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Our Jersey City physical therapists can effectively address your child’s growth-related knee pain

by ggargiulo, October 18, 2017

In our last blog, we explained how rapid changes during growth spurts can lead to a condition called Sever’s disease that leads to heel pain and other symptoms in growing children. Another condition that follows a similar course of is called Osgood-Schlatter disease (OSD), a growth-related overuse injury that results in knee pain. Like Sever’s […]

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For active children, bones growing too fast can lead to heel pain in Bayonne

by ggargiulo, October 4, 2017

As your child grows, he or she will experience a number of physical changes, some of which can get in the way of their active lifestyle. This is especially true around the age of puberty, when their significant growth can have some painful consequences. One of the best examples of this is a condition called […]

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How yoga can help improve your flexibility in Jersey City

by ggargiulo, September 19, 2017

Take a long stroll around your city, and there’s a strong chance you’ll come across a yoga mat or two tucked under someone’s arm or strapped over their back. In a way, yoga mats have become an accessory of sorts, and the frequency of their appearances is a testament to the growing popularity of a […]

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Our Bayonne physical therapists explain what your core really is and how you can strengthen it

by ggargiulo, September 7, 2017

For those of you who are physically active, regardless of the sport or practice you’re involved in, the term “core strength” has probably popped up in discussion more than a few times. It seems that working on your core has become a central—or core—component of training for countless physical pursuits, and one that always seems […]

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Avid tennis players may be more than familiar with the sting of elbow pain in Bayonne

by ggargiulo, August 29, 2017

If tennis is your game, then we hope you’ve been taking advantage of the nice weather this summer and getting outside to play frequently. Tennis is a great form of physical activity that works many parts of the body due to its demanding dynamics, but just like every other sport, it also comes with an […]

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Our Jersey City physical therapists recommend finding alternative ways to stay active while working through any form of foot pain

by ggargiulo, August 11, 2017

Any injury or amount of pain will usually mess with your ability to function normally in one way or another. Sometimes, the degree of impairment is manageable—like some mild neck pain after sleeping in a bad position—while other injuries severely interrupt some of your favorite activities. For runners and other extremely active individuals, foot pain […]

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How to avoid shoulder pain in Jersey City from overdoing it in the pool

by ggargiulo, July 31, 2017

Swimming season may be over for some, but for the hardcore competitors, training is a year-round affair. As the most popular low-impact fitness activity in the country, over one million Americans are involved in recreational or competitive swimming, and more than one third of them practice and compete throughout the entire year. While competitive swimming […]

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Our Bayonne physical therapists urge you to be careful when exercising outdoors to avoid heat-related complications

by ggargiulo, July 19, 2017

New Jersey has had its share of ultra-hot days already this summer, and the forecast over the next few days is calling for temperatures to dip past the 90-degree mark once again. For some, these types of days are far too hot to even consider spending any more time outdoors than is completely necessary. For […]

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Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common cause of hand and wrist pain in Jersey City, but our hand therapists can offer treatments to nip it in the bud

by ggargiulo, June 22, 2017

For most of us, using our hands is a big part of our professions, whether that happens to consist of typing at a computer or building a house. Another component of many occupations is that the task we perform needs to be completed over and over, in a repetitive fashion. Unfortunately, the repetitive motions involved […]

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Our Jersey City hand therapists can address your trigger finger with a variety of effective treatments

by ggargiulo, June 9, 2017

Trigger finger may sound like something the best gunslingers in Wild West were once respected for having, but it’s actually a diagnosis of the finger(s) that can prove to be a real problem to normal functioning. Fortunately, our Jersey City hand therapists offer a variety of techniques to treat it and make the symptoms more […]

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