Bridgewater NJ Archives | BeneFIT PT

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 […]

20 Feb 17
Why We Fail at New Year Resolution’s

New Year Resolutions tend to fail and fail hard by the end of January… if not the end of the first week!  But why do we fail every year at making, typically the same, New Year Resolution?  According to a Popular Science article, apparently it’s our brain’s fault. First, no one makes a New Year […]

29 Jan 17
Maintaining your New Year Resolution

The first few weeks of 2017 have come and gone and with it has your New Year’s resolution?  According to an article published by the University of Scranton in 2012 almost 45% of Americans make a New Year’s Resolution.  The number one resolution people make is, you guessed it, losing weight! However, according to a […]

25 Feb 14
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT1 & KT2)

Kinesio taping exploded into the public’s eye probably during the 2008 Summer Olympics when a number of the beach volleyball players were sporting brightly colored pieces of tape on their bodies in all these weird formations.  Since then it seems to have gathered steam as more and more athletes have been photographed wearing the tape […]

4 Feb 14
Low Back Pain and Physical Therapy

Acute Low Back Pain (LBP) can improve without therapeutic intervention, but for a better long-term outcome, it requires more specific/detailed neuromuscular re-education of the deep spinal stabilization muscles such as the multifidius and transverse abdominis. A research article performed by Dr Hides et al from the Journal Spine demonstrated that these specific core stabilizing muscles […]