Read Dr. Moczerniuk’s article on PT vs surgery for degenerative knee pain

Published in the News Transcript and Independent Newspapers:

PT safe than surgery for knee degenerative pain June 2017

Hip pain – dry needling vs. cortisone injection

A recent study in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy found that cortisone injections to the lateral hip in the trochanteric bursa did not provide greater pain relief or reduction in functional limitations compared to dry needling performed by a physical therapist.  They concluded that the bursa may not be the source of the lateral hip pain and that it is injury to the muscles and tendons in the area that responded better to the dry needling technique.  Click below to read the JOSPT Perspectives for Patients.

hip pain and dry needling – patient perscpective april 2017

Another positive review about the care we provide at dbOrtho PT! Kudos to Dr. Colella!

rush review 2017

Dr. Bertone to be a featured speaker at the Private Practice Section of the APTA in Nov 2017

Dr. Bertone will be presenting a lecture to a national audience at the PPS of the American Physical Therapy Association in Chicago, IL in Nov 2017 on Concussion management.  He will be teaching other private practice members on how to successfully design a concussion management program for their practices.

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Our offices will be closed all day on Tuesday, March 14, 2017 in anticipation of snow storm!

We will reopen for normal business hours on Wed, March 15th at 8:00am.  If you have any questions, please call the office and leave a message.  Someone will get back to you as soon as possible.  Be safe!

Physical Therapy for acute and chronic LBP by Dr. Jerry Moczerniuk, PT, DPT

Learn how physical therapy can help for your acute or chronic LBP.

Physical therapy for acute and chronic LBP March 2017

Dry Needling update – NJ BPTE ruled today to allow a grace period before PT’s are required to stop performing dry needling.

In order to ensure continuity of care for the patients we treat, the NJ Board of Physical Therapy Examiners ruled today to allow a grace period tentatively set until Jan 31, 2018 before PT’s must stop performing dry needling in NJ in accordance of the NJ Attorney General opinion recently released.  After numerous patients testified, it became apparent to the BPTE members that an undo hardship is being passed upon the consumers of NJ currently benefiting from dry needling performed by their physical therapist.  The hardship would require these patients to travel long distances to Delaware or Connecticut where physical therapists are allowed to perform this procedure.

This grace period will allow the American Physical Therapy Association of NJ to push for permanent legislative relief and place the procedure of dry needling within the statutes of the Physical Therapy Practice Act.  Stay tuned for more information as it develops.

All 3 Physical Therapists at db Ortho PT are trained  in this skilled technique that has help hundreds of patients improve their functional levels.

What is your Pain Profile?

Fill out this form to see how you score with managing pain.  Then consider Physical Therapy before you choose addicting Opioids or other medications.

ChoosePTPainProfile 2017

Take a Fit Factor Survey and learn prevention strategies!

Take the Fit Factor survey created by the Private Practice section of the American Physical Therapy Association.  This online survey will provide users with personalized feedback and interactive tools for improving your physical health.