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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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Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Post COVID-19 Recovery

Do you know that Physical Therapy can improve respiratory health? Park Sports is introducing a pulmonary rehabilitation program. Physical therapy is not often thought of as a remedy for complications following COVID-19. Pulmonary Physical Therapy can help to improve the fitness of your respiratory function. The team at Park Sports Physical Therapy is ready to […]

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Tips for Runners During the Coronavirus

Social distancing during the COVID-19 epidemic has hampered the activity of most athletes. Whether it is the literal closure of gyms and certain portions of public parks, or simply the anxiety centered around going outside, staying active has become increasingly difficult. Runners are no exception to this rule.  However, for runners, it is still possible […]

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Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy During Social-Distancing

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 […]

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