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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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What Causes Muscle Cramps?

A muscle cramp is a strong, painful contraction or tightening of a muscle that comes on suddenly and lasts from a few seconds to several minutes. It often occurs in the legs. A muscle cramp is also called a charley horse. Nighttime leg cramps are usually sudden spasms, or tightening, of muscles in the calf. The muscle cramps can […]
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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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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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Is Surgery My Only Option?

In many cases, physical therapy has been shown to be as effective as surgery in treating a wide range of conditions—from rotator cuff tears and degenerative disk disease to meniscal tears and some forms of knee osteoarthritis. The study found that people who recently have seen a physical therapist know this to be true, with […]
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Proper Quadricep Stretching Technique

The quadriceps muscle is a two joint muscle between your hip and knee. It can be stretched by standing up tall and bending the knee by bringing your foot as close to your buttocks as you can. #bayside #bayterrace #physicaltherapy #balancetraining #painrelief #properstretching #sportstherapy A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Mar 25, […]
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Why Are People Afraid Of Surgery ?

Why do people have surgery anxiety? They are all extremely common things that people get anxious about. In fact, some people become so anxious, these normal fears turn into phobias. Millions of people have hospital anxiety, fear of surgery, and are afraid to take medicine. Even if the medication is for anxiety, some people claim […]
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Chronic Pain is Fixable!

Chronic pain doesn’t have to be just “managed”. It is very fixable. A.A.T.(TM) is a treatment that reprograms the patterning of your body and automatic brain. You cannot fix chronic pain by just fixing the structures alone. #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #sportstherapy #chronicpain #pains #painrelief #chronicpaintreatment #bayside #backpain A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) […]
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