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  • Patient Invites Physical Therapy Team to Wedding After Extraordinary Recovery

    By Professional Physical Therapy Josh’s story begins on the football field in early December. He was cutting (making a quick change in direction) and felt a pop in his knee. After a visit with his doctor and then an MRI he was diagnosed with an ACL tear. He needed surgery. This was devastating news because … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Continues Growth with New Clinic in Levittown, NY

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy announced the opening of a new state-of-the-art clinic in Levittown, NY. The addition of this clinic elevates Professional’s footprint on Long Island and Queens to 45 locations, totaling over 190 locations across the Northeast. The Levittown clinic is located at 2920 Hempstead Turnpike and was opened under Professional … Continued

  • Back-to-School Backpack Safety Tips

    By Professional Physical Therapy If you have been worried about the effects of the weight of your child’s backpack as they are heading back to school, your instincts are correct. Backpacks that are too heavy or not carried properly can cause problems for kids like back, neck, and shoulder pain, as well as poor posture. … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy’s Husband-and-Wife Team Opens 2 Clinics in Massachusetts

    By Professional Physical Therapy  Professional Physical Therapy announced the opening of 2 more state-of-the-art facilities in Massachusetts, by a husband-and-wife team, servicing two additional areas on the Cape. Patients in Massachusetts now have greater access to the clinical expertise and cutting-edge therapeutics offered in each new location. South Dennis, MA: Clinic Director Kristen Wentworth, PT, … Continued

  • Tips to Prevent Injuries as a New Parent

    By Thomas Maybury, PT, DPT, OMT The time after a child is born can be the most rewarding for new parents but can also be the most challenging to a new parent’s body. New stressors can be placed on your body with a newborn, due to carrying, rocking, and caring for your little one.  Improper … Continued

  • Elbow Pain Treatments: Options and What You Should Know

    By: Professional Physical Therapy Did you know that tennis elbow is one of the most common causes of elbow pain? It affects anywhere from 2 to 3% of the U.S. population. This means up to 9.9 million Americans live with chronic elbow pain. About half of all tennis players get Tennis elbow at some point. … Continued

  • Top Tips to Prevent Injuries for Peak Performance in Fall Sports

    By: Angelo Marsella MA, ATC, USAW |Partner | Director of Sports Medicine Summer is a great time to prepare for fall sports. But many young athletes don’t train and work out throughout the summer, despite pre-season training plans provided by their coaches. The best thing you can do is keep up your conditioning and stay … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Awarded 2022 Hall of Fame Award from Mercy College

    Written by: Professional Physical Therapy On July 21,2022, Professional Physical Therapy was awarded the prestigious Hall of Fame Award from Mercy College for exceptional clinical education for Physical Therapy. This award recognizes Professional’s lifelong commitment to clinical education and mentorship of future professionals. The Director of Clinal Affiliations, Kim Ciprian deserves special recognition for her … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Acquires Compete OT and OTA Services in Elmhurst

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy announced the acquisition of a new Hand Therapy clinic in Elmhurst, NY, located at 91-31 Queens Boulevard, formerly Complete OT and OTA Services. Rob Wilutis, MS, OTR, CHT and VP of Clinical Operations of Hand and Occupational Therapy at Pro PT, states “We are pleased to announce that … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Adds 2 More Clinics in New Jersey

    By Professional Physical Therapy  Professional Physical Therapy announced the opening of 2 more state-of-the-art facilities in New Jersey. Patients in New Jersey now have greater access to the clinical expertise and cutting-edge therapeutics offered in each new location. Hamilton, NJ: Clinic Director Nicole Mattonelli, PT, DPT, OCS, opened July 11th, located on 1225 Whitehorse Mercerville … Continued

  • The Connection Between Neck and Shoulder Pain

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy Neck and shoulder pain are two seemingly disconnected problems, but they are actually more connected than you think. If you have pain in your shoulder, you might really have a neck problem. And sometimes a sore neck can mask a shoulder problem. So, how are they connected? It’s important to … Continued

  • Knee Pain After Cycling: Common Causes and How to Treat It

    Written by Allison McNamara If you noticed more people cycling over the last year or two, you are not alone. We saw a surge in cycling during the pandemic in 2020 and it remains a popular outdoor activity for many, especially during the summer months. Many people like to get outside and hit the road … Continued

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