Archive for 2017

Snow Safety

With our New York winter upcoming, it is important to be extra cautious. This time of year, we find a lot more patients scheduling appointments at our Physical Therapy in Sheepshead Bay practice, many dealing with broken bones and sprained ankles due to the snow. Thankfully, there are simple ways to help avoid a bad […]

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Preventing Hip Fractures

Fractures of any kind are considered a serious medical issue that requires both immediate and long-term treatment. But fractures in the hip area are treated with the utmost caution since they almost always require surgery and months of physical therapy in order to recover from them. Unfortunately, they can also create long-term complications. Naturally, anyone […]

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Aging Gracefully

Aging is something that most of us fear. Whether it’s the loss of hair, the formation of wrinkles or that achey, prolonging back-pain, aging is something that eventually everyone must face. However, just because you grow old, doesn’t mean you can’t age gracefully. Anything from a healthy diet to daily exercise can assure that your […]

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Staying Safe This Winter

It's that time of the year where we all like to enjoy our favorite holiday movies and spend time with the ones we love. As nice as the season is, it's important to stay safe and still use your better judgment when dealing with the colder weather. Lucky for you, here are some tips to […]

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Can Physical Therapy Help With Balance?

At Madison Physical Therapy in Sheepshead Bay and Bay Ridge, we use our expertise in physical therapy to benefit your life in more ways than one. One of these benefits might come to you as a surprise - increase in balance. Keep reading to learn more about how physical therapy could help with your balance. […]

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Taking Care of Your Knees

Knee pain is very common as it affects men, women, and children alike. There are many different home remedies that can be performed to alleviate knee pain. If these remedies are not enough to deal with the pain a consultation with a physical therapist is recommended. At Madison Physical Therapy of Sheepshead Bay and Bay […]

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Geriatric Exercise Program

As you get older your body stops working the same way it used to. It gets harder to complete daily tasks and the muscles in your body begin to ache. This happens to everyone during the process of aging but if you want to stop this problem from getting worse visit a Bay Ridge Physical […]

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National Physical Therapy Month 2017

This October, The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) will use its platform to increase awareness of physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to opioids for the long-term treatment of chronic pain via its award-winning #ChoosePT campaign. Our physical therapy in Bay Ridge and Sheepshead Bay is proud to be a part of this […]

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Guillain-Barre Syndrome: What is it?

Guillain-Barre Syndrome is a rare autoimmune condition where your body’s immune system attacks your central nervous system by targeting healthy cells. The first signs of this syndrome are tingling and weakness in one’s extremities. Other symptoms of Guillain-Barre are the following: Numbness/tingling in fingers and/or toes Difficulty walking Difficulty breathing Muscle weakness (starting in legs) […]

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Ways to Prevent Osteoporosis

As we get older our bodies age as well, some signs of aging are visible like gray hair and wrinkles. While the majority of our aging body is not visible to the naked eye, it is extremely important that we take care in maintaining our internal health as well. One alignment that comes with age […]

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