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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 […]

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 […]

16 Mar 16
Foam Rolling: A Self-Myofascial Release Technique

In light of our last blog post about stretching, I thought it would be beneficial to discuss foam rolling– another alternative to improve joint range of motion. In fact, the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM) states foam rolling performed prior to static or dynamic stretches will “improve the tissue’s ability to lengthen during stretching activities”1. […]

22 Jul 14
SWIM-Inc and BeneFIT PT

BeneFIT Physical Therapy is proud to announce a partnership with SWIM-Inc by becoming a SWIM Friend. Swim-Inc is a non-profit 501c3 tax-exempt organization that provides a safe and supportive environment for adults with mobility impairments to participate in water exercise programs throughout New Jersey.  These classes are offered generously, freely, and graciously at local swimming […]

25 Mar 14
CEU Corner: Kinesio taping (KT3 & KT4)

Last month Dr. Ireland attended the 2 day Kinesio Taping course consisting of KT1: Fundamental Concepts of the Kinesio Taping Method and the second being KT2: Advanced Concepts and Corrective Techniques of the Kinesio Taping Method. Afterwards, he began to apply what he had learned over that time frame to effectively use kinesiotape on patients […]