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  • Relieve Soreness After Shoveling

    As a Buffalo, NY native, James Collins knows a thing or two about snow. Get some relief from the soreness & aches caused by snow shoveling with the tips below: Keep Moving: Contrary to what many may think, performing light exercise may help relieve the pain one experiences from delayed onset muscle soreness(DOMS). Simply going for … Continued

  • An Athletic Trainer’s Role in Recovery From Overuse Injuries

    Guest written by Dr. Howard J. Levy, MD, MBA Orthopedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine as commentary to the Wall Street Journal’s “The Best Way for Teens to Recover From Overuse Injuries” released on January 18, 2016 Certified Athletic Trainers (ATC) are an integral part of any comprehensive sports medicine program. An article in the Wall Street Journal … Continued

  • Go For Your Own “Grand Slam” by Preventing These Common Tennis Injuries!

    The US Open Tennis Championship is underway, and all eyes are on Serena Williams as she tries to become the first player in 27 years to win a tennis Grand Slam! While tennis is an exhilarating game for players and fans alike, many do not realize the extent of injuries that can be caused by … Continued

  • Our Employees Love Giving Back!

    At Professional Physical Therapy, we are proud to employ some of the most charitable people dedicated to improving our communities. We want to applaud those individuals who go above and beyond both in their careers and in the communities in which we serve. Victoria Gagliardi , Athletic Trainer, White Plains What is your favorite Charity … Continued

  • Late Night Host Jimmy Fallon Almost Loses Finger

    Late night talk show host Jimmy Fallon had a little scare recently where he slipped in his kitchen and caught his ring on the countertop. Fallon explained he suffered from “ring avulsion,” a serious injury caused by the sudden pull on a finger that often results in amputation. Fortunately, doctors were able to save Fallon’s … Continued

  • Healthy Travels

    Did you know that by going on vacation you can lower your blood pressure, heart rate, and reduce stress? While summer is a popular time to take a vacation and relax, it is also a popular way to get injured. The last thing you want is your vacation ruined by an injury. Jane Berman, Physical Therapist at … Continued

  • Wedding Day Disaster!

    Your Big Day has finally arrived, and you’ve both said “I do.” Now, the real fun begins. You enter the reception hall as the new Mr. and Mrs., but do you know how to avoid the potential injuries that await you and your guests?  The bride twists her ankle while dancing in heels: Ankle sprains … Continued

  • Ready For Gardening?

    With summer fast approaching, it’s time to get your yard and garden ready… but is your body ready? If you’re like most of us who have spent the winter hibernating on our couches, you may be at risk for injury as you head outside and engage in physical activity. If you engage in physical activity … Continued

  • Is Youth Baseball Battling a Tommy John Surgery “Epidemic”?

    According to ESPN, Ulnar Collateral Ligament (“UCL”) reconstruction, frequently referred to as Tommy John surgery, is approaching “epidemic” frequency among professional athletes. The procedure is common among collegiate and professional athletes in several sports, most notably baseball. According to Adam Discepolo, Partner and Clinical Director at Professional Physical Therapy’s Merrick clinic, professional athletes, however, are … Continued

  • Happy National Athletic Training Month!

    March is National Athletic Training Month! Certified Athletic Trainers (ATs) play an important role in keeping student athletes safe on the field and court. We talked with Angelo Marsella, Director of Sports Medicine, and Sports Medicine Coordinators Elissa Linderman and Stacey Schreiber about what Athletic Trainers do and why they’re so important. What do Athletic Trainers do? Elissa … Continued

  • Tips to Prevent Injury While Shoveling Snow

    Shoveling snow may be the most physically challenging exercise you face this winter and during the entire year. “While regular exercise and strengthening your legs and core before winter arrives is highly recommended, following the tips below can help reduce the likelihood of injury while shoveling snow,” said Jeff Yellin, Partner and Regional Clinical Director … Continued

  • Jump Safely Into Fitness in the New Year!

    To some, the New Year is an opportunity to start with a clean slate and tackle those goals put off in 2014. And like many of us, this means starting, or getting back into, fitness. While this is a great goal, how you approach it is very important to your success. Too often, one’s eagerness … Continued

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