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How To SAFELY Begin a CrossFit Program

Click here to view my quick video on how to safely begin a CrossFit Program!  I recently joined CrossFit located at Gold’s gym in Paramus after feeling my own workout routine was becoming stale and boring. After I signed up, I was carefully guided through a series of movements that make up the core of the […]

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FREE Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop on February 25th!

Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drives? Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your butt, groin or down your leg? Does your back ever “go out” if you move the wrong way? Are you […]

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(Safely) Walking in a Winter Wonderland *

We have been quite spoiled with the mild weather so far this winter, haven’t we? The forecast does call for chillier days ahead however. Don’t let the chilly temperatures keep you from enjoying the beauty of winter! If you take your workout outside, follow these safety tips. 1. Warm up for 10 minutes. Starting slowly […]

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FREE NECK AND SHOULDER PAIN WORKSHOP

Make MOVING BETTER your New Year’s Resolution!!!!!  Join us for a FREE Neck and Shoulder Pain Workshop! Led by board-certified Physical Therapist / Neck and Shoulder Specialist / Owner & Operator of Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation, Tom Willemann Do you wake up with a “kink” in your neck once in a while? Do you have trouble […]

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Is it best to exercise alone, with a partner, or a group?

Some people view their workouts as a chance to grab some personal, meditative time, while others think of exercise as a social event. Some find that they adhere better to an exercise routine if they work out with a friend or family member. Does exercising alone or with others make a difference to your health? […]

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Get the MOST Out of Your Doctor Visit

Going to see a doctor (especially when it isn’t routine) can be daunting. The stress builds up and the unknown can be a little scary. This happens to everyone, including my wife, Sue. With a history of seizures, she developed a headache that wouldn’t go away. A few thoughts went through my head as she […]

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Is a Lumbar Epidural the Right Solution for My Pain?

In the clinic, I’m frequently asked whether or not an epidural is a good solution for my patients’ lower back issues, sciatica, leg pain, numbness and/or weakness. “Tom, will an epidural stop my pain and discomfort?”   The answer to that question, in all honesty, is that no one really knows for sure. (**If your […]

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“LEAF” Your Pain Behind! 11 Tips to Help Take the Pain Out of Raking Your Yard

Autumn in New Jersey is a magnificent time of year. The changing colors provide some incredible scenery in the Garden State, but the season also calls for some serious yard-work for many homeowners. Often, the laborious raking can leave many feeling sore and uncomfortable. Here are some of the BEST tips I have to offer to […]

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Do You Suffer from “Text Neck”? Tom’s Top 9 Tips for “Text Neck” Prevention and Treatment

Modernization brings with it modern problems. Recently, a chiropractor coined the term “Text Neck”. Even with good vision and an awareness of your posture, viewing content on your device – especially a smart phone – is a growing and clear problem.  

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Join Us for a FREE Back Pain and Sciatica Workshop!

Do you suffer with back pain or leg pain when you stand or walk? Do you have pain when you sit for long periods or drives? Do you experience pain, numbness or tingling into your butt, groin or down your leg? Does your back ever “go out” if you move the wrong way? Are you […]

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