Posts Tagged ‘Physical Therapist in Brooklyn’

Joint Instability

Joint instability can be quite painful, when the tissues surrounding the joints weaken. It can happen in many areas of the body, and can stem from a variety of issues. If you are looking for a Brooklyn physical therapist to help you with any joint instability problems you might have, we at Madison Physical Therapy […]

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How To Treat An ACL Tear

The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is what helps keep your knee stable and prevent your tibia from sliding front to your femur. Understandably, when one tears their ACL it definitely is a cause for concern. These types of injuries happen with athletes who perform in physical activity that requires quick shifts in movement and […]

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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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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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Sprains and Strains

We all know how inconvenient and painful a sprain or strain can be when trying to perform everyday activities. At Madison Physical Therapy in Bay Ridge, New York our physical therapist do their best to help you get better fast. The first thing to know is that sprains and strains are very different. A sprain […]

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Cartilage Tears

Tough, yet flexible, cartilage is the main type of connective tissue found in the human body. Despite its strengths, not having its own blood supply ultimately puts the cartilage at a disadvantage, making it difficult to restore its complex systems once disrupted. Thankfully, through a combination of physical therapy and preventative techniques, patients with cartilage […]

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Osteoporosis

The Myths of Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a condition in which the bones become thinner, making them more weak and brittle. The bones can become so brittle that even a cough or bending over can cause a fracture. People with osteoporosis often break bones in the hip, spine, and wrist. If you are suffering from osteoporosis, […]

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Gait and Balance Disorders

Preventing yourself from injury is an essential part of life. At Madison Physical Therapy, with two locations in Bay Ridge and Sheepshead Bay Brooklyn, our team specializes in pain, injury, and mobility rehabilitation. Of our many services, we treat gait and balance disorders and work with treatment gait disorders and prevent falls to keep you […]

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Chronic Pain Treatment In Brooklyn

Chronic pain comes in many different forms and severities, affecting about 100 million Americans and 1.5 billion people worldwide. Chronic pain can affect people of all ages, but it is most commonly found in older adults. Chronic pain usually occurs following an injury and continues to prolong for some time after that. After an injury, […]

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Discectomy

As we use back support in every aspect of our lives, any kind of back pain is both irritating and interfering. Aside from the direct physical agony, the limited motion and inability to perform has various effects on all our daily activities. The need for this type of spine surgery usually stems from problems with […]

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