Physical Therapy Chester NJ Archives | BeneFIT PT

5 Apr 17
CEU Corner: McKenzie CSU Recap

This Past weekend, Dr. Ireland attended the McKenzie Institute’s the Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy: Clinical Skills Update. As the name implies, this particular course focuses on reviewing and updating the principles and application of the McKenzie theory/techniques of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy. The course included more intensive clinical reasoning and problem solving for the more […]

28 Mar 17
Diagnosis Blog: Frozen Shoulder vs. Rotator Cuff Tear

Frozen Shoulder, or Adhesive Capsulitis, is a commonly occurring shoulder condition which typically presents with very painful range of motion or movement of the shoulder both when a person moves their arm (as in active range of motion or AROM) but can also be presented when someone else moves their arm (which is passive range […]

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 […]

12 Jul 16
Sun Exposure Safety: Protection from UV Radiation

Sun exposure often has a negative connotation associated with it. It is well known that ultraviolet (UV) radiation from sun exposure accelerates skin aging and increases your risk for skin cancers1. However, there are also multiple health benefits of sun exposure to remember. Some of the advantages include: Enhanced mood Improved sleep quality Positive impact […]

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 […]