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Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy What you need to know

June 19, 2018

Falls Prevention and Physical Therapy  What you need to know!

 

One in four adults over age 65 will experience a fall each year. A senior who falls can suffer devastating injury or, in some cases, death. Falls prevention starts with knowing the risk factors, and recovery from fall-related injury is possible with the right physical therapy treatment plan.

 

In 2014, the ...

Teen-involved Crashes Kill 10 People a Day Between Now and Labor Day

FLORHAM PARK, NJ - More than 1,050 people were killed in crashes involving a teen driver during the, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day in 2016. AAA reports that the average of 10 people per day is a 14 percent increase compared to the rest of the year.

As school lets out for the summer, AAA stresses the importance of preparing and educating inexperienced teen drivers for ...

Rutgers-led “Tick Blitz” finds exotic Longhorned Ticks statewide

New Brunswick, N.J. - Researchers at  University–New Brunswick’s Rutgers Center for Vector Biology have found exotic longhorned ticks in four New Jersey counties – and confirmed that these northeast Asian ticks have been present in the Garden State since at least 2013.

The new detection of these ticks in Mercer County was made through the first-ever statewide ...

Local Walk Hero Raises Awareness At First Ever Annual MG Walk In NJ

Bloomfield, NJ - Rain didn't stop the first ever national Myastenia Gravis (MG) Walk in New Jersey at Brookdale Park in Bloomfield.  

MG is a rare autoimmune neuromuscular disorder that causes severe muscle weakness and can impact a person's ability to see, smile, walk, talk and breathe. In MG, the body's immune system attacks the connection between ...

Mayor Scarpelli and Nutley's Newest Mayor to Lead Fathers Day Greenutley Walk In The Park

NUTLEY, NJ - Join Nutley's current mayor, Dr. Joseph P. Scarpelli, and Mayor-For-The-Day Bradley Higgins, this Sunday for the first 'Greenutley Farmers Market Walk and Talks' of the season. 

Each Sunday, a group of people gather at the market manager table at the Nutley Farmers Market before heading out for a three-mile loop that makes its way through ...

2018 Color Run Raises Thousands for Nutley's Elementary School PTOs

NUTLEY, NJ -  Nutley PTO's hosted the annual color run to benefit each of the township's five elementary schools on Sunday June 10. The run followed the paths along the Third River from the Kingsland Park gazebo to Booth Park and back. 

Students in each of the elementary schools recruited participants each paid a fee to participate. Resourceful kids at Spring Garden signed up ...

Iron Knights Holy Roller Motorcycle Run Raises Awareness for Suicide Prevention in Nutley

NUTLEY, NJ - Sounds of motorcycle engines filled the air as bike by bike filled Highfield Lane Sunday, April 29 during the annual Motorcycle Blessing and Holy Roller Run at Grace Episcopal Church in Nutley.

About 125 motorcyclists, a total of 150 participants, from all over New Jersey gathered on the church’s front lawn for the annual service and fundraiser. Clergy from various ...

Westfield-Based Crisis Hotline Flooded with Calls After 2 Celebrity Suicides

WESTFIELD, NJ — Calls came pouring in to Caring Contact Friday after people awoke to the news of celebrity chef, author and television host Anthony Bourdain’s death by suicide, according to Executive Director Janet Sarkos. Just three days before, celebrity designer Kate Spade had also died by suicide. 

 “The phones have been ringing off the hooks,” ...

Nutley’s Bark For Life Raises Funds for American Cancer Society

NUTLEY, NJ - It was a dog day afternoon as American Cancer Society held its second Bark For Life of Nutley on Sunday, June 3, at Memorial Park on Vreeland Avenue.
 
Bark For Life is a noncompetitive walk event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for American Cancer Society's ongoing fight against cancer.  The event was organized once again by Brenda Sherman, who ...

Pro Staff Physical Therapy Celebrates Grand Re-Opening

CLIFTON, NJ-- Pro Staff Physical Therapy held a grand re-opening of their Clifton location. The event marked the unveiling of the newly renovated facility that is now better served to cater to their growing customer base. Pro Staff Physical Therapy and Dynamic Hand Therapy believes in treating their patients, not just their injuries or conditions. Their licensed physical therapists and ...

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