Shoulder Pain

Maria Kaczmarczyk, Doctor of Physical Therapy at Physio Logic NYC in Brooklyn, NY, demonstrates D2 Flexion With Theraband.

5 Physical Therapy Exercises for Shoulder Pain

A sore shoulder is a common complaint leading people to seek physical therapy exercises for shoulder pain. Many people describe symptoms of tightness, stiffness, or mobility loss with a shoulder injury. To identify what is potentially wrong, and how to best find relief from shoulder pain, it helps to have a solid understanding of this …

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Chiropractor Dr. Stephen Szaro performing the Graston Technique on a patient.

What are the benefits of Graston Technique?

Chiropractor, Dr. Stephen Szaro, DC, explains the benefits of Graston Technique, and why this form of treatment is so effective. Graston Technique (GT) is a non-invasive, soft tissue technique that uses specially designed stainless steel instruments to help the clinician identify and treat areas of the body exhibiting soft tissue fibrosis or adhesions. Areas of …

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What is Kinesio Tape
& How Does Kinesio Taping Work

What is Kinesiology Tape? Kinesiology is the study of the mechanics of body movements. Kinesiology tape is an innovative, widely used treatment tape that provides desired support to the body, without limiting the mechanics or movements as traditional athletic tape does. Dr. Kenzo Kase, the inventor of the original Kinesio Tape and method, developed the …

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Shoulder Pain Treatment_ Healing a Rotator Cuff Tear in Brooklyn New York at Physio Logic NYC

Shoulder Pain Treatment: Healing a Rotator Cuff Tear

What is a Rotator Cuff Tear? Most of us will experience some shoulder joint pain or dysfunction in our lives. The shoulder joint and its associated muscular rotator cuff can be particularly vulnerable to injury due to a unique and complex movement called circumduction. Circumduction is a complex and important functional movement that allows us …

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From My Chinese Medicine Cabinet: Yu Ping Feng San

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, we analyze herbs individually and in formulas. Formulas are created by combining individual herbs in certain measurements. The combinations, percentages of each herb, and preparation techniques create different herbal medicines. At the end of this pandemic year, in the middle of the third wave, I want to introduce you to the …

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Working From Home: Tips and Tricks to Combat Pains and Strains

By: Dr. Sarah Rodriguez Let’s face it: These past few months have been an incredibly challenging time for all of us as we learn to navigate our new “normal” in a time of heightened uncertainty and distress. More than ever, many of us are working from home to keep ourselves and each other safe, and …

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Is Acupuncture Only Good For Pain?

By: Dr. Ece Algur, LAc, DACM, MD Is Acupuncture Good Only For Pain? NO! Acupuncture is one of the five pillars of Traditional Chine Medicine (TCM). Chinese Herbology, acupuncture, eastern nutrition, tuina, and qi gong are the five components of TCM. In TCM, the body and its functions are seen as a balance of two …

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Rotator Cuff Exercises for Tennis Players (and everyone else)

By: Dr. Maria Kaczmarczyk, DPT Hey tennis players! Did you know that the shoulder (glenohumeral joint) is the most unstable joint in the body? Tennis is an excellent way to build up strength in your shoulder but, on the other hand, an excessive amount of high-impact shoulder use and overhead activities can overload various structures …

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What Are Alternatives To Ibuprofen?

By: Dr. Tanuj Palvia, MD There are times when NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), such as Motrin, ibuprofen, Aleve, naproxen, Celebrex, Indocin, indomethacin, and aspirins, are appropriate, especially in the acute setting over a short course to reduce inflammation. However, for long-term use, there can be an increased risk of side effects with long-term use, including …

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Physical Therapy for arm in Brooklyn, NY at Physio Logic NYC

Lingering Pain After A Fall Or Sports Impact Injury

Many acute injuries or repetitive stress injuries can come from sports such as tennis, squash, basketball, baseball, surfing, biking, golf or a fall on the hand-also known as a FOOSH injury all on outstretched hand injury). It’s a good idea to get checked out after any kind of fall on your hand if you have …

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