Did you know that even if you disconnected all the nerves to your heart, it would still beat? The heart is a very interesting organ that is responsible for keeping our bodies going. Unfortunately, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. What many people aren’t aware of is, chiropractic treatmentcan actually help prevent heart disease.
According the American Academy of Pain Medicine, millions of people suffer from acute or chronic pain. In many patients, unrelieved chronic pain problems often result in an inability to work and a depreciated quality of life. But, what exactly is chronic pain?
New Jersey is the most densely populated state in America so can you imagine how many car accidents there are? There are so many drivers and so many highways, let alone the classic “New Jersey drivers”. According to statistics, approximately 70% of the population will be involved in a motor vehicle accident during their lifetime. Accidents can cause a variety of injuries to almost anywhere on your body. Physical therapy and chiropractic treatments can actually help achieve long-term recovery for pain, function, and range of motion. At Northeast Spine and Sports Medicine, we understand how important it is to get back on your feet.
The flu season begins in November and is at its height between December and March. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 out of every 5 Americans will get the flu this year. Chiropractic care may be your answer for a clean bill of health this flu season.
Herniated discs are one of the most common causes for low back pain and sciatica. Between 60% and 80% of people will experience low back pain at some point in their lives and of those, a high percentage will be due to a herniated disc. Chiropractic treatments andphysical therapy can help get relief from pain and discomfort due to a herniated disc.
It’s the New Year! It’s times to make those changes and achieve those goals. New Year’s resolutions are a great time to start over and work on your health. If you have a condition that causes you chronic pain, don’t be discouraged. You can set a goal to live with less pain!
Athletes are notorious for injuries. It’s amazing after a few weeks off, they come back even stronger than ever. With the help of sports medicine there is now an even higher rate of return for athletes. Even injuries such as an Achilles rupture, which is certainly devastating and potentially career ending, are now being treated with success.
When you think about the term laser, some people may automatically imagine a laser sword fight in Star Wars but the laser we are going to discuss is used to battle pain and inflammation, not galactic enemies. So what exactly is cold laser therapy? Let us explain.
The idea of getting an injection can be scary, however when you look at joint injections and understand how they can help get you pain relief, there’s not really that much to be worried about. The benefits of these injections are worth overcoming any fear of needles.
Knee pain is one of the most common complaints that bring people to the doctors. If you’re suffering from knee pain, don’t worry. There are many treatment options such as; joint injections, cold laser therapy, physical therapy, sports medicine and chiropractic care that can help get you relief.