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Quarry Street Construction

Navigating the Construction on Quarry Street If you are coming up Quarry Street from the East Milton direction: Take a LEFT at the DETOUR onto COMMON STREET. Take a RIGHT onto ADAMS STREET. Take a RIGHT onto WHITWELL STREET. Take a RIGHT onto GRANITE STREET which then...

Post/Long Covid Syndrome

Post/Long Covid Syndrome A student recently presented to our staff about Post COVID Syndrome, otherwise known as Long COVID Syndrome. Our staff learned the definition of this, facts about it, as well as how Physical Therapy may play a role in the treatment plan. Long...

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) Injections

Bone Marrow Aspirate Concentrate (BMAC) Injections      In addition to Physical Therapy, our patients are often given other treatment options by their doctors to improve their pain. There are numerous interventions that may be recommended, and our patients often turn...

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Have you noticed that your arm or hand becomes numb while reaching overhead? Or while resting your arm on the open car window? Though these symptoms could be due to a variety of diagnoses, you may have a condition called Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS). The Thoracic...

Furnace Brook PT To Offer Pelvic Floor Therapy

What is Pelvic Floor Physical Therapy? Pelvic floor therapy is a subspecialty of physical therapy that is not as well known, but certainly important! The pelvic floor is a group of muscles that help to support our internal organs and hips, and just like any other...

Hand Therapy Clinic Expands At Furnace Brook PT

The hand therapy clinic at Furnace Brook Physical Therapy had humble beginnings 6 years ago. It was started to fill the void as Quincy Medical Center was winding down and closing and left the residents of Quincy and surrounding towns without a certified hand...

Therapists at Furnace Brook PT are Certified in Graston Technique.

Staff therapists at Furnace Brook Physical Therapy are now Certified Graston Technique Providers after recently completing training utilizing the Graston Technique method!   What is Graston Technique therapy?  Graston Technique (GT) therapy is an evidence based-form...

Brachial Plexus Injuries

Brachial Plexus Injury/Jill Pantano, DPT, OCS Recently, I managed a patient with a brachial plexus injury as a result of a shoulder dislocation. While not terribly common in the clinic, it is a disabling injury that has sever ramifications. The brachial plexus is a...

Coronavirus Update

Furnace Brook Physical Therapy has remained open during the Covid-19 crisis as an essential provider. Consistent with the Governor’s and DPH Guidelines during the gradual re-opening of the Commonwealth, the clinic has instituted a Covid-19 Patient Control Plan Masks...

ESPN E:60 Features NFL QB’s Rehab Using Blood Flow Restriction (BFR)

Recently,  ESPN aired a one hour “E:60” Special on Washington Redskins Quarterback and former #1 overall pick Alex Smith, giving us a detailed look behind the scenes at his arduous recovery from a horrific lower leg compound fracture.  Smith was injured in November of...