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Jersey City physical therapists explain why we are becoming an essential component of treatment for patients with Parkinson’s disease

by ggargiulo, January 22, 2020

Getting diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease can be difficult news to process.  For most patients, it means that life is about to change drastically in very unfamiliar ways, and this can be scary.  But there are many steps you can take to ease the burden of Parkinson’s by slowing its progression and retaining your abilities, and […]

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The value of physical therapy for Achilles tendon disorders cannot be overstated

by ggargiulo, January 7, 2020

The Achilles tendon sees a lot of action.  This thick band of tissue—which connects the calf muscle to the heel bone—allows you to point and push off your toes, so it’s utilized every time you walk, run, jump, and get on your tip toes.  These types of activities are part of everyday life and they […]

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Belleville physical therapists offer some insight on autoimmune disorders and the role that we can play in treating them

by ggargiulo, December 18, 2019

The immune system is the body’s primary defense against germs like bacteria and viruses that can cause sickness.  Under normal circumstances, it accurately identifies any foreign substances invading the body and then mounts an attack by sending out specific cells to destroy them.  But sometimes the immune system does not function as it should, accidentally […]

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Even though physical therapy is known to be beneficial, not enough patients are using it to address heel pain

by ggargiulo, December 9, 2019

If you’re a runner or regularly participate in a sport that involves running, you may be familiar with a sharp pain in the bottom of the heel at some point in the past.  This type of sensation is usually due to a condition called plantar fasciitis, which is considered the most common cause of heel […]

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Physical therapy in Bayonne is the best possible treatment for torticollis in infants

by ggargiulo, November 21, 2019

Parents have plenty to keep their minds busy with worry, especially after a first child.  From the moment the baby is born, parents are on constant guard to make sure that the child is eating enough, warm enough, protected from potential germs that can lead to sickness, and as healthy as can possibly be, just […]

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Some thoughts on posture correction and why it may not be as important as you think from our Jersey City physical therapists

by ggargiulo, November 6, 2019

For most people, the importance of sitting up straight and having good posture is so widespread that it’s rarely questioned.  This concept has been emphasized by parents, teachers, and the media, with an underlying message being sent that correcting posture can fix problems like headaches, neck pain, and back pain.  While most experts agree that […]

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Our Belleville physical therapists can help address the side effects associated with breast cancer treatment

by ggargiulo, October 30, 2019

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, our Belleville physical therapists are doing our part to spread awareness to breast cancer patients and those who are concerned with their risk.  In our last blog, we discussed the importance of regular exercise and physical activity as an important lifestyle change that’s been found to […]

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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, learn how to reduce your risk by engaging in regular physical activity

by ggargiulo, October 23, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign intended to increase awareness of the disease, the screening tools used to identify it, the treatments available, and what you can do to prevent it.  There are many lifestyle changes you can make to reduce your risk for breast cancer, but in this blog we’d like […]

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Are you a runner dealing with knee pain in and around the kneecap? There’s a strong chance it’s runner’s knee, which physical therapy can address

by ggargiulo, September 23, 2019

If you regularly run or participate in a sport that involve lots of running, you’re doing your body a favor that will—over time—result in a high level of physical fitness. Unfortunately, you’re also placing yourself at an increased for a number of running-related injuries that can affect the knees, hips, or ankles. A condition called […]

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A word to parents from our Bayonne physical therapists: make sure your kids are not overloading backpacks and using them properly to avoid back pain

by ggargiulo, September 11, 2019

As kids make their way back to school over the next few weeks, they’ll soon be hitting the books, and those books will be hitting their backpacks, often filling them to capacity. While messenger bags have emerged as a popular option for school-age children, backpacks remain the most commonly used and practical choice for carrying […]

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