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Relieving Your Pain the Natural Way – Physical Therapy as the Safer Relief Alternative

October 10th, 2019

It is no secret that the United States is a country with very high levels of medication. With countless over-the-counter drugs for pain management, it can seem simple to turn to drugs for pain relief. It is also a common practice for physicians to prescribe heavier pain relievers, such as the opioids that have resulted

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The Problem with MRIs for Low Back Pain

October 1st, 2019

There are many reasons why you may experience lower back pain. It is the most commonly reported source of pain across the United States, and it can range from mild to severe. Anything that causes the spine’s anatomy to change can result in back pain, such as sciatica, lumbar disc herniation, lumbar degenerative disc disease,

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Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain

September 16th, 2019

We are proud to announce the publication of the New Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) on Patellofemoral Pain. We thank all the Authors, Editors, Reviewers, and the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT) for all their work in creating this invaluable resource. For those who are unaware, patellofemoral pain is located in the knee.

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Text Neck

May 31st, 2018

Your Smart Phone Could Be Rapidly Aging Your Spine Chances are that you probably haven’t given much thought to how your neck and back are faring in the era of the smart phone, but studies show that you most certainly should. It’s practically a reflex these days to pull out our smart phones when we’re

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Eagles Star QB Goes Down With ACL Tear by Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT

December 12th, 2017

The Philadelphia Eagles faced off against NFC rival Los Angeles Rams in a contest that many think could be a potential NFC Championship preview.  The Eagles came out with a victory, winning 43-35 but suffered a more important loss.  In the third quarter, the Eagles star quarterback Carson Wentz dived forward for what was initially

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CONGRATULATIONS NYC MARATHON RUNNERS

November 6th, 2017

Congratulations to our colleagues and patients who completed yesterday’s NYC Marathon! Jenna Daly, David Allen, Zoe Saloniltide, Sam Cesario, Nicole Andreolli, Olutoyin Musa

Bears Tight End Zach Miller has Emergency Vascular Surgery Following Knee Dislocation by Sean Sullivan, PT DPT

October 31st, 2017

While orthopedic injuries tend to dominate the headlines in professional sports leagues such as the NFL, neurological or vascular injuries can occur in conjunction and often can be limb/life threatening.  Chicago Bears tight end Zach Miller caught a pass in the end zone during their game against the New Orleans Saints when he landed awkwardly

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NBA Season Opens with Gruesome Ankle Injury – Dr Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT – Grand Central

October 19th, 2017

The 2017-18 NBA season tipped off last night with a rematch of last years Eastern Conference Finals pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Boston Celtics.  Just minutes into the first quarter Celtic small Forward Gordon Hayward went up for an alley-oop dunk from guard Kyrie Irving when came down awkwardly on his left ankle.  The

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Aaron Rodgers goes down with Clavicle Fracture – by Dr. Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT

October 18th, 2017

The NFL suffered another painful blow to their star power when Aaron Rodgers left during the 1st quarter of the Green Bay Packers game against the Minnesota Vikings after suffering a fracture of his right clavicle.  Rodgers was tackled by Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr and was drilled into the ground.  Barr was not penalized for

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The Worst Kind of Ankle Sprain by Dr. Sean Sullivan, PT, DPT – Grand Central

October 5th, 2017

Week 4 of the NFL season just concluded on Monday night following the Kansas City Chiefs last second win over the Washington Redskins.  As with just about every week of NFL games comes a host of injuries to key players on contending teams, often times of the season ending variety.   Rookie running back Chris Carson

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