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Swing Into Spring

Does your golf swing need an upgrade? While there’s no single right way to swing your club, there are plenty of wrong ways. A good stroke is all about efficiency. It uses as little energy as possible. Done incorrectly, it’s a tiring move and leads to injury....

Discover Your Body Prerequisites

In the fitness world today, there’s a major disconnect happening. We see activity as a mental game – mind over matter.  People claim a run is 90% intention and 10% action. Our minds may be ready to run a half marathon but that doesn’t mean our bodies are. Even if we...

Movement Screens: The Key to Solving Pain Mysteries

I want to discuss movement. I want to discuss function. I want to discuss injury and pain. But first, let’s talk about puddles. In your quaint (okay, tiny) NYC apartment, you discover a puddle of water on the kitchen floor. You clean it up. Problem solved. The next...

Collaborative Approach for Better Results

Education and learning doesn’t stop with a physical therapy degree. Our physical therapists and trainers work together to learn new ways to help you recover faster. Think of us as a giant collaborative think tank on movement. We incorporate the latest techniques and...

Second Opinion: Do I Really Need Knee Surgery? – Men’s Journal

The Problem New York City musician Alex Levy had been running regularly for 20 years when he began experiencing persistent pain in his right knee. He tried strengthening exercises with a trainer, then chiropractic work with an osteopath. Neither offered relief....

You Love ART®, But…What Is It?

If you’ve been to Physiofitness, you know how much we rave about the benefits of ART®, or Active Release Technique. It’s probably even part of your treatment plan...but do you know what it is? In physical therapy, there are a number of what we call “hands-on” or...

PT Myths That Drive Us Crazy

We’ve listed the 5 whammies of misinformation.  We hear them all the time. These untruths cause more damage than most accidents and sports injuries. Myth #1: I need an MRI to be treated. You can see an abnormality in a static picture, but that doesn’t mean it’s...

Deep Tissue Therapy Laser Comes to Physiofitness

We’re thrilled to announce our acquisition of a Class IV laser. “We’re one of the few private practices with this latest and scientifically proven technology,” Chris Delehanty, Owner at Physiofitness. “Deep Tissue Laser Therapy speeds up healing and helps reduce...

Graston Technique: Going Deeper to Eliminate Pain

Have you ever had the kind of pain that never goes away? You’ve tried manual therapy, stretching, massage, cold laser therapy... You get relief for a little while, but don’t get too excited – you know it won’t be long before it comes back. When you’re about to give...

Introducing Physiofitness Personal Training

Many clients want to continue training at Physiofitness long after their need for physical therapy ends. To answer that demand, we’ve started a personal training program. Now, you can workout with the same trainers who helped heal you. They know your strengths and...
Discover Your Body Prerequisites

Discover Your Body Prerequisites

In the fitness world today, there’s a major disconnect happening. We see activity as a mental game – mind over matter.  People claim a run is 90% intention and 10% action. Our minds may be ready to run a half marathon but that doesn’t mean our bodies are. Even if we...

You Love ART®, But…What Is It?

You Love ART®, But…What Is It?

If you’ve been to Physiofitness, you know how much we rave about the benefits of ART®, or Active Release Technique. It’s probably even part of your treatment plan...but do you know what it is? In physical therapy, there are a number of what we call “hands-on” or...

PT Myths That Drive Us Crazy

PT Myths That Drive Us Crazy

We’ve listed the 5 whammies of misinformation.  We hear them all the time. These untruths cause more damage than most accidents and sports injuries. Myth #1: I need an MRI to be treated. You can see an abnormality in a static picture, but that doesn’t mean it’s...

Introducing Physiofitness Personal Training

Introducing Physiofitness Personal Training

Many clients want to continue training at Physiofitness long after their need for physical therapy ends. To answer that demand, we’ve started a personal training program. Now, you can workout with the same trainers who helped heal you. They know your strengths and...

From Pain Killers to Pain Free: Meet David Tuck

From Pain Killers to Pain Free: Meet David Tuck

David Tuck 59, Technologist in Financial Services Always active and involved in sports, in 2010 things got rough for David Tuck. He’d been on prescription anti-inflammatories for almost 8 years due to a congenital condition that made his neck and upper body mostly...

6 Keys to a Successful Half-Marathon

6 Keys to a Successful Half-Marathon

Are you running the NYC Half-Marathon on Sunday? I'll be hitting the pavement to raise money as part of Covenant House's March Madness Challenge in order to help feed, clothe, and house homeless youth. Here are my essential tips for completing a successful race this...