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Living With Plantar Fasciitis

If you can’t stand the burning, stabbing pain in the bottom of your feet anymore, get help for your plantar fasciitis. There are a wide range of treatments available, and all are safe and noninvasive. Never fear putting weight on your heel again.

Sep 16th, 2020
Things You Do Every Day That Worsen Your Back Pain

Playing sports isn’t the only thing that leads to back pain. It’s the everyday movements and habits that can trip you up. Read on to learn tips you can put into practice to prevent problems or worsening pain.

Aug 14th, 2020
6 Tips to Protect Your Lower Back

The scourge of low back pain affects an astonishing 80% of our country’s population at some time in their lives, but did you know that there are quite a few preventive steps you can take to keep it at bay?

Jun 15th, 2020
The Many Benefits of Blood Flow Restriction

Whether you want better training results, faster recovery from injury or surgery, or increased strength while living with a chronic condition, blood flow restriction training and rehabilitation treatment may be the answer. Learn why here.

May 27th, 2020
We Have Telemedicine: Learn How It Works

Telemedicine — or virtual care — is now crucial in our city, which has been hit so hard by COVID-19. Learn about how we can still provide the same high level of care you’ve grown to appreciate, but deliver it differently.

Apr 6th, 2020
6 Ways You Can Improve Your Joints

You may think that joint pain and damage is inevitable, but there is a host of activities you can do to support your joints. Best of all, they’re not difficult to incorporate into your routine and can help you feel better all the time.

Feb 11th, 2020
How You Can Deal with Rotator Cuff Injuries

Rotator cuff injuries can be painful and, in some cases, progressive. Physical therapy can help improve your range of motion and strengthen your shoulder either as a stand-alone treatment or following surgery.

Oct 22nd, 2019
5 Tips for Strengthening Your Ankle After a Sprain

Every day, 25,000 people sprain their ankle in the United States. It’s a common injury, and once you’ve had one – you’re at risk of another and another. Strengthen your ankle after a sprain to reduce the likelihood that you suffer a repeat injury.

Sep 1st, 2019
5 Ways You Could Be Worsening Your Knee Pain

Prolonged pain in your knees comes from many causes. If you're not careful, you could be making your knee pain worse without knowing it. Learn more about the potential causes of knee pain.

Aug 1st, 2019
5 Easy Stretches for Remedying Plantar Fasciitis Pain

If plantar fasciitis is making those first few steps an agonizing experience, it’s no stretch to say that some easy stretches can help remedy your pain. Find out how to do each one, and watch your pain go away!

Jun 20th, 2019
How to Alleviate Sciatica and Prevent it From Returning

The tingling, numbness, and pain from a pinched sciatic nerve interfere with your everyday life. Take steps at home to help find relief. These strategies complement those offered by the team at Empire Physical Therapy & Athletic Rehabilitation, PC.

May 16th, 2019
7 Tips for a Successful Hip Replacement Recovery

While the results of a total hip replacement may be exciting, it takes some time to recover. While you’ll say goodbye to chronic pain and mobility limitations, recovering from the surgical procedure needs a balance of rest and physical therapy.

Apr 15th, 2019
Returning to Sports After an ACL Injury

It’s the first question everyone asks: When can I get back in the game? Recovering from an ACL injury takes time and patience, but you’ll be rewarded with a healthy knee that will carry you to victory.

Mar 1st, 2019