“Ugh, Do I Really Have to Stretch?”

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30 Nov 20
“Ugh, Do I Really Have to Stretch?”

We all know that we are supposed to stretch after exercising or spending the day working on the computer, but how important is it? Can we get away with skimping on stretching or should we be making it a necessity? Stretching is often overlooked, but it is a crucial part of recreational exercising, sport activities and even […]

23 Nov 20
Snowfall and Sunscreen? The Importance Of Sunscreen During Winter

Winters in New Jersey usually mean long stretches of overcast skies with the occasional sprinkle of sun. We know that nothing feels better than feeling the warmth of the sun after a string of cloudy days, but there is still the risk of UV damage during the winter months. You can prevent the risk of […]

16 Nov 20
From Risk to Resilience: Training Principles for Athletes

Any athlete out there knows they have to train in order to improve their performance. However, not everybody knows how much, how fast or how soon to progress their training program. In Tim Gabbett’s article, How much? How fast? How soon? Three simple concepts for progressing training loads to minimize injury risk and enhance performance, […]

23 Nov 20
BeneFIT PT’s Anatomy Series: The Wrist

We are continuing BeneFIT Physical Therapy’s Anatomy  Blog Series this month with the wrist joint. Each month we will feature a different part of the body.  BeneFIT PT’s staff is highly trained in knowing all about human anatomy so that we can effectively help our patients with their specific areas of concern, rehabilitation and strengthening. Last […]

16 Nov 20
Is Sleep Really the Best Medicine?

Rumor has it a good laugh and long sleep are the best cure for everything. Just like eating and breathing, sleep is something that we just couldn’t live without. If you’ve ever pulled an all-nigher you know how important sleep is to just simply function on a day to day basis. Even though there’s ongoing […]

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 […]

9 Nov 20
Common Causes of Wrist Pain

The hand and wrist are vital for helping us manipulate objects, express emotions and perform every day tasks like brushing our hair and carrying groceries. They are the most active part of the upper body, but their mobility can leave them vulnerable to injury. With a total of 28 bones and 20 muscles crossing the […]