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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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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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Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic Course in Wyckoff

The Rutgers S.A.F.E.T.Y. Clinic (Sports Awareness for Educating Today’s Youth™) is a three-hour program that meets the “Minimum Standards for Volunteer Coaches Safety Orientation and Training Skills Programs” (N.J.A.C. 5:52) and provides partial civil immunity protection to volunteer coaches under the “Little League Law.” (2A:62A-6 et. seq.) This clinic will be presented by Tom Willemann, […]

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Back to School Backpack Tips

September is right around the corner, and if you have kids at home, you’re most likely getting ready for the 2015-2016 school year. As a father of three school-aged boys, I know that kids can come home with quite a bit in their backpacks. Carrying too much on your back can result in poor posture, […]

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Rotator Cuff Surgery for the Second Time

If you have already gone through rotator cuff surgery, the last thing you want to think about is doing it all over again. Unfortunately, many patients do suffer tears of the same tendons that caused them to need surgery in the first place. Most of the time, this is not the surgeon’s fault, nor does […]

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