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Pain In The Butt: Your Bike Saddle May Be To Blame

Written By: Carly Chiarella PT, DPT, SFMA-I, PPSC, Certified Intermediate Bike Fitter, SportsCare Stockholm Clinical Director Have you ever been on your bike, wind in your face, enjoying the scenery when all of the sudden you get rudely interrupted by a literal pain in your butt? Or maybe your elbow? How about your back? If

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Physical Therapy

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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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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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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Events

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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Physical Therapy for Knee Bursitis

What Is Knee Bursitis? Knee bursitis (also called pre-patellar or infrapatellar bursitis, and commonly called “housemaid’s knee, or clergyman’s knee) occurs when 1 or more of the many bursae (fluid-filled sacs) becomes damaged, irritated, or inflamed. Normally, a bursa acts as a cushion or friction-reducer between 2 body parts, such as between bone and skin,

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Core Muscle Injury and Sports Hernia

What Is It? Core muscle injuries have been called athletic pubalgia and sports hernia, but this injury does not fit the common definition of a “hernia,” where an organ or soft tissue protrudes outside its normal cavity. There is no defect in the abdominal wall or herniation of the abdominal contents with a sports hernia.

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Fun Ideas for Independence Day

Have fun this Independence Day weekend! It’s the start of July 4th Celebration this weekend and we couldn’t be more excited! SportsCare loves to encourage an active, safe and fun lifestyle, so we have compiled a list of ideas for you and your family to enjoy this weekend. Please always discuss any activity with a Medical Professional

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