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Osteoporosis: Prevention & Natural Treatment Alternatives 

What Is Osteoporosis: Osteoporosis, or “porous bone”, is a common bone disease characterized by low bone mass density (thickness of the bone), decreased bone strength, and a change (deterioration) in the bone structure and tissue, which can lead to an increased risk of fracture.  The normal bone structure becomes thinned out, brittle, and porous, lessening the ability of the bone to withstand

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Fueling Firenze Fire: Taking a Bite Out of the Competition

Hello, everyone. This is Ron Lombardi, CEO of SportsCare Physical Therapy, and owner of Mr. Amore Stables and Firenze Fire. A lot of you have been wondering when Firenze Fire would run again following “The Big Bite” in the Forego, when he savaged Yaupon on August 28, 2021, up in Saratoga. With that bite, Firenze Fire became the most famous horse in the world, blowing

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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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Top 5 Injuries for Hand & Occupational Therapy in Jefferson NJ

Written By: Gagan Dhaliwal, OTR/L Hand and Occupational Therapy is a specialty of ours at SportsCare Physical Therapy in Jefferson, New Jersey. In this article, Occupational Therapist, Gagan Dhaliwal highlights five common injuries we see patients for, and the treatment options available. 1. What is DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis? DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis is a common hand/wrist injury that our Hand

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Coronavirus – SportsCare Takes Action

Hi there, With the recent spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), our team at SportsCare wanted to take a moment to reassure all of our patients of the steps our team is taking to prevent the spread of this virus. SportsCare staff is currently complying with all CDC recommendations to ensure the cleanliness of our clinics

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Family Fridays

Winter Driving Safety Tips

It’s snowing… AGAIN. Many of us still drove into work and will need to drive home with roads full of snow, slush and ice. So what can we bring with us to ensure the easiest way home possible with Winter Driving? Here are some tips: Snow Tires: I mean it’s not the easiest thing to

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Family Fridays

SportsCare Thanksgiving Injury Prevention Tips

Thanksgiving Tips, From SportsCare Institute Family, Cranberries (on the table and in your drink), Laughter, and Great Food are the perfect Thanksgiving ingredients for making great memories.  However, Thanksgiving pre can cause your body issues if you focus too much on the event, and not yourself. At the start of the holiday season,  we salivate

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