Author Archive | Ruth Kaplan

Osteoporosis Lecture by Ruth Kaplan, Progression Physical Therapy, Princeton New Jersey

Osteoporosis Lecture by Ruth Kaplan

In this video Ruth Kaplan, Owner and Physical Therapist at Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, presents information on Osteoporosis as part of the “Fit to a T” US Bone and Joint Initiative. Are you “Fit to a T”? “Fit to a T” is the United States Bone and Joint Initiative’s (USBJI) response to the […]

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Ruth Kaplan, Physical Therapist and Owner of Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, demonstrates the use of a Mechanical Lumbar Traction

Mechanical Lumbar Traction in Physical Therapy

In this video Ruth Kaplan, Physical Therapist and Owner of Progression Physical Therapy in Princeton New Jersey, demonstrates the use of a Mechanical Lumbar Traction machine with her assistant, Charlotte. Mechanical lumbar traction is used for people who have lumbar pain or low back pain. Low back pain often occurs from a bend and lift […]

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Every Body Walk!

To check the status of the scheduled walk, please email the group leader, Carol, by 8:30 am at: PLEASE SCROLL DOWN TO SEE THE LOCATIONS AND DATES FOR EACH WEEK! WALKS BEGIN AT THE END OF MARCH AND CONTINUE THROUGH UNTIL FALL THE TUESDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING. Each walk will be about 45 minutes […]

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PWR! Parkinson’s Exercise Program

  PWR! A Specialized Parkinson’s Exercise Program  PWR! Exercise is a crucial part of Parkinson’s Management The program consists of specialized movement patterns, strengthening, and flexibility exercises specifically designed for people with Parkinson’s disease; it consists of large amplitude movements and is based on the LSVT BIG Parkinson’s program.         Presented By:    […]

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“Fit to a T” – Osteoporosis Education Lecture

Progression Physical Therapy presents the: “Fit to a T”osteoporosis education lecture       Date: TBA Location: Progression Physical Therapy of Princeton, Bldg. B Suite 7-9, 601 Ewing Street Princeton, NJ 08540 Time: TBA   “Fit to a T” Osteoporosis Education  A free 1-hour interactive session presented by a physical therapist who is an expert in osteoporosis care […]

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Fall Prevention and Balance Therapy

Among older adults, falls are the leading cause of injury related deaths. They are also the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital admissions for trauma.1 Most falls are a result of factors such as impaired postural stability, physical weakness, neurological problems, chronic medical conditions, vestibular disorders, and environmental factors. Certain drugs and their […]

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Osteoporosis is a bone diseases characterized by a loss of bone mass, leading to skeletal fragility and then to fractures. One of two women and one of eight men will be diagnosed with osteoporosis. It is called a “silent disease” because you cannot feel or see your bones becoming thinner over time. Unfortunately, many people […]

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Posture & Ergonomics

These days, more people find it necessary to seek physical therapy and ergonomic education due to increasing use of advanced technology including mobile phones, tablets/iPads, laptops, etc. Conditions such as neck pain, headaches, shoulder pain, numbness/tingling in arms, elbow/wrist/hand pain can often be caused by poor posture and ergonomics during texting, computer work, and general […]

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