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CTE and Physical Therapy

April 12, 2017

Most people are familiar with concussions.¬†After a head impact or whiplash-like injury, experiencing any of the below symptoms for any period of time indicates that a concussion has occurred. Symptoms from Concussions Blurred/Double Vision Sensitivity to Light/Noise Headache Dizziness/Balance Problems Nausea Fatigue Depression Memory Deficits CTE (chronic traumatic encephalopathy) is a progressive degenerative disease that […] Read More...

Keys to Pain Free Travel

April 10, 2017

Ergonomics on the Road: Between 2 Points Spring is here and summertime is around the corner - a time for hammocks, a time for leisure and, especially, a time for travel. Unfortunately, for some, it may also be a time of injury. Though postural monitoring and body mechanics are typically thought of workplace practices, these […] Read More...

Concussions and Physical Therapy

March 21, 2017

What is a concussion? It is a mild traumatic brain injury, from a sudden acceleration or deceleration of the head. Two examples are a blow to the head during a sporting event or motor vehicle accident. Individuals may have a temporary loss of consciousness, with temporary memory loss, but loss of consciousness is not required […] Read More...

Direct Access

March 10, 2017

In a new generation of healthcare that includes instant gratification through mediums such as urgent cares, comes the most overlooked, and useful, healthcare act that is signed into law in many US states, including New Jersey. It is called Direct Access, and it is making patients' lives a whole lot more manageable quicker. Direct Access […] Read More...

Vertigo and BPPV: Physical Therapy’s Spin on it

February 13, 2017

Vertigo is the sensation of motion, when there is none. While there are several causes of dizziness, the most common is Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo, or BPPV. BPPV is a non- life threatening, sudden and brief experience of vertigo, brought on by head positions or movements. Patients with BPPV may report a sensation of “room […] Read More...

Shoveling Snow the Safe Way!

January 30, 2017

Its that time of year again. As we delve further and further into the winter season we find ourselves sitting, waiting for that news alert that leaves our eyes glued to the weather channel, grocery stores filled with shoppers, and children restless with excitement. Thats right, you guessed it, SNOW! As the flakes start falling […] Read More...

Hello world!

January 6, 2015

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