Osteoporosis Lecture by Ruth Kaplan, Progression Physical Therapy, Princeton New Jersey

Osteoporosis Lecture by Ruth Kaplan

In this video Ruth Kaplan, Owner and Physical Therapist at Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, presents information on Osteoporosis as part of the “Fit to a T” US Bone and Joint Initiative. Are you “Fit to a T”? “Fit to a T” is the United States Bone and Joint Initiative’s (USBJI) response to the […]

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Joanna Belsky on Myofascial Release

Myofascial Release Therapy

 In this video Joanna Belsky, Physical Therapist at Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, describes and demonstrates Myofascial Release Therapy. Almost 50% of the people I see are people with back pain and not all back pain is the same. Back pain can be caused by a number of issues, and we have […]

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Ruth Kaplan, Physical Therapist and Owner of Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, demonstrates the use of a Mechanical Lumbar Traction

Mechanical Lumbar Traction in Physical Therapy

In this video Ruth Kaplan, Physical Therapist and Owner of Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, demonstrates the use of a Mechanical Lumbar Traction machine with her assistant, Charlotte. Mechanical lumbar traction is used for people who have lumbar pain or low back pain. Low back pain often occurs from a bend and lift […]

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Every Body Walk!

September 11, 2018 and September 13, 2018 10 a.m. Pole Farm: Insect Walk at the Blackwell Road Parking Lot Take Cold Soil Road past Terhunes, take a right onto Blackwell Road. The Blackwell Road Parking Lot is on the right just past the Hunt House entrance. Cross the street and follow signs for “Insect Walk.” […]

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PWR! Parkinson’s Exercise Program

  PWR! A Specialized Parkinson’s Exercise Program  PWR! Exercise is a crucial part of Parkinson’s management.   The program consists of specialized movement patterns, strengthening, and flexibility exercises specifically designed for Parkinson’s patients; it is consists of large amplitude movements and is based on the LSVT Parkinson’s program. Presented By:      Progression PT of Princeton     […]

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“Fit to a T” – Osteoporosis Education Lecture

Progression Physical Therapy presents the: “Fit to a T”osteoporosis education lecture       Date: TBA Location: Progression Physical Therapy of Princeton, Bldg. B Suite 7-9, 601 Ewing Street Princeton, NJ 08540 Time: TBA   “Fit to a T” Osteoporosis Education  A free 1-hour interactive session presented by a physical therapist who is an expert in osteoporosis care […]

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Fall Prevention and Balance Therapy

Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury related deaths. They are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma.1 Most falls are a result of factors such as impaired postural stability, physical weakness, neurological problems, chronic medical conditions, vestibular disorders, and environmental factors. Certain drugs and their […]

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Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a bone diseases characterized by a loss of bone mass, leading to skeletal fragility and then to fractures. One of two women and one of eight men will be diagnosed with osteoporosis. It is called a “silent disease” because you cannot feel or see your bones becoming thinner over time. Unfortunately, many people […]

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Posture & Ergonomics

These days, more people find it necessary to seek physical therapy and ergonomic education due to increasing use of advanced technology including mobile phones, tablets/iPads, laptops, etc. Conditions such as neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain, numbness/tingling in arms, elbow/wrist/hand pain can often be caused by poor posture and ergonomics during texting, computer work, and general […]

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