Sciatica describes a pain that shoots down the lower back through one or both legs, following the path of the sciatic nerve. Anyone who has had the misfortune of suffering sciatica can tell you: it’s not something one wants to experience twice. Unfortunately, without making some lifestyle changes, sciatica may very well return. Why It30Read More
If you’ve had the fortune to never need physical therapy, you may think of it only as a kind of low-level exercise program. In movies, it’s that scene where the injured soldier slowly learns to walk again, or the relentless athlete makes their heartwarming comeback on some kind of rowing machine. The truth is that30Read More
Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) is among several non-invasive treatments designed to alleviate pain in the muscles, joints, and bones. TENS is a conservative, relatively simple and time efficient therapy in which a small device is used to administer low-voltage electrical current to affected areas. It may sound new-fangled, but TENS has roots in a30Read More
With fall just around the corner, what better time to start a fall prevention plan? Each year, 37.3 million plus falls are severe enough to require medical attention. In the US, unintentional falls are a leading cause of injury in the workplace. They are particularly dangerous to the 65+ set; in the US alone, as30Read More
Fall premiere season is just around the corner. That, plus cooler weather, busier work and school schedules, and general missing-summer blues can put a serious damper on your workouts. That’s why we’re offering these tips on how to workout without missing your favorite shows. Pick your poison, and get ready to laugh, cry, and sweat!30Read More
Insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic, according to the CDC. Huge numbers of us don’t get enough sleep. It’s making us more dangerous on the road and less productive. And it’s making it harder for health professionals, including physical therapists, to do their jobs. Sleep is essential to recovery and growth. Make sure you30Read More
If being active is an important part of your life, chances are that an injury–even a minor one–will take more than a physical toll. Suddenly being unable to do what you love or rely on can lead to depression, anger, and even hopelessness. But you can emerge from this situation a more powerful, better-rounded athlete.30Read More
Sprains, strains, fractures, oh my! Pain and impaired mobility are serious business, but there is hope. At Advanced Physical Therapy of Freehold, our professional therapists collaborate with physicians to provide care that alleviates pain, restores function, and gets you back in the game faster. We encourage you to learn more about our team — and what we do best.