Hindering Tools Help Young Therapy Students Appreciate What It’s Like To Get OldIn an aging simulation lab, wraps, bandages and braces are used to mimic stiff joints, limit motion and create balance problems.
Brooklyn Priest Defies Odds After Fall That Left Him ParalyzedAfter taking a painful tumble, a Brooklyn priest was told he would never walk again. But now, he's defying the odds.
Dr. Max Gomez: Hydrotherapy Can Be Useful For Injured DogsOwners with dogs in need of physical therapy may want to consider an underwater treadmill treatment called hydrotherapy.
HealthWatch: Anti-Gravity TreadmillA 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.
Volunteers Build Home On S.I. For Iraq War VetFamily and friends gave 25-year-old Marrocco a homecoming at a house designed especially for him on Staten Island.
NY Physical Therapists Want Reduction In Treatment CostsThe New York Physical Therapy Association said the health insurance industry hasn't caught up with the explosion in doctor-ordered physical therapy.
Belly Dancing Sinks S.I. Woman's Disability ClaimA 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.
New Knee Brace Helps Arthritis Sufferers Avoid SurgeryA promising new treatment for knee pain is helping many patients avoid surgery. The high-tech brace is bring relief to arthritis patients.
HealthWatch: Physical TherapyPhysical therapy rehab is hard work and can be painful. It's amazing how muscles lose strength after surgery and joints get stiff without movement.