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How to Heal a Herniated Disc

There are a wide variety of non-surgical treatment options available for people who have a herniated disc. The first course of action should be to stop doing any activities that are causing pain and to try to gently stretch your arms and legs. Over-the-counter ibuprofen will assist with decreasing swelling. If the injury occurred in the lower back, ice should help with inflammation. If pain persists for more than two to four weeks, seeking help from a medical professional is recommended.

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Acupuncture & Physical Therapy Shine at Barnegat Location

The Today Show recently reported that over 3 million Americans are now using acupuncture. It is rapidly becoming one of the most popular alternative medical techniques practiced in the world. As for physical therapy, most people associate it with sports or work-related injuries; however, there are multitudes of health issues in which physical therapists help people function in a pain-free manner and improve their over-all quality of life.

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Chiropractic Services in Point Pleasant

At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we are proud to offer a wide range of services including chiropractic care, led by myself in ourPoint Pleasant office. So what is chiropractic and what does a chiropractor do? Chiropractic care — a branch of the healing arts — is a form of alternative medicine that focuses on the body’s ability to heal itself.

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NorthEast: Best in Chiropractic & Physical Therapy in Ocean County

I’m excited to announce, in the Asbury Park Press 2014 Reader’s Choice Awards, we were voted as one of the best in Ocean County for chiropractic and physical therapy. Voting was open to the public and voters were asked to enter the name of their favorite organization along with their town, for consideration.

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Important Nerves in the Body and What They Do

There are over 7 trillion nerves in the human body. The nervous system is a very intricate grouping of nerves and cells (neurons) that sends messages throughout the body. The central nervous system is comprised of the brain and spinal cord. While all nerves are important, there are two sets of nerves that are the most important in the body: cranial and spinal.

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Breast Cancer Awareness —Tips to Reduce Your Risk

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From television news anchors to people in our communities right here in Monmouth and Ocean Counties, many are wearing pink to show their support and spread awareness.  According to the American Cancer Society, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in women, exceeded only by lung cancer. While there is no way to prevent breast cancer, there are a few things that all women can do to reduce their risk:

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Food for Thought: Foods, Ingredients, and Migraines

If you have ever had a migraine then you probably would do anything you could to prevent getting another one. No one enjoys experiencing light and noise sensitivity and wanting nothing more than to lie down in a dark, cool room until the migraine has dissipated. Did you know that certain foods could trigger migraines in some people? While what triggers a migraine is different for each individual, here are some foods and additives to watch out for and food that can help with migraines.

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5 Surprising Things Acupuncture Could Help

Acupuncture dates back to the first century BC. The idea of this natural treatment is that there are patterns of energy flow all throughout the body, which are crucial for optimal health. You get sick because there are interferences in said flow and acupuncture corrects these disproportions at specific points. We often get asked “what can acupuncture help me with?” The following may pleasantly surprise you.

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Acupuncturists

  • Carla Corkin, Lic. Ac.
  • Marge Sommeling, Lic. Ac.
  • Jangwon Yoon, Lic. Ac.

Advanced Practice Nurses

  • KellyAnn Glorioso, MS, APN, FNP-BC

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INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINIC HELPING PATIENTS LIVE PAIN-FREE LIVES THROUGH A VARIETY OF PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS

If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have six offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our six offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.