New York City’s Best In Home-Physical Therapy By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP Abstract Hi-My name is Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP, and I am the Owner/CEO of Therapy-In-Motion, PC (Physical & Occupational Therapy Outpatient office in the heart of Brooklyn and Homecare company). We provide quality service at our office or at the convenience of your home in Brooklyn! If you are asking around for Physical Therapy suggestions, or searching on Google for the“Best Physical Therapist” or “Physical Therapy
The Impact of Home Health Physical Therapy on Medicare Beneficiaries With a Primary Diagnosis of Dementia
The Impact of Home Health Physical Therapy on Medicare Beneficiaries With a Primary Diagnosis of Dementia By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP Abstract Background: Dementia is a leading cause of disability for adults older than 65 years. Exercise intervention slows functional decline and improves balance; however, the efficacy of physical therapy (PT) services for persons with dementia is unknown. The purpose of this study is to assess the effect of home health PT services on physical function for Medicare beneficiaries
Understanding Flat Head Syndrome By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP What is plagiocephaly? Flat head syndrome, or plagiocephaly as the condition is medically known, occurs when a flat spot develops on the back or side of a baby’s head.The condition can cause the baby’s head to look asymmetrical. Some describe the head as looking like a parallelogram when observed from above. A baby’s skull bones don’t fully fuse and harden until several months after birth. Soft, pliable bones allow
Total Hip Replacement By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP Your Hip The hip joint is where the femur (thigh bone) and pelvis meet and consists of a ball and socket joint. The socket, called the acetabulum, is a part of the pelvis and accepts the ball, called the head of the femur (femoral head). The acetabulum and femoral head are both covered by a thick layer of articular cartilage that allows the head pivot inside the acetabulum in a
ANKLE SPRAINS By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP Ankle Sprains can be quite painful however it is quite important that as soon you can following the injury you try to regain movement in your ankle. It is important to have proper physiotherapy supervision to assist in performing these exercises. Days following injury: Initially the stretches can be performed and once these are tolerable and easier with regards to pain and swelling you can move to range of motion exercises.
ROTATOR CUFF TEARS IN THE SHOULDER By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP A partial or complete rotator cuff tear makes it difficult to raise and move your arm. You may have shoulder pain and arm weakness. Rotator cuff injuries are common, especially as you get older. Rest, pain relievers and physical therapy can help. Some people need surgery to reattach a torn rotator cuff. OVERVIEW What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and
Physical Therapy to Help Your Knee By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP Did you hurt your knee or have surgery? Or is it achy and stiff because of arthritis? Either way, you might feel like the last thing you should do is get on your feet and move your joint around. But often physical therapy (PT) is what your doctor suggests to get your strength back and put you on the road to recovery. PT, or rehab as some
Vertigo and Imbalance Disorders By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, (JD-in progress) Therapy-In-Motion, PC 856-46 street, Boro Park-Brooklyn, NY, 11220 (718) 435-7000 We Specialize in Vertigo, Dizziness, and Balance Disorders: Vertigo Vertigo is defined as a hallucination of movement. Most often this is a spinning sensation, but it can also be to and fro. Vertigo almost always originates somewhere in the vestibular (balance) system; sometimes it comes from the balance canals of the inner ear, other times in the nerves
Neck Pain & Treatment By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA, JD-IP People often joke about other people or things being “a pain in the neck”, but if you or somebody you know is suffering from neck pain, you know it’s no laughing matter. About 1 out of 10 of all people in the US has experienced neck pain at some point in their lives. And 15.1% of people in the US said neck pain was their most common pain complaint.
All You Need to Know About Sciatica By: Dr. Abe Kopolovich, DPT, MBA Sciatica pain is caused by irritation, inflammation, pinching, or compression of a nerve in the lower back. The most common cause is a herniated or slipped disk that causes pressure on the nerve root. Most people with sciatica get better with physical therapy and self-care treatments. True sciatica is an injury or irritation to the sciatic nerve, which starts in your buttock/gluteal area. What is sciatica? Sciatica