Nicole at Union Street has been helping me with hip, back, and neck problems. She is miraculous! I was barely walking when I started with her in October. Now I am about to resume ballet. It is a long, slow process and includes lots of 'homework' if you want to make progress. The people I meet there are most congenial. I highly recommend her for physical therapy of any kind. She is very professional and knowledgable.
Following shoulder surgery, I began physical therapy with Boris, and over the next few months saw steady improvement as he and his staff helped me get back to normal. He knows what he's doing, can explain it clearly, has a warm and pleasant manner, and has a caring, well-trained team. I would highly recommend Park Sports.
Very comfortable and relaxed atmosphere, fits well in the neighborhood. Received lots of one on one attention and they're very willing to work with your schedule. Accepts workers comp.
This blog post is written by Samira Panjaki, PT, DPT What is telehealth for pelvic floor physical therapy? Pelvic floor physical therapy can be used to treat a variety of symptoms in both men and women. Conditions range from sexual pain to urinary and fecal incontinence. While an in office visit is the ideal way […]
This blog post is written by Kristin Romeo PT, DPT, OCS, Certified Schroth Practitioner. Kristin Romeo, PT, DPT, OCS Home programs are an important part of the Physical Therapy regimen for those with Scoliosis. Integrating safe movements and strengthening exercises into your daily routine helps keep your body strong and stable. Below is a […]
We at Park Sports Physical Therapy had the privilege of hosting and participating in a wonderful manual therapy course titled The Essential Spinal Seminar. Below I am excited to share some information about the “Maitland Australian Physiotherapy Seminars” or MAPS, what “manual therapy” means in the context of physical therapy, and our experience overall. A […]
In the context of physical therapy, massage therapy, orthopedics and other clinical settings, you may have heard the term Trigger Point being used to explain the cause of some of your symptoms. Today, we are going to focus on what these trigger points are, how they might contribute to some of the symptoms you may […]
Physical Therapy in times of Coronavirus is challenging, but our Park Slope location is open and we continue to provide services. Physical Therapy is an essential business. Our providers prioritize your safety while we are working toward your recovery. We have implemented aggressive screening techniques before each patient visit. We are constantly monitoring information about […]
Technology Meets Quality Care – Telehealth Physical Therapy Telehealth for Brooklyn-based patients who need Physical Therapy is rolling out at Park Sports! “Telehealth” is a buzz word that has been getting a lot of attention lately, and we believe, for the right reasons! Telehealth is an innovative way to make high quality care more […]
Hand injuries for climbers follow a specific pattern that is known to and best-treated by Certified Hand Therapists. Brooklyn Hand Therapy Human fingers are not designed to carry 3-4 times body weight. This is how much pressure our phalangeal joints carry in a “crimp” position during a climb. In climbing athletes, Middle and the Ring […]
A piece of good news for those who decide to become runners later in life. A recent study in the British Journal of Medicine discovered that distance running for middle age beginners did not cause more damage to your knees but may actually refurbish them by reducing an already existing wear and tear. Marathon Running […]
Why Do I Have Tennis Elbow? You may recognize this situation: The doctor diagnoses your elbow pain as something called tennis elbow–but you’ve never played tennis at all! Don’t be confused by the name – tennis elbow is a common complaint, and a background in sports isn’t necessary to be afflicted. The medical term […]
PARK SPORTS IS NOW IN WILLIAMSBURG! Physical therapy in Williamsburg has a new dimension! We are proud to announce the opening of our brand new location in North Williamsburg. Park Sports is bringing new physical therapy services to the Williamsburg and Greenpoint neighborhoods of Brooklyn: hand therapy, runner’s assessment, women’s health, and the treatment of adolescent […]
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is the most common type of scoliosis. It begins at a young age and becomes more pronounced during periods of rapid growth. Physical Therapy is a preferred specialty for treatment of adolescent scoliosis and it is available in Brooklyn. If diagnosed early enough, there are multiple steps that can be taken […]
Welcome Melissa Jesski, PT, DPT, our newest physical therapist to join the Park Sports team! Melissa is originally from Chicago and completed her Doctorate of Physical Therapy at Saint Louis University in Missouri. Melissa’s midwest sincerity combined with her versatile background in orthopedics, pelvic floor, and aquatic therapy makes her a wonderful addition to our […]
As a pelvic floor physical therapist, almost every new mom I treat has concerns over diastasis rectus abdominis (DRA) or “diastasis recti.” This condition happens during and after pregnancy because of the stress placed on the rectus abdominus (the famous “six pack” muscle) as a fetus grows within the uterus. DRA typically develops in the […]
Increasing shoulder range of motion after injury or surgery is key to recovery and shoulder performance. Genya Royfman, PT, DPT is a graduate of UC Santa Barbara and received her Doctorate of Physical Therapy from Hampton University. She’s been a part of the Park Sports team for about a year now and has a passion […]
Park Sports PT’s newest Schroth Method Specialist Irina Taranenko At Park Sports PT, we pride ourselves on recruiting the finest physical therapists. Our team is diverse, certified and compassionate about their patients and their careers. So, we’re excited to introduce Irina Taranenko. Irina’s focus is Scoliosis and she is a certified Schroth Method therapist. Irina […]
It’s spring time! This means time outdoors and spring-cleaning. Needless to say, it’s also a time of potential low back pain as many people who have been less active over the winter suddenly thrust themselves into fun activities and chores. Low back pain is common. Low back pain is one of the main reasons people […]
Hamstring injuries can be painful and set you back weeks if not properly recognized and treated. Strain to the hamstring occurs when one or more of the three hamstring muscles or tendons (at the back of the thigh) is torn, either partially or completely. It is one of the most common injuries of the lower […]
Shoulder injuries and pain are frequent complaints we encounter at Park Sports Physical Therapy. There are many factors involved in the diagnosis of shoulder pain. A skillful clinician looks at the whole picture – your posture, the entire kinetic chain including your core and lower extremities musculature, the spinal alignment and most importantly, your shoulder […]
Pelvic Floor could be the issue. Does your low back pain linger, even after trying every trick in the toolbox? You’ve gone to massage therapy, acupuncture, and even the chiropractor – but nothing seems to work. While these professionals are good at addressing the spine and the hip muscles, they may be overlooking an important […]
The Schroth Method for Scoliosis Scoliosis affects 6-9 million Americans. The primary age of onset for scoliosis is 10-15 years old, occurring equally male and female. At Park Sports PT, we treat scoliosis using the Scroth Method. This specialized form of treatment has shown to greatly ease pain and improve current and potential quality of […]