Friday, July 24, 2015

Physical therapy involves a lifetime of dedication to individual growth and refining of skills. #PhysicalTherapyNYC

It also means treating the whole person, addressing both the physical and mental aspects of each patient, and interacting with them in such a way that allows for a relationship of thrust and respects to be built. - MEHRBANOO MEHRROSTAMI, PT

Saturday, July 18, 2015

#Feldenkrais Functional Integration #PhysicalTherapyNYC

Skillful, supportive touch slowly and gently guides the body into improved ways of moving. We can detect habitual holding, tension or restriction and simultaneously facilitate a release of the restriction and help you find freedom in your joints and muscles. Improved coordination, flexibility and balance, as well as relief from chronic pain, stress and anxiety are experienced. #CentralParkPT

Friday, July 10, 2015

Get Aligned: The low back and hips relate directly to the hamstrings. #PhysicalTherapyNYC

A fixated or "stuck" sacroiliac joint, for example, can inhibit normal pelvic and hip extension, causing hamstrings to have to work overtime or inhibiting them due to subtle pain signals. Dysfunction of joints in the low back, or even disc problems, can also wreak havoc. Get structurally aligned before launching into an exercise program that might ingrain your problems.

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Expert Advice: You're Only As Strong As Your Weakest Muscle Group #phillymag

When demands placed on one muscle are too heavy to bear, another less suitable muscle will take over to support the weight. #CentralParkPT

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Wrist Strength #NHLHockeyIce #PhysicalTherapyNYC

Consider what's inside your forearms, and how to develop arm power and wrist strength: the wrist muscles, bone structure, and tendons can all be strengthened. See how the image on the left shows how intricate your forearms and hands are? Wrist muscles are like tightly wound steel cable that can endure a lot of work and carry a large load for their size. you can workout the extensors and flexors of your forearms, and wrist strength can present a lot of arm power.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Two Exercises for Preventing and Rehabbing #TennisElbow

Keep in mind resting an inflamed tendon is vital to returning it to a properly functioning muscle/tendon. #CentralParkPT