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Top 5 Common Causes of Knee Pain Nov 14th, 2018

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints for patients of Omega Physical Therapy, and it’s really no surprise. Over time, the stress and strain that your knees undergo every day take a toll on your joint health. This leads to a number of issues, including pain, inflammation, and...

Osteopathic Manipulation Can Help Diagnose a Wide Array of Medical Issues Oct 16th, 2018

If this is your first time to come across osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) or osteopathic medicine (DO), perhaps you are already curious about what it is, how it works, and how it feels.Osteopathic manipulative treatment involves a set of hands-on techniques used for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of illnesses...

8 Tips for Avoiding Ankle Sprains Sep 27th, 2018

Ankle sprains are incredibly common and usually occur when the joint twists unnaturally because of an awkward foot plant, instability on uneven ground, or application of undue force. A sprain usually affects the ligaments or tendons of the joint, causing pain and making it difficult to do daily activities or...

Why Whiplash Pain and Other Auto Accident Injuries Are Often Delayed Aug 19th, 2018

Even a minor auto accident can result in trauma. Cars are heavy, and when they’re moving the force of their weight is multiplied. Low-speed collisions, being rear-ended, and other so-called fender benders can cause more physical damage than most people realize. Complicating the situation is that you don’t always know...

Cold Laser Therapy: A Boon for Baby Boomers' Aging Joints Jul 31st, 2018

Cold Laser Therapy: A Boon for Baby Boomers' Aging JointsMore than 31 million people in the United States suffer from arthritis, and this number is expected to jump to more than 78 million by 2040, due in large part to the aging Baby Boomer generation. To keep up with these...

What is Frozen Shoulder and How Can I Thaw It? Jun 18th, 2018

A frozen shoulder is exactly the way it sounds: Your shoulder gets stuck and has limited to no movement. You don’t just lose function either; a frozen shoulder is also quite painful.The first line of treatment for a frozen shoulder is physical therapy. At Omega Physical Therapy in the Bensonhurst...