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Back To School Backpack Safety
Back To School Backpack Safety

This time of year our Doctors of Physical Therapy spend a lot of time educating parents about the importance of backpack safety for our children as they return to school. But, this year is a little different. Due to the COVID pandemic, some schools are requiring our children ...

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    • What Is the Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?

      Acupuncture and dry needling appear to be very similar, and both are offered at ProFysio. Both use thin, stainless steel needles that are inserted ...

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    • What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Tinnitus?

      About Tinnitus Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. It is very common, affecting about 15% of the general population. Most ...

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    • Acupuncture as a Complementary Cancer Treatment

      Cancer is a formidable disease, and a cure is perhaps decades or even centuries away. The disease is also highly varied, as there are over 300 ...

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    • Solutions for Arthritis Pain in East Brunswick

      About Arthritis Pain An estimated 27 million Americans suffer with a form of Osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of arthritis and is ...

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    • When to See Your Doctor For Joint Pain

      When to See Your a Specialist For Arthritis Many people don’t realize that “ arthritis ” isn’t actually a diagnosis on it’s own; it’s actually an ...

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    • Can Physical Therapy Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

      Rheumatoid Arthritis Limits Mobility Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, limiting disorder in which the joint lining is inflamed, causing the joint to ...

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    • Why Does My Lower Back Hurt?

      Common Causes of Lower Back Pain While most people experience aches and pains at one point or another, nothing can really disrupt your day like lower ...

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    • Yoga Poses for Sciatica

      Yoga Poses for Sciatic Nerve Pain Relief Lower back pain is a fairly common occurrence, affecting millions of Americans. One of the most common causes ...

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    • 4 Foam Roller Exercises for Lower Back Pain

      4 Foam Roller Exercises for Lower Back Pain While many aches and pains can be ignored until they go away on their own, lower back pain can get in the ...

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    • What Does Lupus Feel Like?

      Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. An autoimmune disease involves the body’s immune system ...

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    • The Benefits of Daily Stretching

      The Importance of Stretching The ultimate goal of physical therapy is to focus on improving the body’s overall well-being with the most advanced ...

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    • A Physical Therapist's Guide to Stroke Rehabilitation

      What Is a Stroke? A stroke occurs when poor blood flow to the brain leads to damaged brain tissue, disrupting normal brain functions. There are two ...

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    • Warning Signs of Carpal Tunnel

      Do I Have Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most common causes of lost time at work in the U.S. It can take effect in ...

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    • Hand Exercises After Carpal Tunnel Surgery

      Hand Exercises to Try Following Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery After having carpal tunnel release surgery, it is common for people to experience ...

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    • Can I Get Physical Therapy for Repetitive Strain Injuries?

      Physical therapy can be a great option if you have experienced repetitive strain (or repetitive motion) injuries. If you have recently developed (or ...

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    • What Is the Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?

      Acupuncture and dry needling appear to be very similar, and both are offered at ProFysio. Both use thin, stainless steel needles that are inserted ...

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    • What Does Lupus Feel Like?

      Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. An autoimmune disease involves the body’s immune system ...

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    • How Physical Therapy Can Help Alleviate Chronic Pain

      Chronic pain is a very common condition, and affects more than 100 million Americans every year, causing an estimated minimum of $560 billion annually ...

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    • What Are the Consequences of Repeat Concussions?

      A concussion can happen at any moment, but for most, it occurs during intense physical activity, an accident, a fall, or a blow to the head. ...

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    • The Long-Term Effects of a Concussion

      What to Expect After a Concussion It is often difficult to know what to expect in the aftermath of a head injury. Some people merely have physical ...

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    • Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE)

      Factors that Contribute to the Development of CTE If you pay any attention to professional football, you’ve probably heard of chronic traumatic ...

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    • What Does Lupus Feel Like?

      Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. An autoimmune disease involves the body’s immune system ...

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    • Why Crunches Aren't Enough for a Strong Core

      Trying to Strengthen Your Core? Sit-ups and Crunches Are Just the Start. Disclaimer: There’s nothing wrong with sit-ups and crunches. In fact, we ...

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    • 3 Bodyweight Exercises for a Strong Core

      Skip the Crunches and Try These Simple, Core-Strengthening Exercises Developing and maintaining a strong core isn’t just for triathletes and fitness ...

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    • What Is the Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?

      Acupuncture and dry needling appear to be very similar, and both are offered at ProFysio. Both use thin, stainless steel needles that are inserted ...

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    • What Can Dry Needling Treat?

      Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million people in the country, making it a growing concern for individuals who suffer from conditions of muscle ...

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    • Acupuncture as a Complementary Cancer Treatment

      Cancer is a formidable disease, and a cure is perhaps decades or even centuries away. The disease is also highly varied, as there are over 300 ...

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    • Physical Therapy for Edema

      At ProFysio, we offer effective physical therapy for a multitude of medical concerns. One medical issue most people never anticipate facing is called ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • What Is Tennis Elbow?

      Tennis elbow, as the name suggests, is an injury commonly sustained while performing activities such as playing sports (including tennis) as well as ...

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    • Can EPAT Therapy Relieve Chronic Pain?

      Many people with chronic pain have tried a variety of treatments without experiencing any success. If that’s you, you’re probably discouraged—but we ...

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    • Does EPAT Work for Plantar Fasciitis?

      The plantar fascia is the thick tendon that connects your toes and your heel. When it is stretched too far or is under excessive strain, it can tear ...

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    • Physical Therapy Solutions: Neck Injuries & Pain

      After being in serious accidents or car crashes, people who suffer a neck injury can end up having neck pain for the rest of their lives. Surgery may ...

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    • Understanding Fibromyalgia: A Brief Guide

      What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic medical condition that is characterized by a pervasive sensation of pain throughout the body, ...

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    • Whiplash, Fibromyalgia, and Physical Therapy

      What Is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a chronic, currently incurable disorder that produces musculoskeletal pain, lethargy, and sensitivity in various ...

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    • Suffer from Fibromyalgia? Try Physical Therapy

      If you suffer from constant pain, aches, and stiffness from fibromyalgia, the thought of undertaking an exercise regimen may sound like an instant ...

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    • When to Get Physical Therapy for Whiplash

      Everyone has heard of whiplash, but you may not have heard that it’s highly treatable. By getting proper treatment, you don’t have to suffer through ...

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    • ProFysio Physical Therapy and Wrist Fracture

      Based on the observation of the therapists of ProFysio Physical Therapy, Holmdel, NJ, the most common type of fracture is a distal radius fracture. It ...

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    • How Much Physical Activity Do I Need?

      With the multi-billion dollar fitness industry and a gym on every corner, you may be wondering “just how much exercise do I really need to be ...

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    • Can Physical Therapy Help Treat Diabetes?

      In 2012, approximately 30 million Americans were afflicted with diabetes. As more and more Americans begin to suffer from poor nutrition and weight ...

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    • Turning Back the Clock with Exercise

      The idea that physical health can contribute to your neurological and mental health has been kicked around for many years. However, a recent study ...

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    • The Importance of Physical Therapy After a Hip Replacement

      Hip replacement surgery is used most commonly on patients with osteoarthritis, a condition caused by wear-and-tear on the joints where any form of ...

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    • Five Tips on Healthy Aging

      For some of us the thought of aging is not a pleasant one. We all know its a part of life but it can still be disapointing to realize that you are not ...

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    • Physical Therapy After Hip Replacement

      After a hip replacement, it is very important to keep the joint mobile and gradually increase the strength in the leg muscles. This is especially true ...

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    • Inspirational Stories to Motivate Your Recovery

      The practice of physical therapy is rooted in evidence-based science, which can entail a rigid clinical objectivity. However, another major component ...

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    • How PT Can Prevent Post-Surgical Deep Vein Thrombosis

      The more serious and invasive the surgery, the more likely you are to be immobilized for a time. With limited motion comes the potential for painful ...

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    • Can Physical Therapy Help with Rheumatoid Arthritis?

      Rheumatoid Arthritis Limits Mobility Rheumatoid arthritis is a painful, limiting disorder in which the joint lining is inflamed, causing the joint to ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • Why Does My Neck Hurt in the Morning?

      Dealing with neck pain can be a real, well, pain in the neck. Occasional neck pain, especially in the morning, is quite common and often caused by the ...

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    • What You Need to Know About Snapping Hip Syndrome

      What Is Snapping Hip Syndrome? Snapping hip syndrome is a condition that is characterized by a snapping or popping sensation originating around the ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • The Importance of Being Active After Knee Replacement Surgery

      For people whose knees lack sufficient cartilage to cushion the knee joint, life can be unbearably painful. The knees are weight-bearing joints, ...

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    • Will My Knee Injury Ever Get Better?

      If you’re an active person, a pestering knee injury can put a real damper on everyday activities. Without functioning knees, you’ll lack the basic ...

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    • Can I Get Physical Therapy for My Jaw?

      What is Causing My Jaw Pain? There are a number of potential sources for your jaw pain and a handful of reasons why it may be occurring, including ...

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    • Benefits of Massage Therapy for Injured Athletes

      Massage therapy has the potential to catalyze recovery for injured athletes. It is designed to alleviate tension, tightness, and muscle strain by ...

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    • Suffer From Chronic Headaches? Try Physical Therapy

      Do you experience headaches that just won’t go away? For many sufferers of persistent headaches, over-the-counter medications such as acetaminophen ...

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    • Can Physical Therapy Help Treat Diabetes?

      In 2012, approximately 30 million Americans were afflicted with diabetes. As more and more Americans begin to suffer from poor nutrition and weight ...

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    • Can Physical Therapy Help with Anxiety?

      Physical Therapy for People Living with Anxiety Many people who live with serious anxiety often develop a number of residual problems, such as: ...

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    • Eating to Fight Back Pain

      How Nutrition Can Help Reduce Pain & Inflammation Back pain is often the result of inflamed muscles, tendons, ligaments, and joints in and around the ...

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    • How to Create a Healthy Work-from-Home Office

      Best Practices and Tips from Physical Therapists in East Brunswick As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been working from home and ...

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    • Solutions for Arthritis Pain in East Brunswick

      About Arthritis Pain An estimated 27 million Americans suffer with a form of Osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of arthritis and is ...

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    • What Is the Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?

      Acupuncture and dry needling appear to be very similar, and both are offered at ProFysio. Both use thin, stainless steel needles that are inserted ...

      View More
    • What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Tinnitus?

      About Tinnitus Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. It is very common, affecting about 15% of the general population. Most ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • How Can I Choose the Best Physical Therapist for Me?

      Once you’ve decided you need a physical therapist, you may not know what the first step is other than doing an internet search for the nearest ...

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    • How to Create a Healthy Work-from-Home Office

      Best Practices and Tips from Physical Therapists in East Brunswick As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been working from home and ...

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    • Solutions for Arthritis Pain in East Brunswick

      About Arthritis Pain An estimated 27 million Americans suffer with a form of Osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of arthritis and is ...

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    • What Is the Most Effective Treatment for Tinnitus?

      About Tinnitus Tinnitus is the perception of noise or ringing in the ears. It is very common, affecting about 15% of the general population. Most ...

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    • The Importance of Being Active After Knee Replacement Surgery

      For people whose knees lack sufficient cartilage to cushion the knee joint, life can be unbearably painful. The knees are weight-bearing joints, ...

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    • Physical Therapy for Children with Cerebral Palsy

      Cerebral palsy is a condition caused by brain damage and is generally used to describe a group of symptoms and disabilities that affect the ...

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    • How Physical Therapy Can Help Alleviate Chronic Pain

      Chronic pain is a very common condition, and affects more than 100 million Americans every year, causing an estimated minimum of $560 billion annually ...

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    • How to Avoid Shin Splints

      What Are Shin Splints? Shin splints is a condition that is most often affected in runners and is also known as Shin medial tibial stress syndrome, ...

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    • What Can Dry Needling Treat?

      Chronic pain affects nearly 100 million people in the country, making it a growing concern for individuals who suffer from conditions of muscle ...

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    • What Are the Consequences of Repeat Concussions?

      A concussion can happen at any moment, but for most, it occurs during intense physical activity, an accident, a fall, or a blow to the head. ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • Physical Therapy Exercises to Ease Sciatica Pain

      The sciatic nerve is the longest, widest nerve in the human body, and it provides sensation from the lower back through the buttock region and down ...

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    • Frequently Asked Questions About Sciatica

      According to experts at Harvard Medical School, approximately 40% of the population will be affected by Sciatica in their lifetime. As the likelihood ...

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    • Inspirational Stories to Motivate Your Recovery

      The practice of physical therapy is rooted in evidence-based science, which can entail a rigid clinical objectivity. However, another major component ...

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    • Spinal Decompression

      For those of you who are seeking work on the spine, this could be exactly what you are looking for. It’s also known as nonsurgical decompression ...

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    • Scoliosis: The Best Stretches to Do at Home

      If you experience scoliosis pain, you may find some relief through stretching. By doing gentle stretches, you can alleviate back pain caused by the ...

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    • Inspirational Stories to Motivate Your Recovery

      The practice of physical therapy is rooted in evidence-based science, which can entail a rigid clinical objectivity. However, another major component ...

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    • Timeline for Whiplash Symptoms

      Monitoring Your Whiplash Symptoms After an Accident When you’ve been in a car accident or a physically violent encounter with another person, you ...

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    • When Should I Start Physical Therapy After a Sports Injury?

      Most people will experience some kind of physical injury in their lifetime, and sports injuries are particularly common amongst children. More than ...

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    • How to Avoid Shin Splints

      What Are Shin Splints? Shin splints is a condition that is most often affected in runners and is also known as Shin medial tibial stress syndrome, ...

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    • Common Sports Injuries During Puberty

      More pre-teens and adolescents are practicing their chosen sports year-round than ever before. Many hope to make that varsity team, earn an athletic ...

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    • Understanding the Difference Between Soreness and Pain

      When you experience a lingering soreness in your muscles or a painful stiffness in your joints, it’s important to look for critical warning signs so ...

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    • Why Does My Neck Hurt in the Morning?

      Dealing with neck pain can be a real, well, pain in the neck. Occasional neck pain, especially in the morning, is quite common and often caused by the ...

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    • Why You Shouldn’t Ignore an Ankle Sprain

      An ankle sprain happens when the ligaments of the ankle are torn or stretched too far, and these injuries are extremely common. Statistics show that ...

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    • What Does Lupus Feel Like?

      Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that causes inflammation and pain throughout the body. An autoimmune disease involves the body’s immune system ...

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    • How Much Physical Activity Do I Need?

      With the multi-billion dollar fitness industry and a gym on every corner, you may be wondering “just how much exercise do I really need to be ...

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    • How Physical Therapy Helps When Getting into Shape

      Exercise or physical fitness is a crucial element when it comes to living a healthy lifestyle. What’s even more important is how you maintain it. ...

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    • Why You Should Attend Physical Therapy Before and After Surgery

      Whether you’ve suffered an injury or you’re tired of dealing with chronic pain, sometimes, surgery is a necessary step to healing and living ...

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    • Inspirational Stories to Motivate Your Recovery

      The practice of physical therapy is rooted in evidence-based science, which can entail a rigid clinical objectivity. However, another major component ...

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    • How PT Can Prevent Post-Surgical Deep Vein Thrombosis

      The more serious and invasive the surgery, the more likely you are to be immobilized for a time. With limited motion comes the potential for painful ...

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    • Improve Your Golf Game with Physical Therapy

      One of the most common misconceptions about physical therapy is that it is only useful for people who have suffered injuries or who are recovering ...

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    • Solutions for Arthritis Pain in East Brunswick

      About Arthritis Pain An estimated 27 million Americans suffer with a form of Osteoarthritis (OA). OA is the most common form of arthritis and is ...

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    • How Effective Physical Therapy Can Help You Lose Weight

      A physical therapist can help you get more physically fit, even if you have a lot of weight you need to lose to get healthier. Physical therapy can ...

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    • Back To School Backpack Safety

      This time of year our Doctors of Physical Therapy spend a lot of time educating parents about the importance of backpack safety for our children as ...

      View More
    • How to Create a Healthy Work-from-Home Office

      Best Practices and Tips from Physical Therapists in East Brunswick As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us have been working from home and ...

      View More
    • What Is the Difference Between Acupuncture and Dry Needling?

      Acupuncture and dry needling appear to be very similar, and both are offered at ProFysio. Both use thin, stainless steel needles that are inserted ...

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