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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...

Whats Your Attitude About Altitude?

Whats Your Attitude About Altitude?

Despite recent events surrounding the coronavirus, commercial air travel remains an essential form of transportation for the general public and business traveler. Commercial air travel imposes stress on the human body. These stresses are not only psychological (e.g....

Living The Dream: Suspended In Air

Living The Dream: Suspended In Air

Almost every weekend in the winter my wife (Cindy) and I head to Vermont for some downhill skiing. While the skiing is exhilarating and great exercise, I have come to enjoy the time on the chair lift just as much. On the lift, time stands still. As you crouch to sit,...

Rehab and Train at the Speed of Life

Rehab and Train at the Speed of Life

  Why did Stoneking Physical Therapy and Wellness make a significant investment in Keiser air resistance equipment? To us and the folks at Keiser the answer was simple. Eliminate the use of iron as resistance in order to train at faster speeds – the speed of...

Announcement: Drink More Wine!

Announcement: Drink More Wine!

Announcement: Drink More Wine! Red wine that is! If you enjoy a glass of wine from time to time (in moderation of course) new research suggests that red wine may be beneficial for gut health which could lead to improved overall health. Past studies on red wine have...

Friday Focus: Avoiding Problems with Problem Areas

Friday Focus: Avoiding Problems with Problem Areas

By Richard Stoneking, PT Shoulder The shoulder is technically a non-weightbearing joint, and therefore less prone to osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis or “wearing out” of the joint is a slow, progressive condition that advances with age and usually takes decades before...

Friday Focus- Exercise For Asthma

Friday Focus- Exercise For Asthma

Friday Focus 5/24/19- Exercises for Asthma "People with asthma may find that slowly building up their level of exercise reduces the risk of asthma flare-ups during exercise. Types of exercise that focus on promoting lung capacity and regulating breathing can be...

Friday Focus- PT for Downs Syndrome

Friday Focus- PT for Downs Syndrome

For this weeks Friday Focus, we are highlighting the benefits of physical therapy for Downs Syndrome. The articles are from moveforwardpt.com and chop.edu. Both sites offer a host of great information about Downs Syndrome. All of the staff here at Stoneking Physical...

Off To The Races

Off To The Races

Its officially spring! We've had some beautiful weather here in New Jersey allowing us all a chance to get outside for more walks, runs, bike rides etc. Spring also marks the start of running season. The most notable run as of late was the 2019 Boston Marathon which...