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Bayonne physical therapists high school baseball injuries

Our Bayonne physical therapists explain why baseball injuries may be even more troubling in high school

by ggargiulo, April 24, 2018

In our last blog, we discussed the dangers of baseball injuries in young, developing athletes, and emphasized the importance of abiding by established safety guidelines for pitch counts and resting periods. But the high incidence of baseball injuries does not end at the youth level. Injury risk remains an issue as players progress on through […]

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Stay ahead of the curve and help prevent youth baseball injuries in Jersey City

by ggargiulo, April 10, 2018

It’s April, which means that baseball season is officially underway. But as physical therapists, along with discussing all the positives that our national pastime brings about, it’s also necessary for us to talk about the risk for injury that all players experience. Although baseball is a relatively safe sport, overuse and training injuries remain a […]

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Vestibular therapy in Jersey City can help address most balance problems

by ggargiulo, March 21, 2018

At any given moment, whether you are sitting, standing, running or climbing, your vestibular system is responsible for keeping you balanced. For most of us, it’s easy to forget that our bodies use this important system on a constant basis to keep us oriented and prevent us from falling over; however, for people with balance […]

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Bayonne physical therapy is crucial during recovery from a traumatic brain injury

by ggargiulo, March 7, 2018

For more than 30 years, March has been recognized as Brain Injury Awareness Month. The theme for this year’s campaign that will last through 2020 is “Change Your Mind,” which is intended to provide a platform to educate the public about the incidence of brain injuries and the needs of those who have them and […]

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Ankle sprains in younger athletes can lead to problems down the road if not treated early

by ggargiulo, February 23, 2018

Injuries are an inseparable part of life for active individuals of all ages, and the risks associated with each injury have much to do with how old the patient is. Since children and adolescents are still growing, additional factors need to be considered when deciding how best to treat injuries like ankle sprains. Ankle sprains […]

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Bad posture can lead to a change in the shape of the spine over time, but a course of Jersey City physical therapy can help correct the problem

by ggargiulo, February 13, 2018

If asked to describe the shape of their spine, the average person might say it’s straight. This is somewhat true, but only in appearance. When viewed directly behind the back on an X-ray, the spine does “appear” to be straight. But it actually has two very noticeable curves that can be seen when viewed from […]

Jersey City physical therapists heart health

Our Jersey City physical therapists can create a healthy heart plan for patients with cardiovascular disease

by ggargiulo, January 26, 2018

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death throughout the world, and with about 610,000 Americans dying because of it each year, it accounts for about 1 out of every 4 deaths in the country. The recommended treatments for individuals with CVD usually consist of significant changes in lifestyle and diet, but regular exercise […]

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If you’re scheduled for bariatric surgery, physical therapy in Bayonne is crucial to prepare you and help you recover afterwards

by ggargiulo, January 15, 2018

  Losing weight is a challenge for most people, regardless of their starting weight or how many pounds they are looking to drop. But for some extremely overweight or obese individuals, reaching a desirable weight may seem more like an impossible task rather than a reasonable goal. After several weight-loss strategies have been attempted and […]

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Our Bayonne physical therapists break down the most common snowboarding injuries and what you can do to prevent them

by ggargiulo, December 20, 2017

Once the winter weather eventually drops into uncomfortable territory and the snow starts piling up to a point where your front lawn is long gone, there is small salvation for a select few. For all the skiers and snowboarders out there, cold weather and lots of snow isn’t just an inconvenient nuisance, but signs of […]

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Shovel smart, shovel safe, and avoid a trip to our Jersey City physical therapy clinic this winter

by ggargiulo, December 8, 2017

It’s only a matter of time now. Winter is just around the corner, and with it, sooner or later, will come the snow. What type of winter we’ll have and how much snow New Jersey will get is anyone’s guess at this point, but it’s a safe bet to count on at least a few […]