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Bayonne physical therapy is crucial during recovery from a traumatic brain injury

by ggargiulo, March 7, 2018

For more than 30 years, March has been recognized as Brain Injury Awareness Month. The theme for this year’s campaign that will last through 2020 is “Change Your Mind,” which is intended to provide a platform to educate the public about the incidence of brain injuries and the needs of those who have them and […]

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Ankle sprains in younger athletes can lead to problems down the road if not treated early

by ggargiulo, February 23, 2018

Injuries are an inseparable part of life for active individuals of all ages, and the risks associated with each injury have much to do with how old the patient is. Since children and adolescents are still growing, additional factors need to be considered when deciding how best to treat injuries like ankle sprains. Ankle sprains […]

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Bad posture can lead to a change in the shape of the spine over time, but a course of Jersey City physical therapy can help correct the problem

by ggargiulo, February 13, 2018

If asked to describe the shape of their spine, the average person might say it’s straight. This is somewhat true, but only in appearance. When viewed directly behind the back on an X-ray, the spine does “appear” to be straight. But it actually has two very noticeable curves that can be seen when viewed from […]

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Our Jersey City physical therapists can create a healthy heart plan for patients with cardiovascular disease

by ggargiulo, January 26, 2018

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death throughout the world, and with about 610,000 Americans dying because of it each year, it accounts for about 1 out of every 4 deaths in the country. The recommended treatments for individuals with CVD usually consist of significant changes in lifestyle and diet, but regular exercise […]

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If you’re scheduled for bariatric surgery, physical therapy in Bayonne is crucial to prepare you and help you recover afterwards

by ggargiulo, January 15, 2018

  Losing weight is a challenge for most people, regardless of their starting weight or how many pounds they are looking to drop. But for some extremely overweight or obese individuals, reaching a desirable weight may seem more like an impossible task rather than a reasonable goal. After several weight-loss strategies have been attempted and […]

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Our Bayonne physical therapists break down the most common snowboarding injuries and what you can do to prevent them

by ggargiulo, December 20, 2017

Once the winter weather eventually drops into uncomfortable territory and the snow starts piling up to a point where your front lawn is long gone, there is small salvation for a select few. For all the skiers and snowboarders out there, cold weather and lots of snow isn’t just an inconvenient nuisance, but signs of […]

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Shovel smart, shovel safe, and avoid a trip to our Jersey City physical therapy clinic this winter

by ggargiulo, December 8, 2017

It’s only a matter of time now. Winter is just around the corner, and with it, sooner or later, will come the snow. What type of winter we’ll have and how much snow New Jersey will get is anyone’s guess at this point, but it’s a safe bet to count on at least a few […]

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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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