What is Laser Therapy and How Does it Work?

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: What is Laser Therapy and How Does it Work?

Lasers are one of the most convenient and effective tools in treatments and medicine.  Handheld laser devices are being used in a range of fields including, but not limited to: dental, veterinary, and oncological treatments. Low level laser therapy is one of the top techniques used by physical therapists along with manual therapy, traction and […]

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Why Stretching is Important

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: The Importance of Stretching

A common misconception about stretching is that it is only important for athletes in order to prevent injury, but in fact stretching is important for everyone. This does not necessarily mean that everyone needs to set time aside each day to stretch and flex their body, but simply that they need to be aware of […]

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Avoiding Running Injuries

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Avoid Running Injuries

Running, a very healthy and beneficial activity, can be very dangerous if not performed correctly. Every year, about half the people who participate in running become injured. While some of these injuries are mild and often heal quickly, some can be more serious and leave you incapacitated for a long period of time. Fortunately, there […]

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The Mulligan Concept

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Therapist Certified in Mulligan Concept for Physical Therapy

Access Physical Therapy and Wellness Center would like to congratulate Dr. Jonathan Hunziker on receiving his certification in The Mulligan Concept of Physical Therapy. Receiving this certification makes Dr. Hunziker the only physical therapist certified in the Mulligan Concept in Orange County, NY. The Mulligan Concept was developed by Dr. Brian Mulligan of New Zealand. […]

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Port Jervis

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness Port Jervis New York

Are you in need of good physical therapy? Do you live in the Downstate and Hudson Valley area and can’t find a practice that will meet your personal and individual needs? Look no further as Access Physical Therapy and Wellness has many convenient locations throughout the Rockland, Westchester, Pike, Orange, Sullivan, and Ulster Counties. Access […]

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How Can Occupational Therapy Help People Recover After A Stroke

How Can Occupational Therapy Help People Recover After A Stroke

It is estimated that 5.4 million people are living with the effects of a stroke, the number one cause for adult disabilities. Those who experience a stroke should follow the path of recovery through Occupational Therapists who specialize in helping these people. Occupational Therapists will make the post rehabilitation effective and fit the needs for […]

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What is the difference between OT and PT

What is the Difference Between Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy?

There is often confusion about the difference between occupational therapy and physical therapy, and for good reason. The two practices are similar in many ways and have a lot of overlap between fields. The main difference is to recognize when trying to understand the difference between the two therapies is this: While occupational therapy strives […]

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Choosing the Proper Cane

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: How to Choose the Right Cane

If you are advised by a doctor or physical therapist to use a cane it is important to make sure that the one you buy is the perfect fit for you. When buying a cane, if you do not buy one to meet your specific needs you can further hurt yourself. It is important to […]

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