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Chiropractic and Physical Therapy Modalities used at Block Chiropractic and Sports Physical Therapy Explained

At Block Chiropractic and Sports Physical Therapy in Smithtown, NY and Selden, NY we use a variety of modalities to supplement our manual skills. We pride ourselves on our hand proficiencies, however, we also understand that there are several benefits of various physical agents in the healing process. In our offices, we try to only [...]

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL): Overview of anatomy and function and why rehabilitation and prevention are important What is the ACL and what is its function? The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, or ACL, is one of the major ligaments in the knee. It runs anterior, inferior and medially from the bottom of the femur to the top [...]

Are you a swimmer in Selden or Smithtown, NY with shoulder pain?

Good news is you are not alone and WE CAN HELP YOU! Why swimming? Swimming is one of the oldest sports in the history of athletic competition. It is believed to have began in Europe in the early 1800’s and was included in the first-ever Olympic games in Greece (1896). It has been growing ever [...]

Rocktape, the new leader in Kinesiology tape: what is it and how can it benefit you?

What is Kinesiology tape, or Kinesiotape? Kinesiology tape, or Ktape, is elastic tape used in the treatment of various musculoskeletal or neuromuscular impairments. It is different than the white athletic tape often seen in training rooms. Ktape is elastic and stretchy, meaning that it encourages movement rather than hindering it. Most athletes and spectators notices [...]

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SFMA Providers for Physical Therapy in Smithtown and Selden, NY

What is the SFMA? The Selective Functional Movement Assessment, or SFMA, is a screening tool developed by Lee Burton, Gray Cook, Kyle Kiesel and Greg Rose that allows a practitioner to find mobility and stability deficits in patients. Mobility refers to a joint range of motion (ROM) that may be limited due to joint restriction [...]

Athlete of the Month

How our sports rehab in Smithtown for an adductor strain helped our athlete return to the soccer field! HIP TERMS: Hip abduction – the act of bringing leg away from the body Hip adduction – the act of bringing leg towards the other leg Concentric strength – actively contracting/shortening the muscle of interest Eccentric strength [...]

Concussion: What Happens To The Brain And How We Can Help

With the rise of Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) discussion on ESPN and other sports news networks, concussion conversations are becoming more common. Sports- Related Concussions (SRC) are the hottest topic, but that is not to override those experienced as a result of motor vehicle accidents (MVA) or other traumatic events. In this post, we will tackle [...]

What Is Cold Laser Therapy?

If you have been suffering from chronic pain anywhere in your body, and are wondering if there is any treatment that can help to ease your discomfort, cold laser therapy may be your solution. Cold laser therapy has been used for decades for effective pain relief. At Block Chiropractic Sports & Wellness, our chiropractor in [...]

Best and Worst Shoes for Back Pain

You typically expect the cause of back pain to be from injury, stressful physical exertion, or even age, but the cause of your back pain can be as simple as your footwear choice. Certain types of shoes do not offer the support your body needs and can cause or intensify pre-existing back pain. If you [...]

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