What is Kinesiotape?

23 Nov 20
What is Kinesiotape?

You may have seen someone at the gym or on the beach covered in colorful tape and wondered what it was. Yes, it looks cool, but what’s the purpose? What is kinesiotape? Kinesiotape (KT tape) is a therapeutic tape that is applied in specific places on the body to decrease pain, swelling, provide support and […]

7 May 20
There ‘s Still Time! Register for Virtual Action for Distraction 5k by May 9

This weekend is an exciting one for BeneFIT Physical Therapy! We are one of the sponsors once again of this year’s 8th Annual Action for Distraction 5k.  BeneFIT PT will be leading a stretch for participants on the day of the originally scheduled event, Saturday May 9,2020 at 9am. The NJ Devils, another race sponsor, […]

30 Apr 20
Study Shows PT Bests Steroid Injections for Knee Osteoarthritis

To wrap up our study of the knee this April, we wanted to share more real-life situations where Physical Therapy should be first choice in treating pain and injuries instead of more invasive treatment. We previously covered some basic Knee Anatomy and ACL Rehabilitation after ACL Reconstruction Surgery. Now we’ll look at Osteoarthritis in the […]

22 Apr 20
ACL Reconstruction, Rehabilitation and Return to Play

“I TORE MY ACL!” This is, unfortunately, not an uncommon cry from athletes in 2020. In fact, one of the most common knee injuries amongst all athletes is an ACL injury. If you remember from our knee post  the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)  is one of the mighty four ligaments in the knee that is […]

16 Apr 20
The Physical BeneFITs of Positivity

“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it, ”  Charles R. Swindoll, author. via GIPHY   As we are living in unprecedented times with a global pandemic going on, it is very easy to get caught up in negative situations, increasingly concerning news and  depressing thoughts. According to Michigan […]