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Can Telehealth Help My Ergonomics At Home?

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 is, […]

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E-VISITS AND TELEHEALTH DURING COVID-19

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 distancing […]

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I Hurt My Back, Who Do I Call?

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 socioeconomic regions. Fact: 70% of people of 35 years old will experience some episode of […]

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Blood Flow Restriction Therapy – Is It Right For Me?

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

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 improve and […]

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Preseason Movement Screens Are Badly Needed In Youth Athletics

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 conditions, and […]

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Foam Rolling: How Does It Work?

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?

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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I’m A Crossfitter….Do I Need a Physical Therapist?

As a Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) and a CrossFitter, I absolutely believe the answer is yes! Injuries and pain can sideline an athlete. And just like any other athlete, we hate to be sidelined.The main goal for the majority of CrossFitters is simply to be able to continue to do CrossFit. So why wait until […]

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Movement Is Medicine

If I had a dime for every patient we saw that had a complaint about lack of movement, you’d be seeing me at my beach house in the Bahamas.  Outside of pain, this is the number one biggest complaint we get. In conjunction with pain and movement problems, the most common way for people to deal […]

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