How You Can Treat Your Own Low Back Pain Written By: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI This is how I think the story goes: Once upon a time, there was a patient in New Zealand (updated 10/23/13) who had back pain, so he went to go see his...Read More
Golf Season is Coming.
Golf season is coming. Written By: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI Unless you’ve traveled to a warmer climate over the winter season, you probably haven’t played much golf in the past couple months. But with warmer weather coming, it’s an opportune time to go over our next subject, golf...Read More
What’s a Movement Screen?
What’s a Movement Screen? Written By: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI According to the Titleist Performance Institute, a movement screen is a gross assessment used to identify faulty stability patterns and altered mobility.1 A movement screen is better than isolated musculoskeletal exams because it takes the whole...Read More
Cutting-edge solutions for back pain? Written By: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI Recently, I watched a Dr. Oz show that featured a segment about “Cutting-edge solutions for back pain.” It peaked my interest, I respect Dr. Oz and all his work, but when I saw what constituted...Read More
Stress Urinary Incontinence
Stress Urinary Incontinence Written By: Dr. Yuchin Chang PT, DPT, OCS It is a common and false notion that only elder women may experience urinary incontinence, while women between 20 and 50 years old can suffer from urinary incontinence as well. Stress Urinary Incontinence is the most common type...Read More
The NHL is back.. Are YOU Ready to Play? Written by: Karen Tom, MPT, CSCS Ahhh…THE NHL IS BACK!!! So, if you want to show off your hockey skills to be like Crosby, Parise (sorry Devil’s fans) or Stamkos, you’re going to need some help. Here are some...Read More
My Favorite Exercise
My Favorite Exercise Written by: Paul Kochoa, PT, DPT, OCS, CGFI Let me tell you about one of my favorite exercises. First of all, a good exercise should accomplish what it’s supposed to do, get a part of you stronger. Second, it should ideally include multiple joints at...Read More
Staying Injury-Free on the Pond Written by: Karen Tom, MPT, CSCS As the weather cools off in New Jersey, it’s almost time to lace up the skates and head out to the pond to play some hockey! In planning ahead (while we wait for the freeze), there are...Read More
Tips To Keeping Those New Years Fitness Resolutions By: Michelle Millner, PT, DPT Its decided. 2013 will be the year you “join a gym”, “lose weight”, and “get in shape”. Those are exciting and healthy new years resolutions. The problem is that by mid to late January 88%...Read More
Injuries in Disguise: How Injuries Can Be Connected to Another Part of the Body By: Dr. Michelle Millner PT, DPT Injuries to our muscles, tendons and ligaments come in all kinds of shapes and sizes, but did you know that sometimes an injury in one part of you body...Read More