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Health &Wellness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

Congrats To Sean Serpe Completing The 26.2MILE BROOKLYNMARATHON

Running the Brooklyn marathon on November 19th, 2017 was the greatest physical and athletic challenge of my life. But it was also one of the most fulfilling experiences of my life. Training was a key part to the success, which took close to six months and running over 400 miles. I developed a heel spur in the 1st mile of the race but continued running till the end! I knew that come Monday when I returned to work I would have the best physical therapist in the world to treat me.

- Sean C. Serpe

Health & Wellness The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body

INSIDE: • Hip, Knee & Leg Pain • Healthy Recipe • Relieve Knee Pain In Minutes • Patient Success Spotlight HIP, KNEE&LEGPAIN Enjoy An Early Run Without Fear Of Injury!

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DiscussingHip,Knee&Leg Pain with Butch Purslow, DPT, PT.

and knee joints tighten, leading to a gradual loss of motion.This causes a lot of pressure to build up on

specific parts of the joints. When Your Motion is Lost

Dear Valued Client,

When you lose the movement of the hip, knee or ankle joints, your muscles have to take on the abnormal strain. This leads to common aches and pains experienced by millions of people. Many people feel that medication will help solve their hip, knee or leg pain. While medication can help to decrease inflammation and pain, it cannot address the root cause of the problem. Most pain in the hip, thigh, knee or leg comes from poor flexibility, strength or coordination. Treating Leg Pain Todetermine thesourceofyour legpainourphysical therapists examine your walking, squatting, joint movement, comparing the strength and mobility of the joints. A comprehensive treatment plan, including special hands on techniques, is made to achieve the fastest relief and the longest lasting results. If you are suffering with hip, knee or leg pain, call us today to learn more how we can eliminate your pain and put a spring back in your step!

Do you suffer from knee, hip or leg pain? You are not alone. CDC studies show


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that 30% of adults have reported some form of knee, hip or ankle joint stiffness or pain in a 30 day period. The hip and knee joints are incredible marvels of the human body. At times they have to withstand up to 6 times your body weight in force. The knee joint is the second most complicated joint in the body and has to move in many directions including forward, backward, side to side and rotation.These different movements are called accessory motions and are needed for normal walking, running and bending. When you experience pain in the side of the hip, groin, thigh or knee, you may have difficulty with these accessory motions. Prolonged sitting, injuries, arthritis and disease can affect accessory motions. With every day use, tissues around the hip

DOES ARTHRITIS PAIN GRIND YOU DOWN? Millions of Americans suffer through arthritis pain every day, taking Ibuprofen and stronger medication to numb the pain and address the ongoing inflammation. The definition of arthritis is joint inflammation, however the term has acquired a wider meaning. Arthritis is now used as a generic term for osteoarthritis and other conditions that affect joints. The pattern, severity and location of arthritis symptoms can vary depending on the specific form of the disease.

Typically, arthritic conditions are characterized by pain and stiffness in and around one or more joints. The symptoms can develop gradually or suddenly. Certain rheumatic conditions can also involve the immune system and various internal organs of the body. Physical therapy is an important part of the ongoing treatment for arthritis. Physical therapy strengthens, stretches and stabilizes muscles surrounding affected joints providing needed support. Relieving Joint Pain Exercising is important to help reduce joint pain and stiffness. Light to moderate-intensity physical activity can actually prevent a decline in function, even restoring health. However, some people with arthritis may be reluctant to exercise because of joint pain after activity. You can take various steps to relieve pain, such as heat and cold therapy, or pain relievers, making it easier for you to exercise and stay active. In addition to physical therapy, choose non–impact exercises such as

bicycling, swimming or water exercise. Furthermore, research shows that even modest weight loss combined with exercise is more effective in decreasing pain and restoring function than either weight loss or exercise alone. If you are suffering with arthritis pain, call us todey and discover how we can relieve your pain, returning you to a more active, pain-free lifestyle!

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables Total: 1 hr 5 min Prep: 20 min Cook: 45 min Yield: 4 servings (8 cups) Level: Easy Ingredients • 1 large butternut squash, halved • 3 large Yukon gold potatoes • 1 bunch medium beets, tops trimmed • 1 medium red onion • 2 large parsnips (about 8 ounces) • 1 head garlic, cloves • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil • 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt • Freshly ground black pepper Directions Place 2 baking sheets in the oven and preheat to 425 degrees F. Cut all the vegetables into 1 1/2- inch pieces. Cut the onions through the base core to keep some of the layers in chunky pieces. Toss all the vegetables with garlic, olive oil and salt in large bowl. Season generously with pepper. Carefully remove the heated baking sheets from the oven, brush or drizzle with olive oil. Divide the vegetables evenly between the 2 pans, spreading them out to assure they don’t steam while roasting. Roast the vegetables until tender and golden brown, stirring occasionally, about 45 minutes to 1 hour. Cook’s Note: Some very large parsnips have a pithy core, which should be trimmed before cooking.

FARMINGDALE PHYSICAL THERAPY WEST 4277 Hempstead Turnpike Bethpage, NY 11714 • 516-731-3583

Patient Success Spotlight

Physical Therapists Are The Mechanics Of Your Body

I am able to walk!

“I have been coming to therapy for over 30 years, for dropped feet/neuropathy. When I first came I also had a mini stroke. My balance was very bad and walking was hard to do, Butch worked on myproblemsand theyshortly improved.

Butch always found time for me whenever I was at therapy. I also have seen many times before, how Butch did a lot of good things to help other people. All the staff members have been a great help. Thanks to Butch I am able to walk. He is a great therapist.” - Hugh G.

Think PT First

Why You Need To Come Back In For A Tune- Up: � Move without pain � Bend and move freely � Balance confidently and securely � Sit for long periods comfortably � Walk for long distances � Live an active and healthy lifestyle

Take Care of Your Aches and Pains Before It’s Too Late.


Relieve Knee Pain In Minutes Try this movement if you are experiencing knee pain.


KNEE EXTENSION STRETCH While sitting, tighten your top thigh muscle to press the back of your knee downward towards the ground. Hold for 30 seconds and repeat 5 times. Strengthens Knees

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A ONE DAY SPECIAL OFFER FOR ALL PRESENT& PASTPATIENTS OF FARMINGDALE PHYSICAL THERAPYWEST Dear Valued Client, This fall marks the 7th Anniversary of Farmingdale PT West. We want to do something special to celebrate! This is our BIG THANK YOU for allowing us to serve you. To thank you, our valued customers, we are having a day of completely Free Exams for: • All loved ones, family, friends, neighbors and co-workers of our past and present patients If you are a past or present patient then call 516-731-3583 to schedule your Free Exam. If you are referring a friend or family member, give them the certificate included in this letter and have them call 516-731-3583 to schedule their Free Exam. The day of Free Exams will be on: Thursday, January 25th, 2018 from 9AM to 6PM. The Free Exam consists of a 30 minute one-on-one appointment with the Physical Therapist of your choice. The PT will talk with you about the history of your problem. They will take measurements to test how well you are moving and to test your strength. After a thorough exam, they will give you a written copy of: 1. The cause of your pain or problem. 2. A plan for successful treatment. The appointments are free, but are limited as each PT only has 10 spots. Call 516-731-3583 now to schedule your Free Exam. The Free Exam is ideal for people suffering with: • Lower Back Pain • All past clients who have not been seen in PT in more than 3 months • All present clients who have another problem currently not being treated

• Arthritis • Sciatica • Neck Pain • Headaches • Shoulder Pain • Knee Pain • Problems Walking

If you are having pain or problems with day to day activities such as walking, standing, sitting for long periods, going up or down steps, getting in and out of the car, sleeping or driving, then this is an excellent opportunity to see one of our world-class therapists and find out the cause of your problem. Call 516-731-3583 to schedule your Free Exam for January 25th. Sincerely, Henry “Butch” Purslow, DPT PS – As a Special Bonus, all people attending a Free Exam on January 25th, 2018, will receive a Free Report: “The Seven Secrets to Permanent Relief for Neck and Back Arthritis” PPS – First 10 people to attend will get a free biofreeze

FREE Exam • C E R T I F I C A T E • This certificate may be given to friends & family! PAIN FREE CONSULTATION!

• WHATYOUGET: FREE30-minute one-on-one appointment with one of our Physical Therapists

• WHEN: January 25th, 9AM-6PM

• WHY: Help You Enjoy Life Again Pain Free! • WHAT YOU NEED TO DO: Call 516-731-3583 NOW!

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