Albany Physical Therapy

We specialize in orthopedic manual physical therapy, sports medicine, pre/post-surgical and neurological rehabilitation, serving the community for over 35 years.

Welcome to Albany Physical Therapy, in Albany, CA. We specialize in orthopedic manual physical therapy, sports medicine, pre/post-surgical and neurological rehabilitation, serving the community for over 35 years. Why Physical Therapy? Physical Therapy Brings Motion to Life. Physical therapists are movement experts, we: Are highly educated, licensed health care professionals who can identify, diagnose, and treat movement problems. Help people of all ages and ability improve or restore pain-free mobility. Develop and prescribe therapeutic exercises programs. Provide hands-on manual healing with joint and soft tissue mobilization. Utilize modalities of electrical stimulation, ultrasound and kinesio/athletic taping when appropriate. Can help clients reduce pain, and avoid the need for surgery and/or the long-term use of prescription medications and their side effects. Work collaboratively with our clients. Treatment plans are designed for each person’s individual goals, challenges, and needs. Empower clients in reaching their ultimate recovery goals.

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Most cases of shoulder pain are related to the rotator cuff

albanypt.com Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint. Up to 26% of the population has it to some degree, and it ranks third—behind back pain and knee pain—in musculoskeletal conditions (those involving the bones, muscles, and related structures) that lead people to consult their doctor. About 1% of th...

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Shoulder problems become more common as the body changes over time

albanypt.com You have your shoulders to thank for many of the movements required to get through the day. Driving your car, turning doorknobs, shaking hands, and reaching up or across to grab an item are just a few examples of activities that would not be possible without the extreme mobility that the shoulder pr...

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Recipe Wednesday - Turkey Beef Meatball

A yummy new turkey meatball recipe to try out this weekend!

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Physical therapy treatment can help for many neurological disorders

albanypt.com Getting diagnosed with a neurological disorder may be confusing since these issues involve the nerves rather than the muscles and ligaments. Some patients may be uncertain what the diagnosis means and how it will affect their life, which can make it difficult to know what to do next.

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Stay mobile with regular physical activity and specific exercises

albanypt.com A health condition that affects the nervous system (a neurological disorder) can completely change the way in how someone interacts with the world around them. Although symptoms vary significantly between neurological disorders, some will go on to affect movement, balance, and coordination.

Recipe Wednesday - Oatmeal Pecan Waffles

A yummy new recipe to try out this weekend, and healthy too! Oatmeal Pecan Waffles.

https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/oatmeal-waffles.htm

Recipe Wednesday - Asian Style Chicken Wraps

Here is a delicious recipe for Asian Style Chicken Wraps.

https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov/recipedetail.aspx?linkId=12&cId=2&rId=20

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Damages in nervous system can possibly cause movement-related issues

albanypt.com Your nervous system is the line of communication between your brain and every bone, muscle, and organ in your body. It is responsible for all actions that take place within the body, from the nerve impulses that make your heartbeat, to the reflex that makes you immediately retract your hand from a h...

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Your nerves are responsible for everything your body does

albanypt.com Pick any function of the human body, and you can count on your nerves making it happen. Moving your eyes to read these words, the process of sending these images to the brain to be converted into useful information, and breathing while doing so are all made possible by the nerves.

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2019 literature review part 4: arthritis, sports injuries, and opioids

albanypt.com With the end of the year approaching, we’d like to look back at some of our favorite study summaries of 2019 in a four-part newsletter series with each one focusing on a different topic or region of the body. In part 4, we review research on physical therapy for arthritis and sports injuries, and ...

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6 Exercise Suggestions for 2020

Give the gift of movement this holiday season.
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Recipe Wednesday - Mexican Pozole (Mexican Beef and Hominy Stew)

Love a hot soup on a cold winter night, but not sure how to make one? Try this recipe for Mexican Pozole. It surely will bring comfort when you are cold and hungry, and it's heart-healthy.
https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov/recipedetail.aspx?linkId=14&cId=15&rId=169

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2019 literature review part 3: knee, foot, and ankle pain

albanypt.com We distribute newsletters every week to educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist first when dealing with any type of pain. In working towards this goal, we also regularly summariz...

7 Reasons to See Your PT Now

Why your physical therapist can help you.
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2019 Literature Review part 2: shoulder, wrist, and hand pain

albanypt.com We distribute newsletters every week to educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist first when dealing with any type of pain. In working towards this goal, we also regularly summariz...

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Recipe Wednesday - Pasta Primavera

This healthy pasta dish is a delicious way to eat your veggies.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/pasta-primavera.htm

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2019 Literature Review part 1: neck, back, and jaw pain

albanypt.com We distribute newsletters each week to help educate you—our patients—on some of the most common injuries and conditions that we treat, and to explain why we always recommend seeing a physical therapist early when dealing with any type of pain. In working towards this goal, we also regularly summ...

Happy Thanksgiving

Wishing you a wonderful day of sharing old memories and creating new ones. Happy Thanksgiving!

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Better results and lower costs by seeing a physical therapist early

albanypt.com Evidence on use of physical therapy during an initial episode of low back pain is mixed Low back pain (LBP) is one of the most common health conditions, as about 65-80% of adults will experience it at some point in their lifetime. Many treatment options are available for LBP, and as a result, there....

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Recipe Wednesday - Meatloaf

Looking for a healthy twist to classic comfort food? Try this yummy meatloaf recipe.
https://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educational/wecan/eat-right/meatloaf.htm

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Seeing a physical therapist first can lead to better results

albanypt.com Some patients may put off going to physical therapy for any number of reasons, sometimes for an extended period. Individuals might believe that their condition will improve on its own, that treatment is too expensive for their budget, or they may not be aware that physical therapy is even an option....

Newsletter: How to Treat the Cause of Ankle and Foot Pain

This newsletter covers information about Ankle and Foot Pain.
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Opioids can be avoided by seeing a physical therapist first.

albanypt.com Visiting a physical therapist for injuries and painful conditions is always a smart choice that can lead to similar—or better—outcomes compared to surgery, and at a lower cost. But this is just one of the numerous benefits that physical therapy can provide. Here, we break down why physical thera...

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Recipe Wednesday - Vegetarian Lentil Soup

Here is an amazingly delicious recipe!
https://healthyeating.nhlbi.nih.gov/recipedetail.aspx?cId=0&rId=180

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For patients who repeatedly sprain their ankles hands-on PT can help

albanypt.com Ankle sprains are the most common injury in athletes and those who are physically active. In addition to the initial pain and disability that these injuries cause, up to 41% of patients who sprain their ankle once will go on to develop a condition called chronic ankle instability (CAI). Individuals....

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Physical therapy can help avoid the expenses of surgery

albanypt.com If you experience an injury or happen to be in pain for a long period of time, relief may eventually become your number one priority. There are many treatment options available to address these types of issues, and what’s right for you depends on several important individual factors. But in nearly...

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Recipe Wednesday - Jumpin Jambalya

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September Newsletter: How to Handle TMJ and More...

This video and links cover information about TMJ and TMD.
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For ankle/foot pain, rest, massage, and footwear adjustments are best

albanypt.com Try to think about all the movements that are needed to get you through a typical day. Chances are, regardless of what type of work you do or what your day consists of, you’ll notice that you probably use your feet and ankles at least a fair amount. This is even more true for active individuals, a...

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Treat your feet right and stay conditioned to avoid injury

albanypt.com For most of us our feet provide the freedom to get from point A to B with minimal effort. But even though they provide this incredible ability, it’s easy to take the feet for granted, and perhaps we often ignore these wonderful appendages.

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Foot & ankle injuries are a common problem for active individuals

albanypt.com Over time, exercise and physical activity tend to strain certain areas of the body to the point of pain, and this distribution is not equally divided. While the region that’s affected has much to do with the activity being performed, there are some spots that just seem to carry the brunt of the lo...

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PT leads to improvements for patients with common jaw disorder

albanypt.com Temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a term used to describe a set of common conditions that affect the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The TMJ connects the jaw to the skull and allows it to move up and down and from side to side. Typical symptoms of TMDs include pain (especially while chewing), diffi...

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948 San Pablo Ave
Albany, CA
94706

Opening Hours

Monday 19:30 - 18:00
Tuesday 19:30 - 18:00
Wednesday 19:30 - 18:00
Thursday 19:30 - 18:00
Friday 08:15 - 18:00
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