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The Truth behind Common Myths about Physical Therapy

Leading healthcare centers offer physical therapy services in Brooklyn. Physical therapy helps patients with musculoskeletal issues achieve optimal functional ability, strength and mobility and has become a more widely used treatment modality in recent years. It helps people of all ages to reduce pain, improve or restore mobility and stay active and fit throughout life. However, there are some common misconceptions associated with physical therapy that often discourage people from considering physical therapy. Here are some common myths about …

Treating Golfer’s Elbow with Radiofrequency Ablation

Golfer’s elbow or medial epicondylitis is a degenerative condition of the tendon fibers on the inside of the elbow that anchor which lift the muscles of the wrist and hand. The condition usually causes severe pain on the outside part of the elbow. The pain usually begins slowly and if left untreated, gets worse over time. A key component of pain management services in Brooklyn, radiofrequency ablation is an effective technique to alleviate pain due to medial epicondylitis.

How to Prevent Joint Arthritis Caused by Sports Injuries

Sports injuries treatment in Brooklyn is provided at pain management and rehabilitation centers, and effective treatment is available for a wide range of sports injuries and musculoskeletal conditions. Studies have shown that sports injuries could lead to arthritis in the joints. Typically, athletes and physically active persons that are injured have a tendency to rush to get back in the game. This shortens the rehabilitation time required to allow an injured joint to heal completely. Adequate recovery, including rehabilitation measures …

How TENS Therapy Helps Alleviate Bursitis Pain

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is a key option in the pain management services available in Brooklyn healthcare centers. This non-pharmacologic, noninvasive treatment modality uses low-voltage electrical current to ease pain and stimulate blood flow in the affected area. TENS is considered to be very effective for managing bursitis pain.

Bursitis is the painful inflammation or irritation of the bursa. The condition affects over 8 million people in the United States. It caused by a repetitive, minor impact on the …

Physical Therapy Reduces the Need for Other Knee Pain Treatments

Physical therapy services in Brooklyn include individualized physical therapy programs for a wide variety of conditions including non-traumatic knee pain to reduce the pain, discomfort, and stiffness. Physical therapy is considered highly effective in treating knee pain. A recent study has shown that physical therapy offered as part of rehabilitation program, and performed within 1 to 15 days from the onset of non-traumatic knee pain may reduce the use of opioids, nonsurgical invasive procedures and surgery.

The study was performed …

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