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Parkinson’s Disease and Physical Therapy

Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects the part of the brain responsible for producing dopamine, a neurotransmitter that helps control the brain's reward and pleasure centers. Parkinson’s disease is rare, it affects over one million Americans and globally about 10 million people. At Madison Physical Therapy, we can provide great physical therapy […]

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Happy Holidays! Stay Safe This Season

Although the holiday season is a great time of the year, you want to make sure that you’re in the best possible health so you can enjoy the season.  From constantly moving from place to place trying to do last minute gift shopping, to spending time with your family, your body can become run down […]

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Functional Movement Screen: How It Can Improve Your Performance

Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a tool used to screen individuals for dysfunctional or performance-limiting movement patterns and/or risk of injury. It aims to identify mobility and stability imbalances during seven fundamental movement patterns. These patterns place individuals in extreme positions where weaknesses become noticeable. Once these deficiencies have been identified, our physical therapists at […]

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What Are The Early Signs of Osteoporosis?

You may ask yourself, “What are the early signs of osteoporosis?” Well, it is important that we first discuss the disease itself so we can better understand the symptoms. Osteoporosis is a bone disease that causes bones to become weak and brittle, effectively making it easy for bones to be fractured. Bones are the structural […]

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Benefits of Physical Therapy Pre and Post-Operation

The role of physical therapy is not only important during postoperative rehabilitation but also before the procedure. If you are seeking physical therapy in Brooklyn, Madison Physical Therapy can provide you with the tools you need to help you during your pre and post-operative period. Physical therapy has been shown to benefit patients undergoing a […]

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Treatment for a Torn Miniscus

Each knee has two menisci, which act as cushions for shinbone and thigh bone, and they help prevent the bones from wear and tear. A torn meniscus, one of the most common knee injuries, can be caused by any activity which has you forcefully twist or rotate your knee, especially when the entirety of your […]

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How Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Your Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain is often triggered by everyday activities including prolonged sitting or standing, sudden movement, and overuse or stretching of the back muscles. Back sprains and strains are the most common cause of lower lumbar pain. They occur when the ligaments in the back holding the bones together are torn from their attachments and […]

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Treatment for Scoliosis

Do you think your child is showing signs of scoliosis?  Here at Madison Physical Therapy, our team of professionals will tell you what your next course of action should be. Our physical therapy in Brooklyn, NY can help manage any scoliosis symptoms before they grow worse. What is it? Scoliosis is a condition that causes […]

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What To Do About Shoulder Bursitis?

Are you suffering from swelling and redness between your arm and the tip of your shoulder? You might be experiencing shoulder bursitis. Bursitis is a painful condition that is usually caused from overuse or a former shoulder injury. If you are suffering from shoulder bursitis, our physical therapy near Dyker Heights can help you. Here […]

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What Are Nerve Entrapments

What Are Nerve Entrapments? Nerve entrapments, sometimes called nerve compressions, can make daily life difficult for patients. It can severely affect nerves in the extremities, limbs, and torsos.  While this condition can be excruciating, it does not have to be permanent. At Madison Physical Therapy, we offerphysical therapy in Brooklyn that can help treat your […]

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