September 2016 - Orthopaedics Plus
From The Therapist: Flexibility
Last month we reviewed lower back pain and some background to common treatments and how we treat it here at Orthopaedics Plus. Today we will review flexibility and its importance. There are a lot of views as to what flexibility is; there are a lot of ways to work on your flexibility. (more…)
How to Reduce Risk of Workplace Injuries
Whether you work as a secretary behind a computer or you’re a construction worker out on the field, every worker is susceptible to injury.
From strains and sprains to carpal tunnel, more than 3 million workers are injured at work every year according to estimates from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor statistics. While it may not seem like a big deal at the time, failing to receive the proper care can lead to serious and permanent consequences. (more…)
7 Reasons to Try Physical Therapy
One of the main reasons a person goes to their doctor is because of pain. Here’s a common example: Your low back is hurting and you’ve tried some things on your own but nothing seems to significantly reduce the pain. You go to your doctor probably with the hope he or she will prescribe medication. But instead of a prescription for pain medication, you walk out of the doctor’s office with a prescription for physical therapy. (more…)
Overtraining: Don’t Reach Your Breaking Point
We have all heard the phrase ‘No pain, no gain’. When it comes to the human body, discomfort is acceptable, but pain is not. In fact, there is a threshold of pain tolerance that is unique to each individual.
It’s important to understand and respect this limit. When the body is pushed past this ‘breaking point’, injuries and long-term damage can occur. (more…)
WCR Brace Clinic
Date: January 30th, 2017
Location: Beverly Clinic
For Appointments contact: Bay Orthopedic & Rehabilitation Supply Co., Inc.
616 East Jericho Turnpike, Huntington Station, NY 11746
Phone: 631-271-0825 | Fax: 631-271-1363