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The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

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A Speculative Look At The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

Are you suffering from chronic physical injuries? Have you recently experienced any post-surgery injury? Well, in this case, only physiotherapy can give you acute relaxation and can bring quick recovery. Modern-day athletes can understand the benefits of physical therapy very well. This is the only remedy if medical or physical conditions have restricted your regular functions or abilities.

This valuable info of this article will further enable you to get an in-depth and precise understanding of the advantages of Physical Therapy.

Let’s Discuss The Benefits Of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy, a well-designed rehabilitative care technique, can treat and diagnose any type of chronic injury leading to movement dysfunction. This holistic and conservative approach is very effective in dealing with varied musculoskeletal problems. Millions have already benefitted from these therapies, and for those who still don’t know what physical therapy benefits are, the information below will certainly be helpful.

Pain Management

Immense musculoskeletal, arthritis, post-surgery, and sports injury pain can be effectively cured and controlled by practicing physiotherapy moves. These moves can be learned only if you join any tailored rehabilitation programs under the guidance of certified physical therapy specialists.

Corrects Mobility Issues

Physiotherapy not only reduces pain but also eliminates mobility issues. Varied techniques for managing pain and correcting mobility issues include electrical and ultrasound stimulation, therapeutic exercises, and manual exercises. With consistent practice, you will gradually feel that your tissues are healing from within and your musculoskeletal imbalances are being corrected. Your quality of life and health will be improved with these outstanding therapies and you will be freed from irresistible pain and unwanted inflammation forever.

Neurological Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy has the potential to correct functional and movement disabilities caused by critical conditions like strokes, sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries, and Parkinson’s disease. With this therapy, you can move your affected body parts independently and deal with your regular activities freely.

Some specially designed techniques like balance exercises, gait training, and neurodevelopmental facilitation can give you great support, especially in dealing with your neurological impairments. These techniques also facilitate neuroplasticity. The therapists usually emphasize compensatory strategies, adaptive equipment, and motor learning to accelerate functional recovery and promote interdependence.

Preventive Care

You must adopt the best preventive care to preserve your health for a long time. Physiotherapy creates a protective shield that can protect you from further injuries, inflammation, and pain in the future. The risk factors are mitigated by implementing ergonomic modifications, corrective exercises, and targeted interventions.

Preventive therapies not only prevent injury prevention but also maximize movement patterns, cultivating a cautious approach toward well-being and health. Preventive care techniques also help realize all the benefits of physical therapy in a take.

Wellness And Health Promotion

Physiotherapies can reduce unwanted discomfort caused by various challenging diseases. By practicing these therapies, you will move towards a healthy and energetic life. Self-management techniques and lifestyle modifications enhance these therapies, resulting in expedited recovery. Your physical therapist will guide you in choosing a preventive therapy based on your musculoskeletal imbalances, movement impairments, and biomedical deficiencies.

Injury Rehabilitation

Have you encountered any critical surgery or severe injury recently? Well, then, don’t worry at all, as you can now adopt holistic physiotherapy moves or therapies for a speedy recovery. These moves will also restore your productivity and your body’s flexibility, strength, and vigor. You should practice flexible manual and progressive exercises to eliminate injury, inflammation, and pain.

Zero Complications

Like medicines, you will never experience any complications with physiotherapy practice. Not only can unwanted complications be prevented, but tissue healing can also be facilitated. Engaging in practice enables you to resume your routines and lead a vibrant and well-balanced life. The customized physical therapy exercises are designed for safety. They should be performed with the supervision of a physiotherapist.

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Fall Prevention

Severe injuries sometimes cause whole-body imbalance, which increases the risk of falling. In most of the cases, this kind of situation is encountered by paralyzed or stroke patients. Challenging balances cannot be improved by medicines but rather by continuous physiotherapies. Therapies first detect balance problems and then customize the exercise moves for their patients.

Increases Body Flexibility

Nowadays, different flexibility physical exercises are practiced to enhance muscle flexibility and nerve stimulation. Specialized massage therapies, especially myofascial releases, are also helpful in relaxing the muscles and re-awakening neural connections. These physiotherapies can correct poor posture, increasing overall body flexibility.

Aids In Avoiding Surgery

If you practice physiotherapy regularly, then you can easily avoid critical surgeries in the future. In this case, you must maintain a perfect lifestyle with healthy food and habits. In most cases, arthritis patients stay away from surgeries simply by practicing physiotherapy exercises sincerely.

How Do Sportspeople/Athletes Enjoy The Benefits Of Physical Therapy?

Strenuous workouts often cause injuries to sportspeople or athletes. These injuries can be successfully unwound by sports therapies. These therapies relax the painful muscles and enable the athletes to regain strength, rigor, and energy.  Athletes regularly visit their therapists for check-ups and tests. Based on the tests, tailored therapies are recommended. This is how they enjoy the benefits of physical therapy from the core.

Athletes can experience sudden injuries due to accidents or as a consequence of specialized techniques, stretches, and rigorous exercises. Physical therapies are vital for these professionals to maintain smooth muscle movement and perfect body balance. They practice muscle strength and cardiovascular fitness exercises to avoid immobility hindrances.

High-velocity rotational load is the most effective therapy option for bringing injured athletes back to work. The rotational force benefitted the athletes by improving joints, muscles, and other body parts. Functional progression and manual therapies smooth multi-joint motions. Every year, athletes incur heavy physical therapy cost to stay fit and healthy.

Muscle tightness is a common issue faced by athletes, and if it continues for a long time, their movements become restricted. This challenging situation can be tackled only by advanced physiotherapies. Athletes usually follow the advice or instructions of their physical trainers to avoid sports injuries.

Physical Therapy Is A Gift of Healing

The trained therapists can illustrate the advantages of physical therapy well. You can reach advanced medical group practicing physiotherapies to learn the correct movements to cure your physical trouble. Frequent visits to their centers are necessary to receive valuable suggestions or recommendations. You can now seek a therapist’s help to lead a healthy and disease-free life without pain, inflammation, or other physical discomfort.

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Fatima Shaik is a board certified internist and cardiologist. She specializes in general cardiology and heart rhythm disorders. She cares for patients at Advanced Medical Group in Jersey City and North Bergen. She also performs procedures at Jersey City Medical Center.

She completed her undergraduate education at NYU and received her MD degree for SUNY Downstate Medical Center. She completed her residency training at Mount Sinai Beth Israel Medical Center and her cardiology fellowship at New York Presbyterian Queens. She went on for advanced training in electrophysiology at Cooper Hospital in Camden, NJ.
She is trained in device implantation, SVT and atrial fibrillation ablations as well as watchman implantations.
She is fluent in English and Hindi.
She is currently accepting new patients.

Reema Parikh, DPT

Physical Therapist

Reema Parikh received two bachelor’s degrees from Long Island University and Touro College, and graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy from Touro College in 2013. In her early years as a DPT, she received an award for excellence in research and taught a course for the national physical therapy licensing board exam. Dr. Parikh has a passion for helping patients on their health journey; she is experienced in all ages and care of patients, ranging from pediatric care to geriatric care. She has hosted live and virtual workouts for varying levels of physical activity, incorporating mobility and strength segments. Dr. Parikh has furthered her education by receiving certifications in many aspects of physical therapy and holistic care including Nutritional PT, Restorative Yoga, Pilates, and Reiki.

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Aishwarya Parab, PT

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Aishwarya Parab received her Bachelors in Physiotherapy in India in 2015 and furthered her studies at Long Island University where she graduated with her Masters in Exercise Science, Sports, and Nutrition in 2019. She has experience working with various conditions, including herniated disks, spondylolysis, and post-operative mobility issues. Aishwarya has taken courses to expand her knowledge in the physical therapy world, including spinal mobility courses, neuromuscular reeducation courses, and getting a certificate with Revolution in Motion. Aishwarya finds it exceedingly rewarding to build a long-term relationship with her patients and shows commitment towards providing structured and effective healthcare.

Dr. Prajakta Avhad

Prajakta Avhad, MD

Pain Management located in Franklin Township, Somerset, NJ & East Brunswick, NJ

About Dr. Avhad
Dr. Prajakta Avhad is double board-certified in Pain Management and Anesthesiology. Dr. Avhad received her M.B.B.S. from MIMER, India, and completed her Surgical internship and Anesthesia residency at Brookdale University Hospital in Brooklyn, New York during which she interned at Memorial Sloan Kettering, St. Luke’s Roosevelt, and Staten Island Hospital.

She then completed her Pain Management Fellowship from Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Dr. Avhad is a diplomate of the American Board of Anesthesiology and a member of the American Academy of Pain Medicine.

Dr. Avhad has been in practice in Central and South Jersey for more than 12years. She is a caring physician with expertise and experience in treating a spectrum of Pain conditions like chronic back and neck pain, herniated discs/sciatica with minimally invasive interventional procedures.

Dr. Avhad and her family reside in New Jersey. She is an avid gardener active with her kids, dog, and garden if not tending to her broad and exotic orchid collection.

Radhika Patel PA-C

Radhika Patel, PA-C

Physician Assistant located in Jersey City, NJ

About Patel
Graduating summa cum laude from Rutgers University with a BA in Biological Sciences and minor in Spanish, Radhika Patel obtained experiences in outpatient medicine as well as in emergency medical services prior to pursuing a career as a physician assistant. She graduated from the Rutgers University Physician Assistant program with a Master of Science after training in cardiology, internal medicine, and urgent care, among many other fields at various hospitals and private practices throughout the state of New Jersey. She is a proud member of the team at Advanced Garden State Cardiology and looks forward to meeting with patients each day in our Jersey City office.

Enrique D Chappilliquen Lucio, PA-C

Enrique Chappilliquen, PA-C

Physician Assistant located in Union City, NJ & Jersey City, NJ

About Dr. Chappilliquen
Graduated from Mercy College Physician Assistant Program with a Masters of Science in Physician Assistant Studies, Enrique has extensive experience in the medical field for more than 6 years.

He has clinical experience and training in internal medicine, cardiology, general and vascular surgery, hematology, oncology, and emergency medicine. He joined Dr. Richard’s practice in October of 2016. Since then, he has been a dedicated medical provider working in the Union City office and the Hematology/Oncology office in Jersey City as well.

As a Hispanic, he proudly serves his community with passion and devotion. Being able to communicate fluently with his patients allows him the opportunity to provide excellent medical care to the Hispanic community in Union City and Jersey City. Also, sharing the same language, culture, and values as his patients allows him to connect at a personal level with his patients. Enrique continues to develop his knowledge and skills constantly to continue satisfying the needs of his patients.

Dr Christopher Samaniego, DPM

Christopher Samaniego, DPM

Podiatrist located in Jersey City, NJ, Union City, NJ, and West New York, NJ

Christopher Samaniego, DPM, is originally from Freehold, New Jersey. He attended college at Messiah College, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biology. He earned his podiatric medical degree from Temple University School of Podiatric Medicine in Philadelphia, PA and completed his surgical residency training at Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI. 

Dr. Samaniego provides comprehensive foot and ankle care at Advanced Medical Group in Jersey City, Union City, and West New York. His specialized surgical training includes

  • Bunion
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  • Diabetic foot care
  • Fungal nail care
  • Plantar fasciitis, tendinitis, orthotics
  • Gout, warts, neuroma care
  • Flat feet and high arched feet
  • Foot and ankle trauma
  • Adult and paediatric foot conditions
  • Arthritis of the foot and ankle
  • Arthroscopy, joint replacement, minimally invasive techniques

Samaniego is a member of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and the American Podiatric Medical Association. He keeps up to date on the latest surgical techniques and available technology in foot and ankle care.

Prior to joining Advanced Medical Group, Samaniego studied public healthcare in Zambia and assisted in providing care to the local community. He has also presented research at the annual meeting of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons. Samaniego achieved the highest rank of Eagle Scout through the Boy Scouts of America and volunteered with Troop 454 for scouts with special needs and the Freehold Public Library. In his free time, Samaniego volunteers with his local church community service and youth programs.

Samaniego resides in Jersey City, NJ and maintains his health by cycling and interval training several times a week. He explains, “Healthy doctors inspire healthy patients. I follow the same advice I give my patients, and I read constantly to become a better physician every day. I encourage my patients to ask questions and learn about the cause of their symptoms. An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.”

Dr. Merwin Richard, MD. A cardiologist

Merwin Richard, MD

Cardiologist located in Jersey City, NJ & Union City, NJ

As an established board-certified internist and cardiologist, Merwin Richard, MD, has a reputation for helping patients with the most complex of health conditions. He cares for patients at Advanced Medical Group in West New York, Jersey City, and Union City, New Jersey.

Richard began his undergraduate education in medicine at Stanley Medical College in India. He earned his doctor of medicine degree from Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University before relocating to New York City.

After completing both his internship and internal medicine residency through the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Dr. Richard went through advanced fellowship training. He completed a cardiovascular fellowship at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, then went on to finish a second fellowship in interventional cardiology through Mount Sinai School of Medicine (now Icahn).


Throughout his career, Richard has stayed involved in numerous research projects and previously served as a professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (now Rutgers University). Richard went on to become the director of the first cardiac catheterization and interventional laboratory in Jersey City and has extensive training in vein treatments.

To ensure he continues staying up to date with the latest research and techniques, Richard maintains his board memberships. He’s board certified through the American Board of Internal Medicine in cardiovascular disease and interventional cardiology.

Being fluent in English,  Spanish, and Tamil gives Richard the opportunity to communicate with patients from diverse cultural backgrounds. Richard is currently accepting new patients.