Age Defying Moves To Keep You Active – Part 3

How To Relieve Your Neck Pain: Neck tightness is a common nuisance that can disrupt your entire day…and night. Short term fixes such as pain-relieving medication, massage and chiropractic care may be helpful but do not always address the real cause. Most neck pain is rooted not in the spine, but in the muscles of…

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Mobile Therapy Services – Starting A Program at Lester Senior Living

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT,GCS,CEO We are happy to announce that as of June 1st 2021 Mobile Therapy Services is providing Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy and Speech Language Pathology at Lester Senior Living facility in Whippany, NJ. This beautiful complex consists of Independent Living, Assisted Leaving and Memory Care units. The facility administration goal is…

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Taking Time To Reflect on Memorial Day

As we observe Memorial Day this Monday, we at Prime Rehabilitation Services would like to take a moment to remember the fallen and thank the veterans who served alongside them and who are helping keep their memories alive today. To many, Memorial Day has come to signify the start of summer and a well-deserved three-day…

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A Special Thank You To Moms

Mother’s Day is a special occasion to honor mothers and influential mother-like figures. It is a day to celebrate motherhood and a time where love, gratitude and appreciation is shown through acts of kindness and the giving of gifts. This year, however, feels a little different. In a time of coronavirus, they need more than…

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My Life As A Physical Therapist – Part 15

An On-the-Nose Career Reminiscences of a PT and Mother I was pleased to have the following essay published in APTA Magazine’s April 2021 issue as “Defining Moment: An On-the-Nose Career.” (©2021 American Physical Therapy Association. All rights reserved. See the column on the APTA Magazine website.) Date: Thursday, April 1, 2021 Author: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS, CEO…

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My Life As A Physical Therapist – Part 14

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann PT,GCS,CEO Relationships at Work — The Golden Rule Do unto others as you would have others do unto you. You are a sensitive person but surprisingly your co‑workers have the same level of sensitivity. Remember that the patients are people too.  They want to be treated with respect, courtesy, and compassion. …

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My Life as A Physical Therapist – Part 13

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT,GCS,CEO Understanding the role of Physical Therapy in Sub acute nursing home I thought that working in a nursing home would be similar to any environment in which I previously worked but I was wrong.  There are rules and regulations that a therapist has to learn and integrate into the  treatment…

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My Life as A Physical Therapist – Part 12

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS,CEO 1992-1995 treating patients in nursing home working for Paragon Rehabilitation. One evening a recruiter called me to ask me if I would like to take a PT supervision job within a nursing home.  During my time at the outpatient facility, I was scheduled to work two evenings per week…

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My Life as A Physical Therapist (Part 11)

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT,GCS,CEO 1991-1992 Outpatient at the Jersey Shore The Outpatient facility that I worked in provided treatment to patients who were mostly referred by orthopedic doctors.  Many of the injuries were sports related however their ages varied which allowed me to learn and provide services to both young and old. Treating a young…

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My Life as A Physical Therapist (Part 10)

Written by: Yaffa Liebermann, PT, GCS,CEO  1989-1991 Riverview Hospital, Red Bank, NJ: I took a job at the River View Hospital in Red Bank NJ.  I loved it ~ it was a great team of therapists who were very dedicated to the job.  We helped each other constantly and we shared information that we gained…

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