It's hard to find an outlet to discuss problems with your bladder control. Anything from frequent to painful urination might make you feel like an outsider with your friends, but you might be surprised by how many people suffer from urinary dysfunction. When it comes down to it there's generally a way to make your bladder gladder, but you've got to have a conversation with your doctor and physical therapist first!
Remember, Mondays set the tone for your week. Set the pace with yours by getting that workout in and eating clean! Need help? We've got SculpSure to jump start your weight loss and personal training to keep you fit!
There's nothing like Spring in New York and a lazy Saturday morning followed by brunch with friends on a side walk in the Upper West Side. Unfortunately those pancakes and huevos rancheros are packed with calories and can really throw off your fitness and wellness goals. Here's how you can beat those lazy Saturday morning calories without leaving the lazy solitude of your own home.
We've spent some time talking about pelvic disorders, ranging from general pelvic floor dysfunction to Kegel exercises for men, and now we're ready to delve into POP, or pelvic organ prolapse.
We all know the way you tackle your Mondays matters and here are some ideas we have gathered from around the world wide web to help you squeeze that ever important workout into your busy day.
If you often find yourself with very little time on your hands and you haven't given HIIT workouts a try then you're in luck. High intensity interval training is a great way to burn calories and will kick the old, "I just don't have time," excuse to the curb.
According to breastcancer.org about 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. With odds like that chances are high you have been directly affected by breast cancer in the course of your life. The good news is that the medical community is aggressively researching the disease and constantly developing new treatments and refining existing ones to help people beat the odds and join the long list of survivors.
So maybe you don't have any plans to walk the red carpet in the near future, but you do have a great pair of Louis Vuittons you wish you could wear without having back pain the next day. Beauty doesn't have to equal pain. We can help you make the changes you need to so you can walk the streets of New York City in heels without paying for it later.
Did you know.....
People who work out on Mondays are happier throughout their week?
This is actually true and there is a slew of scientific research to back it up. Surveys show the average person doesn't crack a smile until 11:30 AM on a Monday morning....unless you've had your morning workout! Those endorphins go a long way to making your Monday morning happier, faster, and carrying the good vibes throughout your entire week.
Spring has sprung and like any good New Yorker you're probably eager to take advantage of the sunny weekend forecast before spring showers roll in. Here are some ideas to maximize your fun in the sun and in the city.
For the past 60 years lasers have been revolutionizing medical treatments and have been FDA approved in the US since 2002. If you haven't taken advantage of the accelerated healing powers of lasers, you're in for a treat. Our physical therapy offices in the Upper West Side and Westchester have been utilizing lasers for cosmetic and physical therapy procedures to stunning results.
It's a brave new world and lasers are at the forefront of medical technology. At our physical therapy clinics in New York City and Westchester we utilize the MR4 Super Pulsed Laser to manage pain and treat physical ailments towards a speedier recovery. The power of pulsating light to encourage tissue regeneration is one of the most effective and non-invasive ways to treat your chronic pain issues. If you haven't given it a try before and have been dealing with persistent pain or are just looking for a new approach to recovery, you'll want to take the MR4 Super Pulsed laser for a spin.
Once you've been diagnosed with pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) you'll find yourself with a physical therapy appointment you might not be too excited about. While PFD is a common condition in both men and women, it is not a widely talked about ailment and can leave those diagnosed hesitant about their upcoming pt appointment. While PFD can range from incontinence to constipation to pain during sex, you can still expect a few simple things from your physical therapist regardless of your specific diagnosis.
In recent years doctors, celebrities, and basically everyone around town has been more and more open to health issues surrounding the pelvic floor, but it can still be tricky to get pelvic floor dysfunction diagnosed. If you're having pain during urination, sex, or just frequent urination you might be one of the many who suffer from PFD.
Worker's Compensation and No Fault Claims are among some of our many specialities. Whether you've been in an accident on-site or you've had an office or board room mishap, we've got you covered.
You gave birth months ago, maybe even longer, but no matter how much you diet and exercise you just can't get rid of that baby pooch. First of all, cut yourself some slack. Having a baby is a lot of work and requires so much from your body. You've done an incredible thing and deserve time to relax and love your new role as a mother and celebrate your body and the awesome thing it's just done. Still, that pooch can be uncomfortable and frustrating. More interestingly it might be a condition called Diastasis Rectus Abdominis, which can be helped with physical therapy.
On February 25th at 9 AM our stellar therapists will gather at both of our locations in the Upper West Side and Westchester to offer runners across New York get the low-down on their stride and gait.
No marathon training program is complete without a professional running analysis. In fact, you can avoid injury and cut time off your personal record by working with a physical therapist as you start logging miles in preparation for the big race. Good thing we have a complimentary running analysis in both our Westchester and Upper West Side Physical Therapy offices.