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softball injuries in bayonne

To prevent youth softball injuries in Bayonne, don’t let athletes overtrain

by ggargiulo, April 18, 2019

Spring is in the air, and that means a return to many of the outdoor activities that have been on hold for the past few months. Among these is the spring softball season, which is already picking up steam at all levels of play. Fastpitch softball—the form that most people are familiar with—is one of […]

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jersey city physical therapists baseball injuries

Our Jersey City physical therapists advise limiting playing time to reduce the risk for elbow injuries in youth baseball

by ggargiulo, April 5, 2019

For young athletes across the country, baseball season is officially underway. This means a return to the baseball diamond for children and adolescents of all ages, and with it comes a number of pleasant associations that are unmistakably tied to spring. But as Jersey City physical therapists, it’s also important for us to talk about […]

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jersey city physical therapy ocd ankle

When pain from an ankle sprain continues after the ligaments have healed, a course of Jersey City physical therapy is necessary to address it

by ggargiulo, March 25, 2019

Ankle sprains occur when one or more ligaments—which connect bones to each other—stretch too far or tear from a force that twists or rolls the foot twists beyond its normal range of motion. These common injuries usually improve with targeted treatments and rest, which allows the damaged ligaments of the ankle to heal. But some […]

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When treatment is recommended for Bell’s palsy, physical therapy can help patients recover more quickly

by ggargiulo, March 8, 2019

Bell’s palsy is a condition affecting the nervous system that’s important to discuss for two main reasons: 1) it affects patients’ ability to control their facial expressions, and therefore their ability to communicate normally, and 2) it’s more common than you probably think. In addition, Bell’s palsy is not typically associated with physical therapy, but […]

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concussion recognition

Knowing how to properly recognize a concussion and returning to sports at the right time are the best ways to keep young athletes safe

by ggargiulo, February 25, 2019

The ongoing conversation about concussions remains as loud and omnipresent as ever, and it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. And while it is acknowledged that there is a risk for concussions in all individuals, the majority of the attention on the topic is typically placed on youth sports and the dangers of […]

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bayonne physical therapists frozen shoulder

Our Bayonne physical therapists can guide you through all stages of treatment for frozen shoulder

by ggargiulo, February 12, 2019

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, and whether you realize it or not, you use it just about every time you move your arm. This is why any issue that involves the shoulder can have a significant impact on your ability to function normally. There are a number of problems that […]

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wrist pain in jersey city CTS

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of hand and wrist pain in Jersey City, but our hand therapists can offer solutions keep your symptoms at bay

by ggargiulo, February 4, 2019

For most of us, using our hands is a big part of our profession, whether that includes typing at a computer or building a house. Another component of many occupations is that many tasks need to be performed over and over, in a repetitive fashion. Unfortunately, the repetitive motions involved in some professions—like assembly line […]

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dementia physical activity

Regular physical activity can lead to a number of improvements in dementia patients

by ggargiulo, January 21, 2019

Regular physical activity is important and beneficial for all individuals, but there are certain populations that stand to gain even more from an active lifestyle than the average person. One of these groups is patients that have dementia, a very debilitating condition of the brain that can have some serious repercussions. While there may be […]

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Belleville physical therapists assistive devices

Our Belleville physical therapists can guide you on how to properly use your assistive device in order to avoid injury

by ggargiulo, December 21, 2018

As we get older, the body begins to slow down a bit and lose some of its strength and flexibility. One of the many results of this process is that mobility tends to decrease, while disability tends to increase, and together, this makes getting around in everyday life much more difficult. To address this issue, […]

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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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