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Sciatica and Back Pain

November 8th, 2019

If you’ve experienced back pain, and even leg pain, you might have a deeper issue. Your minor aches and pinched nerves could be symptomatic of sciatica. While “sciatica” may sound serious, it’s entirely curable.   What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is pain that radiates alongside the sciatic nerve. This nerve, which branches from your lower back

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How Can a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) Help Me?

October 20th, 2019

At Hands-On Physical Therapy, we are happy to say we have some of the most dedicated and advances Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialists in Astoria, NY. If you are unsure about what a CSCS does, they work with athletes to improve their performance, achieve their goals, and prevented injuries.   Working with a CSCS can

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Should I See an Occupational Therapist?

October 10th, 2019

While occupational therapy is similar to physical therapy, there are a few distinct differences. Physical therapy focuses on the patient’s ability to perform certain movements overall, while occupational therapy focuses on the patient’s ability to perform certain movements during daily activities.   For example, a physical therapist will work with a stroke patient to build

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