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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 19th, 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 11th, 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 10th, 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 6th, 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 4th, 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
Best Treatment Methods for Tendinitis

Working with a physical therapist can help you identify the best treatment methods for tendinitis. Your PT can also help you identify the best range of motion and strength-building activities to reduce your likelihood of developing tendinitis.

Jun 18th, 2020
Laser therapy

Laser therapy can be used to treat both acute and chronic conditions. The availability of multiple treatment heads offers additional flexibility for the clinician. This allows the laser treatment to be customized to fit the patient’s specific needs.

Jun 17th, 2020
Scoliosis

Physical therapy can help you retrain your body to function effectively with your alignment issues (scoliosis). A physical therapist can help you improve strength in the parts of the body that may have weakened due to misalignment.

Jun 17th, 2020
Manage Your Tendinitis

A physical therapist can help identify potential issues with posture or form that may increase your risk for injury, help identify potential injuries as they develop, and assess the severity of and best treatment options for those injuries fast

Jun 15th, 2020
You can improve your balance!

These are just several examples of how you could incorporate more activity into your lifestyle without making many large changes to your way of life. If you feel that your physical health or an old injury is holding you back from being active, contact us.

Jun 11th, 2020
Kinesio Taping

Kinesio Taping is used frequently in physical therapy to treat a variety of conditions such as back strains, neck aches, shoulder injuries, knee pain, and sports injuries.

Jun 11th, 2020
Stay Active & Become Better Balanced

Balance in many ways works on the same principles. There are some activities that you do every day because you have to do them — work often falls into this category, as do household chores. But what about the activities that you simply love to do?

Jun 11th, 2020
Connie Volpe, OTR/L

I like OT for the variety of areas we treat our patients. We don’t just look at the physical aspect of a person. We also focus on their cognitive and emotional aspects as well.  Treating the patient as a whole person and not just a diagnosis.

Jun 11th, 2020
Reddy Care Provides Occupational Therapy in your home

Occupational therapists specialize in helping patients regain skills, so they can complete everyday tasks. For example, a geriatric client may need help accomplishing and re-learning basic skills like walking and grooming.

Jun 5th, 2020
Recovering from an Orthopedic injury

If you are suffering from an orthopedic injury, let our experienced team of therapists help you. Our therapists will work with you to develop a program tailored to your needs.

Jun 3rd, 2020
Meet Russ Poker, PT

Patients benefit from physical therapy because we can maximize their potential towards full recovery in most cases. We help them to get back to those physical activities that enhance their life as well as improve the quality of their life.

May 31st, 2020
Vestibular Rehab

For peripheral vertigo, one of the most effective treatments includes partial repositioning movements, known as the Epley maneuver.  This can be done by a physical therapist.

May 28th, 2020
Physical Therapy Can Be Used to Treat Pinched Nerves

Physical therapy can be used to treat pinched nerves and help heal the surrounding body parts. Physical therapists are experts in movement and can show you the right way to carry out exercises that can strengthen muscles and relieve compression.

May 26th, 2020
Meet our PT, Mithun!

As my college instructors would say “Movement is Medicine”. As PTs we use all sorts of therapeutic exercises, modalities and manual techniques to reduce and alleviate pain.

May 25th, 2020
Meet our home OT, Carissa!

I genuinely enjoy getting to know my clients and learn what motivates them so I can tailor my treatments. I'm constantly thinking about how I can make a session more interesting for them. Sometimes it can be a challenge but I'm always up for it!    

May 19th, 2020
Neck and Shoulder Pain

Physical therapy is an effective tool for treating neck and shoulder pain. A physical therapist will help pinpoint the cause of your pain through certain diagnostic techniques like range-of-motion tests.

May 19th, 2020
Low Back Pain Relief

Physical therapy is often used as an effective method of treating back pain, especially where surgery was needed.  Physical therapy can help you regain strength, increase range of motion, and stimulate healing.

May 14th, 2020
Meet our Clinic Director!

Physical Therapy programs can help patients return to their prior level of functioning, and encourage activities and lifestyle changes that can help prevent further injury, and improve overall health and wellbeing.

May 14th, 2020
Physical Therapy can help manage fibromyalgia symptoms.

There, unfortunately, is no cure for fibromyalgia. Treatment is geared toward managing symptoms. Physical therapy is an effective option for treating most fibromyalgia symptoms. Physical therapists have a wide range of tools and exercises to manage this.

May 12th, 2020
Herniated Discs

The primary treatment for herniated discs is physical therapy. When dealing with a herniated disc, the goal of the physical therapist is to reduce pain and inflammation and improve the quality of life of their patient.

May 8th, 2020
Foot and Ankle Conditions

The foot and ankle are made up of an intricate, interconnected network of bones, tendons, and ligaments. They are also weight-bearing so, damage to these parts of the body can be quite disabling. A physical therapist can help!

May 5th, 2020
TELEHEALTH: A new and exciting option at Reddy Care!

If you choose Telehealth as an option, you will have very effective and meaningful therapy sessions!  We are offering telehealth because we want to be sure that all our patients stay active, mobile and healthy during this time.    

May 2nd, 2020
Balance Disorders

A physical therapist will perform an assessment and find out what exercises are the best and safest for you! When a person’s body does not move for a long period of time, they can suffer a loss of strength, flexibility, endurance, balance, and mobility.

May 1st, 2020
Prevent Sport Injuries!

At Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy, our team has considerable experience using physical therapy interventions to speed healing following an injury. We also have state-of-the-art technology, like Anti-Gravity Treadmills to help heal faster!

Apr 30th, 2020
We are Prepared to Help!

As the situation with COVID -19 continues to evolve, we are keenly aware of the impact it has on our patient’s daily lives and mobility. Reddy Care has always held the safety and well being of our patients as our top priority.

Apr 30th, 2020
Shoulder Pain

The earlier you can seek treatment the better. Physical therapy can be very effective in treating shoulder injuries. There are many treatments available through your physical therapist that can help you manage or wholly eliminate your shoulder pain.

Apr 30th, 2020
PT & OT Covid Rehabilitation

n addition to our pulmonary program, Reddy Care is offering a  Covid-19 Rehabilitation Program. Rehabilitating patients with the decreased ability to breathe and function is often a neglected area of healthcare. Our Covid-19 program also includes OT!

Apr 23rd, 2020
Understanding you Back and Neck Pain!

Back and neck pain are two of the most common issues that American adults experience, putting a huge physical and economic burden on working Americans by being both two of the leading needs for medical intervention.

Apr 21st, 2020
Reddy Care Post Covid-19 Rehabilitation Protocol

Physical therapy evaluation and treatment for pulmonary deficits, endurance and mobility training  with a device as needed. Pulmonary rehab includes retraining of breathing patterns, breathing exercises and education. 

Apr 17th, 2020
Are you Experiencing Knee Pain?

Very often a physical therapist will be needed to get your knee back in shape. A physical therapist can work with you to strengthen the muscles around the knee, helping to make it more stable.

Apr 16th, 2020
Meet our PT, Maitreyi Shukla, MSPT!

Physical therapy is one of the few branches of medicine that focuses on the wellbeing of a person, we help our patients in a wide range of issues including not only pain but also helping them to stand and walk better, help with balance..

Apr 13th, 2020
What does Post-Operative Rehabilitation Entail?

Your treatment plan with a physical therapist will vary greatly depending on the surgery that was done and your specific goals. Most often, it includes exercises to help regain muscle strength, and stretches to improve flexibility and range of motion.

Apr 10th, 2020
Covid-19 Rehabilitation Program!

Reddy Care has put together a post Covid-19 rehabilitation program for patients to improve their breathing and reach their goals! We offer a one-on-one individualized disease-specific plan of care, in which all therapy is performed by a Licensed PT.

Apr 10th, 2020
Treat your Neck Pain!

Physical therapist are experts on the body and how the musculoskeletal system works. They can help optimize the healing process and strengthen tissue. They will begin with a thorough evaluation and get to the root of what is causing your neck pain. 

Apr 8th, 2020
Continuing therapy for stroke patients!

For stroke survivors, physical and occupational therapy will be an ongoing process to maintain and relearn skills and could involve working with specialists for months or years after the stroke. 

Apr 7th, 2020
Post Covid-19 Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

We understand that there is no worse feeling than being “short of breath”. The Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program at Reddy Care Physical and Occupational Therapy is designed to slow down and minimize progression of the debilitating symptoms of lung disease..

Apr 7th, 2020
Dr. Young Dong Kim, PT, DPT

Physical therapy is not a job in which you are doing the same things over and over again. I can meet different people and address different dysfunctions that they have. As a therapist, I would not use same exercises and manual therapy for all my patients.

Apr 6th, 2020
Reddy Care CARES!

Reddy Care has always held the safety and well-being of our patients as our top priority. We continue to do so now more than ever. Our philosophy is to promote wellness and prevent decline.

Apr 2nd, 2020
Treat your Low Back Pain!

Your physical therapist will work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan based on your symptoms and the cause of your pain. Back pain treatment will generally include exercises and stretches to improve muscle control, and aerobic conditioning.

Mar 31st, 2020
Meet our home therapist, Dr. Vinod Hobala, PT, DPT

Patient treatment benefits depend on the nature of the condition, we work to decrease pain, increase muscle strength, improve joint mobility, improving the balance, coordination, and prevention of Falls.

Mar 30th, 2020
Physical Therapists can Ease Sciatica

Physical therapy is a safe and effective treatment for sciatica pain. Your treatment may include an exercise program of strengthening, stretching and aerobic conditioning.

Mar 30th, 2020
Does Your Balance Affect Your Everyday Activities?

On top of all of Reddy Care's advanced technology, we also use other methods of treatment for balance discorders including balance pads and floor obstacles to ensure all of our patients reach their goals! 

Mar 27th, 2020
Find the Source of your Hip Pain!

After a hip injury or surgery, getting the right rehabilitation program is imperative to a fast recovery.  Physical therapists are experts at this, they provide the tools to improve a patient’s mobility and strength.

Mar 26th, 2020
Get Relief from Vertigo!

A majority of patients see great relief from their vertigo after a few sessions with a physical therapist.

Mar 24th, 2020