Recent Posts in Sports Therapy Category

  • Odell Beckham Jr. Uses Cold Laser Therapy to Treat Injured Ankle

    Odell Beckham Jr., wide receiver for the New York Giants, recently suffered an injury to his left ankle. According to the NFL.com and SiriusXM’s Gil Brandt, Beckham is seeking therapy through Thera-Lase cell treatment. This cold laser therapy is an effective, non-invasive technique for pain relief and soft tissue injuries. In fact, two years ago, Panthers defensive end Jared Allen successfully ...
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  • ART for CrossFit Athletes

    At Manhattan Sports Therapy, we provide effective therapy techniques to treat a variety of muscle pain and injuries. If you are a CrossFit athlete suffering from back pain, muscle tightness, shin splints, knee injuries, shoulder pain, or other injuries, our Active Release Technique (ART) can provide permanent relief. ART focuses on soft tissue and can correct a variety of musculoskeletal issues ...
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  • How Does a Cortisone Injection Relieve Joint Pain?

    Cortisone injections are typically used for temporary relief. A cortisone injection allows a doctor to deliver potent medicine directly to the site of inflammation. For most people, the initial corticosteroid injection will reduce inflammation and pain. A successful cortisone injection can suppress localized inflammation anywhere from 6 weeks to 6 months, depending on the condition of the patient ...
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  • How Does Physical Therapy Benefit Seniors?

    One of the most common reasons for physical therapy among seniors is due to injury sustained during a fall. As we age, we tend to lose flexibility, strength, and balance. The loss of these functions may lead to a fall that could cause serious injury. For most seniors, maintaining their desired level of fitness becomes increasingly challenging. Physical therapy can not only improve these functions, ...
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