Physical Therapy and New Year’s Resolutions
Best Physical Therapists on Long Island
The holidays are over, all the parties now it’s time to start your New Year’s Resolution. You might have an old injury that you’ve been ignoring because you were so busy getting ready for the holidays, well now is the time for you take care of yourself. Luckily, for you, Physical Therapy Finder, works with some of the best physical therapists on Long Island, and they will help you achieve your New Year’s Resolution goals.
One of the clients that Physical Therapy Finder works with is Progressive Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation and they offer some of the best therapy techniques, as well as employing some of the best physical therapists on Long Island. One of the programs that makes Progressive Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation stand out from the rest is they offer aquatic therapy. Now you might be wondering how aquatic therapy differs than regular physical therapy aside from it being based in water. Aquatic therapy is used for the following reasons:
- Early rehabilitation following surgery & injury
- Strength & endurance training
- Increasing circulation
- Increasing flexibility of the muscles
Aquatic therapy helps patients who suffer from the following:
- Low back pain
- Joint pain
- Neurological and orthopedic injuries
Another program Progressive Physical Therapy uses is Balance Therapy. Progressive Physical Therapy not only uses manual forms of therapy but they utilize the newest form of balance therapy which is Biodex Balance System SD. Balance therapy is used for patients who suffer from vertigo, dizziness, and balance impairments. Now, what causes balance problems? Balance problems can arise from anything from traumatic brain injury to strokes to brain tumors.
Now you might be wondering what is the Biodex Balance System and how will it help you? The Biodex Balance System is a system that provides Fall-Risk Screening and Conditioning Programs for older adults who are more likely to experience falling episodes.
If you prefer more hands-on balance therapy the physical therapists at Progressive Physical Therapy will come up with exercises that will help you improve your balance and reduce the risk of injury from falling. Here are some way your therapists will help you:
- Improving your mobility- your physical therapists will help you move more freely without fear of falling by helping with your coordination.
- Improve balance- your therapists will assign you a series of exercises that you will perform either sitting or standing still and once you’re comfortable with those more exercises will be added.
Now is the time to start on your New Year’s Resolution with the best physical therapists on Long Island at Progressive Physical Therapy. If you have any questions feel free to contact our office.