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  • The Importance of a Stronger Core

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 21, 2015

    One of the best ways to avert back pain is to strengthen “core muscles” in the back, buttocks, sides, and pelvis. While the rectus abdominis muscles (“abs”) at the front of the abdomen and the internal/external obliques (layered on top of one other in the front and side of the abdomen) are important for stability, […]

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  • The Importance of Your Home Exercise Program

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 17, 2015

    It is so important to do your home-exercise program!  Your physical therapist designs a home program specifically for you! Compliance with your home program will make your therapy more successful. After you are discharged it is equally important to continue the exercises. If you don’t keep up with it, chances are you’ll be back in […]

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  • Concussions and Student Athletes

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 16, 2015

    As many student athletes begin to prepare for pre season training we should take a minute to examine the risks associated with competitive sports.  According the to Centers for Disease Control about 3.8 million sports related concussions occur every year. Ignoring a head injury can lead to greater injury.  Most schools have guidelines associated with students that […]

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  • Tis the Season for Cycling

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 10, 2015

    Check out the link below to make sure your bike is fit properly for you.   http://www.moveforwardpt.com/Resources/Detail.aspx?cid=4902717e-59d7-4258-a3f0-a91981a52112#.VZ-iXvlViko

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  • Strength Training for the Aging

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 8, 2015

    Functional Fitness  If you are leery about lifting weights, you may want to focus your attention on a type of fitness that concentrates on strengthening your everyday movements. “Functional fitness” is increasingly being seen by older adults as a way to counter the loss of strength, mobility, and flexibility that comes with aging. Functional fitness […]

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  • POST-TRAUMATIC ARTHRITIS

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on July 3, 2015

    One of the more serious consequences of joint injury (sports-related or from a vehicular accident, fall, military injury, or other source of physical trauma) is arthritis. Injuries or trauma that result in cartilage and/or bone damage can change the mechanics of the joint to cause it to wear out more quickly. As a result, symptoms […]

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  • Physical Therapists are Close to Your Heart

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on June 10, 2015

      CARDIAC REHABILITATION   While cardiac rehabilitation has traditionally involved somewhat lower-risk patients who could exercise without fear of complications, treatment now extends to bypass patients and even heart-transplant patients. Thus, aside from treating heart disease, cardiac rehabilitation can help patients recover from a heart attack, other forms of heart disease, or surgery. The goals […]

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  • So…what’s your excuse?

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on June 1, 2015

    A 92 year old woman becomes the oldest to complete a marathon. Harriette Thompson completed the marathon is 7 hours and 24 minutes. Follow this link to read the whole article.  

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  • LIKE A KICK IN THE SHINS

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on May 19, 2015

    The term “shin splints” is used to describe pain on the inner side of the middle third of the shinbone. This problem may result from running or jumping on hard surfaces, wearing worn footwear, or increasing the intensity of exercise too quickly. The shinbone serves as the attachment site for the muscles used to help […]

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  • It’s All About the Core

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on May 4, 2015

    One of the best ways to avert back pain is to strengthen “core muscles” in the back, buttocks, sides, and pelvis. While the rectus abdominis muscles (“abs”) at the front of the abdomen and the internal/external obliques (layered on top of one other in the front and side of the abdomen) are important for stability, […]

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  • Do you have atrial fibrillation? Try reducing your weight.

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on April 14, 2015

    This study presented to the American College of Cardiology determined that weight may be correlated with reducing atrial fibrillation. Obese patients with diagnosed atrial fibrillation that lost weight (about 10 percent body weight) were 6 times more likely to reduce the severity and instances of atrial fibrillation. This is great news for many that suffer from […]

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  • Physical Therapy

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on April 11, 2015

    We’re caring. We’re gentle. We’re here to heal.

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  • A New Study on Weight, Exercise and Eating

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on April 7, 2015

    We’ve been told time and time again that what we eat matters most in the inevitable weight gain with age. However, a new study released in the American Journal of Medicine may prove this “fact” wrong.  This study followed individuals from 1988 to 2010 and evaluated their diet, physical activity and weight.  According to researchers, […]

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  • Don’t Let the State Take Your Estate

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on March 23, 2015

    Join us for this free and informative seminar on Wednesday March 25th at 6:30pm. Please RSVP and feel free to call with any questions.  

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  • Balance Classes at the Stoneking Wellness Center

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on March 21, 2015

    Bring Some Balance Back To Your Life! The balance class at the Stoneking Wellness Center is aimed at increasing balance and decreasing the risk of falls. We use evidence based exercises to improve your strength, flexibility, proprioception and vestibular system. Each class is taught by a degreed Exercise Physiologist. All classes are open to the […]

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  • Strength Training and Aging

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on March 17, 2015

    WSJ: Strength Training for Older Adults Worth the Weight A recently published Wall Street Journal article says that a growing number of adults in later life are taking up strength training, but advises readers to consult with experts beforehand. The March 15 article asserts that “while old-school wisdom held that older adults were too frail […]

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  • Choosing Your Physical Therapist

    By 08stoneking0807 | In Blog | on March 16, 2015

    Choosing Your Physical Therapist When seeking physical therapy services, it’s important to know that you have the right to choose your physical therapist. In New Jersey you can make an appointment with a physical therapist directly, without a physician’s referral. Although a physician or other health care professional may suggest a certain facility or physical […]

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