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  • It’s Official, Professional PT is a Great Place to Work!

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy is proud to announce its certification as a 2021-2022 Great Place to Work®. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the leadership behaviors proven to deliver market-leading revenue and increased innovation. It uses validated employee feedback gathered with Great Place … Continued

  • Bowel Health and Abdominal Massage Treatment for Constipation

    Written by Karen Baxter Furno, PT, DPT It’s time to talk openly and honestly about a topic that makes some of us feel uncomfortable –and that’s your bowel movements. Our bowel health has a big impact on our physical selves and it’s important to know the facts. Emptying your bowels easily is an important part … Continued

  • Facts vs. Myths on Concussions

    Written by: Angelo Marsella MA, ATC, USAW | Partner | Director of Sports Medicine Despite increased media focus and education in recent years, sports concussion myths are still very common. Professional Physical Therapy takes a look as some of these myths and sets the record straight.  Causes of a Concussion  Myth: A concussion only occurs as a result … Continued

  • Physical Therapy Exercises for Breast Cancer Recovery

    Written By Anthony Lombardo, PT, DPT, USA-W, USA-PL, CPT, Pn.1 October is Breast Cancer Awareness month and it’s important to know that those recovering from cancer need to tackle recovery with the same strength as they battled cancer. After surgery, exercise and physical therapy can make a big difference. After breast cancer surgery, a patient … Continued

  • Avoiding Hand Injuries When Carving Pumpkins or Turkeys

    Written By Deana Swanson, OT/L, CHT There is a lot to celebrate this season and it’s important to avoid hand injuries that will dampen the fun. With Halloween around the corner and Thanksgiving next month, using a knife or cutting utensil safely will make all the difference in preventing a hand injury. According to the … Continued

  • National PT Month Brings Attention to the Role Physical Therapists Play in Recovery!

    Written by Allison Stringer MS, PT, FAAOMPT, CHA, and Clinical Director at Salem, MA Every October we celebrate National Physical Therapy Month. This annual occurrence is our opportunity to raise awareness about the range of skills our Physical Therapists have and the important role they play in safe and effective pain management, recovery and rehabilitation. … Continued

  • Professional Offers Treatment at 2021 Boston Scores Cup Fundraiser

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy Professional was a proud sponsor and thrilled to support all the participants at the 16th annual Scores Cup corporate charity soccer tournament, along with other dedicated volunteers, corporate sponsors, and individual contributors. The soccer tournament returned to Gillette Stadium on Saturday, August 14th, supporting Boston Scores afterschool programming. And Professional … Continued

  • Do I need Physical Therapy for a Torn Rotator Cuff?

    Written By: Allison McNamara, PT, DPT Does this sound familiar – you reach up and across your body to put on a seat belt, lift a jug of juice from the fridge, or reach into the back seat of the car and experience a pain in the front of your shoulder? Do you notice an … Continued

  • Ergonomic Tips at Work for Maximum Health Benefits

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy contributors Robert Shapiro PT, DPT, COMT and Partner/Director of Clinical Excellence and Steve Vitale PT, DPT, FAAOMPT, OMT. Ergonomics is the process of fitting a workplace (at home or office) to the needs of the worker, rather than the other way around. The goal of ergonomics is to increase efficiency … Continued

  • Professional Joins the 2021 Bike Challenge

    Written by Professional Physical Therapy Professional was a proud sponsor and thrilled to support all the riders at the annual, 2021 Long Island Bike Challenge (LIBC), along other dedicated volunteers, corporate sponsors, and individual contributors. What a great day (and the weather cooperated)! On Sunday, August 1st, bicycle riders from the NY metro area and … Continued

  • 5 Common Tennis Injuries and Treatments

    Written by Angelo Marsella MA, ATC, USAW | Partner I Director of Sports Medicine Tennis is a worldwide sport and a favorite summertime activity that requires not only hand-eye coordination but complete body participation to run, position your body, swing, and hit the tennis ball. Unfortunately, tennis injuries can be a result of the high demands … Continued

  • Effects of Smartphones on Our Fingers and Hands

    By Antonio Lombardo, PT, DPT, USA-W, USA-PL, CPT, Pn.1 Smartphones have become a lifestyle must have for most of us, from senior citizens to young children. These devices help us with learning, playing games, sharing things we like, liking stuff other people share, sending emails, watching videos, and staying in touch with loved ones through … Continued

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