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There are many amazing benefits to children and teens participating in sports, but injuries are unfortunately part of the game. March is Brain Injury Month and while not all sports-related injuries are that severe, we want to bring awareness to one of the most common sports-related injuries, concussions, as well as some others our patients have experienced.READ MORE
Did you know October is Physical Therapy Month? This year, the American Physical Therapy Association is focused on raising awareness for physical therapy as a safe and effective alternative to using medication for pain management. The theme of this year’s campaign is #ChoosePT and we’re here to support this effort by sharing some of the […]READ MORE
We are always honored to highlight our patients, their stories, and their successful recovery from the many challenges in life. In honor of National Cancer Survivors Month, we wanted to highlight one of our staff members at NJSW, our very own rehab technician Jessica! She has been a survivor of ovarian cancer for about a […]READ MORE
Life has a knack for throwing curveballs at you when you least expect it. What makes the difference is how you respond. Do you knock it out of the park, or do you strike out and head back to the dugout? In honor of National Cancer Survivors Month, we felt it necessary to highlight one […]READ MORE
Whether your passion lies in the arts, fitness or sports, everything comes with obstacles and challenges. Sometimes, this can make you want to give up and try something else, but sometimes it drives you to continue to push forward and not let these challenges get in the way of your passion. This month we are putting […]READ MORE
Spring has finally arrived! For some of us, this also means the beginning of the sneezing, itchy eyes and runny noses. Seasonal allergies affect more than 17 million adults and 6 million kids. Allergies vary from person to person all are on the immune system’s inflammatory reaction to a substance it considers foreign. Seasonal or […]READ MORE
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 development […]READ MORE