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How to ace your baseball tryout

How to ace your baseball tryout

  Are you trying out for the baseball team? Or is your child thinking of playing baseball this year, but is not sure where to start? Island Sports Physical Therapy is here to help you ace you or your child’s baseball tryout. Aside from helping you prepare […]

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Staying Healthy This Winter

Staying Healthy This Winter

This winter, it’s important to take the necessary precautions and preparations to bracing the harsh conditions this season brings. Whether it’s ice or snow, this season brings many injuries that can seriously sideline you if you’re not being careful. One million Americans are victims of slip and […]

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Body Conditioning On Long Island

Body Conditioning On Long Island

Lacrosse season is right around the corner and it’s not too late to get in shape. Lacrosse is a very physically demanding sport and having your body in the right shape is important if you want to be playing at your best. At Island Sports Physical Therapy […]

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Fitness Programming for Spring Sports

Fitness Programming for Spring Sports

  Spring is right around the corner and if you or your child participates in spring sports, it is important to be physically prepared. At Island Sports Physical Therapy in Glen Cove, we offer fitness programming for all kinds of spring sports, including baseball, softball, and lacrosse, […]

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Preventative Tips and Treatment Options for Sports-Related Injuries

Preventative Tips and Treatment Options for Sports-Related Injuries

Playing sports and staying active helps to maintain a healthy and fit body, however, there are many injuries that may occur during sporting activities. Some of the most common sports-related injuries include: Ankle Sprains Shin splints Stress fractures ACL tears Groin pulls Hamstring strains Most common injuries […]

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How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Arthritis

How Winter Weather Can Affect Your Arthritis

Fact or Fable? It is common for people to experience changes in arthritis pain during changes in air pressure before a storm, but can colder temperatures affect your arthritis? According to a study by the American Journal of Medicine, colder temperatures affect the level of thickness in […]

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The Importance of Stretching in Winter Months

The Importance of Stretching in Winter Months

  In cold weather, warming up your muscles is extremely important, as not being properly warmed-up can result in injury. Especially for winter sports, improper stretching or none for that matter will lead to cramps, pulled muscles, or possible tears. If you’ve experienced pain limiting your physical […]

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Staying Healthy This Ski and Snowboarding Season

Staying Healthy This Ski and Snowboarding Season

Every winter, countless skiers and snowboarders embark on expeditions to conquer the mightiest slopes and highest peaks. Unfortunately, sometimes those skiers and snowboarders suffer a few bumps and bruises along the way due to how rigorous and physically demanding their respective activities are. According to the National […]

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How Physical Therapy Can Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution

How Physical Therapy Can Help You Stick To Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s common for people to make resolutions and change current habits, promising to resolve issues that they may have had in the past. Many resolutions are related to living a healthier lifestyle, focused on health wellness and a proactive way of thinking. That’s why physical therapy offers […]

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Physical Therapy for Diastasis Rectus Abdominis

Physical Therapy for Diastasis Rectus Abdominis

Diastasis rectus abdominis, or DRA, is a condition that many women suffer from during and after pregnancy. DRA occurs when the two parts of the abdomen muscle are separated as the connecting tissue stretches beyond its limits. The reason this is an occurrence for many pregnant women […]

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