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Common Ice Hockey Injuries

To excel at ice hockey, athletes are required to have a mix of high stamina, strength, and toughness. It is a challenging sport to take part in, which is something our team at Farmingdale Physical Therapy East understands. A calling … Continue reading

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Winter Safety Tips

Some people wait all year for winter to arrive. Drops in temperature and the thought of snowfall can be enticing to some, but the perils this time of year can bring shouldn’t be forgotten. Farmingdale Physical Therapy East wants to … Continue reading

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Avoiding Knee Injuries This Basketball Season

As a basketball player, you are familiar with the risk the game poses for your knees. Superstar careers can be cut short due to these types of injuries, such as the case with former Los Angeles Laker player Andrew Bynum. … Continue reading

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How Can Strength Training Improve Your Speed

Have you been constantly trying to increase your speed to no avail? If so, it is time for a change in routine. Incorrect training methods do not yield results and may also cause injury. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy East, our … Continue reading

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Avoiding Volleyball Injuries

For many athletes, the start of winter signifies the beginning of a new sports season.  Volleyball is one of the most popular winter sports, and with every new season comes new potential for injury. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy East, we … Continue reading

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Maintaining Your Health Over The Holiday Season

As the holiday season is now in full effect, many will use this as an excuse to indulge in some fairly unhealthy activities. At Farmingdale Physical Therapy East, we understand that most athletes do not have that luxury. Even the … Continue reading

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Preventing Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

Now that winter has officially begun, it means rushing to the mountains to get the first run of the season. It is important to remember, however, that even the most advanced skiers and snowboarders can suffer brutal injuries. At Farmingdale … Continue reading

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Importance of an Effective Warm-Up and Cool-Down

No matter how much time and effort an athlete has spent training, the risk of sports-related injuries are always looming. After an injury has occurred, coming to Farmingdale Physical Therapy East can help get you back with your teammates and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Slips and Falls this Winter

Slipping on an icy surface is a common cause of injury during the cold winter months. Whether it’s the hidden ice on your front steps, sidewalk, or driveway, the possibilities of you tumbling down are endless. Falling can lead to … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy for Achilles Tendon Injuries

Physical Therapy for Achilles Tendon Injuries Have you been experiencing pain in the back of your foot? Depending upon the severity of this pain, you might have a tear in your Achilles tendon, which is a band of tissue that … Continue reading

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