Pre-Operative Physical Therapy

The benefits of physical therapy after surgery are well known. Compliance with a well-designed physical therapy routine can help reduce the development of scar tissue around the incision and help a person recover faster and get back to normal activities. Physical therapy before surgery is a little harder to understand, but research has proven that […]

Physical Therapy for Foot Pain

Foot pain can happen for a number of reasons, but whatever the cause, it can make it difficult to walk and interfere with your quality of life. At Avant Garde Physical Therapy in New York City, we have developed a treatment for foot pain to help, quite literally, get you back on your feet. What Causes Foot […]

Managing Muscle and Joint Pain with Aqua Therapy

Muscle and joint pain can have a wide array of causes and can be both acute and chronic. Physical therapy is an essential part of the healing process after surgery, and injury, or for issues causing chronic pain or loss of function. If you are searching for a physical therapist using the “Find a physical […]

Managing Musculoskeletal Pain with Manual Therapy

Avant-Garde, Professional Physical Therapy in NYC, offers the specialized form of physical therapy called manual or sometimes manipulative therapy. Manual therapy is used to treat musculoskeletal conditions and the associated pain that arises from these conditions. Manual therapy, performed by a licensed professional, involves using their hands to perform kneading, joint mobilization, and muscle manipulation. […]

Post-Operative Care

Facing surgery can be a frightening experience for many, but working closely with your surgeon and your physical therapy team can help you know what to expect both pre and post-op. A physical therapy plan to help you prepare for surgery and to help you throughout your recovery is proven to provide a better outcome […]

Recovering from Sports Injuries

Sports injuries can be severe and leave an active individual with chronic pain and a lowered quality of life. Athletes usually want to get back to doing what they love and often rush their recovery to get back on the field or in the gym. However, a proper recovery using NY physical therapy at a […]

Maintaining Your Physical Therapy Routine at Home

Physical therapy is essential to help recover from a serious injury, improve upon a disability or chronic condition, or to help recuperate from surgery. Professional physical therapy in NYC aims to help individuals rebuild strength, improve mobility, and prevent future injuries. Physical therapy typically involves visiting a professional on a recurring basis (depending on the severity […]

Managing Chronic and Acute Injuries

Recovering from an injury can often be a long and taxing process, and improvement rarely happens in a straight line. Depending on the type and severity of your injury, the healing process may seem like a series of ups and downs, and there are days when you will question whether you are making progress. Physical […]