Author Archives: Farmingdale PT East

Physical Therapy for Lupus

Lupus is an autoimmune disease that is the result of your immune system attacking healthy tissues and organs. This can affect several body systems including your skin, kidneys, blood cells, heart, lungs, brain, and joints. Due to the inflammation that … Continue reading

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Patellofemoral Syndrome

Patellofemoral syndrome is a condition that is categorized by pain around the kneecap; also referred to as “runner’s knee”. Although this type of pain can happen to a variety of people, it is most common in people who participate in … Continue reading

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National Arthritis Awareness Month

In recognition of National Arthritis Awareness Month this May, all of us here at Farmingdale Physical Therapy East would like to raise awareness for this condition as well as to discuss the importance of treatment for overall quality-of-life. Conservative estimates … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Therapeutic Ultrasound

Therapeutic ultrasound therapy is a cutting-edge modality that uses ultrasonic sound waves to heal a wide range of different injuries and ailments. Therapeutic ultrasounds are specifically designed for healing muscle and tissue injuries. For this procedure, an ultrasound machine is … Continue reading

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Hip Bursitis

Hip bursitis is caused by the inflammation of the bursa which is located in the hip. It is has been described as one of the leading causes of hip pain. Dealing with this pain can be made easier by working … Continue reading

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Preventing Sprained Ankles

Are you worried about spraining your ankle? At Farmingdale Physical Therapy East, we can show you the proper exercise techniques that prevent these types of injuries from happening. Our physical therapists treat those with all kinds of conditions, illnesses, and injuries, … Continue reading

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TMJ

Suffering from jaw pain? Do you constantly grind your teeth? Have pain associated with your ears or face? If so, there’s a good chance you might have TMJ.  Short for temporomandibular joint, TMJ affects roughly 15% of adults, those ages … Continue reading

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a debilitating condition in which the tendons in the carpal tunnel become inflamed and exert pressure on the median nerve of the arm. This causes a variety of symptoms including tingling, numbness and sometimes burning … Continue reading

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Preventing Spring Sports Injuries

In order to win and play at your highest level this spring sports season, you’ll need to prevent injuries. This may seem challenging because injuries can occur at any time, however, there are many preventative measures you can take. At … Continue reading

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Physical therapy for workplace injuries

When an employee gets injured at work, it is essential that they receive the best treatment in order to return back to their previous state of health and back to work. The best plan of action for the injured employee … Continue reading

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