The Connection Between Core Strength and Better Balance

July 20th, 2019

Physical therapy as an industry has been talking about the link between core strength and better balance for years. When the “core” muscles around your trunk are strong, they prevent chronic lower back pain and many other injuries, but they also keep you from losing your balance and falling down. A stronger core will help

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Back & Neck Pain? Physical Therapy Can Help!

July 10th, 2019

Many people have back pain and neck pain. As a matter of fact, studies reveal that 90 percent of people will experience either back pain or neck pain at least once in their lives. It’s not always easy to isolate those regions of the body that are causing back pain or neck pain. Pain can

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Suffering with Back Pain? Check Your Posture!

June 20th, 2019

In one longitudinal study, back pain accounted for more than 3 percent of all emergency room visits between 2004 and 2008. It is also estimated that more than 25 million Americans suffer from chronic pain, many with a disability that prevents them from doing normal daily tasks like working and caring for themselves or others.

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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain and How Physical Therapy Can Help

June 10th, 2019

Your shoulder is the most flexible and movable joint in your body, consisting of several bones, muscles, joints and tendons. This means there are several ways the shoulder can become injured and cause pain. There are many causes of shoulder pain and steps you can take to eliminate the discomfort. Physical therapy is an effective

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Resuming Everyday Activities After a Shoulder Injury: How Occupational Therapy Can Help  

May 20th, 2019

A shoulder injury can impact almost every activity in everyday life. The first thing an occupational therapist will do after the patient is sent to them is to evaluate the health of the shoulder and identify what potential, everyday activities are involved with the patient’s condition. Once the therapist understands what type of demands will

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Don’t Let Pain Stop You From Getting Back in the Game!

May 10th, 2019

Get rid of the pain by partnering up with a physical therapist. Give our office a call today to learn more about how our physical therapists at Professional Care Physical Therapy can get you on the path to a pain-free life. Physical Therapy for Pain Relief According to WebMD, “Physical therapy is often one of the

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Pain Relief For Arthritis East Patchogue & Riverhead, NY

Treating Arthritis with Occupational Therapy  

April 19th, 2019

Patients who suffer from chronic arthritis pain will eventually begin to limit their movements if the pain becomes too severe. Working with an occupational therapist to support and hasten the healing process can improve the physical health of the joints as well as reduce both pain and inflammation. Using OT on a regular basis can improve a patient’s overall outlook on the

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Did You Know That a Herniated Disc Can Cause You Serious Back Pain?

April 10th, 2019

One of the most common reasons people visit our physical therapist each day is to get relief from chronic back pain. While back pain can be caused by a variety of medical conditions, in many cases, it is the result of a herniated disc. Herniated discs can occur anywhere along the spine but typically affect

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Relieve Hip and Knee Pain For Good with Physical Therapy!

March 20th, 2019

Both the hips and knees are areas in the body where several muscles, tendons, and joints are joined together to help you achieve complex movement. If there is damage and subsequent pain in these areas, it can be difficult to perform daily activities. There are several specific ways that physical therapy can help relieve hip

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5 Ways Physical Therapy can Put the Spring Back in Your Step!

March 10th, 2019

Do you currently have an acute or chronic pain condition affecting your daily life? Maybe you’re struggling with back pain, a sports injury or impairments following an auto accident. Perhaps you have someone in your family who is experiencing pain and dysfunction. Whatever you or your loved ones are facing, we encourage you to contact

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