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Pulmonary Rehab for post Covid-19 patients

Here at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational therapy we offer treatment for different respiratory issues, including rehabilitation for post-covid patients to help them regain their pulmonary health.  Our post-covid-19 treatments will be tailored..

May 1st, 2021
Your Body was Made to Move!

At Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy, we are dedicated to helping you live the best life you can, and our movement experts would be more than happy to help you relieve your pain, re-align your body, and get moving once again.

May 1st, 2021
The Origins of Occupational Therapy

Today occupational therapy is used in a number of different settings and in the treatment of many different issues. Occupational therapists help many on a daily basis engage and participate in activities of daily living.

Apr 29th, 2021
INCREASE YOUR ENERGY BY GETTING UP & MOVING!

Living a sedentary life is one of the main reasons why people report having low energy or feeling chronic day-to-day aches. Inactive lifestyles also cause joints to become stiff and can alter the physiological chemical processes within your body.

Apr 28th, 2021
History of Physical Therapy

Early versions of physical therapists, known as reconstruction aides, were trained to work on wounded soldiers. Physical therapy has come a long way since then and is now practiced in a wide array of settings like private practice, hospitals...

Apr 23rd, 2021
Physical Therapy can Help improve Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a curvature of the spine that affects as many as 9 million Americans. Physical therapy, in most minor cases, may be all that’s needed to help your body function more effectively with your alignment issues.

Apr 21st, 2021
What is a Herniated Disc?

Physical therapy is one of the primary treatments for herniated discs. The goal of physical therapy in terms of treating herniated discs is to reduce pain and inflammation.

Apr 19th, 2021
Neurological Disorders

Because each case is so unique, treatment with a physical therapist will start with a one-on-one evaluation where they will develop a personalized treatment plan based on your symptoms and needs.

Apr 16th, 2021
Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation

On top of all our preventions to keep our patients safe from getting Covid-19, we also offer post covid-19 rehab. Offering a team occupational and physical therapy approach with emphasis on pulmonary rehab, endurance, and functional skills. 

Apr 12th, 2021
Fall Prevention

Balance disorders can lead to falls if not managed. Your physical/occupational therapy program will begin with an evaluation where your therapist will examine your risk factors and develop a plan to help keep you safe and maintain your independence. 

Apr 9th, 2021
Sports Injuries and Physical Therapy

Sports injuries occur during exercise or while participating in a sport, no matter if its football, baseball, tennis, or even swimming. physical therapist can aid tremendously in your healing and ability to get back to playing the sports you love.

Apr 8th, 2021
Pinched Nerve Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a great noninvasive treatment to help relieve the symptoms and heal a pinched nerve.  Your physical therapist will work with you on an exercise program that will strengthen muscles and relieve nerve compression.

Apr 1st, 2021
Back Pain

In general, PT is one of the most effective treatments for lower back pain. Aerobic conditioning to improve endurance  Strengthening and stretching to improve muscle control  Heat and cold therapy to reduce pain and inflammation 

Mar 26th, 2021
Physical Therapy can manage your Plantar Fasciitis Symptoms

Physical therapy is an effective non-invasive treatment for plantar fasciitis. It can help not only reduce the pain but prevent reoccurrence as well. After evaluating your gait, posture, and other factors, your therapist will create a custom treatment plan

Mar 25th, 2021
Physical Therapy can Reduce your Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is a common problem that can be uncomfortable and even debilitating. There are many conditions that can cause shoulder pain. Whether it be the result of injury or gradual deterioration, a shoulder rehabilitation program with a PT is effective

Mar 19th, 2021
Treating Balance Issues with Physical Therapy

Working with a physical therapist can help improve your balance. Because physical therapists are experts in movement, they can spot potential problems with your strength and posture that could be contributing to your balance issues.

Mar 18th, 2021
Torticollis

Infant Torticollis is when the neck muscles are tighter on one side than the other, which leaves your baby’s head at a tilt. We have specially trained physical therapists that can help you with your pediatric physical therapy needs.

Mar 11th, 2021
Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular rehabilitation is delivered by a trained physical therapist and is designed to handle symptoms of balance and vertigo issues. Some other vertigo treatments include:

Mar 11th, 2021
Sciatica can be Managed with Physical Therapy

Sciatica can be quite painful and uncomfortable but can be managed with physical therapy. A physical therapist will work with you to create a tailored program to help with your specific sciatica symptoms.

Mar 9th, 2021
Hip Pain

Whatever the cause of your hip pain, a rehabilitation program with a physical therapist can usually help. Especially after surgery or injury, a rehabilitation program can help you regain strength, improve flexibility, and increase range-of-motion.

Mar 3rd, 2021
What is causing my Knee Pain?

Physical therapy can help you get relief from your knee pain and help you get back to the things you enjoy without discomfort.  Your therapy program will begin with an individual assessment to determine your needs and the best course of treatment for you.

Feb 23rd, 2021
Scoliosis can be treated with Physical Therapy!

With proper treatment scoliosis can be managed, especially if treatment is started early, worsening can be prevented. Physical therapy can be an effective option to treat scoliosis and can even be used in conjunction with more aggressive treatments..

Feb 19th, 2021
How Occupational Therapy can help you!

Most people are familiar with Physical therapy, most are less familiar with the closely aligned field of occupational therapy. While physical therapy focuses on improving function and reducing pain, occupational therapy focuses on ADLs.

Feb 17th, 2021
Hand and Wrist Conditions

There are many more reasons one could be experiencing pain and difficulty with their hands. Physical and occupational therapy can help you reduce your pain, become more functional, and help come up with ways to complete your daily tasks with great ease.

Feb 14th, 2021
Osteoporosis

Physical therapy is an excellent way to prevent or help combat the effects of osteoporosis. Taking into account your age, overall health, fitness level, and personal risk factors, your physical therapist will develop a program to help you regain strength.

Feb 9th, 2021
Plantar Fasciitis and Physical Therapy

If you are experiencing pain or functional difficulties with your feet, the team at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational therapy can help.  We provide a comprehensive selection of physical therapies to help restore your full range of motion. 

Feb 4th, 2021
What is Frozen Shoulder?

Physical therapy is the primary treatment for a frozen shoulder.  Specific exercises under the supervision of a physical therapist will help restore motion. Once the therapist has done their initial evaluation, they can put together a treatment plan.

Jan 26th, 2021
It can be difficult to correct poor posture..

If these at-home treatments don’t work, it is important to consult help from a physical therapist. They can improve your posture, eliminate your pain, and get you back to doing the activities you love to do.

Jan 24th, 2021
In Home physical and occupational therapy

A growing trend in health care, and certainly in our clinic, is In Home physical and occupational therapy. Besides the obvious benefits like ease and convenience, there are many reasons why patients and physicians love In Home therapy. 

Jan 20th, 2021
Is Posture the Reason for your Aches and Pains?

The way in which you walk can also have an effect on your posture. When you have improper posture, your center of gravity changes. This can cause your balance to decline, which can cause pain when walking, thus creating a vicious cycle of overcompensation.

Jan 20th, 2021
Physical Therapy for Shoulder Pain

After a major shoulder injury or surgery, a rehabilitation plan will be employed to help reduce pain and accelerate healing. Shoulder rehabilitation typically consists of targeted exercises and stretches overseen by a trained physical therapist.

Jan 19th, 2021
Stroke Rehabilitation

Occupational therapy, in addition to physical therapy, can be instrumental in addressing these issues and helping the stroke patient become more independent.  The focus of occupational therapy is to help patients re-learn safer and easier ways for ADLs.

Jan 15th, 2021
What are Causes of Back Pain?

Physical therapy is an important part of treatment for lower back pain. Physical therapists will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan based on the underlying cause, and symptoms of your back pain.

Jan 13th, 2021
Smart Postural Behaviors

The spine & shoulders are intricate parts of the body that help us perform functional tasks that are important to everyday living. The spine and shoulders are used every day and when these joints are overused in suboptimal positions they tend to be painful

Jan 10th, 2021
Physical Therapy assists with Balance Disorders

Structures like the ears, muscles, eyes, and nervous system all play an important role in helping you balance.  Physical therapy can actually help you improve your balance with specific exercises. Physical therapists are experts in movement..

Jan 8th, 2021
Improving Herniated Discs with PT

Physical therapy is one of the main treatments for herniated discs. Physical therapy can help reduce the discomfort and pain a herniated disc can cause and help you get back to the things you love.

Jan 6th, 2021
Physical Therapy for Scoliosis

Physical therapy can help retain your body to function better with your particular alignment issues. It can also help you improve your range-of-motion and increase strength in the areas of your body that may have weakened due to your misalignment. 

Dec 23rd, 2020
Physical Therapy for Pediatric Patients

Through physical therapy, a child can improve their range-of-motion, strength, flexibility, and movement patterns. They will work with the child’s individual goals and difficulties and help them take part in the daily activities they want to do. 

Dec 23rd, 2020
Treatment of a Neurological Disorder

Physical therapy is often an important part of recovery and treatment. Through a personalized treatment plan, a physical therapist will work to address the specific symptoms the patient is experiencing, helping them get out of pain and improve ADLs.

Dec 20th, 2020
What is Physical Therapy?

Physical therapy can be an invaluable part of recovering from an injury or illness. A well-designed physical therapy treatment plan can help a patient return to their prior level of functioning, and help prevent further injury.

Dec 17th, 2020
In-Home Physical & Occupational Therapy

Did you know you can get Physical and Occupational therapy right in your home? With people staying home more than ever, this is becoming an increasingly popular way to receive therapy. 

Dec 11th, 2020
Clinical guidelines for the treatment of knee pain

Physical therapists perform a thorough and detailed assessment to assess the quality of the pain, movements, and overall mobility levels after which therapeutic interventions are established to help achieve functional goals and improve mobility

Dec 6th, 2020
Knee Pain

Physical therapy can be beneficial in the treatment of minor and more serious knee conditions. Treatment with a physical therapist will begin with a personal evaluation and assessment to figure out the best course of treatment to treat your knee condition.

Dec 2nd, 2020
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Physical therapy is often the first step in noninvasively treating carpal tunnel and relieving symptoms. Physical therapy focuses on improving wrist mobility and reducing inflammation, relieving pressure on the carpal tunnel. 

Nov 30th, 2020
What is Causing my Low Back Pain?

Whatever the cause, physical therapy is often an effective treatment for lower back pain. Physical therapy can not only help you get relief from back pain but also improve your overall strength and balance. 

Nov 29th, 2020
Dementia and Physical Therapy

While dementia, unfortunately, isn’t curable getting the right treatment to manage symptoms and improve the patient’s quality of life is important and can help ease what otherwise can be a very distressing situation. 

Nov 26th, 2020
How can physical therapy help with arthritis?

Physical therapy is often recommended as a non-invasive treatment for arthritis symptoms. With the right course of therapy, arthritis pain can be reduced, and quality of life can be improved.

Nov 18th, 2020
Massage therapy to ease your recovery. 

Massage therapy can be used to treat a variety of conditions like fibromyalgia, back and neck pain, arthritis, sports and auto-related injuries, and many more.  Your therapist will start with an evaluation and determine the best course of treatment.

Nov 10th, 2020
Post-Operative Physical Therapy

Besides improving recovery time, and reducing pain, post-operative physical therapy has a number of benefits. Some other advantages include: Minimized scar tissue and reduction of swelling. Improved posture and overall balance and coordination. 

Nov 9th, 2020
Treatment for hip pain will depend on the cause.

Treatment for hip pain will depend on the cause. After injury or surgery, a rehabilitation program with a physical therapist can help you regain strength, restore flexibility, and improve range of motion in your hips.

Nov 5th, 2020
Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Physical and occupational therapy can be a crucial component of treatment after stroke to help patients get back on their feet. Physical therapy can help improve balance, coordination, and help the patient to try to relearn simple motor activities.

Nov 3rd, 2020
Simple Tips To Relieve Those Aches & Pains

A consultation with a physical therapist will allow you to address the issues that you’re facing. It is always better to figure out the cause of your pain early on, rather than waiting until it gets worse.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Neck pain can be a major annoyance..

Physical therapy can be used effectively to treat a variety of neck conditions. Neck therapy with a physical therapist will begin with a thorough evaluation to determine the root of your pain and what the best course of treatment is for you.

Nov 2nd, 2020
Pediatric Physical Therapy

Physical therapists working with children will do their best to keep the sessions fun and engaging. In fact, it can often look like play.

Oct 29th, 2020
Why am I so achy?

Physical therapist's sole focus is helping you achieve your highest level of comfort. If you are experiencing daily aches and pains that you just can’t seem to shake, give our office a call today.

Oct 28th, 2020
How can an occupational therapist help my back pain?

An occupational therapist is a trained professional that can implement specific treatments and lifestyle changes to help optimize functional activities. They can help recommend any adjustments or equipment you may need for your home or work environment...

Oct 22nd, 2020
Cardiac Rehab

Cardiac rehabilitation refers to a medically supervised program designed to improve your cardiovascular health especially after instances like a heart attack, heart failure, and heart surgery. 

Oct 22nd, 2020
Pediatric Occupational Therapy

Children might see an occupational therapist for a number of reasons including, delays in fine motor skills, sensory integration issues, other cognitive delays, or just to help them learn basic self-care, like getting dressed.

Oct 15th, 2020
Massage therapy

Hands on therapy refers to a type of physical therapy used to address the source of your discomfort by using manual contact and specific manipulation and movements, to relieve pain and swelling.

Oct 8th, 2020
Different Techniques to Treat Scoliosis

In mild cases, Physical therapy can be used to retrain your body to function better with your particular alignment issues. Physical therapy can be used in conjunction with more aggressive treatments to augment results.

Oct 5th, 2020
Carpal Tunnel

Physical therapy is often one of the first steps in treating carpal tunnel. It’s non-invasive and effective at treating symptoms and preventing their reoccurrence.   Treatments are focused on improving mobility and reducing pain and inflammation...

Sep 24th, 2020
Find the Source of Your Knee Pain!

Physical therapy sessions can be used to strengthen the muscles around the knee and make it more stable.  Your physical therapist will conduct a comprehensive evaluation to understand your symptoms and any underlying conditions and help you reach your goal

Sep 23rd, 2020
Alleviate your Arthritic Pain

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints that may cause pain or stiffness throughout your day. As therapists, we are professionally trained and educated to help patients move and increase their physical activity in a rehabilitative way.

Sep 23rd, 2020
Shoulder Rehab

Rehabilitation with a physical therapist can help you heal and regain mobility and strength.  Some common shoulder rehabilitation techniques include manual therapy, targeted exercises, laser therapy, and ultrasound technology. 

Sep 21st, 2020
Osteoarthritis is a Pain!

As we all age, our bodies experience a certain “wear and tear” on cartilage and joints. This can cause inflammation and pain, known as arthritis. According to the American Arthritis Foundation, Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis.

Sep 21st, 2020
Foot and Ankle Injuries

Many injuries of the foot and ankle can be treated without surgery. Physical therapy can help you recover and relieve pain if you are suffering from a foot or ankle condition.

Sep 18th, 2020
Tech Neck

If you are experiencing neck pain or tech neck, physical therapy is a great resource to help you get some relief.  Using techniques like ultrasound, manipulation, massage, and various stretches and exercise, a physical therapist can help you reduce pain

Sep 14th, 2020
How a PT Treats Vestibular Disorders

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise-based form of treatment delivered by a specially trained physical therapist. Most patients with peripheral vertigo experience substantial relief from their symptoms with physical therapy.

Sep 10th, 2020
Gait Training Improves your Balance!

Losing your balance can be scary and can lead to serious falls and injuries. Gait training is highly effective at helping patients improve their posture and stabilize their footing, preventing falls.

Sep 3rd, 2020
Benefits of Manual Therapy

Manual therapy can be broken up into two categories, soft tissue work, and mobilization and manipulation. Soft tissue work is a type of treatment that involves the physical therapist placing pressure on different muscles and soft tissues.

Sep 1st, 2020
relieve pressure and pain caused by a pinched nerve.

A physical or occupational therapist can fit you with a splint or brace to help you immobilize the area. They can also work with you on specific exercises and stretches, helping you strengthen muscles and relieve nerve compression.

Aug 26th, 2020
Prevent Re-Injury from Occurring

There are many benefits to post-operative physical therapy. Therapy can facilitate a smoother recovery and better healing. Through therapy, you can minimize the risk of blood clots and scarring and improve the patient’s overall health and coordination.

Aug 24th, 2020
What is Arthritis?

Patients with arthritis can also benefit from occupational therapy in which they will learn how to manage everyday tasks. Physical therapy combines specific exercises that are tailored to people with arthritis and different pain-relieving treatments.

Aug 21st, 2020
Lightforce Laser Therapy

Therapeutic lasers can be used with great success to treat post-surgically, or after an injury.  They can be used in combination with other physical therapy treatments to help you recover faster.

Aug 20th, 2020
Physical Therapy And Your Neck Pain

The longer you let neck pain linger and disrupt your life, the more difficult it becomes to treat. If you experience an injury, the smart thing to do is to consult a physical therapist soon after the pain develops.

Aug 19th, 2020
Natural Treatment for Fibromyalgia Pain

Physical therapy is a great natural alternative treatment for fibromyalgia pain. It can help you manage your fibromyalgia symptoms and improve your quality of life. Physical therapy treatment can include anything from exercises& stretches to reduce pain.

Aug 12th, 2020
Hip/Pain Rehabilitation

After an injury or surgery, a physical rehabilitation program can help you regain strength, and restore flexibility and range of motion in your hips. Through modalities like exercise, heat and cold therapy, and laser treatment, pain can be reduced.

Aug 6th, 2020
Relief from your Sciatica Pain

If you are experiencing sciatic symptoms, physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment that can help reduce pain and prevent a recurrence.  Your therapist can help improve your overall function and range of motion.

Aug 4th, 2020
Frozen Shoulder

Physical therapists take the necessary steps to restore your movement, comfort, and pain that may be occurring due to frozen shoulder. 

Aug 4th, 2020
Multiple Sclerosis

Physical therapy can be crucial in helping a patient with MS improve their function and independence. Your therapist will help address any weakness or range of motion issues you may be experiencing.

Jul 30th, 2020
Eliminate Plantar Fasciitis Discomfort.

Physical therapy can help reduce your plantar fasciitis pain and reduce recurrence. Your physical therapist will examine your movement, posture, and mobility and create a personalized treatment plan to help you.

Jul 30th, 2020
The origins of physical therapy

Physical Therapy dates back to 460 B.C. where Hippocrates introduced the idea of pain management through manual therapy.  However, it wasn’t until WW1 and the Polio Epidemic where Physical Therapy began to gain popularity.

Jul 29th, 2020
Marketing Better Post-COVID With Vinod Somareddy, PT

Vinod Somareddy, PT of Reddy Care Physical & Occupational Therapy in NYC, is a hugely successful PT owner of many years and has seen many challenges, but it took the COVID pandemic for him to reconsider how he marketed his clinic and kept Patients safe.

Jul 28th, 2020
Physical Therapy can reduce your Vertigo Symptoms

By performing specific head movements, your physical therapist can move the crystals around in your inner ear that are causing vertigo. They can also help you with a series of exercises called Cawthorne exercises which can help decrease the symptoms.

Jul 27th, 2020
Will I Benefit from Occupational Therapy?

The goal of occupational therapy is to get the patient doing the things they need to do to better take care of themselves. Occupational therapists specialize in helping patients regain skills, so they can complete everyday tasks.

Jul 20th, 2020
Treating your Shoulder Pain

Treatment of shoulder pain with a physical therapist usually includes a program of exercises and stretches to help improve strength and range of motion. Using other techniques like myofascial release, electrical stimulation, and laser therapy.

Jul 20th, 2020
Treatment for neck pain

Treatment for neck pain can include manual therapy and manipulation, massage therapy, ultrasound technology, and electrical stimulation. Your treatment may also include making lifestyle changes, like adjusting your desk or chair.

Jul 20th, 2020
Lower Back Pain And Physical Therapy

When working with a physical therapist, you may also be guided through different lifestyle changes that you can make that can help you begin to overcome your back pain with everyday activities.

Jul 15th, 2020
The ideal treatment for low back pain.

Low back pain is by far one of the most common ailments ever experienced.  Just about everyone deals with low back pain at one point in their life. For those, seeking support from a physical therapist could significantly improve quality of life.

Jul 15th, 2020
Treatment Plans for Back Pain

Physical therapy is often an important part of any treatment plan for back pain. A physical therapist will develop a personalized treatment plan based the underlying cause of your pain.

Jul 6th, 2020
Managing Dementia

There unfortunately is no cure for dementia, but physical and occupational therapy can be used to greatly improve the person’s quality of life. Participating in physical therapy can help to slow the cognitive decline in patients with dementia.

Jul 1st, 2020
Recovering from Sport Injuries

Whatever your sports injury is, physical therapy can help you recover. A physical therapist will help you devise a treatment plan around any injury sustained. Some treatments a physical therapist can use to aid healing are electrical stimulation..

Jun 26th, 2020
Management of your Neuropathy

Physical therapy can play a crucial role in the management of your neuropathy, helping you reduce pain and restore function. Due to the multiple causes of neuropathy, treatment will vary.

Jun 19th, 2020