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Physical Therapy for Tendonitis and Bursitis in Merrick and Amityville, NY

Tendonitis and bursitis are painful inflammatory conditions that can be acute or chronic. Without proper treatment, these conditions can lead to disability. Fortunately, physical therapy can help you heal, return to your daily activities, and learn tactics to prevent the pain from returning.Physical Therapist providing Tendonitis & Bursitis Therapy in Merrick & Amityville, NY

Physical Therapy in Merrick and Amityville, NY for Tendonitis and Bursitis

If you suspect you have either bursitis or tendonitis, call your physical therapist. The state of New York allows you to be evaluated and treated by a Physical Therapist without a prescription. Some insurance plans still require the prescription, but call Summit Physical Therapy in Merrick and Amityville, NY and we will get the details for your plan. 

Many people with bursitis or tendonitis have other conditions, too. Sometimes osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, or torn tendons and ligaments can get in the way of an easy diagnosis for tendonitis or bursitis. Your physical therapist can determine the source of your pain and either start treatment, or refer you to the appropriate doctor. 

First, your physical therapist at Summit Physical Therapy in Merrick and Amityville, NY, will do their evaluation and determine the cause of your pain. Then, they work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan to reduce your pain and increase your flexibility and function. Get in touch with us to schedule an appointment at our clinic.

What is Tendonitis and Bursitis Therapy?

Tendonitis and bursitis are inflammatory conditions that cause pain and tenderness in pretty much any joint, and will affect your ability to carry out your day-to-day activities.

Physical therapy can help reduce inflammation, relieve pain, and help restore your ability to carry out your activities without difficulty.

Who Needs Physical Therapy for Tendonitis and Bursitis?

Anyone with tendonitis and bursitis can benefit from physical therapy. Engaging in repetitive activities makes you more likely to develop these inflammatory conditions. Athletes and elderly people are also at risk of bursitis and tendonitis.

You should see a physical therapist if you are experiencing pain just about anywhere. The PT can help guide you to or provide the correct treatment.

Why Should You Choose Tendonitis and Bursitis Therapy in Merrick & Amityville, NY?

Experience and reputation. We have been successfully treating these conditions for decades, and have a formula that works. A 5-star rating shows our clients are more than satisfied.

The correct combination of modalities, manual therapy, and corrective exercises is essential for a recovery that lasts.  

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Will Tendonitis Go Away With Physical Therapy?

Yes, physical therapy can alleviate tendonitis pain and inflammation and it can be encouraged to stay away. It may take a while for the pain to go away depending on the injury severity and treatment frequency. 

What Is The Best Treatment For Bursitis And Tendonitis?

There isn’t a ‘best’ treatment for bursitis and tendonitis as everyone is different. PTs must consider several factors- underlying cause, medical history, treatment suitability e.t.c Nonetheless, the most successful combination is manual therapy and corrective exercises. 

Physical therapy is essential because it addresses the underlying cause of the problem, not just the symptoms, and can also help prevent a recurrence.

What Type of Physical Therapy Is Used For Bursitis?

PTs advise rest, ice, compression, ultrasound, stretching, and corrective strengthening exercises for bursitis. These therapies help to manage swelling, pain, and poor range of motion- the significant issues in bursitis. 

What Is The Best Physical Therapy For Tendonitis?

Your physical therapist will use a combination of treatments to treat tendonitis including massage, heat or cold therapy, ultrasound, anc corrective exercises to address your condition and its cause.

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