FMS: First Move Well, Then Move Often!

8 Mar 21
FMS: First Move Well, Then Move Often!

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) was introduced in 2001 by a physical therapist named Gray Cook.  FMS was first explained in High Performance Sports Conditioning, a book that used latest training information to make good athletes great. In 2007, Cook introduced the concept of FMS to two NFL teams, the Bears and Colts. That year […]

14 Dec 20
4 Reasons Why the Graston Technique Can Work For You

Soft tissue injuries can be extremely debilitating and frustrating. When tissue is damaged collagen rushes to repair the area. However, it will often heal in a fibrotic, haphazard manner. This can result in restricted range of motion, pain, inflammation and functional limitations. There is a method of manual therapy that interrupts and breaks this cycle […]

20 May 20
Know your Blood Pressure; Save Your Life!

Since May is Blood Pessure Awareness Month, BeneFIT Physical Therapy would like to talk to our patients and readers today about Hypertension, best known as High Blood Pressure.   via GIPHY   So, just about everyone has had their blood pressure taken and then heard their blood pressure numbers as something over something right? For example, […]

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 […]