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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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Fall Prevention

Fall prevention methods, though sometimes overlooked, are just as significant as any other medical related avoidance. In fact, falling is one of the leading causes for serious injuries in most adults. Because of this, it’s imperative that you’re informed on … Continue reading

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Physical Therapy and Headaches

A common belief amongst patients is that physical therapy primarily focuses on specific body parts, such as rehabilitation of the legs or lower back. But physical therapy can also be utilized to treat neurological conditions, such as headaches. Everyone experiences … Continue reading

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Pinched Nerve

One of the most vexatious conditions that an individual can experience is a pinched nerve, which can emerge in various parts of the body. A pinched nerve is a condition in which copious amounts of pressure is applied to a … Continue reading

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Poor Posture And Back Pain

Suffering From Back Pain? If you suffer from lower back pain, you may have poor posture to blame.  Millions of Americans have office jobs that center around sitting at a desk all day, staring at a computer screen.  This combination … Continue reading

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Whiplash Treatment in Farmingdale

After a car accident or other trauma, you may not be fully aware of the extent of the complications you may encounter. One very common condition that may arise as a result of a sudden trauma is neck strain; more … Continue reading

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Heat Therapy in Farmingdale

Heat therapy, also known as thermotherapy, is a form of treatment that reduces muscle pain. When the muscles in the body are heated, the blood flow, oxygen uptake, and the rate of tissue healing increases. Many people suffer from muscle … Continue reading

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