Physical therapy WORKS – Take it From the Ones Who’ve Done it!

Still not sure about PT? Have you heard a lot of conflicting information about what we really do as physical therapists? Do you need relief from an injury or chronic pain but you’ve been told surgery is your only option? You’re not alone. So many of our clients have come through our doors for the […]

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Where is your pain REALLY coming from?

Don’t assume that where your pain is… is where the problem is! This is a very common assumption and one that that we’ve been seeing a lot lately. If you watched our most recent Happy Hour on Facebook Live, then you know the story of the young guy who came to us looking for help […]

Why You Need an Accountability Team

The Importance of Accountability Lately I’ve been feeling like there are just not enough hours in the day to do everything I need to do, and to be honest, it’s thrown me off track a bit! We have so many awesome things going on here at CJ Physical Therapy and Pilates, and despite how exciting […]

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When Your Knee Problem Isn’t Really a Knee Problem…

Knee pain is one of the most common complaints that bring people to physical therapy. Ironically, the truth about knee problems is that they’re often not actually knee problems! Many of our clients have struggled with chronic pain, instability, or stiffness in their knees, but for the majority of these individuals, those knee issues actually […]

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Pilates 101

Do you want to strengthen your core
but back pain or injury keeps getting in the way?
Then our Pilates 101: Get [Your] Back to Health Program is perfect for you!

Happy Hour with CJPT

Join us every Friday for Happy Hour (via Facebook LIVE) where we answer your questions and give out our best tips.

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Tired all the Time? Get Moving!

All of us have experienced tiredness, exhaustion, and fatigue. Sometimes it hits after a late night spent working or socializing. Other times, our exhaustion seems to come out of nowhere. With our fast-paced modern lifestyles, it’s not surprising that statistics from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report around 15.3 percent of women and […]

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Surgery versus PT: What You Need to Know

“I have to get surgery for my torn meniscus. I’m going to be out of commission for a while.” “My back problems have gotten so bad that my doctor says I need surgery to repair the herniated disk.” “The MRI doesn’t look so good. Hopefully surgery will be a quick fix.” Sound familiar? Most of […]

5 Summer Activities on the Seacoast to Keep You Active, Healthy, and Mobile!

With the weather getting warmer, it’s time to start appreciating all the amazing assets that the Portsmouth area has to offer for summer fun! The best way to prevent back pain and all-around stiffness or soreness is to stay moving as much as possible, and what better way to do so than out in nature? Here are […]

Five Foods that are Great for Your Joints

One of the most important factors in living an active lifestyle is the health and endurance of your joints. If you’re in pain, you’re much less likely to exercise, and joint pain will likely keep you much more sedentary than is healthy. But did you know that there are several foods that can make a […]