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October 17th, 2019 | Knee Pain | No comments

How to Prevent and Reduce Knee Pain

Knee Pain & Injuries Knee pain can be challenging since we need our knees for nearly everything we do. Knee pain can have many causes. The most common are: Meniscal Tears These are small tears or rips in knee cartilage, which can irritate the joint, causing swelling and pain. Meniscal...

September 23rd, 2019 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Rehabilitative Exercise

Rehabilitative Exercise

Rehabilitative exercise is an integral part of injury recovery and spinal strengthening.  Dr. Nirali Patel design therapeutic exercise programs for each individual using a variety of protocols to return you to full participation in your daily life or your favorite sport.  Supervised exercises, proven to decrease pain, improve range of...

September 16th, 2019 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist | Comments Off on For neck pain treatment in Edison, we also recommend a conservative approach that features physical therapy

For neck pain treatment in Edison, we also recommend a conservative approach that features physical therapy

neck pain treatment Edison, NJ In our earlier blog, we discussed just how common low back pain is in the general population and showed you why a conservative (non-surgical) approach is the best way to treat the condition. But pain can arise in other parts of the spine, too, and...

August 31st, 2019 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist, Prehabilitation | Comments Off on Prehabilitation for Surgery

Prehabilitation for Surgery

Yes, you Reading it Right! We’re talking about PREhabilitation, a relatively new idea in the medical world. Just like rehab helps you recover after surgery or injury, prehab helps you prepare for surgery with the goal of shortening your recovery time and making it less painful. Ideally, prehab begins at...

August 28th, 2019 | Health Tips | Comments Off on Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Exercise advice: neck pain How does the neck work?The 7 bones that form the neck are called the cervical vertebrae. They’re linked together by facet joints which, together with the neck muscles, allow you to move your head in any direction. Between the bones are discs of cartilage known as...

August 12th, 2019 | Health Tips | Comments Off on What You Can Do to Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What You Can Do to Help Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Here are some things you can try to prevent CTS from happening: Maintain a healthy lifestyle. Don’t smoke: It interferes with blood flow and makes CTS worse Keep your weight down: Obesity can slow down the speed of nerve messages to the hand and can contribute to a lack of...

July 27th, 2019 | Health Tips, Physical Therapist | Comments Off on Why do physical therapists in Edison from Health Plus Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center believe they can save you money?

Why do physical therapists in Edison from Health Plus Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center believe they can save you money?

Moving properly is crucial to everyone’s overall quality of life. Whether it’s everyday tasks like dusting the house or sweeping the floor, an essential physical activity that’s part of your occupation or engaging in an activity like running or biking, motion is almost always essential. When pain or injury prevents...

July 19th, 2019 | Physical Therapist, physiotherapy | Comments Off on PT in Edison, New Jersey

PT in Edison, New Jersey

Health Plus Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Center is dedicated to providing integrated, individualized, and evidence-based physical therapy to the residents of Edison, NJ.  We understand injuries that may occur on the court, in the field, or at the work place.  We devote ourselves to customer service, patient satisfaction.  Health Plus...

June 7th, 2019 | Gymnastics Injuries, Health Tips, Physical Therapist | Comments Off on Gymnastics Injuries? How Physical Therapy can Help

Gymnastics Injuries? How Physical Therapy can Help

Sports injuries are common, and Gymnastics has one of the highest injury rates among girls’ sports, with almost 100,000 gymnasts injured each year. The majority of gymnastics injuries are caused by poor form, accidents, and poor preparation. Physical therapy can help you prepare for intense gymnastics, and can also help...

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