Neck Pain, Back Pain, and Headaches – Chronic Pain Treatment

Do I treat more than just neck pain, back pain or headaches? Of course.  I also treat the infamous "pinched nerve" that contributes to weird feelings in the the arms or legs including cramping, tingling or shooting pain.  I see many shoulder and knee cases from...

Band Aids – The Healthcare System and NJ Chiropractors

Medicaid.  A band-aid on the health of society.  Touted as health insurance for the under-served.  Healthcare for people who cannot afford to pay cash for medical care or cover the cost of health insurance premiums under the Affordable Care Act.  Honest people down on...

Medical Desegregation: Spine care moving to the mainstream

Whats the best way to integrate chiropractic care with care from other doctors? With so many people suffering from spine related conditions, Chiropractors are poised to provide front-line evaluation and management of back pain and other common spine care conditions....

The Best Treatment For Back Pain: Surgery vs Conservative Care

I am chiropractor.  But not just any chiropractor.  A primary spine care physician.  The difference is more than semantics.  Balance plays a key role in the latter.  Most back pain can be effectively treated early on with conservative care, chiropractic care...

Atherosclerosis and Chronic Lower Back Pain

I recently read a great article written by Dr. Deborah Pate in Dynamic Chiropractic, volume 33, issue 1.  She discusses the connection between healthy circulation and spinal degeneration. No one  faces Father Time unscathed.  We play an active role in our demise when...

Pain and Depression: The Link Between The Two

    It's not surprising that people suffering from chronic pain can also experience depression. Did you know the reverse can be true as well? A great deal of literature exists on the mind-body connection.  Some may interpret the connection between depression...

Lights Outs – A Head Injury and Concussion Review

Mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MBTI) aka concussion has been a hot topic lately.   NFL and youth sports have stolen the spotlight but concussions are not limited to sports.  Car accidents, falls, head injuries are also leading causes of concussion.  No matter the...

Parity Paradox – Perception of Chiropractic Care

  I am still a green horn by chiro standards having graduated in 2009.   By medical standards I would have finished residency and would have decided whether to stay on staff, seek an associateship or dive into private practice.   This doc took the dive early with...

Brawn, Brains, and Grains: 6 Healthy Eating Tips

Below, a link to a wonderfully critical piece of literary genius--my words--discussing the "dizzying" dietary trends of our times.  Be sure to read all four parts.  You will not be disappointed.  Should you  have any questions feel free to comment.  TTFN Brawn,...

MRI: Understanding the Usefulness

You may be thinking to yourself should I get an MRI and is it necessary right now? Advanced imaging is very useful when performed at the right time.  However,  imaging is not always necessary right away for acute episodes of low back pain.   You can reference a...

Pectineus Pain: How to Treat a Groin Pull

I was hanging out with my wife and her friends, one of which was accompanied by a date.  We got to talking and a simple bar chat turned into a conversation about a groin injury he had sustained.  At first, his description seemed like a routine groin strain.  The more...

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I've gone to physical therapists and doctors to try and help me alleviate the pain that was happening in my lower back and no one was able to help or give me an answer to what was going. After finding this office I can happily say I haven't felt pain in my back and I can go about my day normally again!