Archive for 2016

Physical Therapy for Stroke Patients in Brooklyn

The aftermath of a stroke can be one of the biggest challenge one might face. After a stroke, it is common to receive some degree of brain damage resulting from the brain’s blood circulation disruption. For many stroke victims, the relearning of basic skills such as bathing, dressing themselves, eating, and walking are necessary. If […]

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Arthritis/Spondylosis

Arthritis and Spondylosis are age-related terms referring to the wear and tear of spinal disks. Of course this condition is inevitable to a body’s growth, it is important to note your present symptoms so you can know how to treat them for pain. This joint degeneration is targeted specifically at the spine and imposes reverberated […]

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Sciatica

Self-care references the use of ice-pack treatment and physical therapy routine to predominantly address the physical location of your pain and help with lubricative movement around the area. Our non-invasive pain management establishes an accessible routine that you can improve on and feel achieved results. Ice-pack treatment is a remedy that can be done by […]

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Scoliosis

Scoliolis is defined as the sideways curvature of the spine, appearing in three different ways: Levoscoliosis, Dextroscoliosis, and Idiopathic. Levoscoliosis refers to the spine curving to the left in the shape of the letter C and, in an opposite manner, Dextroscoliosis curves the spine to the right, shaping it into a backwards letter C. The […]

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Muscle Strains and Spasms

Muscle strains and spasms are something not to ignore. It is important to recuperate from the problem so you can live a better daily life. A torn muscle is commonly neglected medically, and should be treated through physical therapy to make sure there are no misdiagnoses. The question remains, how do we obtain a muscle […]

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Sciatica

Sciatica refers to the tingling of pain that originates in the lower back and is felt down one or both legs along the Sciatica nerve. This is a highly common condition, affecting more than 3 million Americans each year. At Madison PT, our expert team of physical therapists treat this condition regularly; while this painful […]

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Nerve Impingement

When nerves are compressed they tend to give mixed signals to the brain causing spontaneous feelings of pain, numbness, and weakness. Nerve impingement occurs when joints between the spine’s vertebrae put pressure on nerves. While random pain and numbness seem common when someone experiences nerve impingement they have the potential to experience prolonged as well […]

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Herniated Disc

The spine is made of 33 vertebrae bones stacked atop of one another and between each vertebrae is a thin piece of cartilage or “intervertebral disc.” When a herniated disc occurs, the disc starts to lose its flexibility, making it more susceptible to injury, and can often lead to herniation or rupture of the disc. […]

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