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Physicians Mount Laurel NJ

Physicians practice medicine and promote human health through the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries. See below to find local physicians in Mount Laurel that give access to patient care improvement, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, preventive medicine, as well as advice and content on patient's health status assessment.

NovaCare of Mount Laurel
(856) 291-0338
3115 Route 38
Mount Laurel, NJ
Promotion
Call today for an appointment with one of our skilled clinicians.
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

NovaCare of Moorestown
(856) 762-0472
132 W Main St
Moorestown, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Occupational Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program

Specialized Physical Therapy
(856) 975-0988
1919 Greentree Rd, Suite B
Cherry Hill, NJ
Promotion
We accept all major insurances. Contact us today!
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of Lumberton
(609) 288-2126
1561 Route 38 W
Lumberton, NJ
Hours
Monday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Wednesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine

NovaCare of Lumberton - Mount Holly
(609) 288-2030
1613 Route 38 W
Lumberton, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists

Advantage Therapy Centers
(856) 318-2202
1001 Briggs Rd
Mount Laurel, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Certified Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Geriatrics Certified Specialist , Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Strive Physical Therapy
(856) 452-3104
500 Lippincott Dr
Marlton, NJ
Promotion
Excellent Clinical Care, Superior Customer Service and Great Outcomes. Call us for a tour of the facility!
Hours
Monday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Graston Certified Clinic, Manual Therapy, McKenzie Certified Clinic, Neuro Rehabilitation, Occupational Therapy, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of Cherry Hill - Springdale Road
(856) 362-4739
1765 Springdale Road
Cherry Hill, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Aquatic Therapy, Certified Hand Therapist, Graston Certified Clinic, Physical Therapists, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

Advantage Therapy Centers
(856) 762-1811
1998 Route 70 East
Cherry Hill, NJ
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Cardiopulmonary, Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Certified Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Geriatrics, Geriatrics Certified Specialist , Graston Certified Clinic, Lymphedema Program, Manual Therapy, Neuro Rehabilitation, Neurologic Certified Specialist, Orthopaedics Certified Specialist, Orthopedic Care, Physical Therapists, Sports Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, TMJ Dysfunction Program, Workers Comp/Rehabilitation

NovaCare of Willingboro - Sunset Road
(609) 326-3215
220 Sunset Rd
Willingboro, NJ
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Tuesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Physical Therapists

Miscellaneous Medical Questions

 



Fatigue

Q.I recently rode Paris Brest Paris, perhaps you know about this ultimate 1200k endurance cycling event. I did not make it to the finish but did make it 1100k, in about 82 hours (which meant I had 8 hours to do 100k...) I was not dehydrated nor was my blood sugar low. I rode 26 hours before sleeping for 5 hours (good sleep) and then 22 more before 3.5 hours of sleep. The third day I felt good, riding at dusk I became very fatigued, disoriented, even hallucinated. I made it to a control, got 4 hours of sleep, thought all would be well. Started riding at 6 am, could not stay awake, tried napping by the side of the road, and I guess did not look like I was doing so well as someone called an ambulance. My blood pressure was OK, pulse was 45, slightly low for me. As I plan to do this and make it in 2007, any advice for legally dealing with this sort of fatigue? I tried caffeine, amazing how little caffeine does once one reaches this level. Does what happened to me indicate any condition or syndrome or lack of some nutrient? Is there a quick fix when one gets this (I know sleep... other than that) low?

A. The short answer is "no". I doubt there are any supplements that would prevent this from happening. Even when you eat just right, there is a limit related to your own physiology that reflects metabolism at the cell level. On another day, it might be a breeze and yet you would have done nothing differently as far as training. Good luck in 2007.

Avoiding the Flu

Q. I bike about 100 miles a week. With the upcoming flu/cold season, will altering my diet in any way prevent or reduce my chances of catching a cold/flu? If I get a cold/flu, will altering my diet in any way reduce the length of time I have a cold or flu? Will regular moderate exercise during the time I have a cold/flu reduce the the length of time I have a cold or flu, make it worse, or do nothing at all?

A. There is no evidence that diet supplements will reduce your chances of getting a viral URI or upper respiratory infection ("the flu"), although a regular, moderate exercise program does appear to provide some protection. If you do get a viral URI, zinc lozenges will cut down the duration of symptoms. During the early phase - when you are having aches, chills, and perhaps a fever - it is best to back off on your training or riding program. There has been suggestive evidence that continuing to push during this time can lead to additional problems.

B12 Injections

Q.I am a competitive rider 46 Years old. Can you give any clarification on using large doses (3cc) at a time of B12. Are there proven benefits to this?

A.I believe any benefit would only be a placebo response. There is no physiology that would support this (unless you have pernicious anemia) not any scientific evidence.

Osteoporosis

Q.I have been told to exercise to avoid osteoporosis (which runs in my family). Will cycling do the trick?

A.We're discove...

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