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Gait Training With People With Amputation

Gait training is a type of physical therapy that can improve many people’s ability to stand and walk. Doctors will likely prescribe gait training to people suffering from an injury or illness that affects their ability to get around normally. Gait training is known to help strengthen muscle and joints, improve balance and posture, help […]

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Back Pain From Cycling – Causes and Prevention Tips

Are you feeling back pain from cycling? Given how hard your legs work when you’re on your bike, it’s natural to assume that your knees would be most vulnerable to a cycling injury. However, research suggests that the biggest culprit is not knee pain but lower back pain! Let’s discuss why cyclists are suffering from […]

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Why Strength Training For Triathletes Is Essential

Triathletes are great at many things, but after all the time they spend running, riding, and swimming, they might forget something important – strength training. Strength training for triathletes can be a significant advantage for several reasons. In addition to its performance benefits, we think that strength training also plays an active role in keeping […]

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Overpronation and Orthotics for runners

  In this post I will discuss Overpronation and Orthotic for runners. During my 30 years of practice as a sports physical therapist, I encountered many runners with afflictions that they attributed to overpronation or flat feet: plantar fasciitis, shin splints, tendinitis, and knee pain, to name a few. A question that is commonly asked: […]

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Your Go-To Tips When Training For A Marathon

Autumn is usually a time when runners start training for marathon season. Training can be an arduous process, and it requires participants to be in top shape to complete the entire race. With the pandemic still affecting our daily lives, especially in more prominent and populous areas, athletic events like the New York City Marathon […]

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Common Cycling Injuries

Common Cycling Injuries Can Be Avoided. Most common cycling injuries can be avoided. Unfortunately, we do not have full control of sudden impact injuries; accidents happen. Covid-19 changed our transportation habits.  With more cyclists on the road, there are more chances of car-to-bike accidents and bike crashes. The lowest cost and the simplest way to […]

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COVID-19 safety is priority as Park Sports Physical Therapy expands In-Person hours

Brooklyn’s own Park Sports Physical Therapy is expanding its in-person hours and as always, your safety is uppermost on our minds.  Park Sports has stepped up our already-strict precautions for staff, our clinics’ physical environment, and follow strict CDC guidelines for your own health and safety during the COVID-19  pandemic.   We have made every possible […]

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3 Ways to Prevent Show-stopper Runner Injuries

Worried that an injury will bring a screeching halt to the runs you enjoy and depend on? It’s the last activity gym-goers can enjoy during the COVID-19 crisis, so running is more important to you than ever.  There’s good news: you can do much to stay healthy, keep running, and even hone your fitness. Physical […]

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