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Skiing Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Skiing is one of the most common winter sports out there, with tens of thousands...

Proper Lifting Techniques to Avoid Back Injuries

With Christmas right around the corner, you may have just cut down your Christmas tree...

Medicare Eligible Retiree Plan Comparison: Horizon BCBS Medicare NJ Direct vs. Aetna Educators Medicare Advantage

We would like to start off by saying thank you for your patronage to our...

Exercises for Spinal Stenosis to Decrease Low Back Pain

In the clinic, we see many patients who have spinal stenosis. Nearly 80% of Americans...

Thanksgiving Charity Drive

In the spirit of giving thanks, we are having a charity food drive during the...

What is Direct Access?

What is Direct Access? Direct access is a law that allows patients to seek treatment from...

Halloween Contest!

Halloween is in full swing here at Specialized Physical Therapy.  For those with a sweet...

Most Supplements Contain Dangerous Ingredients and New Medication 500x More Powerful than Morphine Approved

A roundup of some interesting stories of the week.  I'll keep you posted on insightful...

The Condition That’s Quietly Injuring Female Athletes

Over the past 30 years, female endurance athletes have increasingly been injured from a quiet...

Correcting Muscle Imbalances for Cheerleaders

Cheerleaders and gymnasts are usually strong but at the same time flexible.  Occasionally through overtraining,...

5 exercises to strengthen the hip and butt

These 5 simple exercises can be performed at home with just an elastic resistance band. ...

Kinesio Taping: What is it and how does it work?

Ever wondered what this colorful tape does? Kinesiotaping is a way in which physical therapists...

Beach Balance & Strength Tips for the Summer

We've all seen it. And for some of us, we've been there. Along with the...

Chair Yoga Class – August 21 @ 11:30 a.m.

Looking for a gentle form of exercise easy on the joints? Stop in for Chair Yoga...

Seeing a PT First for LBP Lowers Overall Costs, Reduces Chances of Later Opioid Prescription

A new study has added to the growing body of evidence that beyond its effectiveness...

Pedaling Past Injury

Alex Fraser-Maraun is an emerging elite Canadian road cyclist who competes as a member of...

Overuse Injuries and How to Prevent Them

The warm weather encourages many of us to head outside and get some exercise, but...

Kinesio Taping for Shin Splints – Reduce Symptoms with These Simple Steps

Kinesio taping shin splints can be an effective way or either treating or preventing shin...

Accidents….Yeah, They Happen. Especially at Soccer Games

When you're out enjoying a soccer game watching from the sidelines, make sure you keep...

Beyond Rest: Physical Therapists and Concussion Management

A growing body of evidence reinforces the value of physical therapy for this patient population....