Back To Sports With Physical Therapy

For high level athletes, returning to sport as efficiently and effectively as possible is of the utmost importance.  In Alaine's case, her elbow and hamstring injury had severely impaired her ability to compete as a world class judo competitor.  But on the recommendation of her brother, also a high level judo competitor as well as a former patient of ours, she got into the clinic right away and, with the guidance of Dr. James, got right back to work.

As a former martial artist himself, Dr. James was able to use Physical Therapy combined with his knowledge of the sport to create a Physical Therapy program fully customized for Alaine's sport.  We're happy to say that Alaine had completed her program and is ready to get back to competition!

 
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I came to Physical Therapy after injuring my left elbow and right hamstring during judo. I am happy to say that with Dr. James’ expertise and the patience and kindness of the entire staff, I can safely return to sport!
I am COMPLETELY pain free and back to fighting!
Dr. James is extremely knowledgeable and the entire staff is kind, friendly, and patient. I would definitely recommend them!
— Alaine Abuan
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Dr. James Pumarada is a licensed Physical Therapist with over 18+ years of experience. He is a Sports Therapy Certified therapist, focusing on treating and training runners of all levels, and is a certified Vestibular therapist, specializing in the treatment of all dizziness, vertigo, and imbalance issues.

He is the co-owner of Complete Physical Rehabilitation, a Physical Therapy practice based in Elizabeth and Jersey City, NJ.