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Relieving Depression with Physical Therapy

We live in a time where people are extremely busy and have many responsibilities, both professionally and personally.   There are all kinds of stress factors that can affect our mood and even cause depression. The cases of depression over the years have continually increased as people are getting busier and committed to more responsibilities.

Depression may not simply be just a psychological condition. There might be other systemic factors which might include chemical imbalance is or even trying to pain which are capable of triggering an onset of depression.   When the prescribe medications and other forms of therapy might fail, working with a qualified physical therapist might be a great solution to help somebody overcome their case of depression.

We know that chronic pain is one of the major causes of depression and people today. That being said we are able to administer the right therapy sessions to reduce that pain and help people get back to life pain-free. Somebody could be injured at work and experience depression brought on by the pain associated. Proper exercise and lifestyle changes are capable of helping restore that person back to normal. Or, a woman might suffer from postpartum depression and engaging in a good physical therapy exercise program has been proven beneficial.

With years of experience working with a wide variety of patients, we are often capable of diagnosing illness that might have otherwise gone unnoticed. We can work with other specialists to provide treatment and minimize symptoms that are not able to be treated with physical therapy sessions.

At the end of the day, we believe we can be a great resource for anybody experiencing some form of depression. If it is due to injury, we are capable of bringing relief and restoration.

If you have experienced chronic pain from an injury related to work or extra curricular activities like playing a sport, we invite you to give us a call. We will schedule a free evaluation to assess your condition and offer our suggestions. If you have experienced chronic pain from an injury related to work or extra curricular activities like playing a sport, we invite you to give us a call. We will schedule a free evaluation to assess your condition and offer our suggestions. If you are looking for a Paramus physical therapy clinic, look no further than Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation.

Tom Willemann

Tom Willemann

Tom Willemann is a premier physical therapist based out of Bergen County, New Jersey. He holds an MS in physical therapy from the University of Miami, is credentialed in the world-renowned McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT), and holds an OCS (Orthopedic Clinical Specialist) certification. As of 2018, there are approximately 14,000 ABPTS certified specialists in the nation and less than 400 of them are located in the state of New Jersey. Tom is the owner and director of Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation in Paramus. He opened the clinic, which specializes in spine and sports injury prevention, in 2004 after many years of experience in the field. Tom’s caring interest in others and his strong belief in continuity of care, combined with his clinic’s ability to find solutions for the most difficult orthopedic problems, have earned Apex Orthopedic Rehabilitation its excellent reputation with patients and medical professionals in northeastern New Jersey and beyond. A true “family man,” Tom takes pride in his clinic’s warm and welcoming environment.
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