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Symptoms of Osteoarthritis

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY What Is Osteoarthritis? Unfortunately, some of us tend to develop osteoarthritis as we periodically grow and age. This painful condition is commonly referred to as a degenerative joint disease that gradually establishes itself within your joints. Typically, these joints fall victim to ordinary wear and tear, creating a potential lifelong [...]

How Can Physical Therapy Help Fibromyalgia?

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY How Can Physical Therapy Help Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a real disorder that unfortunately targets millions of people across the world. The symptoms tend to be spots of tenderness, fatigue, and pain throughout the bones and muscles. Lamentably, testing for fibromyalgia is fruitless because there is no known cause. In fact, [...]

National Physical Therapy Month

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY October is National Physical Therapy Month and our team at Advance Physical Therapy in Nassau County is recognizing why physical therapy is beneficial. Benefits may vary depending on the reason for treatment, but they’re still useful for those with medical conditions, illnesses, and injuries. […]

Importance of Post-Surgical Rehab

Post Surgical Rehab Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY After a surgical procedure, it’s easy to want to get right back into your normal routine. Although in reality, it’s not that easy; you’re going to need rehabilitation after your surgery to gain back strength. When visiting a physical therapist after surgery, we can help you take [...]

Pain Management Through Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY Pain Management An individual’s pain can be simple or complex depending on the severity of the injury. This is why no pain management treatments are the same and will vary based on the patient’s condition. Pain management is important because an individuals pain can have a profound effect on their [...]

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY Overview Carpal tunnel syndrome is often described as tingling or weakness in the hand. This condition is caused by pressure on an individual’s median nerve. The median controls all finger movement except the pinky and runs from the top of the arm through the hand. Symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome [...]

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How To Avoid Fall Sports Injuries

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY Fall Sports Injuries Back to school season and fall sports season come hand-in-hand. Whether it’s football, cheerleading, or soccer, there are dozens of after-school sports in the fall. While this season can be fun, it comes with safety risks as well. Luckily there are ways that coaches and parents can [...]

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Rehab After A Knee Replacement

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY Knee replacement surgery is performed on people who have severe knee damage. This surgery can help relieve pain normally caused by osteoarthritis. Knee replacement surgery helps people become more active since many people who receive this surgery have problems walking, climbing stairs, and even getting in and out of chairs. [...]

Physical Therapy and Migraine Headaches

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY Many people think of physical therapy as something you do to recover from an injury. However, there are other benefits to it as well, one of which is the relief it can bring to those suffering from migraines. Migraines can be extremely painful and make life seem unbearable, but there [...]

Combating Muscle Atrophy with Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy in Astoria, NY   Muscle atrophy is the loss of muscle tissue in the body either as a result of an injury and no longer being able to move or use that muscle, or as a result of aging and not being as active. One way that you can combat muscle atrophy is [...]