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Garry Kushnir, PT, DPT Apr12th 2021

The foot and ankle: A step-wise approach

by Dr. Garry Kushnir Each foot is made up of 26 bones, 30 joints and more than 100 muscles, tendons and ligaments.  Since there are so many different bones and joints, it allows our feet to move in many different directions and planes.  This is very important because it allows the feet to conform to

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What I Wish I Knew a Year Ago About Physical Therapy Apr10th 2021

What I Wish I Knew a Year Ago About Physical Therapy

Look, we get it. Not everybody understands the benefits physical therapy has to offer. Maybe they have never had a need for it, maybe their doctor never recommended it for them during a recovery period. Whatever the case may be, we aren’t taking offense!   It’s no problem for us here at NY Physical Therapy &

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Mar25th 2021

Learn About Multiple Sclerosis & Physical Therapy

By Shaina Flanzraich, PT, DPT, NCS, CSRS Multiple Sclerosis (MS) affects 400,000 individuals in the United States and 1 million individuals between 16-65 years old. MS is a neurological disease that affects the brain and/or spinal cord. The body has an abnormal immune response because something on the nerve appears “foreign” to the body like

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