There have been many developments in the field of pain science, physical therapy, and the understanding of the benefits of movement. People need better alternatives to pain medications for pain relief. Recently Carol Cote, the President and Director of North Jersey Physical Therapy Associates (NJPTA) in Hackettstown and Morristown, stopped by to talk with Morning Mike about new knowledge in the ways physical therapy can treat headaches and migraines. North Jersey Physical Therapy Associates is the only PT clinic in the tri-state area certified in cervical temporomandibular therapy. There is recent evidence that all headaches have a trigeminal nerve connection contributing, as well as muscle tension component and trigger points. The therapists at NJPTA has witnessed great success in treating headache pain through education and manual therapy techniques.
If you would like to learn more, start by visiting their website, northjerseypt.com. You can call 908-852-7575, or stop by their offices in Hackettstown at 490 Schooley’s Mountain Road, Hastings Commons, Building 3B.