WHAT IS KINESIO TAPE AND SHOULD YOU BE TAPING YOURSELF?
What is Kinesio Tape? Dr. Kenzo Kase developed Kinesio Tape, also called Kinesio Tex Tape, in the early 1970s. The Japanese chiropractor Kenzo Kase wanted to develop a tape that supported but did not restrict movement as traditional athletic tape does. Originally designed for therapeutic purposes, this tape is increasingly popular among athletes. The use […]
Want to Increase Employee Health & Morale? Encourage Regular Physical Therapy Visits for Aches and Pains
It’s no secret that living a sedentary lifestyle can be detrimental to one’s health. But did you know that physical inactivity is one of the deadliest conditions not only in the United States but throughout the world? In fact, studies show that being sedentary increases a person’s death rate by as much as 71 percent. […]
Do You Have Osteoporosis? Physical Therapy Can Help!
With age comes the inevitably, unwanted aches and pains — and humans have come to terms with this. However, not all aches and pains are a natural part of getting older. According to OASH, Office on Women's Health, in the United States, one in four women 65 or older are affected by osteoporosis. Though most […]
For adults aged 20-29, the average grip strength is 46 kilograms for men and 29 kilograms for women. By the time they reach age 60-69, average grip strength decreases to 39 kilograms for men and 23.5 kilograms for women. It is common for grip strength to decrease with time. That does not mean it is […]
At AmeriCare Physical Therapy, we’re excited to announce our new location in East Brunswick, New Jersey. Our Services AmeriCare is the premier source for outpatient physical therapy rehabilitation in New Jersey. That’s why we’re proud to announce a brand new location in East Brunswick. The new location will provide a wide range of services, including […]
5 Tips for Dealing with Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
Have you received a complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) diagnosis? Are you struggling with extreme pain that makes it hard to perform day-to-day activities? Being able to cope with the illness is critical for maintaining your overall health. Although it can be difficult to make the pain go away, there are ways to manage the […]