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    Excel Physical Therapy Continues to Expand New Jersey Footprint with Opening of Third Union County Location

    Jan 2 2019
    Excel Orthopedic Physical Therapy continues to expand its footprint in New Jersey with today’s opening of a Berkeley Heights office. Joining Summit and Westfield, the Berkeley Heights office now marks EXCEL’s third location in Union County and the company’s fourteenth overall
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    Health, Fitness & Injury Prevention in the Police Department

    Nov 28 2018
    While physical fitness and nutrition are important for everyone, they are especially important for those who protect and serve because the demands placed on an officer’s body are unique.
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    Excelling Outside the Clinic: RUNNING FOR A PURPOSE - Part II

    Sep 25 2018
    Since its inception in 1995, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center's running program, Fred’s Team, has raised over $78 million towards vital cancer research.
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    Excelling Outside the Clinic: RUNNING FOR A PURPOSE

    Sep 12 2018
    When Matthew Larson was diagnosed with a rare brain tumor called choroid plexus carcinoma at the age of 2, he and his family faced a long road of daunting treatments and an unknown future. Matt would spend
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    The Truth About Posture

    Aug 16 2018
    You've heard it a thousand times, if not from your mother, then from co-workers and even friends: "don't slouch". The truth is there no such thing as perfect posture and it remains a highly debated topic
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    Westfield Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony with Meet & Greet

    Aug 10 2018
    Join us as we celebrate the opening of our newest facility. We are excited to formally introduce ourselves to the Westfield community with a ribbon-cutting ceremony.
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    Direct Access: What is it? Why is it relevant?

    Jul 18 2018
    The term “direct access” has been thrown around quite a bit in regards to insurance and healthcare, but a large portion of the general public still do not know what direct access is or the many benefits it holds.
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    Summit Meet & Greet

    Jul 11 2018
    An amazing night was had by all as we officially opened the doors of our Summit office.
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    EVENT: Rock the River Pallisades 5K

    May 7 2018
    EXCEL is proud to be sponsoring the Rock the River Pallisades 5K Sunday, May 6, 2018.
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    A Succinct Description of the 6 Phases of Throwing: Vital Information in the Overhead Athlete’s Pursuit of Physical Preparedness.

    Mar 21 2018
    Throwing is like any other skill; it has generalizable phases - or sequences, if you will - that make up the finished product.
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    Power Production for Baseball Players

    Feb 7 2018
    With the professional football season just coming to a close and opening day still nearly two months away, you probably aren’t really ready to be getting into baseball just yet. That is unless you are a die-hard baseball fan, or a baseball player training for the upcoming season.
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    Jan 18 2018
    There is a reason the word hamstring has been colloquialized as a verb. Any injury to your hamstrings can cause serious pain, and be severely disabling as they are used every single day when you’re walking.
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    Concussion: What you need to know

    Dec 20 2017
    In sport, one of the most common injuries that a young athlete may endure is a concussion. In the United States, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates...
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    Pain: More than Just Tissue Damage

    Dec 4 2017
    Pain has long been defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Everyone has experienced pain at some point, but it is often a difficult concept to define.
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    Injury Awareness in American Football

    Nov 15 2017
    Injuries are a common occurrence in American football, and half way through the current NCAA and NFL football seasons I am sure you have witnessed many injuries.
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    Teachers: Now is the Time to Take Care of YOU!

    Jul 19 2017
    Those who aren’t teachers often imagine that summer is the time when teachers kick back and relax. But the reality is, you’re often using this free time to catch up on everything you don’t get done during the school year, thanks to the demands of the job.
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    Prehabilitation for Surgery Recovery

    May 19 2017
    No, that is not a typo. We're talking about PREhabilitation, a relatively new idea in the medical world. Just like rehab helps you recover after surgery or injury, prehab helps you prepare for surgery with the goal of shortening your recovery time and making it less painful.
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    Training For Your First 5K

    May 5 2017
    Charity runs are a great inspiration for many to take up a more active lifestyle. Who can resist the combination of raising money for your favorite cause and doing something good for your own health? And
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    Don’t Just Settle for Store Bought Snack Bars — Make Your Own Nutritious Ones!

    Apr 27 2017
    Snack and energy bars are great. Whether you’ve just finished working out or you’re simply watching your child at a practice or a game, these bars help replenish vital nutrients and give you
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    Importance of Bilateral Breathing When Swimming Freestyle

    Feb 15 2017
    Freestyle is the most common of the 4 major swimming strokes. Proper form and technique are paramount for improvement, as opposed to endless yardage or time in the water.