Physical Therapy

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 […]

Stretching Exercises at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Posted by on April 7, 2017 at 9:24 pm

An eight-hour work day, especially when one works mostly in a sitting position, can cause muscle stiffness. The simple solution is to stretch the body in regular interim whether you’re at home, in the office, or just outdoors. Here are some tips to remember while doing stretch exercises: Don’t rush. Start pulling slowly. Do not […]

Monmouth Rehab Professionals Educates Patients About Running Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Posted by on March 8, 2017 at 10:35 pm

Jogging, walking, and running are best activities to improve health and wellness. Are you an enthusiastic runner or jogger? If so, it is possible that the way you ‘run’ could be hurting you. When you jog, run, or walk, each step sends shock waves up the feet, knees, hips and lowers back. Overuse injuries are […]