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Sciatica: A Definition & Common Causes

July 3rd, 2017

Sciatica.  In my experience in Physical Therapy, my patients in Jersey City and Elizabeth have definitely heard the term before, but there is a struggle to really define what it is.  In order to clear up this confusion, I thought it would be a great idea to jump right in and define what sciatica is, plus go into common causes for the condition.

Runner’s Knee: 3 Red Flags To Look For

June 29th, 2017

In my last blog post, I went over my easy, 3 step process to handling Runner’s Knee pain when it first occurs.  But I think that it might be helpful to explore how to spot the signs of Runner’s Knee.  This way, you’ll have a better idea on whether or not to use my three step process or not.  This will make you more efficient in being able to locate and figure what kind of pain you may be experiencing.

3 Steps To Handle Runner’s Knee

June 22nd, 2017

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.