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SportsCare is the Official Partner of the New York Rangers

SportsCare is proud to announce that it is now the Official Partner of the New York Rangers.  As hockey season quickly approaches, the excitement is in the air and the fans are ready to see their favorite players and team out on the ice. SportsCare is excited to be a part of the action this

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Sports Medicine

Proper Training is Key to Minimizing Injuries

Athletes understand that if they want to perform at their peak, they must remain physically and mentally healthy, this is also key to minimizing injuries. It is equally important to build both physical strength as well as mental confidence that the body is capable of performing at a certain level. Without that level of confidence,

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Sports Performance

Increased Range of Motion With Hurdle Drills

Tightness in the hips and hamstrings are an indicator that you are at risk for an injury. One of the best ways to prevent or decrease the chance of injury would be mobility drills for increased range of motion. Dynamic stretches are great for moving the muscle through its range of motion but it is

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Dagmara Wozniak and Monica Aksamit’s Road to Rio

SportsCare Performance Institute (SPI) athletes, Dagmara Wozniak and Monica Aksamit return from the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro with Bronze medals in the Women’s saber team fencing event. While the media will show us opening and closing ceremonies, competition, and medal awards, what we don’t see is the countless hours of travel, training, and dedicated

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SportsCare Comeback Athlete of the Month August 2016

SPORTSCARE COMEBACK ATHLETE OF THE MONTH AUGUST 2016 — On a monthly basis, SportsCare Physical Therapy — the official therapy provider for the New York Red Bull’s — acknowledges an extraordinary athlete who has recovered from injury and returned to their sport. For the SPORTSCARE COMEBACK ATHLETE OF THE MONTH August 2016, SportsCare recognizes Mt Olive, NJ’s Jonah

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Tips for Dealing with Concussions

Thanks to a heavy dose of attention from the media and leading professional sports leagues, concussions are now a hot topic for athletes and those who care about them. Fortunately, SportsCare Physical Therapy has recognized the need for a post-concussion rehabilitation program and implemented a six-step return-to-play protocol. Based on symptom tolerance, the program enables

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Starting a Workout in 10 Basic Steps

When you are thinking about getting back in shape there are a few basic steps to starting a workout that can mean the difference between quitting and failing, or great success. Following these 10 simple suggestions will give you a better chance of reaching your goal. Warm up- Make sure your body is warmed up,

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Decreasing Inflammation with Diet

When it comes to decreasing inflammation, a cabinet full of pills and a freezer full of ice packs will only get you so far. More times than not the inflammation is chronic, rather than acute. Chronic inflammation is often caused by your body and immune system being off balance. What you eat may not only

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Little League Elbow Injuries – What You Need to Know

Elbow Injuries It is early April, and that means Little League parades will abound on the streets of so many towns. The season of our glorious pastime is now upon us. Although the first games may be this week, many of these players have been throwing hard through the winter in the hopes of gaining

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Bergen Catholic Team of the Week

The Bergen Catholic football community has a new hero – and he has nothing to do with Texas A&M or the Cleveland Browns. His name is Johnny Langan and he’s just a sophomore, but the BC faithful has already given him a memorable moniker, one that was made famous by a Heisman Trophy winner. Langan

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World-Class Fencer Returns in Triumph to Resume Olympic Dream

When world-class U.S. fencer and Linden resident Aleksander Ochocki underwent his fourth knee surgery last November, there were serious concerns about his athletic future. But just six months later — after a comprehensive rehabilitation program at SportsCare Institute — Ochocki has captured the 2014 Summer Nationals and is pointing toward the 2016 Olympics in Rio

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Injury Risk Assessment is Key to Preventing Hamstring Tears

If you have been watching the 2014 World Cup Games, you have become more aware of how hamstring injuries have impacted the United States men’s team. Forward, Jozy Altidore suffered a significant hamstring tear in just the first game of pool play against Ghana that put him on the shelf for the rest of the

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