Telehealth Physical Therapy in Nyc

What is Telehealth Physical Therapy?

Telemedicine is the the practice of offering healthcare through digital communication. Patients are able to schedule appointments with their physicians (whether it be in the physical therapy practice or otherwise) and then communicate with them via phone call or video chat. Services that can be provided through telehealth include information pertaining to your condition, an assessment of your current symptoms if you're suffering from a condition/injury, and instruction on how to perform at-home treatments in your current living space.

 

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic that is presently sweeping the country (especially here in New York) telemedicine has now become a crucial service that is being offered to patients who require medical attention.

 

Physical therapy is no exception, which is why Llin PT is proud to announce that we are now offering patients telehealth physical therapy in NYC and the surrounding New York area.

Maurizio LLin - Lead Physical Therapist

Maurizio is the Founder of Llin Physical Therapy.  He has a doctorate in physical therapy and is a Level 1 Sports Performance Coach through USA Weightlifting.  He specializes in sports medicine/orthopedics with a focus on shoulder, hip, and knee injuries.

 

As a sports enthusiast all his life, Maurizio is no stranger to injury and physical therapy. Through his past experiences as a patient, Maurizio now strives to deliver quality, one on one care with empathy and passion.  He stays on top of the

most cutting edge knowledge by regularly attending HSS, NYU, and Northwell lectures throughout NYC and Long Island.

 

Maurizio has been a physical therapist for the leading Broadway shows Avenue Q and Once on This Island; the stand-by PT for TV’s Quantico, and countless high school and collegiate athletes. He has also appeared on Eyewitness News demonstrating exercises to benefit marathon runners as well as a guest speaker on Yeshiva University’s sports physical therapy panel. As part of his practice, he continues to see his patients via his wellness program which emphasizes strength and conditioning once they complete their rehab.

In order to better accommodate the needs of his patients, Maurizio is now offering telemedicine physical therapy in NYC. The best part about telemedicine is that if you need physical therapy, you can be reached from anywhere.

 

Please contact him by filling out the form below if you're interested in scheduling an appointment for telemedicine physical therapy in NYC. 

171 E 74th Street

New York, NY 10021

Tel: 917 710 1413

maurizio@llinphysicaltherapy.com

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Stuck at home? Here are some at-home exercises!

Physical therapy is proven to increase health and pain relief to all different parts of your body. At LLIN Physical Therapy, we give our patients dozens of exercises to help to benefit their bodies and target their pain concerns. There are actually many exercises that you can do on your own at home. If you’re feeling pain in any of these areas, these exercises are a great way to target them and feel some relief!

Exercises For Knee Pain

 

If you experience any knee pain, these exercises may be beneficial to you. Knee issues may include a hard time balancing, sharp knee pain, pain when you move your leg. If you have any of these symptoms, these may work for you!

  • Quadriceps Stretch- Stand straight with both feet on the ground. Next, Bend one leg towards your back and hold it with the corresponding hand. Hold for 10 seconds, then switch to the other side.

  • Half Squat- Stand with your feet about a foot apart. Keep your back straight and sit into a squatting position. Hold this stretch for 15 seconds.

  • Leg Extensions- Sit in a chair with your feet on the ground. Next, straighten one leg and then put it back down. Do this as many times as you can for each leg.

Exercises For Hip Pain

 

Hip pain is very common and can be extremely painful. These exercises target your hips and not only stretch them but they can also strengthen your hips!

  • Side Leg Raises- Lay down on your side with your legs straight out. Lift the leg that is closest to the ceiling as far as you can and put it back down. Do this as many times as you can on each side.

  • Glute Lifts- Lay on your stomach with both legs straight. Lift one leg straight towards the ceiling as far as you can. 

  • Hamstring Curl- Stand straight with both feet on the ground. Curl one leg backward at the knee, bringing your foot towards the ceiling.

Exercises For Your Shoulders

 

Just like hip pain, shoulder pain is very common. It can be caused by many day-to-day activities or even just bad posture. These shoulder exercises can help relieve this pain if they are done often:

  • Superman- This exercise is done laying on your stomach. Its name comes from the position of your body, it looks as if you’re flying like superman. From this position, you will lift your arms and legs while keeping your stomach planted on the ground.

  • Scapular Rotation- Stand straight and without shrugging your shoulders, lift your arm at a 45-degree angle and lift as high as you can without moving your shoulders. 

  • Shoulder Tap- Get into a push-up position. You will stay with your arms straight and instead of pushing up and down, you will tap your left hand to your right shoulder. Repeat for both sides 10 times each.

Telemedicine Physical Therapy in NYC

 

These at-home exercises can be very helpful in reducing pain overtime but often, when the pain is severe, you may need more help to relieve it. LLIN Physical Therapy is here to help! We work with patients every day to figure out ways to reduce their pain. Everyone's pain is unique which is why we work with patients one-on-one. Contact us to learn more about our services!

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