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Walking for Back Health and Exercise

It’s 2021, and in January, most people start to get back into a fitness and health routine. If you’ve been out of practice from the exercise game, it’s best to ease back in slowly. What if you suffer from recurring back pain? Well, walking is one of the simplest exercises and is frequently overlooked as […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and Acupuncture

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a very common condition that causes pain, tingling and numbness in hands, arms or wrists. At Advanced, we use ultrasound technology in conjunction with acupuncture to help patients feel immediate relief. With an ultrasound, we are able to find the problem beneath the skin’s surface, where we are able to “pinpoint” […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 3: Structural Imbalances

As we enter into part three of our series, it’s pretty clear that we are big fans of running as a sport and exercise. Not only is it a great workout for your body, but it’s amazing for mental health. Whether you’re an amateur runner or elite cross country athlete, injuries can happen. The best […]

Jersey Cares School Supply Drive

Dear patients, Advanced Sports Medicine and Physical Therapy has teamed up with fellow members of the Association of New Jersey Chiropractors are teaming up with Jersey Cares to collect school supplies for children in need from July 6th – August 6th and hope you will help us. Each year, thousands of New Jersey children attend […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 2: Improper Form

Have you ever watched a video of yourself running? Chances are, probably not….but you should!  Form is derived from a runner’s strengths, weaknesses, past injuries, and neural-derived habits. However, form goes even further than our body’s history. Different types of runners exhibit different movement patterns, for instance, a sprinter will have by nature and demand […]

Why do runners get injured? Part 1: Overtraining

If you have friends or family who are runners, you know that running isn’t just a hobby. It’s a lifestyle commitment. Most runners don’t just casually run a few times a month, but are likely running most days of the week.  Not only is running a great physical workout, but it’s amazing for mental health […]

Cycling Injury Prevention

Thanks to the at-home cycling craze, there are more cyclists on the road and on stationary bikes than ever before. From Peloton to Echelon and your favorite spin class here at our fitness center, Advanced Fitness and Wellness, cycling classes are popping up everywhere. Now, with the summer approaching, some of these avid cyclists are […]

Preparing to Hit the Pavement: Runner’s Tips

Let’s take 2 million runners in the United States. 50% of those runners suffer from some type of running injury and 70% will suffer reinjury. So, what gives? Training strategies and poor technique are the biggest offenders.

TMJ Treatment in Our Office

Temporomandibular joint dysfunction, often referred to as TMJ, occurs when there is dysfunction in the jaw. This can sometimes cause jaw pain, headaches, difficulty chewing, clicking and sometimes even can cause your jaw to lock. Your temporomandibular joint is the hinge that connects your jaw to the temporal bones of your skull, which are located […]

Sleeping Positions to Help with Low Back Pain

Back pain and sleeping go together like oil and water. When you are experiencing back pain, getting comfortable seems like an impossible task. Sometimes, certain positions can even begin to exacerbate your low back issue, making your recovery take longer due to poor rest and a bad sleep position. So, what can you do to […]

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