Pelvic Pain Among Women 18-44 Prevalent, Often Untreated

Pelvic Pain Among Women 18-44 Prevalent, Often Untreated


Article Courtesy of PT News –

Nearly 1 in 3 reproductive-aged women may be experiencing chronic or cyclic pelvic pain, with many cases going unreported and untreated, according to a new report from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

In a study designed to assess the connection between pelvic pain and endometriosis, researchers from NIH and the University of Utah School of Medicine surveyed 473 18- to 44-year-old women scheduled to undergo surgery or imaging. The reasons for the surgery or imaging included infertility, menstrual irregularities, tubal sterilization, masses or lumps in the pelvic region, or pelvic pain.

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Study: Physical Therapy Should be Considered ‘Front Line’ Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Study: Physical Therapy Should be Considered ‘Front Line’ Treatment for Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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Article courtesy of PT NEWS –

When it comes to choosing surgery or physical therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), studies have found most people would rather pursue a conservative approach. Now new research from Spain is providing more support for that preference, concluding that in terms of pain and function, physical therapy is equal to surgery at 6 and 12 months after baseline, and actually produces greater improvements earlier on.

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Welcome To The Physical Therapy of Harlem Blog



Welcome to Physical Therapy Of Harlem. We specialize in orthopedic Physical Therapy covering a wide range of ailments, including acute injuries, post-op procedures, and chronic pain conditions.

Premiere Physical Therapy

We partner with each patient allowing us to achieve the highest clinical goals possible via customized programs which focus on pain reduction; improving range of motion, strength, mobility, and restoring overall function

Why Harlem?

“Years ago, when the Hospital for Special Surgery informed my partner and I that there were no Physical Therapy facilities above 96th St, we realized that Harlem was a completely underserved community. We are proud that we have been providing quality and innovative care in the Harlem community for over 10 years.”
Joanne Bertolo – Owner

Who We Are

​Physical Therapy Of Harlem opened in 2004 to deliver quality Physical Therapy to the under served residents of Harlem/East Harlem and surrounding communities. Since opening our doors, we have developed a strong bond with the community, doctors, hospitals, and clinics to better serve our patients. Our awesome team of clinical experts provide quality, patient-centered healthcare in order to achieve a high recovery success rate.

Our patients receive a wide array of treatment options, including therapeutic exercise, modalities, and manual therapy from our friendly empathetic staff, in a great setting. We also offer a suite of private treatment rooms.