Welcoming Wellness in All Ways

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Author: Adrianna Aguilar For almost 17 years, JFPT has brought individual physical therapy sessions to New York that improve one’s health and way of movement in life. Over time, we have striven to build a more comprehensive environment geared toward wellness, adding new modes of improving health such as Massage and Lymphatic Drainage. This year, we are excited to add … Read More

Top 10 Benefits of Yoga

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The word “yoga” in Sanskrit directly translates to “union,” which can be interpreted in a variety of forms whether it be union of your body in mind in relaxation, union with your breath, or union of yourself to the present moment. (1) Take an hour, thirty minutes or even fifteen minutes to find and create your own union. Relaxation of … Read More

Join our JFPT Corporate Wellness Program!

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As social beings, it is common to feel the urge to be a part of a team or group united under a cause or task. A built in environment for potential unions is our workplace. But how do you get to know those folks right next to you better when you are supposed to be completing your work and tasks … Read More

Marathon Interval Training

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Woman Running in a Park

Author: Christina Ramirez, PT, DPT I have run three marathons to date, and multiple half marathons. At first, my goal was just to finish the races without getting injured, but during my latest marathon, I set a time goal. I decided that the best way to beat my past times was to train more on hills and include intervals in my … Read More

Hip Mobility & Staying Limber

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Movement Therapy

Hip pain is often associated with getting old, but it can happen to anyone. Each particular hip condition can differ in severity with treatment decided on a case by case basis.  If you find yourself in some serious pain, there are a few things you can do before calling us. The Hip This crucial joint is a combination of bone, … Read More

Why & How to Warm-Up Your Muscles Before Exercising

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Movement Therapy

By: Christina Ramirez, James Fowler PT’s resident marathon crusher and staff physical therapist. During the winter season, I get many questions from patients asking what is the best way to safely warm up cold muscles. I respond that it is important to warm up your muscles before a workout to enhance muscle performance and decrease soreness. Cold muscles do not have the … Read More

10-Minute Office Stretch Break

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It’s 12:30 pm, and you have been sitting for 3 hours. Your body is not only hungry for a satisfying meal, but it’s also hungry for movement. It’s time to move your body. Take ten, with this 10-minute stretch break that works your body from the ground up! Warm Up-1 minute We begin our stretching with a small lateral walk … Read More

Sore When You Wake Up? These Three Reasons Are Likely Why

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Are You Sore When Waking Up?

You wake up. However, you don’t actually feel rested, and your body aches. Did you really sleep during the 7-9 hours? If this sounds like your morning inner dialogue, it may be time to update your sleep hygiene including position, pillow and mattress. ​ We update our phones and backup our computers often but forget to update and backup the … Read More

Improving Your Posture: It May Be a Pain in the Butt, But It Will Help Prevent a Pain in the Neck!

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“Stand up straight.” A phrase we may have heard as we stood in line outside of our elementary classrooms or as we prepared to enter a family gathering with our parents. Yet, our spine itself isn’t actually straight. Perhaps the phrase should be: “Stand up curved.” Mayfield Clinic describes the curves of the spine as forming an S-shape. Viewed from … Read More