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Manhattan Physical Therapy

Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center is a leader in pain relief and injury recovery located in Midtown New York City. The four specialized physical therapists on staff go beyond standard physical therapy by challenging their client???s bodies to build core strength, flexibility, and increase range of motion.

Manhattan Physical Therapy and Pain Center has an excellent track record of success treating back pain caused by strains, degenerative disc disease, piriformis syndrome, spondylolisthesis or whiplash injuries.

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Physical Therapy for Women: Treating Common Women’s Health Disorders

You already know that physical therapy can be a life saver when you’ve recently undergone surgery or after an injury. However, these aren’t the only times when you can benefit from seeing a physical therapist. Physical therapists can provide relief for women who suffer from common women’s health disorders. Here are some of the common conditions women face with which physical therapy can help, as well as what new clients can expect.
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Physical Therapy After Back Surgery: A Total Rehab Plan

Back surgery is considered major surgery, and it is most successful when undertaken as part of a comprehensive treatment plan. Rehabilitation in the form of physical therapy is critical to getting you back on your feet as soon as possible, as well as in ensuring that you recover as completely as you can.

Physical therapy after back surgery takes several forms as you progress through the healing process. Here is what to expect.
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Physical Therapy for Tennis Elbow: What You Should Know

Tennis elbow is actually the common name for elbow tendonitis or tendinosis resulting from overuse due to repetitive motion events. It gets its name from the fact that nearly half of all tennis players eventually suffer from it, but this group makes up less than five percent of all cases. Lateral elbow tendinosis occurs in the outside of the elbow, while medial elbow tendinosis (sometimes called golfer’s elbow) occurs in the inside of the elbow.
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Physical Therapy for Neck Pain: How We Can Help

Neck pain is generally caused by a temporary or permanent abnormality in the structures of the neck, upper back, and/or shoulders. Muscle spasms are incredibly common, especially among those who sit at a computer all day or play certain sports. Strains, injuries such as whiplash, herniated discs, and pinched nerves are also common possibilities. Regardless of the cause of pain, though, physical therapy can usually help.
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Physical Therapy for Sciatica: How Exercise Can Help

Sciatica is pain that originates in the lower back and then travels down the sciatic nerve into the leg. It can also cause numbness, tingling, and weakness. Sciatica generally causes one-sided pain that is worsened by sitting but can also make standing and walking difficult. It is important to note that sciatica is not a medical condition on its own. Instead, it is indicative of another condition, from degenerative disc disease to spinal stenosis.

The first step in treating sciatica is to identify and treat the underlying condition. However, physical therapy is almost always considered a vital part of treating the pain. Research shows that gentle exercise can help patients recover more quickly from active sciatica, and can reduce future incidences of acute pain. Here’s how it can help.
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Physical Therapy for Pain Management: What You Should Know

Chronic pain can be caused by many factors, from illnesses such as fibromyalgia to poorly healed injuries. Regardless of the cause of your pain, it can be life-limiting. You might plan your days around your pain or even cancel events at the last minute because the pain is simply too much to bear. Fortunately, physical therapy can dramatically reduce all forms of chronic pain.

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