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Are Women At Higher Risk of ACL Injury?

The causes of ACL injury have recently been the focus of research. Factors contributing to ACL injuries include ground hardness, grass type, and cleat type. But one of the other major findings is that women are nearly three times more likely to have ACL injuries than men. And some statistics say that a female soccer […]
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Can You Treat a Meniscus Tear With PT?

What Is the Meniscus? The meniscus—or menisci when speaking of them in plural—is a small cartilaginous structure in your knee. You have two in each knee, one on the inner aspect of the joint and one on the outer aspect. These menisci act as miniature shock absorbers in your knee; they help to absorb impact through […]
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Shoulder Replacement

People with shoulder replacements, which are becoming more popular, progress quicker with Manual Therapy for improving strength and flexibility. #bayside #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #painrelief #bayterrace #shoulderpain #manualtherapy #sportstherapy #shoulderreplacement A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:13pm PDT
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Knee Pain The Physical Therapy Doctor Bayside, NY

Knee pain can be the result of Arthritis, Meniscus Tears, and Patellofemoral Dysfunction. Avoid letting these conditions win the battle with everyday activities by performing simple exercises to strengthen the thigh muscles (quadriceps) and improve the flexibility of the hamstring. This will reduce the force through the knee joint and allow you to participate in daily activities with less pain! Register […]
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How To Recover From Or Prevent A Sports Injury

Physical therapists understand how different sports can increase your risk for specific types of injuries. They can design appropriate recovery or prevention exercise programs for you to ensure a safe return to your sport. Common injuries, such as tendinitis and fractures, can weaken and inflame the muscles without proper treatment. Call (718) 747-2019 to schedule your […]
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