- Physical Therapy
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- New York, NY
Advanced Physical Therapy in Orthopedics, Touro College, New York, NY, 1999-2001Physical Therapy, University of Medicine & Dentistry of NJ, Newark, New Jersey, 1987-1989Pre-Medicine/Biology Degree, Kean University, Union, New Jersey, 1984-1987
Physical Therapy-Orthopedics & Neurology, John F. Kennedy Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey, 1989-1991Physical Therapy-Brain Trauma, Robert Wood Johnson Rehabilitation, Edison, New Jersey, 1991Physical Therapy-Burn Unit, Saint Barnabas Hospital, Livingston, New Jersey, 1989
- Board Certifications
Orthopedics, 2000Ergonomics, 2004Certfied Hip Specialist, By Hospital For Special Surgery, 2010
- Additional Certifications of Specialty Qualifications
- Professional Membership or Societies
Active Member of American Physical Therapy Association, Since 1987
- Honors or Awards
Spokesperson For The American Physical Therapy Association, Oct 2010Featured Speaker at Fortune's Most Powerful Women Summit, 2005CNN's pick for "Most Unusual Person In Business", 2005Featured Speaker For California's Governor's Conference For Women, 2005Featured Speaker For Texas's Governor's Conference For Women, 2004
"Take Control With Exercise" DVD, Arthritis Foundation, 2006. "Instant Relief: Tell Me Where It Hurts And I Will Tell You What To Do", Bantam Books, 2003. "The Core Program: 15 Minutes A Day That Change Your Life", Bantam Books, 2001.
What Are at-Home Treatments for Back Pain?
A few simple stretches can do a lot to relieve back pain. In this video, physical therapist Peggy Brill reveals the moves that help.
How Often Should I Do Stretching Exercises for Back Pain?
Regular stretching is key to good back and spine health. In this video, physical therapist Peggy Brill describes the ideal routine.
How Can Stretching Help If I Have Back Pain?
If you have back pain, stretching can make a big difference. In this video, physical therapist Peggy Brill explains why it helps.
Can Ultrasound Treatment Help Back Pain?
Ultrasound treatment is an increaingly popular therapy for back pain. In this video, physical therapist Peggy Brill explains how it works.
Can Applying Heat or Cold Help Lower Back Pain?
When your back hurts, it can be hard to figure out whether to use cold or heat for relief. In this video, physical therapist Peggy Brill gives her recommendation.
What Are Some Holistic Treatments for Knee Pain?
Some holistic treatments for knee pain include the use of arnica gel or calming balms, and regularly icing the knee to lessen inflammation and soothe pain. Watch as physical therapist Peggy Brill discusses a few natural treatments for knee pain.
How Is Knee Arthritis Treated?
To treat knee arthritis, you have to manage inflammation, build mobility and target the root of the issue; medication and joint replacement are also options. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill explain why stretching and increasing mobility is key.
How Does Knee Pain Occur?
Knee pain is common; unless pain is due to a direct injury, most issues come from mal-alignment of muscles in the hips/legs/feet/ankles that are too weak or too tight. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill explain factors that can create knee pain.
How Does Arthritis Affect the Knee Joint?
Arthritis comes about from a joint that moves excessively, or from a joint that is stuck; inflammation is a byproduct of these issues. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill explain the factors that could cause arthritis and inflammation in the knee.
How Can I Help Prevent Knee Pain?
To prevent knee pain, you need to lessen inflammation, strengthen the muscles and increase mobility as much as possible. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill discuss the various ways you can help prevent knee pain, including the simple use of ice.
What Sex Positions Are Best for Women Who Have Back Pain?
For women with low back pain, extension or flexion can provide relief; lying on her back supported by a pillow, or propped on elbows in an extended position. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill discuss ideal sex positions for women with back pain.
What Sex Positions Are Best for Men Who Have Back Pain?
Men with back pain tend to be stiff in the lower back; sex positions where he is flexed are best, like on his back supported by a pillow, or kneeling. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill discuss the most ideal sex positions for men with back pain.
What Position is Best for Sex If I am Pregnant and Have Back Pain?
If you are pregnant with back pain, it's best to have your back supported, with the spine in a neutral position. Watch as physical therapist Peggy Brill discusses how communicating with your partner is key, and how pillows can provide support.
How Can I Avoid Back Pain During Sex?
To avoid back pain during sex, you need to be evaluated and diagnosed properly; then you need to communicate with your partner to find what's most comfortable for you. Watch physical therapist Peggy Brill discuss how to prevent back pain during sex.
How Can Having Sex Lessen Osteoarthritis Pain?