Optimizing Mobility To Improve Your Pitching

by nlindsley, April 29, 2020

As we have discussed before, the art of pitching is far more than the end result, that being throwing a baseball. In order to generate the force needed to complete this action, it is pivotal that we utilize proper mechanics to not only complete the task, but to complete it safely and efficiently. Now when […]

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Spring and Quarantine Self Maintenance

by Michael Demetriades, DPT, April 9, 2020

As this pandemic forces many people to go out less and ultimately move their bodies less.  This can be the perfect combination to allow muscle weakness to set in.  Between moving less, outdoor household chores, and stuck inside; there are many ways to stay active and keep yourself safe during this time of year. During […]

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Can Telehealth Help My Ergonomics At Home?

by Joel Paul, MSPT, April 6, 2020

Telehealth is a growing trend with many different ways to reach out to health care providers.  Due to technology there are now apps and websites that patients can visit to contact their providers.  This is now allowing patients to continue to have guidance during this time of need.  One question we are receiving more frequently […]

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E-VISITS AND TELEHEALTH DURING COVID-19

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, March 30, 2020

The last few weeks have hit everyone like a punch to the gut with COVID-19 showing up.  Our world and day to day lives have been rocked in ways few of us could have imagined.  Schools and restaurants closed, grocery stores with lines out the doors, and all of us attempting to limit interactions. Social […]

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I Hurt My Back, Who Do I Call?

by Michael Dow, MSPT, February 24, 2020

I just hurt my back!!  Who do I call?! My Physical Therapist, an Orthopedist, or a Chiropractor? Unfortunately, spinal problems are so common, it’s almost inevitable.  It’s an age long issue that affects all ages, genders, ethnicities, and across all geography and socioeconomical regions.  Fact: 70% of people of 35 years old will experience some […]

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Blood Flow Restriction Therapy – Is It Right For Me?

by Pete Geloso, DPT, January 13, 2020

Physical Therapy is a constantly growing profession. Research continues to be done to support the application of various treatment techniques, exercises, and modalities. Some of this research disproves old theories and emphasizes discontinuing their use. While other research is being performed to support the use of new treatments to help treat our patients. Some of […]

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How To Fix Your Back Pain – Woodbridge, CT

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, November 15, 2019

Oh what a can of worms I’m opening with this one.  For everyone seeing the title and hoping I magically came up with a one-step wonder cure this week….sorry, we’re out of luck!  However, the answer to how to fix your back pain isn’t all that complex.  What it does take is a willingness to […]

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Preseason Movement Screens Are Badly Needed In Youth Athletics

by Kyle Branday, MSPT, CDN, July 15, 2019

Starting this time of year, the pediatricians office is flooded with parents lining up to get their children through their yearly preseason physical so they can participate in sports once the school year kicks off again.  Ensuring our young athletes health and well being is of the utmost importance.  Detection of underlying breathing issues, cardiac […]

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Foam Rolling: How Does It Work?

by Pete Geloso, DPT, March 29, 2019

Foam rolling is a term that you often hear in the rehabilitation, exercise, and sports communities. But do you know what it is, how it works, or how to do it? Foam rolling is a form of self-myofascial release, which is basically a fancy term for self-massage.  Foam rolling has many applications for people of […]

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MRI Results: Where is my pain coming from?

by Julia Tranquillo, DPT, March 8, 2019

A picture’s worth a thousand words… or is it?  Neck pain preventing you from sitting? Shoulder pain with putting on your coat? Knee bothering you going up and down stairs? For an accurate diagnosis of these ailments, you may need an MRI…or do you? Magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, was once thought to be the […]

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