Rizkalla Youssef is a physical therapist practicing in Valley Stream, NY. Rizkalla Youssef specializes in physical treatment to help a patient reduce pain, restore mobility, rehabilitate an injury, or increase movement and overall function. As a physical therapist, Rizkalla Youssef can treat multiple conditions with exercises, ultrasound, electrical stimulation, joint mobilization, heat, ice, massage, laser or light therapy and more. Rizkalla Youssef will create a treatment plan based on the patients specific injury or condition, and might target a specific body part or body system based on the individual.
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You may have injured your shoulder. My advice to you is to do good warming up and gentle stretching, also using moist heat in your shoulder, and stop lifting now until you feel better. If that didn't improved in 2 wks, you need to see orthopedic. READ MORE
That could be normal, but don't forced,as long as you don't feel pain you shouldn't be worried. READ MORE
I was diagnosed with torticollis and need to go to physical therapy. What kind of treatment will I receive?
Physical therapy will help you using different modalities including heat and stretching exercises will help your condition. READ MORE
It really depends on how bad the strain or sprain but resting with gentle stretching and using moist heat will help. READ MORE
Physical therapy will help to delay the muscles atrophy and decrease the chance of building a fibrous tissue and muscle contracture, keep rang if motion ,also will help the blood circulation and the blood flow. Maintaining the function ability as long as possible. Including walking, transferring, bed mobility and ADLs READ MORE
You did not mention how old of your son, but normally he should start work by 1 year old, in the beginning he will be unsteady, might fall so many times, but things will get better wk after wk, some kids are very normal, but they start to walk late, I will ask you to see his pediatrician, but I'm sure physical therapy will help. READ MORE
If there is a history of RA in the family so you need to take it more seriously, you better see rheumatilogest for farther blood work and diagnosis. READ MORE
You have to do an x-ray, also you need to be evaluated for possible fracture, ligaments or muscle injuries, but you can use ice 10 minutes every couple of hours, not bearing to much weight on it, and see an orthopedic as soon as possible. READ MORE
Yes it does, but not in all cases . READ MORE
That is because of the herniated, sounds like you have compression over nerve root, you need to see a neurosurgeon. You will need a couple of tests before things get worse . READ MORE
You should see your primary care first, he will direct you where to go and who to see ,because sometimes you feel the pain in the hip but it could be referred pain from other issue READ MORE
Since you are having knee replacement, you need to strengthen the muscles around your knee, specifically the quadriceps muscles, isometric ex's is highly recommend. READ MORE
Sometimes it takes up to a year for the pain and swelling to go away completely, however, he needs to continue PT program and follow up with his surgeon. READ MORE
There are different kinds of electronic stimulation, but the one you use is to control your pain. READ MORE
Sometimes it takes a lot more time. It depends on which stage, sometimes surgery will be recommended. Please see an orthopedic. READ MORE
That could be different things; over use, over stretch, or injury on one of the ligaments. Please see an orthopedic. READ MORE
Hello, It's very common to have swellings in your foot when you have planter faciaitis. If both feet at the same time, I think you need to see your primary physician for more tests. Thanks. READ MORE
Hello, If you have that within a few days, you need to rest and use an ice compress, 10 minutes every couple of hours for 3 days. If it subsides, you can start with gentle stretches; if not, you need to see your primary physician. Thanks. READ MORE
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