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Water Danger

by Admin, May 30, 2014

Summer is here and although there are fun things in store, it is important to remember to stay safe. Water injuries are indeed serious and can be very painful. Here are some ways to take care of them and prevent water injuries from happening in the future. Swimming is a great treatment for several sports […]

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Celiac Disease Awareness Month

by Admin, May 22, 2014

Most everyone has noticed the influx of products labeled “Gluten Free” encroaching on supermarket shelves, and some of us have probably come across entire grocery sections or aisles dedicated to these products. These products are intended for those who have a gluten intolerance or Celiac disease, which is a genetically inherited autoimmune disorder that affects […]

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How to Choose the Best Physical Therapist for your Needs

by Admin, May 14, 2014

How to find the best physical therapist is not a simple task. There are many factors that come into play when trying to finding the right Physical Therapist. For example when searching for the best physical therapist in Great Neck, OrthoBalance Physical Therapy will show up in your search engine along with other therapists in […]

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What is Compartment Syndrome?

by Admin, May 8, 2014

Compartment Syndrome is a common lower leg condition that arises in athletes who play leg-intensive sports like that of running or soccer. Literally divided into four compartments, Compartment Syndrome refers to the trauma done to the fluid pressure within the leg. An increase in fluid pressure causes blood vessels and nerves within the lower leg […]

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Stress Fractures in the Legs and Feet

by Admin, April 29, 2014

As the weather gets warmer and we head outdoors to participate in more recreational sports and activities, we will be putting more stress on our muscles and bones. In the upcoming months, we will jump off the couch and out into our backyards to finally enjoy outdoor activities. While it’s tempting to spend entire days […]

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How to Maintain a Happy Heart After Age 50

by Admin, April 23, 2014

          Heart health should always be a present health concern for men and women of all ages, but after 50 our health concerns should shift considerably to this focus. People over 50 tend to undertake less physical activity, which can affect the heart’s strength and durability. Like all other muscles, the […]

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How to Manage your Stress

by Admin, April 18, 2014

With the pace of today’s world, there are few people who live without experiencing some form of negative stress. There are a number of areas in life that can take a toll on our bodies and minds, namely work, school, relationships, and other obligations. Most of us make efforts to relieve some stress from time […]

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Taking Time to Address Stress

by Admin, April 14, 2014

With the pace of today’s world, there are few people who live without experiencing some form of negative stress. There are a number of areas in life that can take a toll on our bodies and minds, namely work, school, relationships, and other obligations. Most of us make efforts to relieve some stress from time […]

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Selecting Proper Golf Shoes

by Admin, April 7, 2014

  Golf shoes are important to the success of your game, especially when you consider that the average golfer walks about 4 to 5 miles during a game, and spends a considerable length of time on his feet. Here are some things to consider when choosing golf shoes: Fitting: Before selecting a size, measure both […]

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Shin Splints: A Common Dilemma

by Admin, April 4, 2014

Physical therapists and certified athletic trainers often use the term shin splints to describe conditions of pain and disability in the tibia and fibula. Poor conditioning, over-training, irregular surfaces and biomechanical abnormalities are the culprits of shin splints. The technical name for shin splints is medial tibial syndrome, which accounts for 10 to 15 percent […]

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