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Welcome To The Team, Kourtney!

Welcome To The Team, Kourtney!

Stoneking Physical Therapy & Wellness welcomes our newest Licensed Physical Therapy Assistant, Kourtney Kane. Kane found her way to us after changing careers when she felt the need to help people more. “I have always loved movement and exercise,” said Kane. “So...

Exercise and the Pain Response

Exercise and the Pain Response

Everyone has heard the saying "no pain, no gain." This may be true in healthy individuals when it pertains to muscle burn associated with exercise. We prefer however to say "no gain with pain." Be sure to differentiate between pain and delayed muscle "soreness." When...

Understanding Medical Benefits

Understanding Medical Benefits

Helping patient’s understand their insurance benefits is one of the best gifts we can give. This is not only important for patients who are in-network with our office, but maybe more so for those who have less than desirable coverage situations. Our feeling is that a...

Listen Up

Listen Up

The other day someone asked me how I felt about the mask wearing restrictions being relaxed in New Jersey, even though masks were still required in health care facilities like ours. My immediate response was, “It couldn’t have come fast enough!” During this Covid...

Crafting The Customer Experience

Crafting The Customer Experience

    What are the characteristics that exemplify a great customer experience for you? Is it the way the business made you feel? Is it the pleasantries of the staff, the welcoming feeling of the facility, the ease of accessing the services, or the way you felt...

Happy Feet

Happy Feet

P.T. professionals can help patients recover from plantar fasciitis   The pain can be agonizing. The causes varied. The impact, substantial. The condition? Plantar fasciitis. One of the primary symptoms of plantar fasciitis is pain to the bottom of the foot upon...

Better Together

Better Together

This does not seem like a time for great optimism, but it has to be. Long before physical therapy was founded, the world dealt with great crisis, such as the Spanish flu of 1918, which tested human kind’s ability to progress and endure. In the age of physical therapy,...

Taking Care of the Skin Your In

Taking Care of the Skin Your In

Older Adult Skin Traits The most common trait with the older adult skin is that it is always dry. As we age, the skin begins to thin and less capable of retaining moisture. Thin skin is more easily torn, and less bacteria get in. Additionally, as the skin ages it...

The Art of Breathing

The Art of Breathing

Practicing breathwork isn’t exactly groundbreaking or new to ourselves as physical therapists. For years we have instructed patients in “box breathing” to induce relaxation, control pain, and improve physical performance. For many people mouth breathing is...

Supported Hiking – What Is It?

Supported Hiking – What Is It?

Lately, during the coronavirus epidemic, I’ve noted more people out and about walking. The other day I encountered a person using trekking poles during their walk. My first reaction was rather judgmental, thinking that the person had some debility necessitating the...

COVID-19 Update

COVID-19 Update

Dear Friends of Stoneking: The spirit of innovation has certainly ramped up across the country during the COVID-19 pandemic. We, as physical therapists, are doing our part to provide care outside the traditional clinic setting, and keep you away from any trips to the...

The Upside of Adversity

The Upside of Adversity

To quote Doors vocalist Jim Morrison, “The future’s uncertain/the end is always near.” While not a prophet, his statement is reasonably succinct given the current human condition. From floods, to tornadoes, and now the coronavirus, we are constantly reminded of just...