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Strengthening Exercises For The Shoulder

After sustaining an injury, many people assume the only way to make a full recovery is to immobilize the injured area and allow it to heal. While this method can work great for some injuries, others will require a more active approach for treatment. At Advance Physical Therapy, our team provides patients with the sessions [...]

Physical Therapy Following A Patellar Tendon Tear

Have you recently been dealing with knee pain and swelling? If this is the case, it’s important to get the joint checked out for any structural damage. Sometimes, the source of your pain and discomfort can be a patellar tendon tear. Fortunately, our team at Advance Physical Therapy is well versed in diagnosing and treating [...]

What is Tommy John Surgery?

Here at Advance Physical Therapy, we know that surgery can be a time consuming and concerning process. From the preparation beforehand, to the actual surgery, and the physical therapy beyond. Our experienced doctors of physical therapy in Valley Stream understand the stress that you may find yourself under throughout the recovery process.  We look forward [...]

Physical Therapy For Chronic Wrist Pain

Physical Therapy in Valley Stream NY The hand and wrist are comprised of 20 muscles and 27 bones and multiple ligaments, joints, and tendons. Needless to say, they’re a delicate, complex part of the body that contains many structures susceptible to damage. Chronic wrist pain can be catalyzed by complications, such [...]

Physical Therapy for Knee and Ankle Sprains

Physical Therapy in Valley Stream NY Sprains of the ankle and knee joints are very common, especially during the winter season. Typically, recovery occurs in three phases: R.I.C.E. therapy, flexibility, a range of motion restoration, and recovery of strength and balance to prevent future injuries. If you are looking for Physical Therapy in Valley Stream [...]

Proper Stretching Methods

Although you may not think there is a wrong way to stretch, there is. Stretching properly is vital because stretching opens up your range of motion while increasing flexibility. Not stretching at all or stretching improperly drastically reduces mobility in your joints and muscles which can increase your risk of getting injured. Not stretching can [...]

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