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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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Postpartum Diastasis Recti – A Pelvic Floor PTs Perspective

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 […]

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Schroth Method for Scoliosis Specialist

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 […]

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Low Back Pain and Spring Gardening

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 […]

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Hamstring Injuries

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 […]

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Shoulder Injuries: The Rotator Cuff

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 […]

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