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3 Ways to Beat Achy Shoulders

August 10th, 2017

Do you find your shoulders aching at the end of the day or when having to lift your arms? Whether your pain is from an old injury or just from moving all day long, try these simple techniques to feel better and stronger.   Why Your Shoulders Hurt Your shoulders are the most complicated joints

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Are Your Feet Killing Your Back?

July 21st, 2017

For many people, simply standing or walking for more than 20 minutes, means an aching back. This can be due to a whole host of factors, but believe it or not, your feet and ankles can be a culprit.   When you walk the hips, knees, ankles and feet rotate in opposite directions to act

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5 Simple Ways to Beat Knee Pain While Running

July 10th, 2017

We all know that running is great exercise for our bodies, but often people stop due to knee or lower leg pain. This can happen for a variety of reasons, but usually ones that we are not aware of. Over 50 million Americans deal with some sort of knee trouble, as the knees are the

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LEARN TO DEFEND YOURSELF | Self Defense Class at NYPT Health & Rehab

June 29th, 2017

THURSDAY JUNE 29TH 8 PM – 9:30 PM Join NYPT Health & Rehab for a lesson in techniques for self defense. We have partnered with skilled martial arts specialist, John Steiner, to hold a 90 minute class designed to teach useful techniques that can be used for fitness as well as self defense. The class will incorporate all

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How to Avoid Back Surgery

June 10th, 2017

According to the Washington Post, spinal fusion surgeries increased from 56,000 in 1994 to 465,000 in 2011. That is an 8 times increase in the rate of back surgery in 7 years! In Europe and other countries, back surgery rates are more than 4 times lower than those rates in the U.S. Why the difference?

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The 5 Natural Ways to Relieve Sciatica

May 20th, 2017

Have you ever experienced aching pain in the back / buttock area that radiates down your leg? You may have sciatica. Sciatica is a common condition that affects up to 1 out of 10 people, typically between ages 25-45.   Symptoms Sciatica is typically felt as a dull aching pain to the low back /

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How to Get Rid of Pounding Headaches for Good

May 10th, 2017

You know the feeling of your eyes starting to hurt, forehead starting to pound and even your neck feeling like a big ball of tension? A headache is coming on again and it’s time to reach for the Advil, Tylenol or other type of pain pill to numb it. Why does this keep happening?  

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How to Improve Your Posture

April 20th, 2017

In this world of looking beautiful, posture plays a big role in how we look at people. Think about the last time you saw your posture in the mirror and how you immediately corrected yourself to look taller, slimmer and fitter. We fight the good fight against gravity 24 hours a day and it is

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How Do You Know if You Have a Herniated Disc?

April 10th, 2017

Do you have sharp pain in a particular part of your arm or leg? It may be a herniated disc. However, it could be another problem. Herniated or bulging discs are often blamed for radiating pains, numbness and tingling in the extremities, but they are often not the culprits.   Herniated discs are caused by

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Physical Therapy Just as Effective for Spinal Stenosis as Surgery

March 20th, 2017

A new study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine that followed 169 participants showed that physical therapy was just as effective for people suffering from spinal stenosis as surgery (1). In fact, the results point to what physical therapists have known for decades, people suffering with back pain should try physical therapy first, before

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