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Now Offering Pay-As-You-Go Rates for the AlterG Antigravity Treadmill in Clinton Hill

The Perfect Solution for Recovering Athletes If you’re a Brooklyn athlete and recently sustained an injury or underwent surgery on your lower body we have the perfect solution to get you running sooner. The AlterG Anti Gravity Treadmill uses NASA’s patented Differential Air Pressure Technology to “unweight” you, making it possible to run at a […]

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What is the Schroth Method?

Written by Kristin Romeo, DPT Edited by Alex Ariza What is Scoliosis? Scoliosis is a three-dimensional abnormal curvature of the spine. Everyone’s spine has a natural curvature to it, however, if that curvature progresses beyond a certain degree it can be classified as scoliosis. Scoliosis occurs equally among genders but girls seem to be more […]

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Treatment

Written by Nicole Liquori, DPT Edited by Alex Ariza In this article, we take a look at the process of one of our sports rehabilitation therapists, Nicole Liquori, DPT. From the initial evaluation to the treatment plan to the patient’s progress throughout, we will get to see and understand the physical therapist’s perspective. On the flip […]

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Frozen Shoulder Treatment – Regaining Mobility Through Physical Therapy

Written by Edward Umheiser, PT, DPT Edited by Alex Ariza Injuries to the shoulder are fairly common in everyday life. Strains and sprains resulting from repetitive activities such as throwing a ball or twisting your arm while reaching behind your car seat happen all the time, and usually heal on their own in only a […]

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How Occupational Therapists Treat Wrist Fractures

Written by Moussia Krinsky-Raskin, MS, OTR/L Edited by Alex Ariza Occupational Therapist and Hand Specialist, Moussia shares her professional expertise in treating broken wrists. I want you to close your eyes. Envision yourself walking down the street, admiring the surroundings, then suddenly you lose your footing. Instinctively, what do you do? To brace yourself for […]

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Treating Hip Pain for Brooklyn Athletes

Written by Boris Gilzon, PT, DPT, OCS, CHT & Alex Ariza Physical Therapists play an essential role in the nonsurgical treatment of hip pain. Two of the most common conditions associated with hip pain are labral tears and hip impingement. Labral Tears Labral tears occur when the labrum, which is the cartilage that comes between […]

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Treating Tendonitis for Rock Climbers

Written by Alex Ariza Reviewed by Moussia Krinsky-Raskin, OTR/L Sports injuries can occur from many different kinds of physical activities. This post will focus on how our occupational and physical therapists approach treating tendonitis, specifically for rock climbers feeling elbow, forearm, and finger pain. Rock climbing is a very demanding sport requiring a lot of […]

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Why Men Should See A Pelvic Floor Therapist

Written by Alex Ariza Reviewed by Irene Hernandez, PT, DPT Everyone has pelvic floor muscles. So why is it that almost all information relating to pelvic floor therapy focus solely on women? There are obvious reasons why Pelvic Floor Therapy is normally associated with women’s health issues. For starters, Pelvic Floor Dysfunction is far more prevalent […]

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