What is TMJ and What to do When it Hurts

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Author: Adrianna Aguilar It is estimated that TMJ Disorders affect over 10 million Americans, yet there is still a great deal to learn about TMJ, about its surrounding disorders and about its origins. In recent years, The US Department of Health of Services discovered that “the condition was more common in women than in men.” (1) With so little known … Read More

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

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

21 Reasons Your Back Hurts… And What You Can Do About It

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Wake up, eat breakfast, get dressed, and run to work. The start of every morning is a test in multitasking effectively. Yet, the ultimate multitasking is occurring within the structure of your back as you make your way through the start of your day. Your spine is a unique combination of bones, discs, joints and supportive muscles that is continually … Read More

Text Neck: How to Correct the Problem and Ease the Pain

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In our modern day society, if you don’t own a smart phone, you are part of the vast minority. According to a survey by Deloitte, an average person checks their phone 46 times a day. That’s a lot of time spent looking down. You might have begun to experience a tightness in the back of your neck, and probably assumed … Read More

Working Out in the Winter: Should You Do It?

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Surprise! You probably thought winter was coming to an end… and then “unexpectedly” New York City received 6 inches of snow after a 2 week streak of 50 degree+ temperatures. All around, runners were happily taking advantage of the warm weather. If you were not one of them, you were certainly dodging them on every city block. For those runners, … Read More