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

Published on February 2, 2018 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on January 3, 2018 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on December 1, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on November 2, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on October 2, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on September 6, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

Published on August 1, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

  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 […]

Don’t Stress Out About Stress Fractures

Published on June 1, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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 […]

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

Published on March 8, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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 […]