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Top 3 Thing To Know About The PT Doctor

1.We Can Heal Your LOWER BACK PAIN LOWER BACK PAIN, PAIN BENDING FORWARD, HERNIATED DISC, SCIATICA If you took 100 people without back pain and gave them all an MRI, how many would have a bulging disc or worse? ANSWER: 80% With a herniated disc, the disc pushes backwards into the nerves stemming off of the spinal cord. The herniated disc itself […]
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Manual Therapy

Manual Therapy includes stretching, manual traction, and pressure points.  We use these techniques and others to directly increase the restricted area.   #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #painrelief #lowerbackpain #backpain #sportstherapy #myofascialrelease #neckpain #stretching #manualtherapy A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:08am PDT   Feel Free To Contact Us: Phone: (718) […]
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Aculaser with Q1000

The Q1000 low level light laser has an attachment laser that is used to stimulate acupuncture points anywhere on the body and get the same results without using needles.  I used it with this patient to reduce muscle tension, tightness and pain in the shoulder. It is a resonating laser and is so safe to […]
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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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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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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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