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As humans, it is in our nature to want to help others and make other people happy. However, this might make us forgetful when it comes to taking care of ourselves, especially when we are on the go 24/7. For Kimberly, our patient spotlight of the month, this realization came to her about 2 years […]READ MORE
By Dr. Mike Zolonitsky PT, DPT Using Physical Therapy to Regain Strength after a Stroke Right now, more than 700,000 people suffer strokes in the U.S. each year. Approximately two-thirds of those individuals need rehabilitation. The goal of this rehabilitation is to help stroke survivors become independent and to ensure they can access the best possible quality of […]READ MORE
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 strikes […]READ MORE
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 experienced […]READ MORE
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 hip […]READ MORE
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 brain […]READ MORE