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The latest physical activity guidelines feature a few new changes, but physical therapy is still one of the best ways to help you meet your goals

by ggargiulo, December 11, 2018

If you know anything about physical activity, you probably know that it’s good for you. Even if people might not understand the extent of the benefits that exercise and physical activity can provide—which are wide-ranging—most are at least aware that doing it is healthy. To help the populace better understand just how positive of an […]

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jersey city physical therapists ankle sprains

To avoid future ankle sprains, our Jersey City physical therapists strongly recommend proper rehabilitation the first time around

by ggargiulo, November 19, 2018

The lower the location of a joint in the body, the more weight it’s responsible for supporting. The ankles, then, have the tall task of supporting the weight of the entire body, and this is one of the main reasons they are injured so frequently. For the athletic population, ankle sprains are actually the most […]

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Nerve-related issues like carpal tunnel syndrome can lead to bothersome symptoms, but a specific set of exercises often provides relief

by ggargiulo, November 7, 2018

Our hands are the main tools that we use to navigate the world and get things done with. Most—if not all—professions require regular usage of our hands, regardless of whether your job entails grooming dogs or welding infrastructures. Unfortunately, the repetitive motions involved in certain occupations can actually damage the nerves that allow our hands […]

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Bayonne physical therapists total hip replacement

Our Bayonne physical therapists explain the vital role of a rehabilitation program after hip replacement surgery

by ggargiulo, October 15, 2018

In our last blog, we discussed why the knees tend to get injured so often and why they are surgically replaced more than any other joint in the body as a result. Placing second behind the knees are the hips, which are subject to their own array of injuries and painful conditions, and consequently need […]

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A course of physical therapy in Jersey City is necessary to experience a complete recovery after knee replacement surgery

by ggargiulo, October 4, 2018

Due to their location and function, our knees take on some of the greatest loads of all the joints in the body. This is one of the main reasons why the knees are such a common site of injury, and as a result, they are also surgically replaced more than any other joint. For patients […]

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bayonne physical therapists soccer injuries

Soccer injury prevention tips to help ensure a safe season from our Bayonne physical therapists

by ggargiulo, September 27, 2018

Soccer season is now rolling along, which means that countless children and adolescents will be spending a great deal of their free time practicing and competing on the field over the next few months. Participation in soccer has been increasing at a rapid rate, and it is now the fastest growing team sport in the […]

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XC running injuries in jersey city

How to avoid common cross country running injuries in Jersey City this season

by ggargiulo, September 19, 2018

School is back in session, and that means youth sports have started up once again as well. The fall sports season has a special feel to it, as athletes are finally given the chance to engage and push themselves in their respective sport once again after the summer break. This level of anticipation is what […]

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Physical therapist-supervised exercise is crucial both during and after cancer treatment

by ggargiulo, August 30, 2018

Coping with cancer and the many treatments often needed to fight it is a daunting experience for most individuals who receive this unfortunate diagnosis. It can take an extreme emotional and physical toll on patients, which makes it difficult to find the motivation to stay active and involved in the things they love. But even […]

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jersey city physical therapists acl criteria

After ACL surgery, our Jersey City physical therapists strongly recommend not returning to sports until you’ve met the necessary criteria

by ggargiulo, August 15, 2018

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most talked about problems in sports, and there are some pretty good reasons why: they are extremely common, and they can put athletes on the sidelines for a very long time. When you hear about ACL injuries in general, it’s usually along with a discussion about […]

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Bayonne physical therapists MRIs

Our Bayonne physical therapists remind you that MRI findings need to be carefully interpreted before making any treatment decisions

by ggargiulo, July 23, 2018

When you experience pain anywhere in your body—whether that happens to be your back, shoulder, knee or elsewhere—and decide to see a doctor, there’s always a small chance that they will recommend having an imaging test like a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan. MRIs are incredibly useful for visualizing injured areas of the body and […]

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