Physical therapy at Advanced Medical Care offers full services for conditions ranging from acute injuries and post-surgical care to chronic aches and pains. The therapy program can also be designed to specifically complement neurology or cardiology care provided by our doctors. Many times people suffering from cardiovascular or neurological problems may experience joint, muscle, and nerve pain and dysfunction. Physical therapy can be a highly effective treatment for these conditions.
The goal of a physical therapy program is to help reduce pain; improve strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination; and to restore maximum function. Many common conditions, such as back and leg pain, joint swelling, headaches, and balance problems can be improved with physical therapy over time.
We offer physical therapy onsite as a convenience to you, our patients, so you can get all the services you need in one medical office, without having to travel all over town. Each of our licensed physical therapists has over 20 years of clinical experience, and they combine the latest technologies and research with hands-on care to ensure that you get the highest quality and most effective treatment for your condition. Our friendly and attentive staff will go the extra mile to ensure that your needs are met.
Conditions we treat:
- Acute injuries, sprains and strains
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Cluster headaches
- Low back pain and sciatica
- Loss of function, poor balance, and gait
- Neck pain and radiculopathy
- Nerve impingement and herniated discs
- Neurological conditions, post-stroke
- Post-surgical conditions and rehabilitation
- Tendonitis and bursitis
- Tension headaches
Treatments we use:
- Cold laser
- Electrical stimulation
- Gait and functional training
- Light therapy
- Manual traction and joint mobilization
- Massage therapy
- Mechanical traction
- Therapeutic exercises and stretching
- Therapeutic ultrasound
- Vestibular rehabilitation
Acupuncture builds a balance between the body, mind, and spirit, leaving you with a sense of well-being. The connective force between the mind, body, and spirit is called qi (pronounced chee). Qi is the energy that flows through the body along pathways called meridians. When qi flow is blocked by injury, stress, disease, or pain, dysfunction occurs.
Chinese medicine heavily emphasizes the prevention of injury and illness, just as chiropractic, naturopathic, and massage therapy do, as opposed to solely treating an already injured and distressed body. Many people use acupuncture as a health maintenance program to prevent sudden injury, illness or pain.
The National Institute of Health found that acupuncture may be useful as an adjunct treatment or an acceptable alternative for treatment of:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Low back pain
- Menstrual cramps
- Myofacial pain
- Tennis elbow
Other common disorders we can treat with acupuncture include:
- Digestive disorders
- High blood pressure
- Poor sleep
- Reproduction problems and infertility
- Respiratory problems
- Stress and anxiety management
- Weak immune system
Also, acupuncture is quickly becoming common in treating sports and performing arts injuries. If you are suffering from chronic pain and injury, acupuncture can help your body heal itself naturally and shorten overall recovery time, without the use of drugs. For more information, ask our physical therapist if your condition can be helped with acupuncture.
Get Back on Your Feet with Physical Therapy
Our goal is to get you back to work, back in the game, and back to living the life you enjoy, pain free! For a physical therapist in Queens or Brooklyn, call Advanced Medical Care today 877-614-7171 or request an appointment online.