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Stretching Exercises at Monmouth Rehab Professionals in South Amboy, NJ

Published on April 7, 2017 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

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

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 […]

Caring For Arthritic Joints

Published on August 3, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

Osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. This degenerative joint disease is a chronic condition characterized by the breakdown of joint cartilage, leading to bones rubbing against each other. Typically, it affects the ‘bigger’ joints in the body, like the hip, knee, shoulder, even the spine. This leads to progressive stiffness, inflammation, pain and […]

5 Neurological Reasons for Muscle Weakness

Published on July 11, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

What would you say if you found out there were legitimate reasons why your exercise program was failing to give you the results you desired? There are five nervous system related issues that could be hindering your muscle strengthening and injury prevention efforts.  The brain communicates with every part of your body via nerves. This […]

Posture Perfect

Published on June 28, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

Poor posture is a direct consequence of a modern lifestyle. Poor posture can add years to an individual’s appearance without the slightest hint to the individual. The truth is – overcoming poor posture can be challenging, especially if it’s been a long time in the making. It’s likely that you may have poor posture and […]

Exercising Without Injuries

Published on May 19, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

The intensity at which you exercise will determine what you get out of it. Do you want to lose body fat? If so, you need to exercise at a different intensity compared to someone who trains to build muscle/tone up. Unlike bones and joints, muscles have a greater blood supply. Muscles can regenerate and respond […]

The Role of Physical Therapy in Women’s Health

Published on April 3, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

Ever since the #1 New York Times bestseller entitled “Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus” by John Gray was published, more and more people have asked the question “What makes men and women so different?”. Gray’s use of analogies and metaphors to highlight key differences between genders has made the book a modern […]

Improving Connections Between Nerves and Muscles

Published on March 31, 2016 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 […]

Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy

Published on February 15, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

The loss of any of the five senses is especially distressing, and one of the most frightening for any individual is the loss of balance and equilibrium due to a vestibular disorder. The condition occurs when there’s a disruption of the vestibular system that encompasses the inner ear and brain that controls eye movement and […]

STROKE RECOVERY WITH PHYSICAL THERAPY

Published on January 18, 2016 By Monmouthrehabprofessionals

A stroke occurs when a clot blocks blood flow to an area of the brain, resulting in death of brain cells and damage to the brain. This can result in a variety of symptoms. These can range from weakness and altered sensation to paralysis and complete loss of sensation.   While traditional medicine helps in […]