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18 Mar 17
Coming to our Website this Spring: Diagnosis Blogs

Over the course of the next few weeks to months we are going to start posting diagnosis blogs. Physical Therapists in the State of New Jersey have been able to see patients, without them seeing their Doctor, AND have their health insurance pay for it since 2003.  It is called Direct Access.  As part of […]

6 Jun 16
Gardening Ergonomics

What is Ergonomics? Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) defines ergonomics as the study of work1. It encompasses all aspects of a specific activity and includes both physical stressors and environmental factors. Physical stressors include repetitive motions, vibrations, excessive force, or awkward positions that can increase strain on joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, and bones3. Environmental […]

9 Sep 14
Proper Leaf Raking Mechanics

As the weather turns colder, the days grow longer, and the tummy starts to get an insatiable urge for apple cider, pumpkin flavored anything, and hot toddies you’ll undoubtedly notice the kaleidoscope of leaves falling to your yard.  As picturesque as the leaves are this time of year raking them is a chore (one made […]

1 Jul 14
Proper Driving Ergonomics

Summer in America typically means vacation, and the #1 vacation Americans take is the Road Trip.  According to a recent survey by Bridgestone Tires, 83% of Americans plan on taking a road trip this summer.  Furthermore, AAA Newsroom has an article indicating that more than 34.8 Million people will be taking a road trip just […]