Irving Place Surgery & Wellness Center -  - Pain Management Physician

Irving Place Surgery & Wellness Center

Pain Management Physicians & Chiropractors located in Union Square, New York, NY & Financial District, New York, NY

Rehabilitation Specialist
Whether rehabilitating from an accident or surgery, Dr. Brodsky of Irving Place Surgery & Wellness Center in New York City’s Union Square neighborhood, can help. A renowned chiropractor with two decades of experience, Dr. Brodsky is an expert rehabilitation specialist.

Rehabilitation Q & A

What is Rehabilitation?

Dr. Brodsky provides rehabilitation with chiropractic treatment to make sure the body is in proper alignment and able to function and move correctly. Rehabilitation can be required after an accident or injury, a chronic condition, or a post-surgical occurrence. The adjustments and massage used can help a patient move better and can relieve pain and discomfort. It can also help to improve a patient’s physical function. The goal is to make it easier for a patient to complete necessary, everyday tasks and activities.

What Types of Rehabilitation Are There?

There are a variety of options available for patients including:

  • Manual therapy including massage, mobilization, and manipulation by a chiropractor are manual therapy techniques which help to increase range of motion and reduce pain.
  • Education about lifestyle changes to help a patient to change certain activities or postures can help to reduce discomfort and prevent re-injury. This could involve crutches and making the home safer for a person with balance or strength issues or instruction on taking more regular exercise at home to build strength and balance.

How Can Rehab Help?

Dr. Brodsky can rehabilitate patients after an injury to reduce pain and regain a normal range of motion. The rehab will also improve flexibility and strength after the injury. Chronic conditions are helped by rehab as well as injuries. The doctor will work with the patient to set up goals and work at them over time. These patients will often have to rebuild their strength or relearn how to complete some physical tasks and movements.

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