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PATIENT OF THE  MONTH: ADRIENNE Adrienne has been a patient of ours since February. She is a fun, kind, and active person. When we first met, Adrienne literally hobbled into our doors. She had just hurt herself while skiing with her family in Vermont.  She turned around to look at her family coming down the mountain, lost her balance, and tore her ACL. After seeing her doctor at the Hospital for Special Surgery with her leg in an immobilizer, she was scared and decided surgery was no...
Posted on 2019-05-13
Image by rawpixel.com Tips for Avoiding Winter Slips, Trips and Falls by Carol Stillman, PT Wintry weather leads to slips and falls and an increase in emergency room visits.  With one snowstorm behind us and another storm on the way, these fall prevention tips would come in handy and help you to stay upright.    Don’t dress to impress! Dress for Traction!  Wear shoes for the weather. Choose shoes, boots or sneakers that have soles with treads with deep grooves...
Posted on 2019-03-02
It turns out that while our early ancestors spent their days out in the wilderness hunting and foraging for food, they may also have been keeping their brains sharp. Researchers at the University of Arizona have found a connection between the highly active lifestyle that was prevalent in those ancient days and the prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related diseases. Some two million years ago, our ancestors covered long dist...
Posted on 2018-06-04
JUMP IN!!! Sutton Place Physical Therapy Clinic is adding a new service in 2018: AQUATIC PHYSICAL THERAPY! Sutton Place Physical Therapy, has been an active participant in promoting health and wellness in the community for 20 years. With this new program, patients will have an opportunity to have physical therapy in a water medium. Therapy will be provided by a licensed physical therapist from the Sutton Place Physical Therapy clinic. Aquatic therapy program is similar to land based physical t...
Posted on 2018-01-26
Physical therapy is an obvious choice when you’ve sprained an ankle or developed tennis elbow, but what about when you need to boost your mood? Though highly skilled in methods that improve mobility and reduce pain following an injury, physical therapists can also play a key role in improving a patient’s mental health. Exercise, a core component of any physical therapy regimen, is known to benefit patients with mild to moderate mood disorders such as depression. Depression is an un...
Posted on 2017-10-05

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