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I have recently finished p/t with Ryan.  Everything is going well, a little stiffness.  But as a whole everything is good.I have to say I don't think anyone likes to go to therapy - but you & your staff made it easier.  From the time you walk in the door everybody...

Hi, I wanted to tell you that I received excellent treatment both pre-surgery as well as post op for my torn rotator cuff. From the second I walked into Furnace Brook until the moment I was released I was always welcomed with a warm smile. The care I received was...

The Right Footwear to Minimize Pain – by Ryan Sheedy, DPT, OCS

One of the most common questions I receive from my patients, particularly those dealing with lower extremity or lumbo-pelvic injuries, is "what is the best footwear to minimize pain?"  While footwear is certainly a piece of the injury prevention and rehabilitation...

Tips For The Best Total Knee Replacement Outcome You Can Get

Thinking about getting a total knee replacement? Already have the surgery scheduled? Be sure to read these tips and advice from some of our physical therapists, who collectively treat hundreds of knee replacements yearly.  Patients who experience success and...

Physical Therapy or Physiotherapy: Which is Right?

Short Answer is both. In the United States, the term physical therapy is most often used. However, in Canada, Mexico and the majority of countries in Europe, physiotherapy denotes our profession. One thing is for sure though; regardless of what we are called, physical...

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome at Furnace Brook Physical Therapy

Furnace Brook PT has seen a rise in the last 2-3 years of patients being referred for Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome (EDS). Our clinicians are not sure if it is being more accurately diagnosed, or if there are, in fact, more young patients with it. We thought our blog might...

Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer’s Society Annual Seminar 2018

     Recently, Staff PT’s Jennifer Cairney and Ryan Sheedy attended the PBATS (Professional Baseball Athletic Trainer’s Society) 2018 annual seminar, held in Glendale, Arizona. Renowned doctors, therapists, trainers, and strength coaches from across the baseball...

Upon my arrival to Furnace Brook Physical Therapy I was quite incapacitated. My therapy began following an ankle break of both the tibia and fibula bones, torn syndesmotic ligament, and two surgeries. I had been non weight bearing for 12 weeks; my range of motion was...