This question came up after my uncle’s recent trip to California after just retiring from the New York City MTA. In the week following his retirement, he had a loss of balance, caught himself stepping forward, which resulted in him straining his calf muscle. After this occurred, he saw an orthopedist who told him toContinue Reading »
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Wyckoff Physical Therapist Shares Tips to Help You Stay Active This Winter
It’s no secret … staying active during the winter months is really important! Recently, I wrote a blog (you can find it HERE) about what’s called the “Winter Effect”. In a nutshell, I tend to see a lot of patients – especially those with spine related issues – with aches and pains after winter hasContinue Reading »
Wyckoff Physical Therapist Discusses "Text Neck" Prevention
Watch Out for the “Winter Effect”
In my practice, I’ve noticed over the years that many of my patients – especially those with spine related problems – will return for treatment soon after the end of the winter. The common variable? In the wintertime, people are just not as active as they are during the spring, summer and fall; they areContinue Reading »
"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 toContinue Reading »
Stop Doing Rotator Cuff Exercises!
Stop Doing Rotator Cuff Exercises! Many athletes and non- athletes suffer from rotator cuff tendinitis or rotator cuff tears. Many times, a solution doesn’t lie in strengthening the existing rotator cuff, but rather the scapular stabilizers. Scapular stabilizers provide support for the rotator cuff to function. They are the foundation of the rotator cuff andContinue Reading »
Physical Therapists in Wyckoff NJ talking about ACL Surgery rehab
Physical Therapists in Wyckoff NJ talking about ACL Surgery rehab How To Get Back To The Soccer Field After An ACL Surgery? Do you feel the ACL injury that you were treating a few months ago is not an issue anymore? Have you fully recovered from your ACL surgery and also given you all outContinue Reading »
Wyckoff Physical Therapy Clinic on Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation
All You Want To Know About Blood Flow Restriction Rehabilitation Blood flow restriction or BFR is a technique used in physical therapy. Though the technique has been in use since 1960’s, it is now widely used to improve the patient’s condition. The history of the BFR technique Yoshiaki Sato developed this technique when he wasContinue Reading »
It’s ‘HIP’ to Keep Moving!
Growing older is simply a part of life; there is no way to avoid it. Our hair will go gray, our skin will change its texture and begin to wrinkle, and we will experience muscle atrophy … if we don’t maintain an active lifestyle. One thing you should surely be proactive about and aim toContinue Reading »
Is CrossFit Safe?
Unless you’ve been living under a rock in recent years, you’ve probably heard about CrossFit, or have at least one friend or family member who participates in the fitness regimen. Perhaps you even workout at a CrossFit gym yourself. If you have been living under a rock, according to their website, CrossFit is “constantly variedContinue Reading »