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Balance Yourself By Improving Your Core Strength

November 20th, 2019

Improving your core strength is a powerful and effective benefit that physical therapy offers. The core is comprised of a set of muscles that anchor your center of gravity and allow you to constantly maintain balance, whether you are moving or standing still. Core strength training with physical therapy can help you improve your balance

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Knee Pain and The Runner

September 10th, 2018

Running is arguably the most popular form of cardiovascular fitness activities performed today. It is performed by every level of athlete whether you’re an average Joe or a high level professional athlete. Incidence statistics show that between 70-90% of ALL runners sustain an injury at some point throughout their training. Knee pain is the most

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Strength & Conditioning For Basketball Athletes

September 5th, 2018

As the start of a new school year approaches, we are seeing an increasing number of basketball athletes enrolling in our performance training programs to prepare for the upcoming season.  We thought it would be a good time to share how we approach training these athletes and what considerations we take when designing their programs.

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Sports Performance Training Unwrapped By Aaron Bonaccorsy, CSCS, CSPS, FRCms

July 26th, 2018

What exactly is Sports Performance Training? The easiest way to explain sports performance training is: training to increase an athletes effective range.  An athletes effective range is the amount of area around an athlete that he or she can control.  If you think about a young athlete (like a 4-7 year-old), they can barely control

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Forgotten Shoulder Muscle: Weight Lifting and Injury Prevention with Akil Piggott, PT, DPT, ACSM EP-C

November 28th, 2017

I spend a significant amount of time in the gym. Depending on who you ask, I spend too much time in the gym. But over the years I have been able to make many observations of “the average” weight lifter. Let’s have a dialogue with “the average” weight lifter and see what we can learn:

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Fast Feet Friday – Speed Training Tips – Ground Preparation

November 3rd, 2017

Preparing our foot to strike the ground is often overlooked in speed development.  Ground contact can enhance or be detrimental to our sprinting performance! Here are some tips to consider when training: Toes up Heels stay a credit card width off the ground Foot strikes directly underneath the hips Spend as little time in contact

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Prevent Injuries and Move Efficiently – Myokinematic Restoration – by CJ Conway

October 16th, 2017

I recently attended, along with other members of our physical therapy staff, a Postural Restoration Institute Myokinematic Restoration course that was held at our facility in Cherry Hill .  I know, I know, it sounds a bit confusing when put together like that but in all actuality the concepts taught to me over the weekend

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Improving Function and Reducing Pain and Injury With Aaron Bonaccorsy

September 26th, 2017

This past weekend, I visited New York City to attend a FRC Seminar. Some of our physical therapists have already gone through this course and I had gotten great recommendations from many credible sources that this seminar would up my game as a coach, so I was excited to learn. What is FRC? FRC stands

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