Physical Therapy Specialist

Ernest Buberman, DC

Chiropractor located in Midwood, Brooklyn, NY and serving the Central Brooklyn, NY, Southwest Brookyn, NY and Flatbush, NY area.

Physical therapy can help you recover after a work-related injury, auto accident, or another incident that has led to pain and physical dysfunction. Through personalized treatment plans, Ernest Buberman, DC, works with you to restore pain-free movement so you can get back to work or recover from your car accident as quickly as possible. Located in Midwood, Brooklyn, NY and serving the Central Brooklyn, NY, Southwest Brookyn, NY and Flatbush, NY area, Dr. Buberman has more than 15 years of experience and works directly with insurance agents and attorneys to help you get the care you need with less frustration. Call or schedule a physical therapy visit online today.

Physical Therapy Q & A

What types of physical therapy exercises are available?

Dr. Buberman develops a personalized physical therapy plan to address your specific injuries and diagnosis. He focuses physical therapy plans on therapeutic exercises to reduce pain, strengthen your muscles, and improve the function of your joints in the area surrounding your injury. Physical therapy programs can include:

  • Exercises to improve strength using your body weight, free weights, or resistance bands
  • Exercises to improve your range of motion
  • Flexibility exercises
  • Balance and proprioception exercises
  • Functional mobility exercises
  • Cardiovascular exercises
  • Exercises for vertigo and dizziness

If an auto accident is the cause of your injury, Dr. Buberman focuses on exercises to reduce whiplash symptoms — including pain, stiffness, and spinal instability — so you can return to normal. He can also develop a customized plan for you to improve your physical function for specific work tasks if you sustained an injury on the job.

What are the benefits of physical therapy?

Physical therapy has many benefits since it addresses your musculoskeletal structure as a whole and aims to coordinate all of your physical movements coming from your muscles, joints, and spine. These benefits include:

  • Pain relief
  • Increased range of motion
  • Better balance
  • Increased muscle strength
  • Increased flexibility
  • Spinal and joint stability
  • Decreased inflammation
  • Better coordination
  • Improved posture

Dr. Buberman spends time with you explaining the benefits of each exercise or movement you perform so you understand how it can help you recover. He works closely with you to understand which movements or activities are difficult for you when working or driving, adding therapeutic exercises into your plan to address those specific issues.

How does physical therapy reduce pain?

Physical therapy reduces pain in three main ways. First, physical therapy improves blood flow, which brings essential nutrients to injured tissues for repair. Increased blood flow also reduces inflammation and swelling that can contribute to pain discomfort and dysfunction.

Second, physical therapy exercises help to rehabilitate injured muscles and joints for improved function. When your joints and muscles function better, they’re less likely to cause pain due to dysfunction.  This means restoring your range of motion is possible and you can perform your daily work tasks pain-free without muscle or joint soreness or fatigue.

Third, physical therapy addresses your body as a whole, rather than individual parts. This approach allows better coordination with all of the areas of your body that were injured, so they work better together.

To schedule a physical therapy visit, call Ernest Buberman, DC, or book online.