When you have to literally fight with your own body to do your daily routines, it can really take a toll on your entire being. This has been a continuing struggle for Pam, a patient from Freehold that has been living with Rheumatoid Arthritis for the past 16 years. An autoimmune inflammatory disease that [...]
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Guest Post by Dr. Tyler Horton PT, DPT, MCS, MSCS September is National Healthy Aging month and we will be spotlighting fall prevention. According to the US Preventative Services Task Force, falls are the leading cause of injury in adults ages 65 and older. 1 in 3 of community dwelling individuals in this age category experience [...]
Headaches. We all get them, some more severe more than others! Headaches are symptoms of pain anywhere in the region of the head or neck caused by stress, weather, muscle tightness, and arthritis. With different causes come different types of headaches: Sinus headaches – caused by inflammation within the sinuses of the head [...]
Although not as popular in the media as Physical Therapy, the demand for Occupational Therapy has risen 24% just in the past year, with numbers expected to continue to rise. While Physical Therapy uses exercises and manual therapy to improve strength and range of motion, Occupational Therapy uses similar exercises and activities to improve [...]
This month as we prep for back to school season, we turn the spotlight on our patient Marianela, a pre-kindergarten teacher from Jersey City. Marianela is also a business owner where she creates soaps, lotions, lips balms, and body butters with natural ingredients. With fifteen years of teaching under her belt, Marianela’s body has [...]
For our spotlight this month, we wanted to shine the light on our patient Pamela, who dedicates her career to helping other people in pain as a Physicians Assistant. Pamela is also a high intensity impact trainer who believes in the connection of the mind body and spirit. When she was starting to have [...]
Participating in sports is always good for keeping in shape, learning how to work in a team setting, and being disciplined. While there are always safety precautions while playing any sport, accidents can happen. One of the most common sport injuries that occur is concussion. By definition a concussion is an injury to the [...]
Our brains are constantly working 24 hours a day, 7 days a week...even when we’re sleeping! As the saying goes ‘a mind is a terrible thing to waste’. In the US alone, 1 in 5 adults suffer from a mental health illness...that’s over 40 million Americans. One of the most under-recognized factors in the [...]
Even though we had a late start to the summer, it looks like the warmth from the sun is here to stay! This means more outdoor activities, more trips down to the shore and most importantly, more exposure to the rays of the sun. While we all like a nice summer glow, there are [...]
Symptoms of Radiculopathy The biggest giveaway of a pinched nerve is neuropathic pain. Paresthesia is another common symptom, with many people reporting feelings of numbness and tingling in the affected area. Many also report feeling a "pins and needles" sensation. Muscle weakness is another symptom. Radiculopathy symptoms could show up in different parts of the [...]