Breaking Common Physical Therapy Misconceptions

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We’ve asked our knowledgeable therapists and trainers to correct misconceptions they hear in and around the office. Read on to find out what you might be doing wrong! ​ Misconception #1: When playing sports, you need to stay on your toes for speed and agility. This is one that I hear a lot. You don’t actually want to be on … Read More

Overcoming Injuries at the Olympic Level

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As the 2016 Summer Olympics games in Rio are rapidly approaching, the Olympic hopefuls are working their hardest to be prepared for competition. They have been training and mentally preparing for the last four years with dreams to bring home the gold. For some, their dreams are challenged when faced with a difficult injury. Based on a study completed by … Read More

6 Stretches To Minimize Back Pain

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Back pain can be debilitating and extremely frustrating. Stretching your body through active movements and static stretches can be the key to keeping a well-balanced musculoskeletal system. Back pain can be caused by countless different reasons but decreased flexibility has been shown to lead to lower back pain. Stretching takes time and repetition and should not cause pain or injury. … Read More

Post-Exercise Recovery Tips

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A balanced combination of rest and recovery along with proper diet and hydration should be part of any fitness regimen. Exercise is an essential part of maintaining general health and fitness but post workout rest and recovery is often overlooked. It’s important to make a plan and allocate a proper amount of time to rest and recover. Recovery is multifaceted … Read More

Transformation of a Rugby Player: Part 2

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The first part of our 5 part series on The Transformation of Rugby player we taught our rugby player to expand her length and rotation ability. We taught her to expand her ability to lengthen on the same side (Ipsilateral) and increase her ability toward diagonal length (Contralateral length). Sprinting has Ipsilateral and Contralateral movement that requires greater flexibility and … Read More

Morrison Whole Food Bars

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We are excited to announce we will now offer Dr. Morrison’s Whole Food Bars in our lower Manhattan office! Dr. Morrison has developed new whole food bars that are nutritious, delicious and incredibly satisfying. His goal was to create a healthy and tasty snack that can also serve as a light meal replacement. They are fantastic on-the-go and provide lasting … Read More