Physical Therapy Specialist

Nassim Medical

Sports Medicine & Internists located in Great Neck, NY & Flushing, NY

When you’re recovering from an injury or illness, physical therapy can help you regain your health and vitality. Dr. Ariel Nassim and Dr. Roland Nassim of Nassim Medical in Great Neck and Flushing, New York can prescribe physical therapy treatments for several health- and sports-related injuries so you can get back to an optimal state of health. Call or schedule an appointment online to learn more today.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What is physical therapy?

Physical therapy is a type of health rehabilitation focused on restoring your physical abilities. This kind of therapy uses equipment, specially designed exercises, and innovative tools like lasers and ultrasounds to help restore, improve, or maintain your physical strength and function.

Physical therapy is used to treat several medical conditions including:

  • Sports injuries
  • Back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Stroke
  • Balance
  • Hand injuries and carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Overuse injuries
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Musculoskeletal disorders

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

Physical therapy is beneficial for all ages and ability levels, from infants to the elderly. Incorporating physical therapy into your healthcare may help you:

  • Reduce or eliminate the need for opioid-based pain relievers
  • Increase your movement and limit future injury
  • Avoid surgery
  • Play an active role in your recovery

Several types of specialized therapies are available to treat a wide range of health conditions. These include:

  • Neurological physical therapy for neurological conditions like Alzheimer’s disease, stroke, and brain injuries
  • Geriatric physical therapy designed for older patients with conditions related to aging
  • Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation to increase stamina and physical endurance
  • Wound care therapy to improve healing
  • Pediatric physical therapy to manage conditions unique to infants, children, and adolescents
  • Vestibular therapy to treat balance problems related to inner ear disorders
  • Pelvic floor rehabilitation to treat incontinence, urinary urgency, and pelvic pain
  • Decongestive therapy for conditions with fluid build-up

How does physical therapy work?

Physical therapy features noninvasive treatments that are customized to your health condition.

Dr. Ariel or Dr. Roland Nassim may use physical manipulation like exercise or massage to treat your muscles, tendons, and tissues. They might incorporate moist heat, dry heat, and cold therapy into your treatment plan to provide relief from pain and inflammation.

Your physical therapist may also include advanced medical treatments like ultrasound to promote blood flow and healing, electrical stimulation to reduce pain and increase function, and light therapy lasers.

Dr. Ariel and Dr. Roland Nassim are experts in using physical therapy, including musculoskeletal ultrasound technology, to diagnose, treat, and prevent sports-related injuries.  

Call or schedule an appointment online to learn more about physical therapy treatments offered by Nassim Medical.