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November Was American Diabetes Month

  Get Involved November was American Diabetes Month and now is the time to make a difference. Diabetes is one of the leading causes of disability and death in the United States. If it is not controlled it can lead to problems like blindness, nerve damage, kidney disease, and other health problems. For those who do [...]

By | 2017-12-06T14:36:04+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Post-Operative Rehab

Often times when an orthopedic patient has been operated on, they need rehabilitation in order to speed up the recovery process and prevent future injuries in the area that has been operated on. Because physical therapy (PT) implements exercise and conditioning into its programs, PT as part of the rehabilitation process can be extremely beneficial [...]

By | 2017-11-29T04:07:58+00:00 December 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Physical Therapy in Queens

Why Choose Physical Therapy Staring all the way back in 1914 after World War I physical therapy was used to help rehabilitate soldiers coming back from the war. Today, physical therapy has taken on many different specialties by helping those who are injured or in pain get back to feeling right. With the goal to [...]

By | 2017-11-16T17:17:08+00:00 November 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How Can K-Laser Therapy Help You

At Advance Physical Therapy, we offer K-Laser therapy in Wantagh, Lindenhurst, Astoria, and Valley Stream. It has been amazing for us to see how K-Laser therapy has dramatically helped our patients and we wanted to share more information about K-Laser therapy for those who are unsure of what it is or how it could help. [...]

By | 2017-11-14T21:41:07+00:00 November 20th, 2017|K-Laser Therapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Physical Therapy and Arthritis

Unfortunately, the medical complications that can occur for an individual tend to become more frequent throughout the aging process.These complications while coming later with age can also develop as a result of genetics. Specifically, arthritis is a disease that fits these criteria and it affects both young and elderly individuals. Arthritis is a painful chronic [...]

By | 2017-11-06T20:10:42+00:00 November 10th, 2017|Arthritis, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Safe During Football Season

With school football season in full swing, it’s important to know how to prevent, treat and prepare for any injuries that might affect a young player. Physical therapy should be an important aspect of your season- checking in with your physical therapist is integral in order to maintain well being and proper training. The good [...]

By | 2017-10-19T15:20:17+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Safety, Sports Injury, Uncategorized|0 Comments

October is National Physical Therapy Month

October is here and so is National Physical Therapy Month! This month we will be celebrating by raising awareness of physical therapy as a safe and alternative option to opioids for the long-term treatment of chronic pain! At Advanced Physical Therapy we strive to give each patient quality care and customize each session for your [...]

By | 2017-10-19T15:26:13+00:00 October 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is K-Laser Therapy

K Laser There are many different options when it comes to therapy to deal with pain. The use of K Laser Therapy is used as an alternative to painkillers. This therapy uses red and near infrared light to assist your cells with tissue regeneration. At Advance Physical Therapy we have four convenient locations in Wantagh, [...]

By | 2017-10-19T15:17:12+00:00 October 19th, 2017|K Laser, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Physical Therapy and Pressure Ulcers

A pressure ulcer, also known as a bedsore, is a skin injury that occurs in about 40,000 people every year. Pressure ulcers usually occur when people are ill, or not able to change their position in a bed or a chair for an extended amount of time. If you are looking to learn more about [...]

By | 2017-10-19T15:17:58+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Pressure Ulcers, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Tennis Elbow Treatment in Astoria

Tennis elbow is a condition caused by overworked muscles in the arm, forearm, and hand which results in elbow pain. Tennis elbow involves the area where the muscles and tendons of the forearm attach to the outside bone (called lateral epicondyle) of the elbow. Movements that require gripping, twisting, or carrying objects with your hand [...]