Physical Therapy

How to Prevent Wrist Fractures at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on February 2, 2018 at 3:20 pm

How to Prevent Wrist Fractures at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ A wrist fracture has the potential to impact daily life for an extended period of time. Wrist fractures result from falls, sports activities and improper lifting. Owing to the complex architecture of the bones, muscles and ligaments in the wrist and hand, […]

How Physical Therapy Can Facilitate Workplace Wellness at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on January 3, 2018 at 7:45 pm

How Physical Therapy Can Facilitate Workplace Wellness The average person spends eight (8) hours or more in the workplace. Occupational hazards and risks are prevalent in a work environment, especially one with prolonged periods of sitting. A healthy and productive work environment is a benefit for the employee and the employer. From an early emphasis […]

The Truth About Pain Relief

Posted by on December 1, 2017 at 7:18 pm

The Truth About Pain Relief (Without Pills) It is common knowledge that physical therapy helps with relief of pain and improvement of function. In fact, it helps improve mobility, increase strength, reduce swelling and empowers individuals to live healthy, productive lives. Here are ten things you probably did not know about physical therapy: Can be […]

Heal the Heel at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on November 2, 2017 at 5:30 pm

Heel Pain and Injury: The Physical Therapy Solution The feet bear the weight of the body upon them, but the heel of the foot receives little thought unless it begins to hurt. Pain can originate under the heel (plantar fasciitis) or the back of the heel in the Achilles tendon. Inflammation, swelling and pain are […]

Touch to Relieve Pain at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on October 2, 2017 at 10:35 pm

Myofascial release techniques encompass a variety of soft tissue therapies to treat pain, relax muscles, improve circulation and lymphatic drainage, and increase mobility. Physical therapists at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ are masters of the methods that employ gentle touch and stretching to promote healing and relieve chronic conditions. Skin, muscles, tendons and […]

Improving Connections Between Nerves and Muscles

Posted by on September 6, 2017 at 5:16 pm

Most people have heard about multiple sclerosis (MS), but don’t know much about this autoimmune disease. It’s a debilitating and progressive condition that affects the brain and spinal cord. Normally, nerves are encased in a thin and protective insulating coating called myelin. Multiple sclerosis causes the immune system to ‘turn on itself’ and eat away […]

Nagging Elbow Pain at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on August 1, 2017 at 5:10 pm

  How to Deal with Nagging Elbow Pain The ulnar nerve is a major nerve that runs through the arm. It is responsible for movement and sensation in the forearm and the hand. It allows intricate hand movements like writing, typing and holding objects, all of which are critical in day to day life. The […]

How to Deal with Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on July 3, 2017 at 3:49 pm

How to Deal with Chronic Joint and Muscle Pain   All of us have experienced pain and discomfort in the muscles and joints at some point, especially with age. In most cases, the use of over the counter medications, hot/cold packs and rest help resolve the problem. Muscle and joint pain can be extremely troublesome […]

Don’t Stress Out About Stress Fractures

Posted by on June 1, 2017 at 5:42 pm

A stress fracture, also known as a fatigue-induced fracture, consists of one or more small cracks in the bone. It is associated with a pattern of overuse, commonly seen in the lower extremity in athletes. Causes Repetitive motion is one the mechanisms that result in a stress fracture. The muscles become fatigued and are unable to absorb […]

How to Protect and Strengthen the Knee and Foot

Posted by on May 8, 2017 at 3:52 pm

How to Protect and Strengthen the Knee and Foot Knee and foot injuries are common for people of all ages. They tend to occur during day-to-day activities such as walking, climbing stairs and running. In most cases, people tend to ignore the pain and just ‘carry on’, leading to more injury and pain. Rest and […]