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Discovering Physical Therapy

Why You Need It and What to Expect When recovering from an injury, coping with a chronic ailment, or encountering age-related discomfort, you may be directed to consult a physical therapist by your doctor. A physical therapist specializes in evaluating, diagnosing, and treating various musculoskeletal and neuromuscular issues. They are experts in human movement and

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Physical Therapy

Shoulder Injuries in Basketball: Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

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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Fitness

6 Benefits of Physical Therapy for Runners

Why Every Runner Needs a PT Hey runners, are you tired of constantly dealing with nagging pain or injuries that keep you from your favorite activity? Physical therapy may be the solution you’re looking for! Not only can it help you prevent injuries, it can improve your running performance and speed up your recovery time.

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Physical Therapy

Tech Neck: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention Tips

What is Tech Neck?   Understanding the Causes and Symptoms of Tech Neck The primary cause of tech neck is the constant bending of the head and neck forward while using electronic devices. This unnatural posture strains the muscles, ligaments, and spinal discs, which can lead to: Prevention Tips for Tech Neck To prevent tech

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Occupational Therapy

Celebrating Occupational Therapy Month: Unlocking the Potential for a Healthier, Happier Life

April is Occupational Therapy Month, and we at SportsCare Physical Therapy are excited to celebrate the positive impact of occupational therapy (OT) on the lives of countless individuals. As a physical therapy company, we understand the significance of OT and its role in helping people overcome physical, emotional, and cognitive challenges to achieve greater independence

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Fitness

The Importance of Core Strength in Physical Therapy

Why Core Strength Key in Physical Therapy and How it Can Benefit You When it comes to physical fitness, and overall well-being, having a strong core is essential for maintaining proper posture, preventing injury, and improving athletic performance and quality of life. In physical therapy, core strength is a key focus of many treatment plans,

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Physical Therapy

March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month: What is MS?

Written By: Kristen Faigle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, SportsCare Waldwick Clinical Director March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month. Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic disease that affects the central nervous system. Physical Therapy plays an integral role in the management of common symptoms including weakness, stiffness, fatigue, and pain. Physical therapy intervention programs consisting of strengthening,

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Featured Article

Can You Suffer a Rotator Cuff Tear From Walking Your Dog?

Dog walking is a great way to get exercise and bond with your furry companion. However, if you’re not careful, walking your dog can lead to a rotator cuff tear. A rotator cuff tear is an injury to the muscles and tendons that make up the shoulder joint. It can cause pain, weakness, and limited

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Physical Therapy

What is Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD)?

Written By: Kristen Faigle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, SportsCare Waldwick Clinical Director Temporomandibular disorder or TMD, is a common musculoskeletal condition that is effectively treated with physical therapy. The temporomandibular joints, TMJ, are the two joints that connect your lower jaw to your skull. These joints allow movement of your jaw to open and close

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Physical Therapy

Diastasis Recti: Abdominal Separation After Pregnancy

Written By: Kristen Faigle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, SportsCare Waldwick Clinical Director Diastasis Recti or separation of the rectus abdominis muscle is a common postpartum condition that results from the mechanical stretch applied to the abdomen from the growing baby during pregnancy. When diastasis recti is present, it is important to perform core strengthening under

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Training Tips

Top 6 Benefits of Exercise During Pregnancy

Written By: Kristen Faigle, PT, DPT, OCS, COMT, SportsCare Waldwick Clinical Director At SportsCare Physical Therapy, our licensed physical therapists have extensive experience in treating common musculoskeletal injuries that women are more prone to during pregnancy. Some of these conditions include lumbar and pelvic pain, rib dysfunction, carpal tunnel syndrome, and round ligament pain. Our

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