Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy

  With November being National Diabetes Awareness Month, we’re taking a look at a painful and prevalent associated condition—peripheral neuropathy. It’s estimated that up to 20 million people in the United States have some form of peripheral neuropathy, and a common cause is diabetes. Peripheral neuropathy can also result from injuries, infections, chronic medical conditions, … Continued

5 Myths about Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been around for more than 2,500 years, but there are still a lot of misconceptions about this ancient treatment option. Below is a look at the five most common acupuncture myths today and where they get things wrong. Dispelling Myths about Acupuncture Acupuncture is only for pain. Although acupuncture does wonders for acute … Continued

Get Involved during National Pain Awareness Month

Do you suffer from chronic pain? According to the National Center for Health Statistics, approximately 76.2 million Americans have suffered from long lasting pain, and millions more suffer from acute pain. If you’re among the millions, know there are ways to relieve the pain and regain your quality of life. Pain Awareness Month September was … Continued

A Proven Non-Surgical Back Pain Treatment for Berkeley Heights Patients

One of the most prevalent pain disorders in the United States is low back pain, and 80% of all Americans experience it. According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, one half of all working Americans have some form of back pain symptoms each year. The American Academy of Pain Medicine states that Americans under … Continued

Protect Your Hands from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have experienced carpal tunnel, you know how painful and debilitating it can be. Not only does the disorder lead to sore wrists and hands, it also affects an individual’s ability to perform a job due to the difficulties of grasping and holding. Fortunately, we offer advanced procedures to not only treat, but help … Continued

The Arthritis-Friendly Diet

One of the most common questions patients with arthritis ask is, “what should I eat to ease the pain in my joints?” Although there is no cure for arthritis, certain foods are known to fight pain and reduce inflammation. Consider adding the following arthritis-friendly foods to your balanced diet in order to ease your arthritis … Continued

Red Nose Day: Having Fun and Changing Lives

What is Red Nose Day? Red Nose Day is a campaign committed to raising awareness and money for children in poverty across the world. It’s a day in the U.S. when people can get together and do something silly for a good cause. In the last 25 years, Red Nose Day has raised over $1 … Continued

May is National Arthritis Awareness Month

  The Month of May is recognized each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. In order to properly manage arthritis, the first steps are to understand the condition and realize there is help available. As an effort to bring awareness, here are resources to help you learn more about arthritis and how you can get … Continued

Love Your Body: Physical Therapy to Reduce Pain & Improve Mobility

In the world of healthcare, treatments continue to improve, and advances in science allow individuals to lead healthier, happier lives. Today, the role of physical therapy in patient care continues to expand. Our physical therapists are fundamental members of our team who help restore, maintain, and promote the overall health and well-being of our patients. … Continued

Peak Medical Center Expansion and Renovation

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Berkeley Heights, February 10, 2016—Peak Medical, a multi-disciplinary medical center, has officially opened its doors to their newly remodeled clinic. Their expansion and renovation project will provide a caring and comprehensive environment to aid in restoring and maintaining optimum health. “We are so excited for the opening of our new clinic,” … Continued