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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 […]

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 […]