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The Effects of Chronic Pain

  Pain serves as an important purpose. It can function as a warning sign for you to take care of your injured body part. However, chronic pain can remain for weeks, months, or even years, causing mental distress. With never-ending pain and discomfort, it can be near impossible to live a normal, healthy life. Its … Continued

The Dangers of Pain Medications

Treating pain may seem like a daunting task, and sometimes patients feel the need to rely on pain pills to keep the discomfort at bay. In fact, millions of Americans take some form of pain medication every single day. However, it’s important to be aware of the side effects and risks. At Peak Medical, our … Continued

How Cold Weather Impacts Chronic Pain

For many people, winter is a favorite time of year. However, with the drop in temperatures, chronic joint pain may begin to worsen. It’s not just your imagination. If you have chronic pain, here’s what you need to know to endure the bitter cold of winter. Weather-Related Joint Pain Weather-related joint pain is commonly seen … Continued

Anti-Inflammatory Tips to Alleviate Joint Pain

With the colder days and nights quickly approaching, your joints begin to pay the price. Whether you or a loved one suffers from painful inflammation, it can be controlled through proper diet, exercise, and appropriate care from our multi-disciplinary team at Peak Medical. Keep Moving Consider different methods to sustain your range of motion to … Continued

National Pain Awareness Month

Pain Awareness Month The American Chronic Pain Association has declared the month of September as Pain Awareness Month to increase awareness about the effects of pain and the innovative treatment options available. Pain Awareness Month offers an opportunity for individuals and corporations to help bring positive change to those suffering from pain. What is Chronic … Continued

Berkeley Heights Clinic Offers Expanded Medical Services

At Peak Medical, we’re constantly evolving and expanding our practice. We have recently added a new team member who continues to increase our expertise and understanding of chronic pain treatments. With over 20 years of experience in Internal and Osteopathic Medicine, Dr. Richard D. Berardi, D.O. brings additional relief to Peak Medical’s patients through his … Continued

How Physical Therapy Can Help Your Recovery

Physical therapists are trained to work with you to restore your strength, range of motion, and overall health following an injury or surgery. At Peak Medical, our physical therapists use a hands-on approach to safely return patients to their daily routines. Through are specialized diagnosis and non-invasive treatment techniques, we’re able to pinpoint the root … Continued

Common Sports Injuries

Performing in sports and regular exercise is good for your health, but it can occasionally result in injury. Unfortunately, a number of athletes can become injured during practice, games, or competitions. At Peak Medical, our professionals have seen several significant injuries that have resulted from sport accidents. We actively treat every athlete suffering from all … Continued