Vestibular Physical Therapy Success in Jersey City

Vestibular Physical Therapy Success in Jersey City

For Sam, I am happy to report that, with a specialized course of Vestibular Physical Therapy in the Jersey City clinic that was tailor made to help him function daily with his normal activities, he now feels fully confident in his daily life and has no more reported Vestibular symptoms of dizziness and unsteadiness that had plagued him in the past.

3 Steps To Handle Runner's Knee

3 Steps To Handle Runner's Knee

As the Summer has arrived, we look to our knees to provide us the locomotion and cushion needed for our outdoor activities.  Whether it is running for distance, jumping and hopping on the basketball court, or sprinting to the finish line, this summer is about our knees.  In this first report, I will discuss patellar tendon pain, aka runners knee. 

Jersey City Physical Therapy Success For Balance And Shoulder Pain

Jersey City Physical Therapy Success For Balance And Shoulder Pain

One of the things that we realize is that not all Physical Therapy clinics are made equal.  We weren't the first clinics for Physical Therapy in Jersey City and Elizabeth, NJ, and we won't be the last.  But what we try to make sure is that we offer the best care possible, ESPECIALLY if you've had a bad experience elsewhere.

Finding The Source Of Knee Pain

Finding The Source Of Knee Pain

There are many instances throughout the years when clients have come in citing“knee pain”.  And, understandably, patients rightfully assume that the source of pain has to be 100% in the knee.  However, what isn't necessarily known is that knee pain might not be originating from the knee at all!

Back Pain and Planking Exercises

Back Pain and Planking Exercises

Planking.  It has become one of the "go-to" exercises for so many gym rats that are looking to strengthen their core in order to stave away back pain.

But how effective is a plank, really?  Dr. Asha has the answer for you now!

Back Braces And Back Pain

Back Braces And Back Pain

Recently I have discussed the stretches necessary for preventing lower back pain in the workplace as well as my top secrets for reducing pain upon the start of a lower back pain attack, but I am here today to answer the questions about lumbar braces. 

Many people always ask me on their first visit “Should I buy a lumbar brace” or what can I buy, or “I saw this on an infomercial, it looks great, and I just bought it what do you think?” 

Well...

Use The Better Way To Get Back Pain Relief

Use The Better Way To Get Back Pain Relief

This month, Consumer Reports published an article that detailed the new standards for back pain relief.  This article specifically references the new guidelines for back-pain treatment as outlined by the American College of Physicians in February.

In the new guidelines, the ACP points out that medical imaging as well as the prescription of opioids have not significantly reduced patients' perception of pain or actual disability.  What we would like to focus on is that we believe that Physical Therapy should be your FIRST line of defense for back pain, and here's why.