Posts Tagged ‘physical therapy in Brooklyn’

Hip Replacement Recovery Exercises

Physical therapy can be an optimal solution if you have undergone a procedure for hip replacement surgery. At Madison Physical Therapy, our physical therapy in Brooklyn can give recovering patients the necessary care and attention needed to help set them on the path to a speedy recovery. Having a hip replaced is difficult to recover […]

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Relief for Back Spasms

Back spasms are described as involuntary tightening or cramping of the muscles in the back. A spasm can also be a sprain or a strain, and it feels like a “knot.” The spasms can be brought on by injury, swelling, or dehydration. The sudden and painful tightening of a spasm occurs sporadically, lasting anywhere from […]

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Recovery from a Discectomy

The spinal discs located within your back serve an essential purpose as they act as round cushions that absorb shock and pressure. These discs protect the neural cord and surrounding nerves and are composed of a jelly-like substance that helps to decrease friction and allow your spine to be more flexible. When the disc ruptures […]

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Get Ready for Baseball Season!

As spring approaches, that means baseball season is starting to begin. Whether it’s improving your swing or working on your curveball, taking the time to prepare and train for your sport is crucial. Without proper exercise and preparation, not only will your game suffer, but you may be at risk of getting a future injury […]

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What Are Nerve Entrapments?

Nerve entrapments, also known as nerve compression syndrome, results in the squeezing or compacting of a nerve in a specific location. Common areas this could occur in includes your limbs, torso, and extremities. When too much pressure is put on the nerve, it can disrupt its function and cause pain. While resting usually does the […]

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Physical Therapy for Joint Replacement

Total joint replacement is an invasive procedure in which an abnormal or damaged joint is replaced with a special implant called a prosthesis. A prosthesis is a unique metal, plastic, or ceramic device designed to imitate the movement of a joint. Joint replacements are meant to help patients reduce pain and help their overall health. […]

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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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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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