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Physical Therapy

Spot takes part in hydrotherapy for his bad knees (Credit: CBS 2)

Dr. Max Gomez: Hydrotherapy Can Be Useful For Injured Dogs

Owners with dogs in need of physical therapy may want to consider an underwater treadmill treatment called hydrotherapy.

12/06/2013

AlterG, Anti-Gravity Treadmill (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Anti-Gravity Treadmill

A new device doesn’t repeal the laws of physics, but it does un-weight you while you run on the treadmill. It’s helping both injured athletes and orthopedic surgery patients get moving again.

09/16/2011

Brendan Marrocco (credit: CBS 2)

Volunteers Build Home On S.I. For Iraq War Vet

Family and friends gave 25-year-old Marrocco a homecoming at a house designed especially for him on Staten Island.

06/11/2011

Doctor (file/credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

NY Physical Therapists Want Reduction In Treatment Costs

The New York Physical Therapy Association said the health insurance industry hasn’t caught up with the explosion in doctor-ordered physical therapy.

05/20/2011

belly dancing

Belly Dancing Sinks S.I. Woman’s Disability Claim

A Staten Island woman who was getting $850 a month in alimony because she was supposedly disabled and unable to work had to give the payments up after her ex-husband spotted photos of her belly dancing on the Internet.

04/16/2011

The OActive knee brace by BioniCare is combining the support of a brace with cartilage-repairing electrical stimulation to help arthritis sufferers avoid knee replacement surgery.

New Knee Brace Helps Arthritis Sufferers Avoid Surgery

A promising new treatment for knee pain is helping many patients avoid surgery. The high-tech brace is bring relief to arthritis patients.

10/13/2010

Mary Yanolatos undergoes physical therapy. (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Physical Therapy

Physical therapy rehab is hard work and can be painful. It’s amazing how muscles lose strength after surgery and joints get stiff without movement.

09/21/2010