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March 18, 2020

EXCEL PHYSICAL THERAPY AND WORKOUT REMOTE ONLINE SESSIONS

Isolation doesn’t mean you can’t achieve your goals. Keep up the pace at home with remote physical therapy and personal training sessions

Stay comfortable and safe in your home while we push you to new levels of strength, mobility and flexibility.

Thirty minutes sessions of nonstop exercise. Minimal equipment required.

Sign up now for early bird pricing.  Call 516 627 3009

one woman exercising fitness workout plank position on fitness ball in silhouette on white background

Throughout the 27 years at Excel we have had the opportunity to test our strength and resilience. COVID-19 has shaken the core of how we provide physical therapy and training services to our patients and clients. We realized that via simple online technology we could provide outstanding training and rehabilitation sessions to patients and clients remaining comfortable and safe in the privacy of their home.

Our purpose is to evolve the way our community of patients and clients can stay strong, mobile and healthy. We are excited to explore this new medium.

May 21, 2016

Beijing policeman pulls off eight-hour plank world record

Planks have become increasingly popular in the world of exercise and rehab.  “How much you bench?” is now replaced with “how long you plank?”.

For the first time ever a highly regarded spinal surgeon specifically prescribed “Plank exercise” for a patient with severe and chronic back pain.

Are Planks the greatest exercise for trunk stability and controlling back pain?

What determines the quality and therefore benefit of a plank exercise.  Position? (I would say so), muscle recruitment patterns? (absolutely), Duration (not so much!)

Huge kudos to Mao Weidong.  He displayed remarkable strength, endurance and mental focus.  Back pain?

April 9, 2016

A Potential Breakthrough in ACL Surgery

Check out this interesting article in the Wall Street Journal that highlights one of the remarkable advancements  on the horizon  in our field.

One of the most common dilemmas facing patients with ACL ruptures is what graft or technique is best for them.  These days we see a lot of the best surgeons utilizing Allografts and Hamstring grafts to spare the complications of harvesting a Patella Tendon autograft.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could heal the torn ligament!  This may be the beginning of a game changer.

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