A Valuable Guide to Choosing the Perfect Running Shoe in NYC

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At James Fowler Physical Therapy, we are passionate about running. We want you to find the best shoe for your specific needs. Finding the right running shoe is crucial for maximizing comfort, preventing injuries, and enhancing your running experience. With the vibrant running culture in New York City, it’s essential to choose a shoe that suits your needs and the … Read More

Training to Run Your First Marathon: How to Prepare

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So you’ve decided to run your first marathon, how exciting! Let James Fowler Physical Therapy help you with a marathon training timeline to ensure that you gradually build your endurance, strength and prevent injuries. Remember, this timeline is a general guideline, and it’s important to listen to your body and adapt the plan to your individual needs and fitness level. … Read More

Four Women Who Inspire and Impact Physical Therapy Methodology

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As we close Women’s History Month, we want to reflect on contributions made by women to the world of Physical Therapy and how that has transferred into the treatment approach at James Fowler P.T.

We continuously celebrate the many change-makers that have pushed the advancements of Physical Therapy in the work that we do. But the work of the following four women is just an example of the many that impact the field and continue to inspire us on an individual level.

The Benefits of Collaboration Between Your Specialist and Physical Therapist – Part 2

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After collaborating for many years, Dr. Bartoli and James have established a pattern of understanding the root cause of a patient’s pain/injury. In this second part of the interview, they tell us about their approach and how it benefits a patient’s overall health care. The following interview has been edited for length and clarity. Click here for part 1 of … Read More

The Benefits of Collaboration Between Your Specialist and Physical Therapist – Part 1

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James Fowler Physical Therapy is excited to celebrate 20 years of healing and strengthening NYC. We couldn’t have come all this way without the fantastic collaboration we have with physicians around the city! This year we will spotlight key specialists we work with to bring a combined effort of specialty care and rehab solutions, unique to each patient. Our first spotlight … Read More

Preventing Knee Pain or Injury When Hiking

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Hiking is an excellent way of getting outside and exercising. With the many trails available in the NY Metro area, it’s an activity that can be accessible to many. However, this activity does require a great deal of lower body strength to avoid injury and inflammation of the knee. Here are three exercises to strengthen the glutes to prevent knee pain with hiking.

Celebrating 20 Years! A Letter from James Fowler

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James Fowler Physical Therapy was founded in 2002 with a mission to provide individualized and personal care using a multidisciplinary approach. This collaborative effort between physical therapists, movement trainers, massage therapists, physicians, and other healing modalities, brings the best minds in NYC together for health and healing for our fellow New Yorkers. 20 years together and I am so proud of … Read More

Being Mindful about Balance and Stability During Fall Prevention Month

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September is Falls Prevention Awareness Month and you can use this opportunity to assess your risk of falling and to take proactive steps to keep yourself safe. If you’ve been noticing difficulty with walking on uneven surfaces, stairs, or curbs one way to target building strength is by working on your single leg balance.  These five videos focus on single … Read More

A Guide to Understanding Physical Therapy

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Despite the many positive results that can be achieved through physical therapy, many individuals are still misinformed about why and when to seek this type of care. We put together a list of commonly heard misconceptions to getting physical therapy treatments and break them down to give you the facts. Do these sound familiar to you? What additional things you … Read More