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  • 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

  • Physical Solutions Staff Participates in Charity Run

    Physical Solutions Staff Participates in Charity Run

    Recently several staff members and friends of Physical Solutions participated in the Evelyn Knapp’s 5K Run to Remember and 3K Wellness Walk at Sunken Meadow State Park to help raise money for the Strength for Life charity. The Strength for Life charitable organization provides exercises classes and wellness weekend retreats to cancer patients and survivors

  • Physical Solutions Staff CPR Certified!

    Physical Solutions Staff CPR Certified!

    Last weekend several members of the Physical Solutions staff were certified or re-certified in CPR and Basic Life Support through an American Heart Association certification class. This course teaches life-saving techniques that are used for cardiac arrest, choking or drowning victims until full medical care is available. This included how to perform CPR/AED, rescue breathing,

  • Is that pain post-exercise soreness or an injury?

    Is that pain post-exercise soreness or an injury?

    For exercise to be effective, the body must be taken out of its comfort zone by varying the intensity or duration of exercise, or trying novel activities that the individual is not used to.  Challenging yourself through exercise in this way can often be uncomfortable and it’s important to be able to recognize the difference

  • Does Cupping Therapy Really Work

    Does Cupping Therapy Really Work

    If you have watched the past Rio Olympics, you may have noticed several large, circular bruises on the arms and back of gold medalist, Michael Phelps. Your initial thought may be that those bruises were caused by Phelps intense training. However, what you are actually seeing are the effects of cupping therapy, an intentional form

  • Tips for Safer Summer Exercise

    Tips for Safer Summer Exercise

    The warm weather and beautiful skies make it inviting for a outdoor workout. Some experts even say that heat acclimation through the means of training outdoors may enable one’s fitness level to increase. This type of training also enables athletes to function better in cooler environments because the body is more equip to adapt to

  • Is Pokémon Go Exercise?

    Is Pokémon Go Exercise?

    The cell phone app, “Pokémon Go” has become the newest craze, transforming the traditional card game into a virtual experience that people of all ages can play, but is Pokémon Go exercise?  If this app is getting people up and moving instead of sitting on the couch watching TV then of course it is.   The

  • Pain medication versus physical therapy

    Pain medication versus physical therapy

    The use, overuse, and outright abuse of opiate pain medications in the United States continues to rise.  Many of us know of someone who has become addicted to such meds.  The local and national news reports daily on stories of overdose death, or crimes committed in an attempt to acquire more pain pills (i.e., pharmacy