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Should I See a Physical Therapist or Chiropractor?

September 18, 2018

Many current and former patients have asked us this question. To help better answer these concerns, we hope this should provide some clarity. We will be covering similarities and differences between both practitioners. Some areas of practice will differ from state-to-state due to legal reasons.

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Both physical therapists and chiropractors must complete hands-on training prior ...

Women's Wellness Expo to Kickoff National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, September 29

WAYNE, NJ –  The local North Jersey Affiliate of Susan G. Komen is launching a new “Women’s Wellness Expo” as an unofficial kickoff  to the annual National Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. 

The free expo will feature free health screenings, informative speakers and local resources so women can “be aware of what’s normal for ...

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ

Susan G. Komen North Jersey to Present Free Women’s Wellness Expo in Wayne, NJ in Partnership with Passaic County Department of Health & Board of Chosen Freeholders

All are welcome at this “women-focused” event with activities for the whole family!

The mission of October’s perennial National Breast Cancer Awareness Month has ...

Review, Refresh Your Hurricane Preparedness Plans, Kits State OEM Advises

The New Jersey Office of Emergency Management is keeping a close eye on Hurricane Florence, which at 2 p.m. Friday, Sept. 7 was located about 1,200 miles southeast of Bermuda. The track remains uncertain but it is a reminder that it is still hurricane season.

The risk of Florence impacting the East Coast has increasing. If and exactly when and where still remains very uncertain at this point.

What is NKT? How Neurokinetic Therapy Can Benefit You

CLIFTON, NJ-Physical therapists use Neurokinetic Therapy (NKT)  to find the root cause of a patient’s complaint. It is an application of Motor Control Theory, neuroscience, and functional anatomy (neurobiomechanics) developed by David Weinstock. This assessment technique helps determine faulty movement patterns in the brain’s motor control center.

Providers use certain ...

Rainy, Humid Summer Yields Bumper Crop of Toxic Mushrooms in Garden State

NEWARK, NJ —  A good portion of the summer has been plagued by soaring temperatures, high humidity and soaking rains — the perfect recipe for a dangerous mushroom season in the Garden State.

So far, 45 mushroom exposure cases have been managed by tmedical experts at the New Jersey Poison Control Center since the beginning of July, the agency announced ...

Autism Beach Bash to Draw Thousands to Belmar Oceanfront on September 9

BELMAR NJ — Some 7,500 people are expected to gather on Belmar’s Seventh Avenue beach on Sunday, September 9 for the 14th Annual Autism Beach Bash hosted by Autism Family Services of New Jersey.

Billed as the largest gathering of its kind in New Jersey for individuals with autism spectrum disorders and their families, the free event will feature a wide array of activities, ...

Heat Advisory in Effect for Labor Day and Tuesday for our Area

NEW YORK, NY - The area around the grill isn't going to be the only hot place this Labor Day. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for much of North Jersey starting Monday at 12 noon and continuing to 9 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4. 

The heat index is expected to reach the mid to upper 90s during this time period. 

A Heat Advisory is issued when the combination of ...

The Legacy of Ricky Godoy Lives on; Ricky's Compass to Host Wellness Expo

FLORHAM PARK, N.J.- September is Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month. It is alsothe month Ricky Godoy passed away. Brother, son, cousin, creative visionary and disrupter, he shared his personal battle with mental illness and decided he wanted to #shatterthestigma. " My vision is to bring in to the culture a new understanding of people with mental illnes," his own words recorded ...

Nick Sauter, former Passaic Valley High School Athletic Director, Is In Need of A Kidney Transplant

LITTLE FALLS, NJ - Local resident Nick Sauter has been a pillar of the community for countless years and has touched the lives of so many as a former vice principal, athletic director, teacher, football and track coach at Passaic Valley High School.

As an active member of St. Agnes Episcopal Church in Little Falls, he's been a member of the vestry, and was involved with the church's ...

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Glow After Dark Family Edition Event Hits The YMCA Of Montclair

September 11, 2018

On Saturday, September 15, the YMCA of Montclair is holding Glow After Dark Family Edition, a healthy way for kids ages 6+ and their families to get their glow on. From 7:30-10pm, at the Y’s Park Street Branch (25 Park Street in Montclair) families can glow in the dark while doing their best Standing Climb, Downward Dog or Merengue. Tickets are $35 for community families (living in the same ...