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September 2, 2015

Our patient Russ was just celebrated in the paper for his courage and fighting spirit!  We are incredibly inspired by his positive outlook and strength in living his life to the fullest after his spinal cord injury.  Check out the article and video here, and leave him some kind words of encouragement!

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May 15, 2013

Steve is a retired book salesman who has successfully managed his type 2 diabetes for 17 years. After his activity levels decreased due to multiple back surgeries, his blood sugar increased to unusually high levels. For the first time in 17 years Steve faced the real possibility of becoming insulin dependent. Determined not to become just another statistic, Steve chose instead to change his lifestyle and began our Metabolic Rehabilitation Program!

We regularly monitored Steve’s blood glucose and HbA1c results, and created a personalized exercise program for him that included his favorite activity, walking his dog! And Steve has turned his life around for the better! In only 6 weeks on our program, Steve dropped his sugar levels from an average of 280 to an astonishing average of 140 — a 50% reduction! Steve is no longer facing a need for insulin and has taken control of his life again. We even counseled Steve’s wife, a culinary teacher, about new ways to incorporate her talents in the kitchen to help Steve continue his program at home!

We are honored to have helped you achieve better health, Steve. Keep up the amazing work!

If you want to take control of your diabetes using the power of your own body, call us at 201-880-9810, and schedule your appointment today!




June 18, 2012

Carl Drops 72 Pounds and 99 Glucose Points in Under 5 Months with Metabolic Rehabilitation!
Carl is a 35-year-old husband, father, and entrepreneur who was recently diagnosed with diabetes.  Being faced with Type 2 Diabetes at his young age was understandably quite a surprise and, as he puts it, “a wake-up call.”  Knowing the toll that this disease can take on the body, he realized he had two choices: either change his lifestyle or be tied to medication and possibly insulin injections for the rest of his life.

For Carl, the choice was clear — he decided to take his condition into his own hands, and signed up for our physical therapy program for people with diabetes, known as Metabolic Rehabilitation.  The results were astounding, as Carl himself notes:

”My blood glucose level before metabolic rehab was 186 fasting, with an A1C of 9.7 (very diabetic range).  After physical therapy, and with continued diet, the home exercises you prescribed, and some running, my fasting glucose is now 87 with an A1C of 5.3 (very NON-diabetic)!!  When I started dieting, before therapy, I was approximately 257 lbs.  I now weigh between 185-190 lbs, where I currently maintain.

Also, my cholesterol, lipids, and triglycerides were all off the map for years; now I am in the middle norm of those scales!!  Oh, and another thing, since we started this program and I started dieting healthfully, my carpal tunnel issues have virtually disappeared!!  Thank you all for really making this ideal vision of great health a reality for me!! I am eternally grateful!” 

Carl is now no longer considered diabetic, and everyone who knows him has been floored and inspired by the incredible difference in the way he looks and feels!  By continuing the same level of work and dedication he has shown throughout his recovery thus far, he will be able to live a long and happy, diabetes-free life with his wife and daughter!

You, too, can achieve amazing results of your own by enrolling in our Metabolic Rehabilitation program!  Whether you have diabetes, are considered “pre-diabetic,” or simply are at risk for developing diabetes in the future, call us today at 201-880-9810 to take action and start down your personal road to recovery!




September 8, 2011

When Susan first found out she had diabetes, she was afraid that her only option was to be on medication for the rest of her life. But then she found another option: Paramus Orthopedic Physical Therapy!

POPT’s Metabolic Rehabilitation program is for anyone who has diabetes or pre-diabetes. We help patients, just like Susan, manage their diabetes without medication. In some cases, we can even help patients remove the need for diabetes medication entirely! With a scientifically proven combination of exercises specifically customized to your body and its needs, our doctors of physical therapy can lower patients’ glucose levels and prevent or improve any complications.

The choice seemed a simple one for Susan. She took an active role in her physical therapy, under her Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT)’s constant supervision and counsel. And within only four weeks, Susan’s glucose levels had dropped an amazing 40 points! That is comparable to the effects of glucose medication in most patients, and Susan accomplished it the all-natural way. Following her DPT’s guidance on diet and lifestyle, she made his specialized exercise program a part of her daily life and continues to achieve amazing results.

Susan’s story seems incredible, but she’s living proof that physical therapy can help you achieve great success in diabetes management! You, too, can lower your glucose levels, lower your risk for diabetes-related complications, and achieve a new lease on life! Results may vary from person to person, but we’ll work our hardest to help you achieve your personal goals. Call us at 201-880-9810 to get started today!




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