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  • Essential Tips to Prevent Pickleball Injuries: A Physical Therapist’s Perspective

    By Professional Physical Therapy Pickleball, America’s fastest growing sport, is taking a toll on players’ wrists, legs, and shoulders. Its rise in popularity has resulted in an increase in injuries seen by physical therapists, especially among injury-prone seniors. Pickleball participation has exploded since the pandemic began and is leading to more injuries. Fortunately, it is … Continued

  • The Ultimate Guide to Foam Rolling for Muscle Recovery

    By Professional Physical Therapy Foam rollers can be an effective tool for individuals of all fitness levels and ages. If you engage in regular physical activity, experience muscle tightness, or want to enhance your recovery after workouts, incorporating foam rolling into your routine can be highly beneficial. It can be particularly helpful for athletes, weightlifters, … Continued

  • Is Your Neck Pain a Pinched Nerve? Exploring the Causes and Best Treatment Options

    By Professional Physical Therapy Neck pain is a common ailment that affects millions of people worldwide. It can range from a mild discomfort to severe, debilitating pain, significantly impacting one’s quality of life. While there are various causes of neck pain, one potential culprit is a pinched nerve. We will discuss what a pinched nerve … Continued

  • Physical Therapy for Fibromyalgia: A Comprehensive Guide to Pain Management

    By Professional Physical Therapy Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition that causes widespread pain, fatigue, and tenderness in the muscles and soft tissues of the body. It can be a debilitating condition that affects the quality of life of those who suffer from it. Physical therapy can be an effective way to manage the pain associated … Continued

  • Understanding and Managing Shin Splints

    By Professional Physical Therapy Shin splints can be a frustrating and painful condition, but with the right information and approach, you can effectively manage and overcome it. Whether you’re an athlete, fitness enthusiast, or someone who is just active everyday it’s important to have a comprehensive understanding of shin splints and learn practical tips for … Continued

  • Tips On How To Prevent Golf Injuries

    By Professional Physical Therapy with Jason Blum, PT, DPT, Certified TPI Golf Specialist Golf is a lifetime sport that requires a lot of repetitive movements, which can put a significant amount of stress on the body. Whether you are a new golfer or a seasoned veteran, spending hours on the golf course or driving range … Continued

  • Treating Plantar Fasciitis for a Pain Free Summer Season

    By Professional Physical Therapy As the days get warmer and longer, it’s time to start thinking about getting back into your summer activities. Whether it’s hiking, running, walking on the beach, or playing beach volleyball, physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. However, if you suffer from plantar fasciitis, these activities can … Continued

  • Investigation of Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) Prevalence and Education in DIII College Athletes

    By Shayna Goldfarb, Professional Physical Therapy Certified Outreach Athletic Trainer at Mamaroneck High School, NY This article was the 2023 NATA Award Winner, Best Original Research, Springfield College Table of Contents Purpose of Study and What is Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drug (NSAID) Introduction Methods Participants Instrumentation Procedures Statistical Analysis Results, qualitative numbers Study Conclusions Discussion (current … Continued

  • How Physical Therapy Can Help Relieve Arthritis Pain

    By Professional Physical Therapy May is National Arthritis Month, a time to raise awareness about the debilitating pain and limitations caused by arthritis. According to the Arthritis Foundation, over 54 million adults in the United States have arthritis, and it is one of the leading causes of disability in the country. While there is no … Continued

  • Professional’s Proud to be Named Great Place to Work® Two Years in a Row

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy, a leading provider of outpatient physical therapy and rehabilitation services in the Northeast, is proud to announce its certification as a 2023-2024 Great Place to Work® for the second year in a row. Great Place to Work® is the global authority on workplace culture, employee experience and the … Continued

  • Professional Physical Therapy Announces New Clinic Opening in Cresskill, NJ

    By Professional Physical Therapy Professional Physical Therapy announces the opening of a new clinic in Cresskill, NJ. The 3,000 square foot facility includes a large rehabilitation space with state-of-the-art equipment for patients. The new clinic is located at 300 Knickerbocker Road, right across from the Camp Merritt Memorial circle at the intersection of Knickerbocker Road … Continued

  • Hand Therapist: Should I See a PT, OT or CHT?

    By Professional Physical Therapy with Robert Wilutis, MS, OTR, CHT If you have an injury to your hand, wrist, arm, or elbow or are experiencing chronic pain or discomfort doing daily tasks, it’s probably time to see a hand therapist. You might wonder what kind of hand therapy treatment you will need to recover quickly; … Continued

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