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Join Us In Going Pink: Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer

Clark, N.J. (2019) – Each Friday during the month of October all Twin Boro Physical Therapy Staff Members will be wearing PINK to bring awareness for Breast Cancer. We are asking all current, former patients, friends, to join us and wear pink every Friday during the month of October!

Breast Cancer affects one in eight women (about 12%). The National Cancer Institute estimates that in 2019, 268,600 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 62,930 new cases of non-invasive (in situ) breast cancer. It is responsible for more female deaths in the US than any other cancer, besides lung cancer. In fact, as of January 2019, there are more than 3.1 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S. and about 85% are those who have no family history of the disease.

Early detection and treatment of breast cancer is the key to higher survival rates of our mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters and friends!

Twin Boro Physical Therapy NJ Raising Awareness for Breast Cancer

From the National Cancer Institute:

Symptoms of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in size or shape of the breast or discharge from a nipple. Breast self-exam and mammography can help find breast cancer early when it is most treatable. Treatment may consist of radiation, lumpectomy, mastectomy, chemotherapy and hormone therapy.

Thanks to increased awareness for breast cancer, early detection and improvements in treatment options, survivorship is on the rise. Research also shows that physical exercise and activity are key factors to help breast cancer survivors regain vitality and quality of life.

Twin Boro Physical Therapy is a provider of outpatient physical therapy services. Providing residents with rehabilitation services since 1980, we are the state’s largest private physical therapy practice. Twin Boro PT has recently been recognized by the American Physical Therapy Association for the development of an innovative treatment platform called One2Four. The One2Four program is a methodology which evaluates, addresses and improves impairment with the goal of returning a patient to pre-injury function or better. The program is based on what is known as the healthcare continuum, which places all individuals somewhere along a range of total disability to ultimate physical performance/function, One2Four.

Twin Boro Physical Therapy is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and maintains 22 offices across 9 counties in New Jersey. The company treats patients of all ages, including children, teenagers and the elderly with injuries to the ankle, neck, hand, hip, elbow, foot, knee, lower back/ lumbar, shoulder and mid- back/thoracic. Specialties include orthopedic pediatrics, sports-related injuries, workers’ compensation cases and services including arthritis, geriatric, spinal orthopedic, sports and vestibular rehabilitation as well as hand therapy.

The company provides physical therapy care in the communities, and towns of Atlantic City, Egg Harbor Township, Fair Lawn, Westwood, Wyckoff, Newark, Millburn, North Brunswick, Piscataway, Edison, Sayreville, Red Bank, South Brunswick, Morristown, Lincoln Park, Kinnelon/Butler, Manahawkin, Toms River, Martinsville, Clark, Union and Westfield, and Red Bank.

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