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Laser Is it good for you?

Low Level Laser Therapy is safe. It is noninvasive and non-thermal therapy which is a special type of light that goes in the exterior of the skin and underlying tissues to stimulate natural healing in the body. The body’s cells are exposed to photon energy. Low level laser therapy : • Reduces pain • Reduces […]
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Chronic Pain

You know you have chronic pain when you have pain in multiple area of your body at one time and also when the pain fluctuates greatly. For instance, knee pain and shoulder pain at the same time. #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #painrelief #pains #chronicpain #chronicpaintreatment #bayside #backpain #bayterrace A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) […]
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Pros and Cons of using a Back Brace

The Pros of Using a Back Brace 1. Braces are used directly after surgery and it can be useful for spine stabilization. 2. Lumbar support braces are useful for after in an initial low back injury by limiting movement of the spine in the low back area. 3. Some people who use back braces report […]
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Forearm Strengthening

A great exercise for strengthening forearms for sports like tennis and baseball #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #sportstherapy #bayside #bayterrace #painrelief #tendonitis #forearmstrength A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on May 8, 2015 at 6:07pm PDT
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Top 5 Worst Foods For Inflammation

White Bread White breads and pastas break down quickly into sugar, and in turn lead to inflammation. In a 2010 study, researchers found that a diet high inrefined grains led to a greater concentration of a certain inflammation marker in the blood, while a diet high in whole grains resulted in a lower concentration of two different inflammation […]
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BackStrengthening Exercises

Hip Bridge Lie on your back, feet flat and hip-width apart, arms relaxed, and knees bent. Squeeze your buttocks as you lift your hips, creating a straight line from the knees to the shoulders. Hold for a slow count of two, then lower slowly. Build up to 10 to 12 repetitions. This move counteracts the […]
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The Importance of Staying Hydrated!

Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, remove waste, and lubricate joints. Water is needed for good health. Dehydration can be a serious condition that can lead to problems ranging from swollen feet […]
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Better Balance with Walking

The half kneeling position is a great position to help improve balance, core strength and flexibility that can improve walking and higher level sport activities. #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #bayside #bayterrace #painrelief #balancetraining #backpain #walkbetter #postureimproved A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Apr 15, 2015 at 2:17pm PDT
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Yoga Stretch of the Day!

Interestingly enough, many of the basic yoga positions are already commonly practiced by various physical therapists and other physical rehabilitation professionals. The Cat Stretch. Because even pet cats can teach us lessons in yoga! How to: Come onto your fours. Form a table such that your back forms the table top and your hands and […]
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