February 1, 2016 RSS feed / Fitness

RWJ to host free heart, concussion screenings Feb. 6

Free cardiac and concussion screenings for young athletes will be held on Feb. 6, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset, 110 Rehill Ave. in Somerville. More...

Physical therapy a good first choice before surgery for rotator cuff tears

Why get surgery if you don’t need it? Those who experience non-traumatic rotator cuff tears, for example, would do just as well with “conservative treatment” such as physical therapy. More...

Supervised exercises help with knee osteoarthritis

A recently updated review of research published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine revealed that participants with knee osteoarthritis (OA), who completed exercise programs, experienced a moderate improvement in pain and function, a result tak More...