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July 12, 2019

Physical Therapy Can Help Arthritis

Arthritis affects more than 50 million adults and 300,000 children in the United States. Common symptoms include joint stiffness, pain, swelling, and immobility. Arthritis can vary in its severity, ranging from mild discomfort to chronic, debilitating pain. Regardless of the […]
June 7, 2019

Physical Therapy for Shoulder Injuries

The shoulder is a complex region of the body that often incurs injury. Due to its frequent use in a variety of day-to-day activities as well as sports, it is vulnerable to pain and discomfort. No matter the cause, irritation […]
May 9, 2019

Sciatica During Pregnancy

Pregnancy is a lovely time for a mother to bond with her future child. While the mom-to-be is anticipating the arrival of her newborn baby, the mother’s body changes physically as the baby grows. Some women can experience some symptoms […]
April 10, 2019

Prevent Spring Sports Injuries

The snow has melted, the days are getting longer, and the birds are chirping– spring has officially arrived! What better way to kick-off the season than with spring sports. Early morning hockey practices are dwindling, and sunny days spent on […]
March 19, 2019

Kinesiology Taping Do’s and Don’ts

Injuries can affect your mobility and often require physical therapy. Different types of physical therapy may restore full movement and functions to the injured area. Kinesiology Taping is a method utilized by physical therapists that assist in restoring services to […]
February 13, 2019

Winter Sports Safety Tips

Winter is here, and you know what that means? Winter sports season! It’s time to get out all your gear and head to the slopes. Winter activities are packed with fun and excitement to share with family and friends. While […]
January 23, 2019

​PT in the New Year

The new year is here! That means you have the opportunity to begin a new and start fresh. For many of us, we set goals for the new year, whether it may be to lose weight, eat healthier, or quit […]
December 14, 2018

Physical Therapy for Whiplash

Whiplash, also referred to as neck sprain or strain, is an injury to the neck where the intervertebral joints, discs, ligaments, cervical muscles, and nerve roots may become damaged. Most often caused by a car accident, it is an abrupt […]
November 15, 2018

Treatment for Pelvic Fractures

The pelvis is the sturdy ring of bones located at the base of the spine.  Fracturing your pelvis is so rare it accounts for less than five percent of adult fractures.  At The Physical Therapy Experience, our orthopedic physical therapy in Smithtown can […]
October 19, 2018

Physical Therapy for Stroke Treatment

Strokes are a deadly medical emergency that will affect many people every year. According to the CDC, around 795,000 Americans every year will experience a stroke, with almost 140,000 cases resulting in death. This particular statistic makes strokes the fifth-leading cause […]