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What is Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFRT)?

Written By: Tyler Laib PT, DPT, Clinical Director, SportsCare Randolph Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFRT) is an exciting technique that can augment your physical therapy experience at SportsCare.  This intervention uses specifically designed and precisely calibrated inflatable bands to provide occlusion pressure to a limb. The straps slow blood flow from reaching the muscle groups you and

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Benefits of Warming Up & Top Stretching Tips

Written By: Jen Palaia, Regional Director Being short on time is always an issue for so many of us… If we only have 30 minutes to workout, most people will jump right into their workout routines without a proper warmup. What most people don’t realize is not warming up properly can put yourself at risk

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SportsCare Arena presented by Summit Health Holds Grand Re-Opening Event

Randolph, NJ – Today, SportsCare Arena presented by Summit Health held a Grand Re-Opening event, celebrating the new naming sponsorship with Summit Health for the arena, and the new SportsCare Physical Therapy location opening in the main lobby of the arena. Another announcement shared at the event was the new presenting sponsorship by Summit Health,

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Physical Therapy

5 Common Tennis Injuries: Treatment Options & Prevention Tips

Written By: Matthew Burns PT, DPT – SportsCare Chatham Clinical Director At SportsCare, we treat people of all ages and activity levels, including a lot of weekend warriors and active exercisers. One of our favorite populations to treat is that of the tennis, pickle and paddle ball variety. We’re here to talk a little about

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Physical Therapy

Adolescent Concussions: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Written By: SportsCare Mountain Lakes Some signs and symptoms of a concussion for adolescents are dizziness, memory loss, headaches, fatigue, and sensitivity to light. Nausea, mood changes, and blurry vision are also signs of a concussion. If you suspect a child has a concussion and it is sports related, do not let them keep playing.

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Top Tips for Runners While Running in the High Heat

Written By: Adam Gresh, DPT, Clinical Director of SportsCare Mountain Lakes Running in the heat can be a dangerous task that can cause things like nausea, dizziness, muscle cramps, and sweating more than normal, which are symptoms of heat exhaustion. In this article, I offer some tips to combat heat exhaustion and safely prepare for

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Surfing Tips: Core Strength, Warm Ups, & Riding the Wave

Written By: Adam Gresh, DPT & our Mountain Lakes, NJ staff Surfing is very similar to swimming in that the surfer paddles with the arms. However, the entire lower body is responsible for staying on the board. In this article, we’ll talk about the importance of core/lower body strength, tips for an effective warm-up, and

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Physical Therapy

Rotator Cuff Tear Pain & Diagnosis

 What is a Rotator Cuff? The “rotator cuff” is a group of 4 muscles and tendons that are responsible for keeping the shoulder joint stable. Unfortunately, injuries to the rotator cuff are very common, either from injury or with repeated overuse of the shoulder. Injuries to the rotator cuff can vary as a person ages.

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Low Back Pain Treatment & Prevention Tips

If you have low back pain, you are not alone. In fact, about 25% of people in the United States report having low back pain. In most cases, low back pain is mild and disappears on its own, but for some people, back pain can return or hang on, leading to a decrease in quality of life

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Common Football Injuries & Prevention Tips

The NFL season has just started, and already in its 5th week, the season has become injury-ridden. Football is a rough contact sport, so it’s not too surprising to see players injured on the field. It’s also one of the most popular sports played by young athletes, and it leads all other sports in the

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