Health Blog

Significance of a hyperextended knee

What is the significance of a hyperextended knee?

March 2nd, 2017

Kevin Durant reportedly suffered a hyperextended knee less than a minute into last night’s contest against the Wizards in D.C. and exited the court shortly thereafter. An MRI is scheduled. The injury occurred when Washington Center, Marcin Gortat made contact with Golden State’s Zaza Pachulia who then stumbled, landing on Durant’s left leg. Though the MRI may

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Concussion and How a PT Expert Can Help

January 15th, 2017

In recent years it has become more apparent that any impact to the human body, whether a fall or a bicycle accident, can have more lasting effects than previously thought.  Concussions are among the many injuries resulting from trauma that are not physically apparent and are not easily recognized by victims and those around them. Concussion

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Myofascial Release

December 13th, 2016

Myofascial Release is a highly effective technique developed by John Barnes, an icon in the physical therapy world. The technique emphasizes  gentle prolonged sustained stretching of the fascial system and myofascial elements to release restrictions that may be causing symptoms throughout the body.  Fascia is continuous throughout the human body, so a restriction in one location may

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six opioid free pain management options

Six Opioid-Free Chronic Pain Management Methods

November 18th, 2016

Opioids are the most common form of chronic pain management for patients in the U.S. Unfortunately, they also are highly addictive with a number of detrimental side effects. Alternative methods of pain management often are not provided in mainstream medicine due to the presence of pharmaceutical companies in healthcare. However, there are several ways you

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Kinesio Taping for NYC Marathon Runners at our Upper East Side office, Sat Nov 5th

October 17th, 2016

TAPING FOR NYC MARATHON RUNNERS When: Saturday, November 5th, 2016 Where: Recovery Physical Therapy Upper East Side Location 157 East 86th street 2nd floor, New York, NY 10028 (Entrance next to Steve Madden Shoe store) What: 30-minute kinesio taping by a licensed Physical Therapist to enhance performance and decrease pain for those running the NYC

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