Basketball is a popular sport worldwide, enjoyed by millions of players at all levels. However, the fast paced and physically demanding nature of the game makes it prone to various injuries, especially in the upper extremities. Shoulder injuries are common in basketball due to the repetitive overhead motions involved in shooting, passing, and rebounding. In
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Written By: Tyler Laib, PT, DPT, Clinical Director, SportsCare Randolph & Kellie Carpenter, PT, DPT, SportsCare Bergenfield Blood Flow Restriction Therapy (BFRT) is an exciting technique that can augment your physical therapy experience at SportsCare. BFRT is a brief and intermittent occlusion or restriction of arterial and venous blood flow which is done by applying a
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
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,
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
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.
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
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
Bethesda, MD – Today, Black Bear Sports Group, Inc. is proud to announce that they have agreed to terms with East Hanover, NJ based SportsCare Physical Therapy to open physical therapy spaces on-site at their Aspen Ice Arena, Randolph, NJ; Jersey Shore Ice Arena, Wall, NJ; Howell Ice Arena, Howell, NJ; Skylands Ice World, Stockholm,
A biceps tendon rupture occurs when the biceps muscle is torn from the bone at the point of attachment (tendon) to the shoulder or elbow. Most commonly, the biceps tendon is torn at the shoulder. These tears occur in men more than women; most injuries occur at 40 to 60 years of age due to
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.
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