nj sports medicine

The Bergen County Baseball Tournament is Almost Here…

The Bergen County Baseball Tournament is Almost Here…

Dr. Michael O’Reilly, DPT


Baseball may be America’s favorite pastime, but is the throwing motion we all know so well actually detrimental to your body? It does not have to be! Trust me, I would like to preface this article by stating you would be hard pressed to find a more avid baseball fan than myself.

Avoiding and Treating Heel Pain

Avoiding and Treating Tendon Dysfunction

Dr.Bruce Buckman PT, DPT, ART


 It has been reported that approximately 1 in 10 individuals will develop chronic heel pain with nearly 2 million Americans affected annually. Furthermore, tendinopathies of the Achilles tendon affect 2% of the general adult population. The typical report of pain presentation of plantar heel pain includes excruciating pain with the first few steps after waking up in the morning,

Exercise of the Week #34 – Band Resisted Rows

Are you performing your exercises correctly? At The Spine and Health Center of Montvale, we see many patients performing rows initially with poor form. The key points to remember are keeping the shoulders down, chest up, and pulling back by squeezing the shoulder blades together to get the elbows to end up at approximately a 90 degree angle.

Exercise of the Week #29 – Single Arm Rows on Bosu Ball

Check out this week’s Exercise of the Week – Single Arm Rows on the Bosu Ball balancing on one leg. This is an advanced balance and proprioception exercise that is great for athletes and part of our Complex PT Protocols.

Our Physical Therapists

Keri Moran, PT
Bruce Buckman,