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3 Reasons Not to Skip Stretching After Exercising

January 20th, 2020

Have you decided to skip stretching after exercise? After a good workout it may be tempting to just hit the couch and take it easy. Your workout, however, isn’t quite finished. A proper cool down is necessary and this would include different types of stretching.If you haven’t been stretching after a workout you may be

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Always suffering from aches and pains in your joints? 3 Reasons to consider Physical Therapy!

January 10th, 2020

There’s something oddly satisfying about waking up the morning after a hard workout and feeling a dull ache in your muscles. But when that dull ache migrates to your joints and seems to happen every day, that satisfaction quickly turns to frustration. The answer is not to take anti-inflammatory medication or simply ignore the aches

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How Important is Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery?

December 20th, 2019

Are you getting ready to have surgery? If so, you should consider physical therapy before your surgery. Physical therapy prior to surgery helps with a speedy recovery and not only after surgery. Call Professional Physical Therapy in Patchogue, NY, today to learn how our physical therapists can help you before and after your surgery. Causes

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Physical Therapy for Osteoporosis

December 10th, 2019

Are you experiencing a thinning of your bones, due to osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a very common condition that mostly affects women, especially after the age of 40. In fact, 80% of osteoarthritis diagnoses are for women.    The meaning of osteoporosis translates to “porous bones,” as this condition causes bones that were once strong to

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Say No to Opioids! 3 Ways Physical Therapy Can Naturally Relieve Pain

November 20th, 2019

If you’ve been struggling with a serious pain problems for a while, and you’ve gotten little to no relief from over-the-counter painkillers, your doctor may want to prescribe opioids to control that pain. But as tempting as it might be to numb yourself with these powerful drugs, you’re better off saying no to the offer.

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Are You Experiencing Hip or Knee Pain? Find Relief with Physical Therapy

November 10th, 2019

Are you hobbling instead of walking these days? Do you fear that your active lifestyle is the thing of the past? Do your hips and knees simply refuse to do their jobs without causing  you intense pain? If your quality of life has been drastically reduced by knee pain and/or hip pain, you may be

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Is The Pain in Your Back Caused by a Herniated Disc? Here’s How to Know.

October 10th, 2019

Do you seem to have trouble perform even simple everyday activities due to severe back or neck pain? Do you have strange neurological symptoms in your arms or legs that you simply cannot account for? Has your spine never quite worked as it should since you experienced a recent accident? You may be struggling with

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Do you Wake Up Feeling Achy? It Could be Your Mattress!

September 20th, 2019

Do you notice that you often wake up in more pain than you felt when you were going to sleep? If you have been dealing with low back pain that seems to be much worse in the morning, your mattress might be the culprit! While back pain is a common enough ailment that most people

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Lasting Relief for Hip & Knee Pain with Physical Therapy

September 10th, 2019

Does nagging hip and knee pain keep you from completing everyday tasks with ease? If you’ve been living with chronic aches and pains in these areas, you may benefit from regular physical therapy treatment. A skilled physical therapist can help to improve your daily quality of life by targeting your problem areas to decrease pain

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Sprains, Strains and Ankle Pains! What You Need to Know and When to See a Therapist

August 12th, 2019

There you are, walking through the park on a bright summer day when suddenly you find a hole with your foot. Before you know it, you are in pain, collapsed in a crumpled heap, hoping no one saw your graceful fall. What do you do? How do you know whether it is an injury that

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