Local Physical Therapy Practice Offers Pelvic Floor Rehabilitation

Physical Therapy Can Help Rehabilitate Pelvic Floor Disfunction

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness now offering pelvic floor rehabilitation at two locations PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (October 11, 2016)—Access Physical Therapy & Wellness is proud to announce that it will now be offering pelvic floor rehabilitation through the Bon Secours Charity Health System, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Heath Network. Beginning Sept. 12 […]

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Physical Therapy as a Complementary Treatment for Lymphoma

Physical Therapy Can Be a Great Complementary Treatment for Lymphoma

Cancer treatments can leave patients feeling fatigued, weak, less flexible, and off balance. A physical therapist can assist patients in restoring their health during and after their treatment program. By helping you develop an exercise regimen along with manual techniques (including massage) a physical therapist can help to improve your overall quality of life and […]

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Do Patients with Osteoarthritis Benefit from Exercise?

Osteoarthritis From an Occupational Therapist’s Perspective

Stationary bicycling, aquatic exercise, and weight-bearing activities such as walking, low-impact aerobic dance, and neuromuscular strengthening and conditioning have been proven safe and effective in persons with symptomatic osteoarthritis, according to some recent studies. In fact, regular exercise may have a preventative role in populations at risk for developing osteoarthritis. In a four-month randomized, controlled […]

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Spinal Muscular Atrophy & Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Can Help Those With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Slow Muscle Deterioration and Prevent Loss of Bone Density

Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a genetic disease affecting the part of the nervous system that controls voluntary muscle movement. In a healthy person, this gene produces a protein that is necessary for the nerves that control our muscles to function. If this gene does not exist, the nerve cells cannot function properly, which causes […]

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Warming Up for Fall Sports

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Warming Up for Fall Sports

With the start of the new school year right around the corner, it’s a good time to keep in mind some simple ways to prevent you or your athlete from some common sports injuries. While getting ready to hit the fields in the fall, make sure to stretch first. Stretching is an important part of […]

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Physical Therapy & Migraines

Physical Therapy Can Help Treat Some of the Underlying Causes of Migraines

Are you having trouble getting through an entire day without the constant chronic pain of a migraine?  Migraines and other headaches are extremely painful and can be present anywhere in the face, eyes, head, or neck. At Access Physical Therapy & Wellness, we understand the stress and panic that is associated with the intense pain […]

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Arthritis and Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy Can Help Minimize the Effects of Arthritis

Are you suffering from inflamed, painful, or stiff joints? Are you in misery when you try to do all the activities you love to do like dancing, playing sports, lifting your children or grandchildren, or going to work? Arthritis is one condition that can be incredibly crippling to someone, keeping them from living their life […]

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Parkinson’s Disease and Physical Therapy

Access Physical Therapy & Wellness: Parkinson's Disease and Physical Therapy

Parkinson’s disease is currently known as the fourteenth top cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Controls and Prevention, and the second most common degenerative brain disorder. Symptoms for Parkinson’s disease begin in people who are around 60 years old, and since these symptoms include shaking, stiffening, slow movements, […]

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What is Lymphedema?

Physical Therapy Can Help in the Treatment of Lymphedema
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Lymphedema is an abnormal collection of lymph fluid between the tissue layers that can cause swelling, or edema, which can most commonly be present in the arm or leg, but can also occur in other parts of the body, like the breast, trunk, head or neck. Since the lymph fluid is rich in protein, it […]

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