National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) is hosted by APTA each October to recognize how physical therapists and physical therapist assistants help transform society by restoring and improving motion in people’s lives.
Help TheraSport Physical Therapy Celebrate National Physical Therapy Month by taking advantage of our FREE Balance Screening by appointment only throughout the month of October. CALL NOW!
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People try to get a jump start on their fitness as the New Year rings, however, many of are going about it the wrong way. Unfortunately some injuries don’t get better with just working out, or without a proper physical therapy routine. The main reason for most injuries lingering, of this nature: too much repetition or stress to the injury in too short of time. At TheraSport Physical Therapy, we know it is important to communicate to the individual how crucial it is to build up a fitness routine slowly and carefully, keeping in mind proper nutrition and adequate rest.
Keep your New Years Resolutions with these tips:
Eat Well. Stay Hydrated. After the holidays you may be reaching for cold weather comfort food, but eating fruits and vegetables while drinking water throughout the day can provide you with improved energy. Proper nutrition will also give your muscles the right nutrients they need to limit inflammation and facilitate increased metabolism.
Warm Up. Stretch. Give yourself at least 10-15 minutes prior to your workout to warm-up your body. Dynamic stretches are also a great way to start a workout and get your blood flowing before you move into your cardio or workout routine.
Build Resistance. Recover. If you are sore for more than 3 days following a workout than you probably went a little too hard a little too much. To avoid injury you must build up your routine and recover properly. At TheraSport Physical Therapy we provide a proper exercise program that will give your body exactly what it needs to build strength, stamina, with time for recovery.
Call TheraSport Physical Therapy today, to make an appointment with our skilled physical therapists. Our therapy team will discuss a program that is suitable for you to keep those New Year’s Resolutions! Even if you aren’t prone to injury, your therapist can give you some education on proper technique and form in order to keep you injury-free.
Let TSPT help you with your fitness New Year’s Resolution plan. Call one of our two conveniently located New Jersey facilities now, to get you started! Ring in the New Year by being healthy and injury-free and let us help you every step of the way!
TheraSport Physical Therapy has World Cup fever! The staff at TheraSport is supporting our nation competing in Brazil and watching as we take on the nations of Portugal, Ghana, and Germany.
In our first match against Ghana, the U.S. starting striker, Jozy Altidore made a long sprint to the ball and severely strained his left hamstring.
The hamstrings are a group of 3 muscles located on the back of the thigh. The hamstrings are the powerhouse of your legs, as they control bending your knee, and play a pivotal role in walking, running, jumping, swimming, and cycling.
A hamstring injury can disrupt a training regimen and leave you sidelined, if not treated properly.
At TheraSport, we teach you proper warm up, stretching, and injury prevention techniques to keep you in the game.
Let’s support our soccer team in Brazil and let’s bring the World Cup back to America!
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