Yearly Archives: 2018

Rotator Cuff And Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

What you need to know about your rotator cuff and shoulder impingement syndrome. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles that originate on the shoulder blade and insert onto the head of the humerus. See the rotator cuff pictured below: The 4 muscles of the rotator cuff can…
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Is Your Headache Coming From Your Neck?

Is your headache coming from your neck? There are a number of different types of headaches. The International Headache Society has 14 different classifications of headaches! Some of the common types of headaches many people have heard of are migraine, sinus, tension, and cluster headaches.1 Headaches are common and almost everyone will experience one or…
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The PT and Strength Coach Relationship: A Match Made in Heaven

How a Coordinated Relationship Between Your PT and Strength Coach Can Benefit Your Training (2/21/18) Last week my colleague Dr. Anthony Falco discussed how you could see a physical therapist without having to see a doctor first. Doing so can save you a significant amount of money in your process to heal your ailments. With…
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Saving Money with Physical Therapy? That’s Crazy…or is it?!

Did you know you can come to see a physical therapist without having to see your doctor first? In New Jersey you have direct access to your physical therapist. This means that a physician referral or prescription is not required to see your physical therapist. If you have back pain after shoveling the driveway or…
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Do I Need Meniscus Surgery?

What is my meniscus? Do I need surgery if I tear my meniscus? The meniscus is a structure in our knee joint that provides smooth joint motion, shock absorption, joint stability, and nutrition to our knee joint. Each knee has a medial meniscus and a lateral meniscus. Together the medial and lateral menisci also enhance…
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Using Basic Movement Patterns To Improve Aerobic Capacity In Athlete

Using Basic Movement Patterns To Improve Aerobic Capacity In Athlete Last week, Dr. Anthony Falco discussed the basics of heart rate training and how to properly calculate your resting heart rate and maximum heart rate. Once you determine these numbers you can properly utilize heart rate monitors to enhance your training. In athletes, this can…
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How to Track Your New Year’s Health Goals

There are 2 Simple ways to use heart rate to track fitness progress: The start of a new year is often a time when people will start a new fitness or health goal. One important factor that aids in meeting goals is having a way to measure progress. Heart rate can be a simple metric…
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