Recent Posts in Sports Therapy Category

  • 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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  • Experiencing Elbow Pain? Try Physical Therapy!

    Elbow pain is one of the most common problems encountered by healthcare professionals. The arms and hands are used continuously. Lifting items, opening doors, twisting off a bottle cap, etc. are just a few daily activities that require use of the elbow. A sore or painful elbow can be disastrous for daily activities and athletic performance. Our goal at Manhattan Sports Therapy is to provide ...
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  • Reasons to Consider Acupuncture Over Traditional Medicine

    A traditional Chinese healing technique, acupuncture is well-known and actively publicized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Used for several centuries in China, the technique is performed for a variety of acute and chronic conditions. Offering a team of trained and licensed acupuncturists, Manhattan Sports Therapy provides acupuncture treatments to patients who wish to restore their ...
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