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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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How To Improve Your Health

1. Drink more water. Your body is 90 percent water and needs water for almost every function.  Many of the aches and pains, headaches, and other symptoms we experience would lessen if we just drank more water. 2. Go for a brisk walk. Your body was made to move. Your heart is a muscle that needs movement to function […]
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Healthy Eating Tips for Active Adults !

Healthy Eating Habits for Active Adults ! Healthy diets contain a variety of foods Physical activity and healthy eating Keep fat to a minimum Eat and drink less high-kilojoule foods Eat foods rich in calcium and iron Drink alcohol in moderation Healthy diets for babies and children Don’t skip breakfast There are guidelines to follow […]
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Ankles Come First with Balance

Ankle strength and flexibility are important with balance due to their role of being first called upon to react when your body is trying to balance. #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #balancetraining #postureimproved #strength #fallrisk #fallprevention #bayside A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on May 8, 2015 at 6:42pm PDT
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Ankle & Knee Exercise

Backward walking, also known as retro walking, is said to have originated in ancient China, where it was practiced for good health. In the modern world, it’s become quite the rage in Japan, China and parts of Europe, where people use it to build muscle, improve sports performance, promote balance and more. Walking backwards on […]
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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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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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Reduce Hand Swelling

I have a patient that gained range motion in her finger due to the massage we did last time in her shoulder and lymph nodes. #bayside #bayterrace #painrelief #lymphmassage #handinjury #reduceswelling #physicaltherapy #manualtherapy A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Apr 3, 2015 at 11:29am PDT
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Get Rid Of The Junk Food

Still have that tin of popcorn from the holidays or a box of chocolates from Valentine’s Day? Get rid of them. And while you’re at it, throw away other foods low in nutritional value, like chips, pretzels, sugary cereals, white bread and, yes, even those 100 calorie snack packs (a cookies still a cookie, even […]
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Hip Flexor Stretch

This is one way the hip flexor can be stretched which allows for more mobility in the front part of the hips and helps a person walk and run easier.  It also takes stress off the lower back. #bayside #bayterrace #physicaltherapybayside #physicaltherapy #walkbetter #postureimproved #lowerbackpain A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on […]
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