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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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Diving injuries

One spinal injury from a diving accident can irreversibly change your life, but these injuries are completely avoidable

by ggargiulo, July 10, 2018

As some of the hottest days of the year are being thrown at us, there are few better ways to cool off this time of year than jumping into a refreshing pool, lake or ocean. Most of us will find ourselves stepping into some body of water before summer’s end, and some of you may […]

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jersey city physical therapists tennis

Take it from our Jersey City physical therapists: common tennis injuries can be prevented with proper conditioning and warming up

by ggargiulo, June 21, 2018

Spring is here, and if the first thing that comes to your mind during this great weather is to grab your racquets and head to the nearest tennis court, then there’s no time to waste. Tennis is undoubtedly a great form of physical activity that works out many parts of the body, but just like […]

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golfer's elbow pain in bayonne

If you’re a golfer dealing with elbow pain in Bayonne, see a physical therapist as soon as you can to prevent long-term problems

by ggargiulo, June 5, 2018

Spring is quite possibly the best season of the year for golfers. Unless you have the luxury of being able to travel to golf courses in warmer climates, winter doesn’t really afford many opportunities to hit the links, but all comes back into play during the temperate spring weather. If you plan on golfing quite […]

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Bayonne physical therapists post-tib tendinitis

Our Bayonne physical therapists break down a foot condition commonly seen in athletes

by ggargiulo, May 31, 2018

Having arches that give your feet their distinctive shape—and a great deal of their power—is something you may take for granted. Individuals with severe injuries of a tendon in this region called the posterior tibial tendon, however, quickly become aware of its function when something goes wrong. Repeated damage to the posterior tibial tendon can […]

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fall prevention

Making changes to your daily life can help you avoid a fall-related injury in Jersey City

by ggargiulo, May 18, 2018

If you or a loved one is over the age of 65, you are probably aware of the dangers associated with falling. Knowing about falls is essential for preventing them, but these days it may seem difficult to keep track of all the information out there on the topic. Being overwhelmed can actually lead to […]

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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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