Health Blog

Parents: Be Aware of the Signs of Sports Injuries

10 July, 2019

As student-athletes train over the summer, preparing to head back to the practice fields later this season, injuries are going to happen. Despite concerted efforts to reduce and prevent sports injuries, it’s impossible to eliminate them from sports.  So in order to ensure injuries are diagnosed and treated quickly, before they worsen, it’s paramount parents and

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OceanView Rehabilitation Center Debunks 6 Common Back Pain Myths

10 July, 2019

Despite being one of the top causes of disability in the U.S., affecting around eight in 10 people in their lifetimes, back pain is an ailment often misunderstood by those affected, says Brooklyn physical therapist Dr. Gregory Marcolin. Such misconceptions, Dr. Marcolin adds, can cause those suffering from back pain to seek solutions, potential treatment paths, and even lifestyle alterations that are not necessarily in their best interests. “Back pain can be as frustrating as

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6 Common Summer Activity Mistakes — and Solutions

7 June, 2019

For many, summer is defined by a whirlwind of outdoor activity, a natural response to warmer, brighter and warmer days.  But as we venture out into the sun for yard work, bike rides, morning jogs, long hikes and swimming at the beach, people should take care to avoid common summer exercise mistakes that can put them at risk of injury.  Yes, we all get excited when

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