Massage Therapy in Northport

Welcome to Park Ave Physical Therapy!

Massage Therapy in Northport

Our Practice

Park Avenue Physical Therapy has been serving the community for over 20 years. Owned and operated by Dr. William VanVynck, Park Avenue Physical Therapy is an outpatient clinic that prides itself on personal care. Our goal is to provide each patient with personal one on one care making sure our patients get back to what they love to do, whether that is athletics or being pain-free in their daily activities.

At Park Avenue Physical Therapy, our staff of licensed physical therapists and athletic trainers are educated and experienced with the newest therapeutic techniques to help patients reach their goals and return to what they enjoy doing most.

With years of medical knowledge and clinical experience, our physical therapists have an exercised based approach to helping our patients recover from any injury or ailment. We create comprehensive, individualized rehabilitation programs for each patient at our facility. Our treating physical therapists continue their education so they may provide the latest techniques to our patients with the best treatment possible.

Dr. William J. VanVynck, Owner/Physical Therapist

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Dr. William VanVynck has been practicing as a physical therapist and athletic trainer on Long Island for the over 13 years. After obtaining an athletic training degree from Sacred Heart University in 2003, he pursued his desire to become a physical therapist and continued his education at Sacred Heart, receiving in Master’s Degree in 2006. Recognizing the importance of higher education and professional recognition, William furthered his education, and obtained his Doctorate of Physical Therapy from the College of Saint Scholastica. William has dedicated his career to focusing on sports injury and orthopedic rehabilitation, having experience working with patients of all levels. He was the the Associate Team Physical Therapist for Farmingdale State College and LIU Post from 2014-2016 and served as the head athletic trainer for the Plainedge School District for over ten years.

Recent Blog Posts From Our Doctors of Massage Therapy in Northport

How Can Massage Therapy Help My Chronic Pain?

Massage Therapy 300x200 Massage Therapy in NorthportChronic pain is a complex condition that affects almost 50 million people worldwide. In some cases, individuals can trace their pain back to a specific injury, however, sometimes chronic pain can come out of nowhere with no exact cause or explanation. Pain is considered to be chronic if the pain has persisted for several months or longer with no sign of it decreasing in the near future. While treating your chronic pain is important, treatment methods may not resolve your pain completely. There are many methods being tested and explored to help individuals manage their chronic pain, helping them live a healthier, happier, and more comfortable life. Park Ave Physical Therapy is now offering Massage Therapy in Northport to help reduce your chronic pain today!

Conditions Related to Chronic Pain

In some cases, chronic pain has been seen to be related to some common conditions individuals may possess. Although your chronic pain might be related to these conditions, doctors will most likely treat your pain as a separate condition of its own to help the individual live more comfortably. Some conditions that have been found to be related to chronic pain are but are not limited to: 

  • Lower back pain 
  • Arthritis 
  • Headaches/Migraines 
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Fibromyalgia 
  • Shingles 
  • Neuropathy or nerve damage 

How Massage Therapy in Northport Can Help!

Massage therapy has been proven to be quite beneficial when offered alongside standard medical treatments. However, massage therapy is not meant to be a replacement for regular medical care. Some benefits of massage therapy in addition to decreasing chronic pain overtime include:

  • Reducing stress 
  • Pain management 
  • Anxiety 
  • Depression 
  • Insomnia 
  • Digestive Disorders
  • Joint  pain 
  • And more 

Additionally, massage or soft tissue therapy decreases tightness in your muscles providing you with pain-free movement every time! This form of treatment helps individuals manage their pain when moving, as well as increasing their range of motion. Massage therapy has also been proven to help decrease inflammation in the body and even increase blood circulation too.

Massage Therapy in Northport at Park Ave PT

Experiencing chronic pain on a daily basis and looking for a new technique to manage your pain? Come try out Massage Therapy in Northport, here at Park Ave PT. Our trained physical therapists will work with you and your individual needs to ensure that you receive the best care possible. To learn more about massage therapy, visit our website, or request a free evaluation today! 

Massage Therapy for Debilitating Back Pain

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Massage therapy was considered as a natural healing process in ancient India. As culture and history evolved, these healing methods developed vastly throughout southeast Asia and China. By the 1800s, a Swedish doctor and gymnast created news ways to help relieve chronic pain. This became known as the Swedish Movement Cure. Today, an abundance of alternative therapies are used to treat various ailments and rising in popularity among Western culture. As massage therapy has advanced through the generations, it has earned a place in legitimate medical practices to treat their patients who suffer from chronic pain and other ailments. Luckily for you, our team at Park Avenue PT & Wellness offers massage therapy in Northport.

How Massage Therapy Works for Chronic Back Pain

Massage therapy focuses on maintaining an individual’s wellness. It is a popular treatment option for those with chronic back pain. It causes two significant physiological changes throughout the body. Massage therapy creates a relaxation response as well as mechanical responses. 

A typical day in massage therapy requires your therapist using specialized tools to rhythmically knead or rub affected areas. Thus circulation is stimulated and your blood flow delivers oxygen and nutrients. This facilitates your muscles in eliminating waste products like lactic acids that perhaps causes the pain. 

What are the Benefits of Massage Therapy in Northport?

People benefit from massage therapy for several reasons. Muscle tension, aches, fluid retention, stiffness, inflammation, spasms, and pain are common symptoms of chronic back pain. Research shows that there are benefits of massage therapy to relieve chronic back pain. The following are:

  • Increased blood flow
  • Increased endorphins
    • This helps to reduce pain and anxiety. Certain techniques are known to raise endorphin levels thus, making you feel better and promote healing within the body.
  • Decreases tension
  • Drug-free alternative
    • Many doctors would prescribe opioids which can potentially be highly addictive for constant back pain. Massage therapy serves as a healthier way to deal with chronic back pain. 

Contact Us For Massage Therapy in Northport

Here at Park Avenue Physical Therapy & Wellness, we strive to provide our patients with top-quality services. We prioritize your overall health and well-being and focus to exceed your expectations. We offer Massage Therapy in Northport to treat your pain and discomfort. For more information, please visit our website

Contact Us For Massage Therapy in Northport

Hours of Operation

Mon & Wed: 7:30AM – 9 PM
Tues & Thurs: 7AM – 6PM
Fri: 7:30AM – 6PM
Sat: 7AM -12PM