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  • Sport and Sex-Specific Reporting Trends in the Epidemiology of Concussions Sustained in High School Athletes

        Approximately 300,000 U.S. adolescents sustain concussions annually while participating in organized athletics.  An investigation was done by the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at North Western University Feinberg School of Medicine aimed to track sex and sport-specific trends among high school sports-related concussions over time, to identify whether a particular sport predisposes athletes to a

  • Carpal Tunnel

    What is Carpal Tunnel? Carpal Tunnel is numbness, tingling, weakness and other issues in your hand, caused by pressure on the median nerve in the wrist.  This pressure can come from swelling or anything that may decrease the size of the carpal tunnel. Causes: Hand/wrist use over time from desk jobs, frequently texting, typing, etc.

  • Achilles Tendonitis

    Achilles Tendonitis is a common condition that causes pain along the tendon that connects your calf muscles to your calcaneus (heel bone.)  Tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon that is caused by an injury or disease, and often causes pain, swelling or irritation.  It results from repetitive stress to the tendon, tight muscles, or even

  • What are Shin Splints?

    Shin splints are an injury that is commonly related to repetitive impact or stresses. The term refers to pain located on the inner edge of the tibia (shinbone).  Medial tibial stress syndrome or medial tibial traction periostitis are found to be the more common medical terms used by your physician. The muscles of the lower

  • Injury Spotlight: Plantar Fasciitis

    Injury Spotlight: Plantar Fasciitis

    Plantar fasciitis is a common foot condition that affects about 10% of the population. The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue that connects the heel to the toes and supports the arch of your foot. With overuse or injury, the tissue may become inflamed or torn. Symptoms of plantar fasciitis include pain in

  • Overuse Injury Seminar

    Overuse Injury Seminar

    Physical Solutions welcomes you to attend our first educational seminar in Westbury! Overuse Injuries: Prevention and Management Wednesday, June 14, 2017 10:30 am Please join us to learn more about overuse and repetitive injuries from work, training, and sports. You will receive information on causes, treatment, and prevention of various musculoskeletal injuries. Location: Be1st Fitness

  • Free Injury Screen in Westbury this Saturday

    Free Injury Screen in Westbury this Saturday

    Have you been wondering about that nagging ache in your back or shoulder? Do your knees hurt when you squat, run, or go up and down stairs? Stop by our new Westbury office on Saturday March 25 between 10:00 am -12:00 pm and let one of our licensed physical therapists perform a free injury screen.

  • Welcome to Our Brand New Westbury Office!

    Welcome to Our Brand New Westbury Office!

    Physical Solutions is excited to announce our Westbury office is now open. We are located inside Be1st Fitness Training Facility at 75 D Rushmore Street, Westbury, NY. Elena is available for appointments on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30-7:30 pm. Feel free to stop by to see the new space or call our office at (516)

  • Lifting Mechanics Seminar for Hicks Nurseries

    Lifting Mechanics Seminar for Hicks Nurseries

    Last week Physical Solutions was invited to Hicks Nurseries in Westbury to present on proper lifting mechanics as part of their wellness workshop series. We had the opportunity to meet with staff from both the customer service and landscape departments to discuss the best strategies to avoid injuries when lifting at work. We also reviewed

  • How Much Water Should You Be Drinking Daily?

    How Much Water Should You Be Drinking Daily?

    The magic formula for water consumption used to be eight 8-ounce glasses of water per day. However, according to recent research, this information may not adequately reflect an individual’s needs for proper hydration and digestive health. According to Doctor Trent Nessler, director of Baptist Sports Medicine in Nashville, “It depends on your size and weight,