When and Why Should You See A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist?

When and Why Should You See A Pelvic Floor Physical Therapist?

08/12/2022

The pelvic floor is a little-recognized but critical area of the body. This diamond-shaped set of muscles located between the front of the pelvis and the tailbone plays an important ...

How Can Sports Physical Therapy Help You Avoid Surgery (After an Injury)?

How Can Sports Physical Therapy Help You Avoid Surgery (After an Injury)?

06/21/2022

New York is home to talented athletes from various sports fields. However, every sport is prone to on-field hazards that result in sports injuries, whether it’s basketball, baseball, or soccer. Hazards ...

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Outpatient Therapy

10 Frequently Asked Questions About Outpatient Therapy

06/14/2022

Physical therapy supports recovery from injury and illness, but how can patients best receive this support? While they sometimes benefit from services provided within a healthcare setting, outpatient therapy is ...

3 Incredible Ways Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Health

3 Incredible Ways Physical Therapy Can Improve Your Health

05/24/2022

In a single year, Americans seek out a collective 300 million physical therapy sessions (or more!). Powering this demand is a simple fact: Physical therapy is good for your health. Reducing pain while ...

What Hand Therapy Can and Cannot Do For You

What Hand Therapy Can and Cannot Do For You

05/12/2022

Within occupational and physical therapy is a subset of professional treatment called hand therapy. While less well-known than other PT and OT specialties, this approach to healing can make a ...

20 GHI & Physical Therapy FAQs

20 GHI & Physical Therapy FAQs

05/05/2022

Group Health Incorporated (GHI), now part of the insurance plans offered through EmblemHealth, is one of the largest insurance companies in New York State. If you have a GHI insurance ...

In Physical Therapy, How Are Joint Mobilizations Used?

In Physical Therapy, How Are Joint Mobilizations Used?

04/20/2022

When you need physical therapy after an injury, illness, or surgery, your therapist may use any of a number of techniques to restore your strength and alleviate discomfort. When it ...

What You Should Know About EmblemHealth And Physical Therapy

What You Should Know About EmblemHealth And Physical Therapy

04/13/2022

Most patients who require physical therapy rely upon insurance to help them cover the costs of their treatments. Most insurance plans do include this type of treatment, as long as ...

Functional Diagnosis vs. Medical Diagnosis: What's the Difference?

Functional Diagnosis vs. Medical Diagnosis: What's the Difference?

03/24/2022

For many years, patients needed to receive a diagnosis from a medical professional in order to pursue physical therapy. However, in the 1980s, this process began to shift, as the ...

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