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3009, 2016

6 Lower Body Simple Stretches Your Body Will Love

September 30th, 2016|Physical Therapy|

Stretching is a vital part of working out that most people skip. I'm going to tell you why you should take a few minutes to include stretching in every workout or workday. Every person in America right now is probably sitting. Bad move. Haven't you heard, sitting is the new smoking! Yes, we sit way too much. If you are sitting, [...]

209, 2016

What The Heck Is Text Neck?

September 2nd, 2016|Physical Therapy|

You've felt it before: the ache you feel after staring too long at your electronic device. Maybe you've spent too much time reading your e-book or flipping through emails or texts, then you feel the twinge in your neck as you raise your head. Although a brief episode of pain is not enough to be labeled text neck, [...]

508, 2016

Therapeutic Artwork by Local Artist Annette Margulies on Display at Schwartz Physical Therapy

August 5th, 2016|Physical Therapy|

Therapy comes in all forms in life and nature: Physical Therapy, a beautiful sunset on the beach or a serene painting. All can evoke a change. Change is what we are all looking for, right? Lightness when you feel relief from pain, or a calm feeling when you walk the Jersey beaches or a sense of tranquility when you view [...]

2207, 2016

What is Kinesiology Taping and What are the Benefits?

July 22nd, 2016|Physical Therapy|

Kinesiology Tape (KT) has been around for many years now. Dr. Kenzo Kase first developed it in 1979. I first got interested in it at the last Olympic games of 2012. I was wondering what all this colorful tape was about. Since then, the taping craze has grown tremendously and is back at the Olympics! Want to know why? It’s [...]

1407, 2016

Dana Demonstrating Stress Ball Exercises for Building Hand Strength

July 14th, 2016|Physical Therapy|

Using a stress ball--a foam or gel-filled ball that provides some resistence to pressure--can reduce stress and strengthen hand and wrist muscles. The benefits of stress reduction are immediate, but strengthening muscles is also a good way to prevent repetitive strain injury, carpal tunnel syndrome and other hand and wrist problems caused by overuse and weakened muscles. Do [...]

807, 2016

We Get it For Free…We Give it For Free!

July 8th, 2016|Donations, Physical Therapy|

The community of Long Branch, New Jersey is quite varied, beautiful and generous. It is changing in many ways but the heart of the city remains the same: Local. I have been a Physical Therapist for 20 years now in Long Branch, and have seen a great need in this area of NJ. As a Physical Therapist, I have access [...]

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