Balance & Vestibular Rehabilitation

Feeling dizzy or off balance is a very uncomfortable feeling. There are many reasons as to why you may be feeling dizzy. One of the reasons is an impairment of the vestibular system.  The vestibular system is comprised of a small but complex unit inside each ear that attaches to different structures, including the eyes,…

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Transportation for residents

Fair Lawn Residents – Did you know that transportation is available free of charge within the town of Fair Lawn?Minibus service is available Monday thru Friday from 9 am – 3 pm. Many patients have found this service invaluable, especially when the are unable to drive to therapy themselves or find other transportation options.   Per…

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Sports Performance

Playing sports comes with risk. At some point in your life, you will face an injury. Whether you play sports for fun or on a professional level, you will likely need sports physical therapy and performance training to speed up your recovery and get you back in the game.Specialized Physical Therapy has roped in a…

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Physical Therapy during Pregnancy

There are many changes a woman undergoes before, during, and after pregnancy. Pre-natal rehabilitation therapy involves strengthening of the core muscles to prepare for post-partum and to help with relief of low back pain. Low back pain is a common and can be due to the changes in hormones, weight gain, and posture/balance changes. Treatment…

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Post-Operative Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation before a surgery, such as a total joint replacement or knee meniscus repair, can make a major difference in your recovery post surgery. Those who participate in pre surgical rehabilitation tend to make quicker and more successful recoveries. Upon your initial evaluation, your therapist will take a thorough history and assess your baseline range,…

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Physical Therapy for Posture

Our lifestyle has a huge effect on our posture and alignment. Most tasks that we perform force us to work in a flexed or bent forward position, such as when we are working at a desk, taking care of children, writing/reading, etc. Lifestyle is not the only reason why posture changes or can be affected…

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Post-Concussion Rehabilitation

A concussion is an injury to the brain, resulting from a trauma to the head. A concussion affects multiple aspects of a child or adult’s health, including the vestibular system (balance), vestibulo-ocular reflex, cognition, mood, cervical spine (neck), and overall conditioning. Physical therapy will aim to treat the various aspects affected. The vestibular system is…

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Heal Faster & Perform Better The Neubie helps to increase strength and sports performance, decreases pain, and increases the speed of recovery from injury.  As rehabilitation and training experts at Specialized Physical Therapy, we are the only facility in NJ utilizing the Neubie.SCHEDULE NOW The Neubie Machine Advanced electrical stimulation targets specific muscles to make…

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Kinesio Taping

You may have seen an athlete or a runner wearing brightly colored tape that seems to have been applied in various directions. Likely, what you saw was kinesio tape. Kinesio tape is a specific latex-free and water resistant tape that is carefully applied to the skin after a comprehensive evaluation of your symptoms. Kinesio tape…

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Your physical therapist may decide to use an instrument during hands on therapy to effectively break down fascial restrictions and scar tissue. The design of these specific instruments provides the therapist with the ability to locate restrictions and to treat the affected area with the appropriate amount of pressure. The IASTM tool is used to…

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