Health Blog

Do you sit at a desk most of the day? Here’s how to stay active during the 9-5!

June 22nd, 2020

Would you be embarrassed if you got caught doing jumping jacks in your office? We hope not—and we think many successful companies would likely applaud the effort! It’s becoming more well known that staying physically active throughout the workday isn’t just better for your health. It can also boost productivity, job satisfaction, and psychological well-being,

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What are the benefits of pre and post-surgical rehab? Why you should consider speaking with a physical therapist before your upcoming surgery.

June 8th, 2020

Pre and post surgical rehab is often recommended for those having orthopedic surgery. These types of surgeries could include foot, ankle, knee, hip, wrist, hand, shoulder, neck, and spine surgeries. Rehab can, however, be beneficial for just about any type of surgical procedure. A physical therapist can put together both a pre and post-surgical rehabilitation

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Do You Suffer From Frequent Headaches? Physical Therapy Can Help

May 20th, 2020

Physical Therapy Can Help You Head Away From Chronic Headaches The term “sick headache” might have been coined to describe exactly how you feel today — and every day. A one-off headache encounter can be distressing enough, but frequent or constant headache pain can completely disable you. Many of these headaches have underlying musculoskeletal or

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Could your back pain be caused by a herniated disc? Here’s what to look for.

May 10th, 2020

How do you know whether you have a herniated disc or it’s just good old back pain? One telltale sign can be where the pain is located. With a herniated disc, the pain is typically located in the lumbar spine. That’s the lower part of your backbone. The pain may radiate from the back to

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Arthritis Pain

Defeat Your Chronic Joint Pain With Physical Therapy Even If In Arthritis Pain.

April 16th, 2020

The latest study revealed an estimated 54.4 million US adults have diagnosed arthritis—about 1 in 4 Americans. Of those, about 27% report experiencing severe joint pain. Types of Arthritis There are many types of arthritis, but osteoarthritis is the most common type. The cushioning surface on the bones wears away, and bone rubs against bone.

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Back Exercises

Get Back to Comfort with These Back Exercises – All of Which You Can Do at Home!

April 6th, 2020

  Are you feeling back pain after being quarantined to your home? You may be wondering, “Why is this? I’ve barely left the couch!” Well, therein lies the issue.   The sedentary lifestyle that I’m sure many people have experienced since being quarantined to their homes can actually lead to more aches, pains, and discomfort

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Physical Therapy

Are You Addicted to Opioids? Understand How Physical Therapy Can Help.

March 20th, 2020

Don’t Go Through Bottles of Pills — Go to Physical Therapy Another day, another trip to the pharmacy. This is the treadmill that many chronic pain sufferers find themselves walking, month after month and year after year. Prescription pain medications can only do so much to keep your suffering at bay — and in the

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Hip and Knee Pain

Tired of Your Hip and Knee Pain? Find Lasting Relief with Physical Therapy

March 10th, 2020

There are so many causes of hip and knee pain, from excess weight to sports injuries, advancing age to repetitive motion injuries. Whatever the cause of your hip and/or knee pain, if you are experiencing it regularly you need to find a way to manage it. Many people use medications like anti-inflammatories to minimize their

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chronic back pain

Chronic Back Pain Sufferers! This Blog is for You.

February 20th, 2020

Do you suffer from chronic back pain all the time? Can’t seem to get comfortable or engage in your normal activities? Be sure to give Professional Care Physical Therapy in Riverhead, NY a call and schedule an appointment with one of our physical therapists. Our physical therapists can help lessen your pain or alleviate it

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Aches and Pains

Did You Know Good Nutrition Can Help Reduce Aches and Pains?

February 10th, 2020

If you are what you eat, what are you based on your last meal? If your answer was full of saturated fat and processed sugars, it may be time to listen to what your body is telling you. Fortunately, physical therapy is more than just recovery after surgery. A physical therapist can help you identify

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