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Hands-On learning with Maitland Australian Physiotherapy at Park Sports PT

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 […]

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Physical Therapy in Times of the Coronavirus

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 […]

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Telehealth for Brooklyn-based Physical Therapy

  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 […]

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Hand Injury in Rock Climbers

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 […]

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Sports Rehabilitation for Runners

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 […]

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Physical Therapy in Williamsburg

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 […]

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Adolescent Scoliosis Therapy

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 […]

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Welcome Melissa Jesski, PT, DPT

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 […]

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