Participating in a sport helps teach your child discipline, respect, and the importance of time management. Your student athlete may also develop leadership skills, problem-solving techniques, and a misaligned spine. In some cases, spinal issues may even outweigh the positive perks of youth athletics as your child stumbles around in pain. Luckily, your student athlete may benefit from chiropractic care at NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine.
Many of us experience physical pain from time to time, but symptoms usually resolve within days, weeks, or months. Unfortunately, for some people long-lasting pain makes it difficult to work, play with their children, or enjoy life. More than 1 in 5 U.S. adults battle issues associated with chronic pain, and nearly 20 million people classify their symptoms as high impact. Some of these adults may find relief through Micro-Vas, an effective nonsurgical treatment offered by the compassionate team at NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine.
Taking place on October 16 each year, World Spine Day has become a focus in raising awareness of back pain and other spinal issues. With health professionals, exercise and rehabilitation experts, public health advocates, schoolchildren, and patients all taking part, World Spine Day will be celebrated on every continent.
Pregnancy brings about all kinds of changes, some readily apparent, some less so. While you may not be surprised by your burgeoning belly or fluctuating hormones, other symptoms, such as lower back pain, joint discomfort, round ligament pain, loose limbs and rapidly shifting posture, may be less expected — and far less welcome.
You’ve likely heard a friend talking about visiting a chiropractor or even had someone recommend you go for an adjustment yourself, but what is it that a chiropractor actually does? Before you schedule your first appointment, learn more about who chiropractors are and what these versatile providers can do to help you feel and function at your very best.
In 2014, approximately 2.87 million people were hospitalized or died from serious traumatic brain injury (TBI), many of whom experienced a concussion. Though around 48% of those injuries were related to falls, there are also some 300,000 concussions every year that are football related, and many more TBIs — perhaps as many as half — go either unreported or undetected.
Beach season may be ending, but there’s no shortage of exciting things to do in the Garden state once Fall rolls around. If you’re looking to get more active in the Autumn, this list is full of special sporting events, charity runs, and community events encompassing everything from motorcycle racing to goat yoga.
Farmer’s markets seem like such a virtuous way to do your weekly shopping, but when you’re faced with giving up the all-in-one convenience of your regular grocery store run, is there truly a reason to swap air conditioning for strolling stand to stand in the great outdoors?
In short… yes.
New Jersey farmer’s markets offer variety, quality and a bevy of other benefits that make digging through buckets of apples downright exciting.
How much time do you spend on your phone? More than 30 percent of mobile internet users confess they are online “almost constantly,” and 90 percent say they go online at least once a day. Statistics like these are alarming from a medical standpoint, because frequent phone use can do some serious damage to your spine. We treat a large number of patients with text neck, a condition that stems from overuse of handheld electronic devices.
Each day, the average American adult spends at least 26 minutes texting. Adults also use smartphones to surf the Web, chat with friends on social media sites, watch videos and play games. Aside from using smartphones for leisure time, many of us are tied to them for work-related matters such as emailing clients or tracking sales. We constantly remain connected through the digital world, and that takes a toll on our health.