Reducing Back Pain Through Improved Core Strength & Mobility

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A skyscraper with a weak foundation might wobble or crack under pressure. Similarly, without a robust core, your body can suffer from imbalances, leading to back pain, poor posture, and decreased mobility. Strengthening your core is like reinforcing the foundation of a building, ensuring it can handle daily stresses and stand tall against the forces of nature. Let’s delve into the … Read More

6 Stretches to Minimize Back Pain

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Back pain can be debilitating and extremely frustrating, and there are many reasons that can cause back pain, but one of the common causes is decreased flexibility. Stretching your body through active movements and static stretches can be the key to keeping a well-balanced musculoskeletal system and alleviating lower back pain. However, it is important to note that stretching should … Read More

Unleashing the Power of Single Leg Jumps: 3 Key Benefits


Single leg jumps, often overlooked in traditional workout routines, offer a multitude of benefits that go beyond just enhancing your vertical leap. This skill is beneficial for high-impact activities. It’s about understanding how to manage the force as you make contact with the ground, ensuring that the landing is controlled and safe.In this blog, we will delve into three key … Read More

Orthotics to Enhance Your Overall Sports Performance

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As avid sports enthusiasts like you, we understand the importance of having the proper support for your feet during your athletic pursuits. Whether you’ve recently added another activity, such as running, playing tennis, basketball, or any other high-impact sport, to your schedule, we want to emphasize the benefits of Tamir Kfir’s (TK) custom orthotics using the Dynamic Motion ControlTM technique. … Read More

Is it time for a Bike Fit?

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Have you considered whether you should return for a bike fit? Ensuring that your bike fits you properly is essential for a comfortable and enjoyable riding experience. We will explore the factors to consider when deciding if it’s time for another bike fit. From new bike purchases to changes in your body and performance goals, the following list can help … Read More

Your Guide to Winter Runs in NYC

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As winter descends upon the city that never sleeps, New York runners may be tempted to trade the bustling streets for the warmth of indoor spaces. However, with a strategic approach and the right gear, winter runs in the Big Apple can be a thrilling adventure. Here are some tips for NYC runners to navigate the city streets through the … Read More

A Valuable Guide to Choosing the Perfect Running Shoe in NYC

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At James Fowler Physical Therapy, we are passionate about running. We want you to find the best shoe for your specific needs. Finding the right running shoe is crucial for maximizing comfort, preventing injuries, and enhancing your running experience. With the vibrant running culture in New York City, it’s essential to choose a shoe that suits your needs and the … Read More

Training to Run Your First Marathon: How to Prepare

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So you’ve decided to run your first marathon, how exciting! Let James Fowler Physical Therapy help you with a marathon training timeline to ensure that you gradually build your endurance, strength and prevent injuries. Remember, this timeline is a general guideline, and it’s important to listen to your body and adapt the plan to your individual needs and fitness level. … Read More

Four Women Who Inspire and Impact Physical Therapy Methodology

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As we close Women’s History Month, we want to reflect on contributions made by women to the world of Physical Therapy and how that has transferred into the treatment approach at James Fowler P.T.

We continuously celebrate the many change-makers that have pushed the advancements of Physical Therapy in the work that we do. But the work of the following four women is just an example of the many that impact the field and continue to inspire us on an individual level.

The Benefits of Collaboration Between Your Specialist and Physical Therapist – Part 2

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After collaborating for many years, Dr. Bartoli and James have established a pattern of understanding the root cause of a patient’s pain/injury. In this second part of the interview, they tell us about their approach and how it benefits a patient’s overall health care. The following interview has been edited for length and clarity. Click here for part 1 of … Read More