Physical Therapy after Ankle Sprain in Smithtown and Selden, NY

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries sustained during sporting events of all levels. Whether it be high school, collegiate, professional or even weekend warrior competitions, ankle sprains are all too prevalent.  It is estimated that 1 in 10,000 athletes will sprain their ankle DAILY. What is more shocking is that most people [...]

Bell’s Palsy

Neuropathy of Cranial Nerve VII (Facial Nerve) Overview of Facial Nerve: Cranial Nerve VII, otherwise known as Facial nerve, is responsible for motor function of most facial muscles, taste to the anterior 2/3rds of the tongue and controls secretions in the salivary and lacrimal glands. The end of the motor branches is responsible for muscles [...]

The Science of Pain

What is pain? Pain can be acute or chronic, mild or severe. Everybody knows what pain feels like but, what causes pain? Pain can be described as a survival mechanism whose purpose is to protect the body from harm. If you are feeling pain, your brain perceives a threat, and is sending a signal that [...]

Posture and Your Health!

Segment 1 of 5. I know what you’re thinking: posture is boring! We can all picture our parents yelling “stand up straight” or “your neck and back are going to hurt if you don’t hold your head up.” As much as your parents are correct, this blog post is going to focus on other areas [...]

MYOFASCIAL RELEASE: HOW TO DO IT AND WHY

What is myofascia? As explained in a previous blog post, myofascia refers to the fibrous tissue that connects your head to your toe while protecting the muscles. It is best explained as the “white stuff on an orange” – where it acts as a protective barrier between the skin and the muscles. The fascia allows [...]

Running Training and/or Rehabilitation in Smithtown and Selden, NY

According to the Running USA data analysis in 2018, there were approximately 18.3 million runners that participated in races. The year before had 18.5 million runners – indicating that road races are thriving in the United States. They say nearly 60% of those participants are women, and the most popular event is the 5k (3.1 [...]

Postural Correction Using Denneroll in Smithtown and Selden, NY

If you’re a patient at Block Sports Chiropractic and Physical Therapy in either Smithtown or Selden, you have seen the Denneroll utilized to help us correct abnormal postures. Most people describe it as the scary block, but it isn’t all that traumatizing. It is a great tool in correcting postural dysfunctions, such as cervical loss [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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