November 1, 2018

Massage is defined as the rubbing and kneading of muscles and joints by the hands especially to relieve tension. Soft tissue mobilization is a specific assessment, evaluation and treatment of soft tissues (ligaments, muscles, tendons, and fascia) for the purpose of cre...

It's painfully obvious that most of us are sitting for too long throughout the day. So I've come up with a weekly program that gets you moving for about  5 mins and up to 30mins daily. 

Exercises will be posted on our instagram profile and twitter @AltaPTNYC.

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By Dr. Clifford Yun, PT, DPT

Back pain is one of the most treated diagnosis in health care. From Jan 2017- Feb 2018, in the state of New  York alone, Google searches for "Back Pain" averaged per month 3,600 times, "lower back pain" 8,100 times and "sciatica" 12,100 time...

January 18, 2018

The old story of grandpa complaining about his joints or someone saying, “It’s going to snow. I feel my knees.” Has some truth to it. But before we explain the reasoning why the pain comes on we should probably explain what is inside the joint that causes pain.

The comm...

January 12, 2018

Basic posture correction is not common knowledge. Just look at a baby learning to walk. A baby can never progress from lying on its stomach to standing and walking without a significant amount of trial an error to find it's own center of gravity. Use the simple techniq...

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