Sports Physical Therapy- Common Sports Injuries

Sports Physical Therapy- Common Sports Injuries

As an athlete, it is important that you can get back on the field as soon as possible after an injury. Here at Evolve, my team and I specialize in many sports physical therapy and rehabilitation services

The Benefits of Occupational Physical Therapy for the Workplace

The Benefits of Occupational Physical Therapy for the Workplace

An Occupational Therapist (OT) helps to access people suffering from physical or even mental illness. Your OT will work with you to evaluate your injury, formulate a therapy plan to help you reach your goals, and assist you with exercises and treatment during the duration of your injury.

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Pain and Discomfort Caused by Scoliosis?

How Can Physical Therapy Help with Pain and Discomfort Caused by Scoliosis?

Have you struggled with finding the right treatment plan for your scoliosis? At Evolve Physical Therapy in NYC, we want to see you find relief from any discomfort caused by your condition…

NBC Nightly News Covers Rock Steady Boxing at Evolve NY Physical Therapy

NBC Nightly News Covers Rock Steady Boxing at Evolve NY Physical Therapy

Evolve NY Hosts Rocksteady Parkinsons Boxing, Tapped for NBC Nightly News TV Section; Set to Air Oct. 20, 2018 6:30p.m.

Is Active Release Therapy Right For Me?

Is Active Release Therapy Right For Me?

Active release technique (ART) is a popular treatment method used to improve range of motion and flexibility and help correct soft tissue restriction. It's one of the fastest growing treatment methods in physical therapy and sports rehab practices today. Active Release Therapy provides practitioners with an effective tool to help treat muscular pain syndromes and stiffness, therefore improving athletic performance.

What is BPPV and How Can PT Help it?

What is BPPV and How Can PT Help it?

What is BPPV?

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a disorder of the vestibular system in the inner ear. This system is responsible for coordinating head and eye movements and plays a large role in balance. Dysfunction occurs when calcium carbonate crystals break loose and fall from their original resting position in the utricle (see photo below) into one of the semicircular canals, which typically sense movements of the head. Once this occurs, the brain receives a signal that the head is moving, even though this is not the case.

What is Hip Impingement and How Can PT Help?

What is Hip Impingement and How Can PT Help?

What is hip impingement?

 Femoracetabular impingement (FAI) is a condition in which bone spurs grow on the joint surfaces of the hip. These bone spurs eventually lead to irritation of the structures at the hip, which may lead to soft tissue damage such as labrum tears and potentially arthritis.

The two types of FAI are cam lesions and pincer lesions. Cam lesions develop on the head of the femur, therefore affecting the shape of the bone. Pincer lesions form on the pelvic surface of the hip joint. There are also situations in which both of these types of lesions are present…