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Webinar: How Bad is Bad Enough? When to See Your Ortho

On Friday, May 1, 2020, Excel Physical Therapy President and Co-Founder Matt Gibble was joined by Rothman Orthopaedics Board Certified Physician Frank Alberta, MD, FAAOS to discuss what injuries and conditions warrant a trip to the doctor amidst our current COVID-19...

Webinar: What You ‘Kneed’ to Know About Knee Pain

On Friday, April 24, 2020, Excel Physical Therapy President and Co-Founder Matt Gibble was joined by Hackensack University Medical Center Board Certified Physician Dr. Yair Kissin to discuss knee pain, its causes, and a range of remedies from exercise all the way to...

PT to TR: Why Try TeleRehab?

What is TeleRehab? While the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect the daily lives of people around the globe, you may have observed the increased advertising and promotion of telehealth services from a number of medical providers and services. But what exactly is...

FORE! the Love of Golf

Herniated lumbar discs. Torn acetabular labrum. Meniscus tear. Hernia. This is NOT the injury report from the NFL, but rather, injuries sustained by high profile professional golfers over the past few years. You might think that a non-contact sport popular amongst the...

Fact or Fiction: Women’s Health Edition

On March 8th, we celebrated International Women’s Day (IWD). The theme of this year’s Women’s Day is #EachforEqual, with the IWD community stating, “We can actively choose to challenge stereotypes, fight bias, broaden perceptions, improve situations and celebrate...

Don’t Get Heartbroken: 5 Tips for Heart Health

This February, take some time to focus on your heart—and no, we’re not talking about today's Valentine's Day festivities. February is American Heart Month, which aims to raise awareness about heart health and urge those around you to prevent heart disease. Heart...

Excel Injury Report: Super Bowl LIV

The Super Bowl. It’s the biggest game of a professional American football player’s life. In the case of players for the San Francisco 49ers and Kansas City Chiefs, it’s also the 19th game of the season. Considering the intense competition and punishment that these...

Blood Flow Restriction & Physical Therapy

Blood flow restriction (BFR) is one of many modalities that can be used in physical therapy treatment. During BFR treatment, a trained physical therapist uses a specialized inflatable device to apply pressure to an extremity during exercise in order to reduce blood...

Staying Active When the Temperature Drops

When the seasons change and it becomes too cold to spend time outdoors for more than a few minutes, many people reduce their activity levels and hibernate for the winter. How many of us have woken up on a cold winter morning and decided we’d rather spend an extra hour...

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