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Staying Healthy This Winter Sports Season

During the winter, many of us will be participating in countless winter activities. Sports like ice skating, skiing, and snowboarding all allow us to have fun during the colder seasons and keep us all in shape. However, it’s important to … Continue reading

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Choosing Proper Footwear In The Winter

Ever decide to take a brisk stroll through the winter sleet and slush? Only to be inevitably distressed by the seemingly endless amount of water seeping through to your socks? Trust us when we say we’ve encountered similar situations and … Continue reading

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Prevent Slips and Falls on the Ice

The vast majority of us are mentally preparing for the copious amounts of ice that will undoubtedly be coating our sidewalks and driveways. Slipping and falling on ice is an annual winter related threat that frequently causes injury for several … Continue reading

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent Snowboarding Injuries

Even though the winter season is now upon us, the snow will not prevent some individuals from engaging in exciting outdoor activities. Commonly, a winter outdoor activities that many people seem to enjoy is snowboarding. Snowboarding is typically done on … Continue reading

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How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Joints

Have you ever noticed that some of your common joint related aches and pains seem to frequently crop up more often during the winter? Well, this is no coincidence, joint pain is one of the most common pain-related complaints during … Continue reading

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Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season

Staying Healthy During the Holiday Season The yearly challenge presented to each of us during the winter season is attempting to stay healthy during the holidays. With the copious amounts of food being administered and the impending buckets of snowfall, … Continue reading

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Bursitis

Bursitis is a bothersome condition in which the bursa experiences inflammation and becomes irritated, usually due to repetitive movement of the area. The bursa itself is a sac filled with lubricating liquid and it’s located between tissues. Its primary purpose … Continue reading

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Running During The Cold Winter Months

At Farmingdale PT East, our staff is dedicated to improving the physical health of each patient. There are many benefits to keeping active such as improving your overall health, increasing your energy levels, and boosting your mood. As we’re transitioning … Continue reading

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Proper Shoveling Techniques

With the imminent threat of winter vastly approaching, several of us are in need of making multiple preparations for the inevitable storms that lie ahead. But the real hazard could be what comes after the storm, the dreaded task of … Continue reading

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Benefits of Physical Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

One of the more common foot ailments, plantar fasciitis is when the thick band of tissues that run across the bottom part of your feet begin to flare up, which creates inflammation. This band of tissue (plantar fascia) is connected … Continue reading

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