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What Is Tennis Elbow?

The forearm muscles attach to the outer side of the elbow by way of a short tendon.  Usually the weakest point of the tendon is where it transitions its fibers to attach to the bone or the transition from muscle fibers to tendon fibers.  Well, this is the same for “tennis elbow”.  The tendon fibers […]
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How Can Physical Therapy Help Bone Fracture?

The type of therapy will, of course, differ based on the type of fracture. But in general, therapy begins when the cast is removed. Strengthening and aggressive range of motion exercises usually must wait until the bone has healed. The physical therapist: Assesses the fracture to make sure the patient can return safely to previous […]
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Why Should I Stretch?

There are studies that are still debating if streching or not stretching can prevent injury among competitive or recreational athletes. However,flexibility exercises when done after a workout or at least after a brief cardio warm-up do help to maintain circulation around the joints, keeping muscles healthy where they’re most apt to get injured. Stretching allows the body to move […]
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What is “Core Strengthening”?

Core strength exercises strengthen your core muscles, including your abdominal muscles, back muscles and the muscles around the pelvis. Strong core muscles make it easier to do many physical activities. You can do core strength exercises on a carpeted floor or mat. Yoga is one of the most popular core strengtheners.  
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Fascia 2

Stretching and yoga postures help break up micro scar tissue that is binding down muscle fibers and limiting the ability to move easily. #physicaltherapy #physicaltherapybayside #yoga #lowerbackpain #painrelief #flexibility #strength #stretching A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Jun 22, 2015 at 11:20am PDT
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What Is the rotator cuff?

Rotator Cuff is a group of inner muscles of the shoulder that helps to lower the ball within the socket as you raise your arm. #physicaltherapy #bayside #bayterrace #painrelief #pains #shoulderpain #rotatorcuffinjuries #sportstherapy A video posted by The Physical Therapy Doctor (@theptdoctorbayside) on Mar 25, 2015 at 5:41am PDT
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What Is Cold Laser Therapy?

Cold lasers are handheld devices used by Dr. Robert Morea and are often the size of a flashlight. The laser is placed directly over the injured area for 30 seconds to several minutes, depending on the size of the area being treated and the dose provided by the cold laser unit. #headaches #TMJ #painrelief #migraines […]
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Snowboarding Common Injuries

Common Injuries Skiing tend to result in more knee injuries. The typical skiing injury involves torque-type injuries to the knees and lower extremities. This twisting of the upper leg one way, while the lower leg rotates the opposite way, often results in tears to the anterior cruciate ligament. In snowboarding, both feet are strapped onto […]
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