the ball and socket that make up the joint come apart. Injury to the surrounding structures may occur because of this dislocation. If you think that you may have experienced a similar issue these areas, come down to Park Physical Therapy in Massapequa where our top priority is to help our patients overcome pain in order to get them back to full strength.   Initial Treatment If you suspect that […]